Arizona Diamondbacks News and Rumors

  • Marte's Single in 9th Lifts Pirates Over Diamondbacks 2-1

    Marte's Single in 9th Lifts Pirates Over Diamondbacks 2-1

    nytimes.com Updated Apr 25 (yesterday)
    Starling Marte singled home Neil Walker with two outs in the ninth inning, and the Pittsburgh Pirates edged the Arizona Diamondbacks 2-1 on Saturday night.
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  • Effectively-Wild Bradley Leads Arizona to 8-5 Win Over Texas

    Effectively-Wild Bradley Leads Arizona to 8-5 Win Over Texas

    nytimes.com Apr 23 (3 days ago)
    Archie Bradley shook off a shaky start to pitch six effective innings, lifting the Arizona Diamondbacks to an 8-5 win over the Texas Rangers on Wednesday night.
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  • Fielder Has HR, 3 RBIs to Lift Rangers Past D-Backs, 7-1

    Fielder Has HR, 3 RBIs to Lift Rangers Past D-Backs, 7-1

    nytimes.com Apr 22 (4 days ago)
    Prince Fielder homered and drove in three runs to lead the Texas Rangers to a 7-1 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night.
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  • Goldschmidt Leads Diamondbacks Past Giants 5-1

    Goldschmidt Leads Diamondbacks Past Giants 5-1

    nytimes.com Apr 19
    San Francisco nemesis Paul Goldschmidt hit a two-run homer to help Jeremy Hellickson get his first win with for Arizona in the Diamondbacks' 5-1 victory over the struggling Giants on Sunday.
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  • Collmenter Shuts Down Giants, Gets 3 Hits in D-Backs Win

    Collmenter Shuts Down Giants, Gets 3 Hits in D-Backs Win

    nytimes.com Apr 18
    Josh Collmenter pitched a four-hitter and had a career-high three hits, and the Arizona Diamondbacks sent the World Series champion San Francisco Giants to an eighth straight loss with a 9-0 win Friday night.
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  • Hill's Double Lifts Diamondbacks Past Giants

    Hill's Double Lifts Diamondbacks Past Giants

    nytimes.com Apr 17
    Arizona second baseman Aaron Hill spent most of the game diving around on the infield dirt at AT&T Park. He ended it with a rare hit off Giants closer Sergio Romo that likely saved teammate Josh Collmenter's spot in the Diamondbacks' rotation.
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  • Diamondbacks call up Cuban prospect Yasmany Tomas from Triple A

    Diamondbacks call up Cuban prospect Yasmany Tomas from Triple A

    yahoo.com Apr 15
    The Arizona Diamondbacks turned some heads back on April 5 when they elected to demote their most expensive offseason addition, Cuban free agent Yasmany Tomas, to Triple-A Reno. On Wednesday, just 10 days after that decision was announced, they turned e…
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  • Upton Homers in 8th to Give Padres 3-2 Win vs Diamondbacks

    Upton Homers in 8th to Give Padres 3-2 Win vs Diamondbacks

    nytimes.com Apr 15
    Justin Upton homered with two outs in the eighth inning to give the San Diego Padres a 3-2 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday night.
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  • Inciarte's Career-High 4 RBIs Help D-Backs Beat Padres 8-4

    Inciarte's Career-High 4 RBIs Help D-Backs Beat Padres 8-4

    nytimes.com Apr 14
    Ender Inciarte hit two doubles and a triple and drove in a career-high four runs to lead the Arizona Diamondbacks to an 8-4 victory against the San Diego Padres on Monday night.
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  • Did The Diamondbacks Hassle Another Dodgers Fan About His Cloth…

    Did The Diamondbacks Hassle Another Dodgers Fan About His Clothes? 

    deadspin.com Apr 13
    A Dodgers fan in Chase Field’s Batters Box Suite appeared to be told to remove his cap and put on a companion’s D-Backs jersey during yesterday afternoon’s game, an incident similar to one two years ago that a ballpark patron called “ the worst experien…
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  • Guerrero, Dodgers Hold Off Arizona 7-4 in Series Finale

    Guerrero, Dodgers Hold Off Arizona 7-4 in Series Finale

    nytimes.com Apr 12
    Alex Guerrero was in the lineup after two players were injured in a span of two pitches the previous night.
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  • Dodgers lose Justin Turner and Juan Uribe to injury on consecut…

    Dodgers lose Justin Turner and Juan Uribe to injury on consecutive plays

    yahoo.com Apr 12
    Saturday night will not be looked back at as a high point in the Los Angeles Dodgers season. Quite the opposite, in fact. Not only did they lose to the Arizona Diamondbacks rookie Archie Bradley in his major league debut. Not only did Clayton Kershaw ge…
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  • Extra Bases: Diamondbacks’ Overhaul Starts on Mound

