Arizona Diamondbacks News and Rumors

  • Tulowitzki's Homer Leads Rockies to 6-4 Win Over D-Backs

    Tulowitzki's Homer Leads Rockies to 6-4 Win Over D-Backs

    nytimes.com Updated Jul 5 (3 days ago)
    Colorado Rockies manager Walt Weiss watched Troy Tulowitzki just miss a couple of pitches against Arizona on Saturday night and knew his star player would connect with one soon.
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  • Pennington's Sac Fly in 10th Wins It for Diamondbacks, 4-3

    Pennington's Sac Fly in 10th Wins It for Diamondbacks, 4-3

    nytimes.com Jul 4 (4 days ago)
    Cliff Pennington's sacrifice fly to deep left field drove in the winning run in the bottom of the 10th inning as the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Colorado Rockies 4-3 on Friday night.
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  • Late-Inning Offense Carries Arizona to Win

    Late-Inning Offense Carries Arizona to Win

    nytimes.com Jul 3 (5 days ago)
    David Peralta had a tiebreaking, two-run triple with two outs in the sixth inning Thursday night for the Arizona Diamondbacks, helping Jeremy Hellickson to his fourth straight win at home, 8-1 over the Colorado Rockies.
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  • Hernandez, Anderson Lead Dodgers Past Diamondbacks, 4-3

    Hernandez, Anderson Lead Dodgers Past Diamondbacks, 4-3

    nytimes.com Jul 2 (6 days ago)
    Kike Hernandez had three hits, including a triple and a double, and Brett Anderson pitched seven strong innings for his third straight victory as the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-3 on Wednesday night.
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  • Diamondbacks Rally Twice to Beat Dodgers 10-6

    Diamondbacks Rally Twice to Beat Dodgers 10-6

    nytimes.com Jun 30
    Welington Castillo doubled home the go-ahead run in the eighth inning, and the Arizona Diamondbacks pulled off a pair of comebacks to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 10-6 on Monday night.
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  • Will Middlebrooks Injured By Stray Bat While Attempting To Catc…

    Will Middlebrooks Injured By Stray Bat While Attempting To Catch Foul

    deadspin.com Jun 28
    Padres third baseman Will Middlebrooks left today’s game against the Diamondbacks in the seventh inning after his attempt to field a Cliff Pennington pop foul was interrupted by a abandoned bat in the on-deck circle.Read more...
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  • Castillo Powers Diamondbacks Past Padres 6-4

    Castillo Powers Diamondbacks Past Padres 6-4

    nytimes.com Jun 28
    Welington Castillo, Jake Lamb and David Peralta homered, leading the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 6-4 win over the San Diego Padres on Sunday.
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  • Ross, Kemp Lead Padres to 4-2 Win Over D-Backs

    Ross, Kemp Lead Padres to 4-2 Win Over D-Backs

    nytimes.com Jun 27
    Tyson Ross overcame control problems to combine on a two-hitter and Matt Kemp hit a go-ahead sacrifice fly, lifting the San Diego Padres to a 4-2 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday night.
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  • Rockies Use 5-Run 8th for 6-4 Victory Over Diamondbacks

    Rockies Use 5-Run 8th for 6-4 Victory Over Diamondbacks

    nytimes.com Jun 25
    On a day when he got a break from his job as the Colorado Rockies starting shortstop, Troy Tulowitzki stepped into a starring role of a different sort.
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  • Arenado Hits 2 Homers, Rockies Beat D-Backs 10-5

    Arenado Hits 2 Homers, Rockies Beat D-Backs 10-5

    nytimes.com Jun 24
    Nolan Arenado hit two home runs, including a go-ahead three-run shot in Colorado's six-run fifth inning, and the Rockies rallied to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 10-5 on Tuesday night.
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  • Ross Throws 4-Hitter, Padres Rout Diamondbacks 8-1

    Ross Throws 4-Hitter, Padres Rout Diamondbacks 8-1

    nytimes.com Jun 21
    Tyson Ross threw a four-hitter in his third career complete game and the San Diego Padres beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-1 on Saturday night.
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  • De La Rosa Outpitches Shields as D-Backs Beat Padres 4-2

    De La Rosa Outpitches Shields as D-Backs Beat Padres 4-2

    nytimes.com Jun 20
    Rubby De La Rosa pitched seven strong innings and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the San Diego Padres 4-2 on Friday night to hand James Shields his first loss of the season.
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  • Featherston Hits 1st HR, Wilson Strong in Angels' 7-1 Rout

    Featherston Hits 1st HR, Wilson Strong in Angels' 7-1 Rout

    nytimes.com Jun 18
    The Los Angeles Angels got another strong start from C.J. Wilson and offense from someone other than Mike Trout or Albert Pujols.
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  • Pujols' Two-Run HR Helps Angels Beat Diamondbacks 4-1

