Arizona Diamondbacks News and Rumors

Series in Miami special for Cuban-born Tomas

Series in Miami special for Cuban-born Tomas

MLB.com Updated May 19 (3 days ago)
The Diamondbacks' Yasmany Tomas is comfortable in South Florida, considering its large Cuban population, as he and his teammates start a four-game series against the Marlins on Monday night.
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  • Anderson Pitches Diamondbacks Past Marlins, 6-1

    Anderson Pitches Diamondbacks Past Marlins, 6-1

    nytimes.com May 20 (yesterday)
    Chase Anderson allowed four hits in a career-high eight innings and the Arizona Diamondbacks dealt the Miami Marlins their sixth straight loss with a 6-1 victory on Wednesday night.
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  • Phillies Fan Rips Home Run Ball Away From Old Lady

    Phillies Fan Rips Home Run Ball Away From Old Lady

    deadspin.com May 18 (4 days ago)
    We’ve been over the ethics of who deserves baseballs that make their way off the field of play before (consult this flowchart ) and so we feel it necessary to illustrate this incident from yesterday’s Diamondbacks-Phillies game, in which a Phillyfan pus…
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  • Phillies Beat D-Backs 6-0 for 5-Game Winning Streak

    Phillies Beat D-Backs 6-0 for 5-Game Winning Streak

    nytimes.com May 17 (4 days ago)
    Sean O'Sullivan won a big league game for the first time in more than four years, staying in after he was hit on the throat by a throw from his own catcher, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-0 Sunday for their first five-game…
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  • Phillies Top Diamondbacks 7-5 for 4th Straight Win

    Phillies Top Diamondbacks 7-5 for 4th Straight Win

    nytimes.com May 16 (5 days ago)
    Jeff Francoeur hit a home run and Grady Sizemore had four hits to lead the Philadelphia Phillies to their fourth straight win, 7-5 over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday night.
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  • Francoeur, Galvis Lift Phillies Over Diamondbacks

    Francoeur, Galvis Lift Phillies Over Diamondbacks

    nytimes.com May 15 (6 days ago)
    Pinch-hitter Jeff Francoeur delivered a go-ahead single in the seventh inning to help the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-3 Friday night for their first three-game winning streak this season.
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  • 102-year-old Gladys Holbrook to throw out first pitch at upcomi…

    102-year-old Gladys Holbrook to throw out first pitch at upcoming Brewers game

    yahoo.com May 14
    As a lifelong Brewers fan — their entire existence, not hers — 102-year-old Gladys Holbrook will soon live a dream shared by many baseball fans. On May 31, Holbrook will throw out the first pitch prior to Milwaukee's afternoon game against the Arizona D…
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  • Taylor's Slam Sends Washington to 9-6 Win Over Diamondbacks

    Taylor's Slam Sends Washington to 9-6 Win Over Diamondbacks

    nytimes.com May 13
    Mark Trumbo homered twice to drive in four runs, Stephen Strasburg had one of the worst starts of his career and the Arizona Diamondbacks emphatically snapped Washington's five-game winning streak with a 14-6 rout of the Nationals on Tuesday night.
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  • Span and Zimmerman Homer, Nationals Rout Diamondbacks 11-1

    Span and Zimmerman Homer, Nationals Rout Diamondbacks 11-1

    nytimes.com May 12
    Denard Span and Ryan Zimmerman homered in the first inning, and the Washington Nationals rolled from there, winning their fifth in a row with an 11-1 rout of the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday night.
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  • Upton's 12th-Inning Homer Lifts Padres Past D-Backs 6-4

    Upton's 12th-Inning Homer Lifts Padres Past D-Backs 6-4

    nytimes.com May 10
    Justin Upton made up for an earlier gaffe with a home run in the 12th inning and San Diego beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-4 on Saturday night in a game that included Padres closer Craig Kimbrel's first blown save since last June.
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  • Venable's Big Hit Helps Padres Beat Diamondbacks 6-5

    Venable's Big Hit Helps Padres Beat Diamondbacks 6-5

    nytimes.com May 9
    Will Venable homered and then singled in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning, and the San Diego Padres bullpen made the lead last for three innings in a 6-5 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday night.
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  • Dodgers, Rockies play friendly game of tic-tac-toe during rain …

