Arizona Diamondbacks News and Rumors

  • McHugh Goes 7 Innings, Astros Beat Diamondbacks 4-1

    McHugh Goes 7 Innings, Astros Beat Diamondbacks 4-1

    nytimes.com Updated Aug 2 (yesterday)
    Collin McHugh threw seven solid innings, and Carlos Gomez delivered a two-run, go-ahead single as the Houston Astros beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-1 on Sunday.
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  • Conger, Correa Both Hit 2 Homers as Astros Down DBacks 9-2

    Conger, Correa Both Hit 2 Homers as Astros Down DBacks 9-2

    nytimes.com Aug 1 (yesterday)
    Hank Conger hit two homers, including his first career grand slam, and rookie Carlos Correa also homered twice to help the Houston Astros to a 9-2 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday night.
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  • Roundup: Troy Tulowitzki Gets Three Hits, Including a Home Run,…

    Roundup: Troy Tulowitzki Gets Three Hits, Including a Home Run, in Blue Jays Debut

    nytimes.com Jul 29 (5 days ago)
    A five-time All-Star who was acquired Tuesday in a trade with the Colorado Rockies, Tulowitzki went 3 for 5 with two doubles and three R.B.I. in Toronto’s 8-2 win.
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  • Castillo's 2 Homers Lead Arizona to 8-2 Win Over Seattle

    Castillo's 2 Homers Lead Arizona to 8-2 Win Over Seattle

    nytimes.com Jul 29 (6 days ago)
    Welington Castillo homered twice off Seattle ace Felix Hernandez, including a two-run shot in the first inning, and the Arizona Diamondbacks won their fifth straight beating the Mariners 8-2 on Wednesday.
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  • Goldschmidt Homers, Scores Winning Run in Arizona's 4-3 Win

    Goldschmidt Homers, Scores Winning Run in Arizona's 4-3 Win

    nytimes.com Jul 28 (7 days ago)
    Paul Goldschmidt hit his 22nd homer of the season in the first inning and scored the go-ahead run in the 10th on Jake Lamb's sacrifice fly as the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Seattle Mariners 4-3 on Monday night.
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  • Hellickson, Owings Lead Diamondbacks Past Brewers 3-0

    Hellickson, Owings Lead Diamondbacks Past Brewers 3-0

    nytimes.com Jul 26
    Arizona's pitchers are putting together one strong start after another.
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  • On Baseball: Diamondbacks’ Player Has Miguel Cabrera’s Likeness…

    On Baseball: Diamondbacks’ Player Has Miguel Cabrera’s Likeness, if Not Yet His Power

    nytimes.com Jul 25
    The Diamondbacks’ Yasmany Tomas appreciates a comparison to the Tigers’ Miguel Cabrera, but he is willing to wait for his power to develop.
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  • Braun's HR Gives Nelson, Brewers Win Over Corbin, D-Backs

    Braun's HR Gives Nelson, Brewers Win Over Corbin, D-Backs

    nytimes.com Jul 25
    Ryan Braun homered, Jimmy Nelson threw seven innings in one of his best starts of the season to win a pitching duel with Arizona's Patrick Corbin, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Diamondbacks 2-1 on Friday night.
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  • Rookie Godley Pitches Diamondbacks to 8-3 Win Over Brewers

    Rookie Godley Pitches Diamondbacks to 8-3 Win Over Brewers

    nytimes.com Jul 24
    Zack Godley's pitches were so effective in his first major league outing, even the home plate umpire was impressed.
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  • The Diamondbacks Are Still Jerks

    The Diamondbacks Are Still Jerks

    deadspin.com Jul 23
    Former GM Kevin Towers and Kirk “Grit Lord” Gibson aren’t around to urge players to throw baseballs at people in meaningless acts of revenge, but that doesn’t mean the Diamondbacks have totally done away with the Hard Baseball Man ethos. See last night’…
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  • Tempers flare after Jose Fernandez inadvertently plunks David P…

