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  • Goldschmidt Homers in Diamondbacks' 6-4 Win Over A's

    Goldschmidt Homers in Diamondbacks' 6-4 Win Over A's

    nytimes.com Updated 8 hours ago
    Pinch-hitter Aaron Hill's double produced the go-ahead run in the seventh inning off Oakland ace Sonny Gray, Paul Goldschmidt homered and the Arizona Diamondbacks rallied for a 6-4 victory over the Athletics on Friday night.
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  • Moss, Cruz Hit HRs to Lead Cardinals Past D-Backs 5-3

    Moss, Cruz Hit HRs to Lead Cardinals Past D-Backs 5-3

    nytimes.com Aug 28 (yesterday)
    Brandon Moss hit his first home run with St. Louis and Tony Cruz hit his first of the season, leading the Cardinals to a 5-3 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Thursday night to complete a four-game sweep.
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  • Reminder: Paul Goldschmidt Is Very Good

    Reminder: Paul Goldschmidt Is Very Good

    deadspin.com Aug 27 (yesterday)
    There’s a good chance you haven’t seen much of Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt over the last few seasons, despite the fact that he’s one of the best hitters in baseball. If Goldschmidt’s in your blindspot, don’t feel too bad, that’s just wha…
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  • Cardinals Beat Diamondbacks 3-1 Behind Lackey

    Cardinals Beat Diamondbacks 3-1 Behind Lackey

    nytimes.com Aug 27 (2 days ago)
    John Lackey pitched seven strong innings and the St. Louis Cardinals beat Arizona 3-1 on Wednesday night, their seventh straight win over the Diamondbacks.
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  • Diamondbacks rallying around new mascot — a hamster named Slide…

    Diamondbacks rallying around new mascot — a hamster named Slider

    yahoo.com Aug 26 (2 days ago)
    Your browser does not support iframes. With all due respect to dogs everywhere on this National Dog Day, we must tip our cap to another furry, four-legged friend, the hamster. Last week in Cincinnati, the Arizona Diamondbacks adopted a praying mantis wh…
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  • Pham Gets 3 Hits, Cardinals Win 80th in 9-1 Rout

    Pham Gets 3 Hits, Cardinals Win 80th in 9-1 Rout

    nytimes.com Aug 26 (3 days ago)
    Tommy Pham had his second career three-hit game, Jaime Garcia pitched six strong innings and the St. Louis Cardinals routed the Arizona Diamondbacks 9-1 on Tuesday night.
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  • St. Louis Turns Turn 4 Double Plays in 5-3 Win Over Arizona

    St. Louis Turns Turn 4 Double Plays in 5-3 Win Over Arizona

    nytimes.com Aug 25 (4 days ago)
    Lance Lynn pitched six effective innings with the help of four double plays and Yadier Molina hit a two-run single in the seventh inning, lifting the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-3 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday night.
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  • Anderson, Diamondbacks Send Reds to 9th Straight Loss

    Anderson, Diamondbacks Send Reds to 9th Straight Loss

    nytimes.com Aug 23 (6 days ago)
    Chase Anderson pitched shutout ball into the seventh inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks sent the Cincinnati Reds to their ninth straight loss, 4-0 Sunday.
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  • Happ Shines as Pirates Shut Down Diamondbacks 4-1

    Happ Shines as Pirates Shut Down Diamondbacks 4-1

    nytimes.com Aug 19
    J.A. Happ allowed two hits in six shutout innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates made quick work of the Arizona Diamondbacks, 4-1 on Wednesday night.
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  • Hellickson Pitches Diamondbacks to 4-1 Win at Pittsburgh

    Hellickson Pitches Diamondbacks to 4-1 Win at Pittsburgh

    nytimes.com Aug 17
    Jeremy Hellickson won on the road for the first time in 2 ½ months and Jake Lamb homered to lead the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 4-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday night.
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  • Miller Takes No-Hit Bid Into 8th, Braves Top Arizona in 10th

