Enright relishing rotation competition

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Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Barry Enright throws against the Arizona Diamondbacks in the first inning during a  baseball game on Thursday, Aug. 5, 2010, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri) By Rick Scuteri Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Barry Enright throws against the Arizona Diamondbacks in the first inning during a baseball game on Thursday, Aug. 5, 2010, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri) By Rick Scuteri

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Barry Enright has heard how his rookie season all but secured a spot in Arizona's rotation.

He's not buying it. Not after just half a season in the big leagues and with all those arms the Diamondbacks brought in during the offseason.

Enright had a superb start after being called up late last June, allowing three runs or less in his first 12 starts. He stumbled down the stretch, though, losing his final five games to finish 6-7 with a 3.91 ERA.

This season, the right-hander gets a chance to compete for a spot in the rotation instead of just being at spring training. He'll face some good competition for the final two spots in Arizona's rotation, too, after the Diamondbacks signed Zach Duke, Armando Galarraga and Aaron Heilman.