    Tempers flare after Jose Fernandez inadvertently plunks David Peralta in the head

    yahoo.com Jul 23
    There was a scary moment on Wednesday night in Arizona when Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez beaned Diamondbacks hitter David Peralta in the head. The incident took place in the bottom of the sixth inning with the Marlins leading 5-2. Fernandez trie…
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  • Fernandez's 11 Ks Lead Marlins to 5-3 Win Over Dbacks

    Fernandez's 11 Ks Lead Marlins to 5-3 Win Over Dbacks

    nytimes.com Jul 23
    Jose Fernandez struck out 11 in seven innings, A.J. Ramos struck out three straight with the bases loaded in the ninth and the Miami Marlins held off the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-3 on Wednesday night.
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  • Latos Dominates Diamondbacks, Marlins Snap Skid With 3-0 Win

    Latos Dominates Diamondbacks, Marlins Snap Skid With 3-0 Win

    nytimes.com Jul 22
    Mat Latos allowed four hits through seven innings in his third straight strong start and the Miami Marlins snapped a four-game losing streak with a 3-0 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night.
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  • De La Rosa Helps D-Backs Snap 6-Game Skid, Beat Marlins 3-1

    De La Rosa Helps D-Backs Snap 6-Game Skid, Beat Marlins 3-1

    nytimes.com Jul 21
    Rubby De La Rosa went seven innings for his first win in five starts, David Peralta singled in two runs and the Arizona Diamondbacks snapped a six-game losing streak by beating Miami 3-1 on Monday night, the Marlins' fourth loss in a row.
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  • Maxwell Hits HR, Pence Has Key Hit as Giants Beat D-Backs

    Maxwell Hits HR, Pence Has Key Hit as Giants Beat D-Backs

    nytimes.com Jul 19
    Madison Bumgarner and four relievers scattered nine hits and Justin Maxwell homered, helping the San Francisco Giants beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 2-1 on Sunday.
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  • Pennington's Error Gives Giants 6-5 Win in 12 Innings

    Pennington's Error Gives Giants 6-5 Win in 12 Innings

    nytimes.com Jul 18
    Arizona shortstop Cliff Pennington's throwing error allowed the go-ahead run to score in the 12th inning and San Francisco beat the Diamondbacks 6-5 on Friday night, the Giants' fourth straight victory.
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  • Swanson, D-Backs Agree at $6.5 Million Ahead of Deadline

    Swanson, D-Backs Agree at $6.5 Million Ahead of Deadline

    nytimes.com Jul 17
    Shortstop Dansby Swanson, the first overall pick in baseball's amateur draft last month, agreed Friday to a $6.5 million signing bonus with the Arizona Diamondbacks just before the deadline for him to reach a deal.
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  • Mets 5, Diamondbacks 3: Mets’ Kirk Nieuwenhuis Hits Three Homer…

    Mets 5, Diamondbacks 3: Mets’ Kirk Nieuwenhuis Hits Three Homers Against Diamondbacks

    nytimes.com Jul 12
    Nieuwenhuis, who was traded to the Angels and reacquired less than a month later so he could be stashed in the minors, became the first Met to hit three home runs in a home game.
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  • Mets 4, Diamondbacks 2: Was That Piazza at the Plate? No, It Wa…

    Mets 4, Diamondbacks 2: Was That Piazza at the Plate? No, It Was a Pitcher

    nytimes.com Jul 11
    Mets starter Matt Harvey hit a two-run homer to give his team the lead, filling an offensive gap left by his teammates.
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  • Syndergaard Strikes Out 13, Mets Power Past D-Backs 4-2

    Syndergaard Strikes Out 13, Mets Power Past D-Backs 4-2

    nytimes.com Jul 10
    Noah Syndergaard struck out a career-high 13 in eight overpowering innings, and the New York Mets got consecutive homers from slumping sluggers Lucas Duda and Michael Cuddyer to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-2 on Friday night.
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  • Ray Outpitches Rangers' Gallardo in Diamondbacks' 4-2 Win

    Ray Outpitches Rangers' Gallardo in Diamondbacks' 4-2 Win

    nytimes.com Jul 8
    Robbie Ray gave Arizona a glimpse of the future and Diamondbacks manager Chip Hale liked what he saw.
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  • 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 Jul 5
    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
    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
    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
    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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  • 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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