    Dodgers, Rockies play friendly game of tic-tac-toe during rain delay

    yahoo.com May 8
    The Colorado Rockies are all too familiar with inclement and unpredictable weather playing in Denver. This week alone, they've already been forced to postpone two games against the Arizona Diamondbacks, resulting in a doubleheader on Wednesday. Had they…
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  • Gosewich Has Big Night, Diamondbacks Rout Padres 11-0

    Gosewich Has Big Night, Diamondbacks Rout Padres 11-0

    nytimes.com May 8
    Tuffy Gosewich doubled three times and drove in a career-high four runs, Rubby De La Rosa allowed three hits over seven innings and the Arizona Diamondbacks opened a four-game series against San Diego with an 11-0 rout of the Padres on Thursday night.
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  • Report: Jarrod Saltalamacchia to sign with D-Backs

    Report: Jarrod Saltalamacchia to sign with D-Backs

    yahoo.com May 7
    Former Miami Marlins catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia is expected to sign with the Arizona Diamondbacks once he clears waivers. The deal was first reported by the Arizona Republic's Nick Piecoro. Saltalamacchia, 30, was designated for assignment by the Mar…
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  • Roundup: Diamondbacks Sweep Doubleheader With Rockies

    Roundup: Diamondbacks Sweep Doubleheader With Rockies

    nytimes.com May 6
    Paul Goldschmidt homered, helping the Arizona Diamondbacks complete their first sweep of a doubleheader on the road since 2006.
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  • Archie Bradley bonds with Phoenix teen hit by line drive on sam…

    Archie Bradley bonds with Phoenix teen hit by line drive on same day

    yahoo.com May 6
    Arizona Diamondbacks rookie Archie Bradley and 14-year-old Nicholas Shumaker from Moon Valley High School in Phoenix, Ariz., have something in common that no two baseball players wish to share. On April 28, both were pitching for their respective teams …
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  • Diamondbacks and Rockies Rained Out, Doubleheader Wednesday

    Diamondbacks and Rockies Rained Out, Doubleheader Wednesday

    nytimes.com May 5
    The Arizona Diamondbacks and Colorado Rockies were postponed by rain for a second straight night.
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  • Dodgers fan Bobby Crosby films himself catching home run

    Dodgers fan Bobby Crosby films himself catching home run

    yahoo.com May 3
    Everyone in Hollywood wants to be a star on some level. Otherwise, how else could you explain the unusual but entertaining — and potentially star-making — moment that played out during Saturday's Dodgers-Diamondbacks game at Dodger Stadium. When Arizona…
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  • Deja Vu: Like Angels, D-Backs lose when runner struck by batted…

    Deja Vu: Like Angels, D-Backs lose when runner struck by batted ball

    yahoo.com May 3
    Baseball is a strange game sometimes. You can go for what seems like forever without seeing a specific unusual ending, and then you can see it twice in one day. For example, earlier on Saturday we wrote about the Los Angeles Angels painful loss in San F…
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  • Grandal's 13th-Inning Homer Lifts Dodgers Over D-Backs 1-0

    Grandal's 13th-Inning Homer Lifts Dodgers Over D-Backs 1-0

    nytimes.com May 3
    Red-hot rookie Joc Pederson hit a tying solo homer in the seventh and Howie Kendrick singled home the go-ahead run two batters later, rallying the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 6-4 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday night.
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  • Pacheco, Tomas Lead Diamondbacks to 9-1 Win Over Rockies

    Pacheco, Tomas Lead Diamondbacks to 9-1 Win Over Rockies

    nytimes.com Apr 30
    Jordan Pacheco stung his former team with a three-run home run and Yasmany Tomas drove in three runs with two singles, leading the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 9-1 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday night.
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  • Archie Bradley Is Mostly Fine Except For His Giant Face

    Archie Bradley Is Mostly Fine Except For His Giant Face

    It was terrifying—as always—when Diamondbacks rookie starter Archie Bradley was hit in the face by a line drive off the bat of Carlos Gonzalez in last night’s 12-5 Arizona win. But all things considered, it could have been so much worse.Read more...
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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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