    Pujols' Two-Run HR Helps Angels Beat Diamondbacks 4-1

    nytimes.com Jun 17
    Albert Pujols drove in the tying and go-ahead runs in the sixth inning with his 539th career homer, David Freese also hit a two-run shot and Garrett Richards pitched seven innings of four-hit ball to help the Los Angeles Angels beat the Arizona Diamondb…
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  • Ray Dominates Angels in D-Backs' 7-3 Win

    Ray Dominates Angels in D-Backs' 7-3 Win

    nytimes.com Jun 16
    For the third time in four days, an Arizona starter held an opponent hitless through the first five innings.
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  • Once a First-Round Pick as a Shortstop, Sergio Santos Is Now a …

    Once a First-Round Pick as a Shortstop, Sergio Santos Is Now a Reliever for the Yankees

    nytimes.com Jun 14
    Sergio Santos, picked up after he was designated for assignment by the Dodgers, was drafted by the Diamondbacks in 2002, when he envisioned himself as an Alex Rodriguez type.
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  • De La Rosa Takes Shutout Into 9th, D-Backs Beat Heston

    De La Rosa Takes Shutout Into 9th, D-Backs Beat Heston

    nytimes.com Jun 14
    Rubby De La Rosa pitched an eight-hitter into the ninth Sunday, and the Arizona Diamondbacks chased Chris Heston after five innings in his first start coming off a no-hitter and beat the San Francisco Giants 4-0.
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  • Diamondbacks' Paul Goldschmidt lets his bat do the talking

    Diamondbacks' Paul Goldschmidt lets his bat do the talking

    ESPN.com Jun 13
    Diamondbacks' Paul Goldschmidt lets his bat do the talking
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  • D-backs' Anderson outduels MadBum

    D-backs' Anderson outduels MadBum

    MLB.com Jun 13
    Chase Anderson allowed one hit in seven innings to outduel Madison Bumgarner as the Arizona Diamondbacks defeated the San Francisco Giants, 1-0, on Friday night in the opener of a three-game series at AT&T Park.
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  • Chase Anderson flirts with no-hitter as Diamondbacks shut down …

    Chase Anderson flirts with no-hitter as Diamondbacks shut down Giants

    Take a look around the league with Big League Stew's daily wrap up. We'll hit on all of the biggest moments from the day that you may have missed, while providing highlights, photos and interesting stats. San Francisco Giants pitchers may have cornered …
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  • Puig Has Big Night, Kendrick Lifts Dodgers Over D-Backs 7-6

    Puig Has Big Night, Kendrick Lifts Dodgers Over D-Backs 7-6

    nytimes.com Jun 11
    Yasiel Puig homered among his four hits, Howie Kendrick singled home the winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat Arizona 7-6 Wednesday night for their seventh consecutive victory over the Diamondbacks.
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  • Ethier, Rollins Hit 3-Run HRs in Dodgers' Win Over D-Backs

    Ethier, Rollins Hit 3-Run HRs in Dodgers' Win Over D-Backs

    nytimes.com Jun 9
    Andre Ethier and Jimmy Rollins hit three-run homers and Howie Kendrick had three hits in his return to the starting lineup, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 9-3 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday night.
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  • D-backs pick Swanson as Draft's top prize

    D-backs pick Swanson as Draft's top prize

    The Arizona Diamondbacks selected Vanderbilt shortstop Dansby Swanson with the first overall pick in Monday's MLB Draft. Swanson was regarded as the top college position player in this Draft class after a strong junior year for the defending national ch…
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  • LEADING OFF: Diamondbacks Pick 1st in Draft, Astros Sliding

    LEADING OFF: Diamondbacks Pick 1st in Draft, Astros Sliding

    nytimes.com Jun 8
    A look at what's happening all around the major leagues today:
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  • Video - Red Sox Acquire Miley From D-backs 02:02

    Red Sox Acquire Miley From D-backs

    Dec 10
    Jerry Crasnick, Jim Bowden, Tim Kurkjian and Karl Ravech discuss Boston's acquisition of pitcher Wade Miley from the Diamondbacks for pitchers Rubby De La Rosa and Allen Webster and a minor-leaguer yet to be identified.
  • Video - Red Sox Add Miley To Bolster Rotation 01:44

    Red Sox Add Miley To Bolster Rotation

    Dec 10
    Aaron Boone, Curt Schilling, Tim Kurkjian, Jim Bowden and Karl Ravech discuss the Red Sox's trade for left-hander Wade Miley and the possibility of Boston using their loaded farm system to go after another big starting pitcher.
  • Video - Chip Hale Looking Forward To Competing 03:04

    Chip Hale Looking Forward To Competing

    Dec 8
    Diamondbacks manager Chip Hale comments on what he's looking forward to the most in his first season on the job and Yasmany Tomas' role with the team.
  • Video - Yankees Get Younger With Gregorius Deal 02:58

    Yankees Get Younger With Gregorius Deal

    Dec 5
    ESPN senior baseball writer Jayson Stark discusses the trade that brings SS Didi Gregorius to the Yankees.

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