The D-backs cling near .500 after the first full week of action.
Are things looking up? The D-backs won five games last week, registered their first sell-out home game in months and reached some notable player milestones.
The D-backs have some time to recalibrate during the All-Star break as trade rumors swirl.
Faced with a couple of tough road series, the D-backs have stepped up their game.