    Extra Bases: Diamondbacks’ Overhaul Starts on Mound

    nytimes.com Apr 11
    Dave Stewart, a four-time 20-game winner, begins his first season as a general manager with several new pitching options.
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  • Archie Bradley Has Dazzling Debut for D-Backs

    Archie Bradley Has Dazzling Debut for D-Backs

    nytimes.com Apr 11
    Archie Bradley made a dazzling major league debut Saturday night, allowing one hit over six innings to outpitch Clayton Kershaw and lead the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 6-0 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers.
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  • Giants Beat Arizona 5-2 for Heston's First Big League Win

    Giants Beat Arizona 5-2 for Heston's First Big League Win

    nytimes.com Apr 9
    Chris Heston plunked the first batter he faced and compounded it by throwing the ball into right field while trying to pick him off. The two-base error led to a run, not exactly the start a pitcher going for his first big league win wanted.
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  • Mark Trumbo has two triples in two games, is tied for MLB lead

    Mark Trumbo has two triples in two games, is tied for MLB lead

    yahoo.com Apr 8
    Sentences we never thought we would hear for $100, Alex: Mark Trumbo is tied for the MLB lead in triples. That's right, the big Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder now has two triples this season, adding his second of the year Tuesday night in a 7-6 win ove…
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  • Giants face DL dilemma with Belt's groin strain

    Giants face DL dilemma with Belt's groin strain

    MLB.com Apr 8
    Giants first baseman Brandon Belt left Tuesday night's game against the Arizona Diamondbacks after straining his groin in the fourth inning.
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  • Diamondbacks Edge Giants 7-6

    Diamondbacks Edge Giants 7-6

    nytimes.com Apr 8
    Jake Lamb and David Peralta each hit three-run homers to power the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 7-6 win over the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday night.
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  • Heston to start as Cain goes on disabled list

    Heston to start as Cain goes on disabled list

    MLB.com Apr 7
    As expected, right-hander Matt Cain went on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday, retroactive to April 4, with a strained flexor tendon in his throwing arm. The Giants recalled rookie right-hander Chris Heston to replace Cain as Wednesday's starter against …
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  • Randy Johnson throws out D-backs' first pitch, could still prob…

    Randy Johnson throws out D-backs' first pitch, could still probably strike you out

    yahoo.com Apr 7
    Soon-to-be-enshrined Hall of Famer Randy Johnson joined the Arizona Diamondbacks for opening day, taking the mound to throw out the first pitch. The Big Unit has aged since we last saw him on a pitcher's mound, but not enough that he's any less intimida…
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  • Bumgarner, Giants Beat Diamondbacks 5-4 in Opener

    Bumgarner, Giants Beat Diamondbacks 5-4 in Opener

    nytimes.com Apr 7
    Madison Bumgarner pitched seven strong innings and the San Francisco Giants opened defense of their third World Series title in five years with a 5-4 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday night.
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  • Diamondbacks option Yasmany Tomas to Triple-A, release Cody Ros…

    Diamondbacks option Yasmany Tomas to Triple-A, release Cody Ross

    The Arizona Diamondbacks aren't giving away roster spots for free this season. Quite the opposite, in fact, as the team announced late Saturday night that Yasmany Tomas has been optioned to Triple-A Reno and Cody Ross outright released from his contract…
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  • Trumbo Powers Diamondbacks to 4-2 Win Over Cubs

    Trumbo Powers Diamondbacks to 4-2 Win Over Cubs

    nytimes.com Apr 4
    Mark Trumbo homered and had an RBI single in two at-bats, and the Arizona Diamondbacks finished spring training with a 4-2 win over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday.
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  • Braves Get Pitcher Trevor Cahill From Diamondbacks

    Braves Get Pitcher Trevor Cahill From Diamondbacks

    nytimes.com Apr 3
    The Atlanta Braves acquired pitcher Trevor Cahill from Arizona on Thursday night, hoping to boost a staff that's been hurt by injuries.
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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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    Apr 23
    FC Barcelona wing Mario Hezonja will declare for the 2015 NBA draft, his agent Arn Tellem told ESPN.com.
  • James Blackmon Jr. to return to Indiana Hoosiers, bypass NBA draft

    Apr 23
    Indiana Hoosiers freshman James Blackmon Jr. will return to school instead of entering the NBA draft.
  • Hardy’s New Bench Trial

    Apr 23
    The new NFL was on display Wednesday afternoon when it suspended Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy for the first 10 games of 2015 season, without pay, for allegedly assaulting and threatening to kill his former girlfriend in May 2014. Though a judge foun…
  • Buckeyes freshman D'Angelo Russell declares for NBA draft

    Apr 22
    "I believe I am ready because my approach was to unpack my bags, get committed to winning and listening to the coaches -- as opposed to coming in and ...