    Miller Takes No-Hit Bid Into 8th, Braves Top Arizona in 10th

    nytimes.com Aug 16
    Shelby Miller took a no-hit bid into the eighth inning, and the Atlanta Braves went on to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 2-1 Sunday on Cameron Maybin's home run in the 10th.
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  • Corbin Allows Only 3 Hits, Diamondbacks Hold Off Braves 8-4

    Corbin Allows Only 3 Hits, Diamondbacks Hold Off Braves 8-4

    nytimes.com Aug 15
    Patrick Corbin continued to gain momentum in his return from Tommy John surgery, allowing only three hits and no runs while pitching into the seventh inning as the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Atlanta Braves 8-4 on Saturday night.
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  • Phillies Avoid 3-Game Sweep, Beat D-Backs 7-6

    Phillies Avoid 3-Game Sweep, Beat D-Backs 7-6

    nytimes.com Aug 12
    Cameron Rupp homered and drove in a career-high four runs Wednesday, and the Philadelphia Phillies avoided a series sweep with a 7-6 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks.
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  • Umps Sort Out Crazy Ending, Diamondbacks Beat Reds in 10th

    Umps Sort Out Crazy Ending, Diamondbacks Beat Reds in 10th

    nytimes.com Aug 9
    Chris Owings lifted a ball to deep center field and was mobbed by his Arizona Diamondbacks teammates just before reaching second base.
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  • Minor leaguer Evan Marshall recovering from skull fracture afte…

    Minor leaguer Evan Marshall recovering from skull fracture after line drive

    yahoo.com Aug 9
    Evan Marshall, a minor league pitcher in the Arizona Diamondbacks organization, is recovering from a fractured skull after being struck in the head by a line drive on Tuesday night in El Paso, Texas. The Diamondbacks updated Marshall's condition this we…
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  • Roundup: A’s New Cleanup Hitter Hurts the Astros

    Roundup: A’s New Cleanup Hitter Hurts the Astros

    nytimes.com Aug 9
    Danny Valencia hit a two-run double in the bottom of the first, and Jesse Chavez pitched seven strong innings to lead Oakland past Houston.
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  • Sampson Gets 1st Big League Win, Reds Beat Diamondbacks 4-1

    Sampson Gets 1st Big League Win, Reds Beat Diamondbacks 4-1

    nytimes.com Aug 8
    Keyvius Sampson earned his first major league victory, Cincinnati hit three home runs and the Reds beat Arizona 4-1 Saturday on the night the Diamondbacks retired new Hall of Famer Randy Johnson's No. 51.
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  • Desmond, Ross Lift Nationals to 8-3 Win Over Diamondbacks

    Desmond, Ross Lift Nationals to 8-3 Win Over Diamondbacks

    nytimes.com Aug 6
    Ian Desmond broke out of a prolonged slump with a home run and Bryce Harper reached base five times to help the Washington Nationals beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-3 on Thursday.
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  • Diamondbacks Break Loose, Nats Lose for 5th Time in 6 Games

    Diamondbacks Break Loose, Nats Lose for 5th Time in 6 Games

    nytimes.com Aug 5
    Nationals reliever Aaron Barrett threw away a bunt in the sixth inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks quickly broke away, romping 11-4 Wednesday night and handing Washington its fifth loss in six games.
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  • Ramos' 2-Run Single Gives Nationals 5-4 Win Over D-Backs

    Ramos' 2-Run Single Gives Nationals 5-4 Win Over D-Backs

    nytimes.com Aug 4
    Wilson Ramos blooped a two-run single to right with one out in the bottom of the eighth that helped the Washington Nationals to a 5-4 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night.
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  • Welington Castillo ate Beef Wellington for the first time, beca…

    Welington Castillo ate Beef Wellington for the first time, because why not?

    yahoo.com Aug 4
    Any food fan is immediately reminded of Beef Wellington any time they think about Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Welington Castillo. It's an easy connection to make, even though the words are spelled differently. [ELSEWHERE: Yep, the Mets are back in sole…
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  • Godley's Fine Start Continues, D'backs Beat Nats 6-4

    Godley's Fine Start Continues, D'backs Beat Nats 6-4

    nytimes.com Aug 3
    Rookie Zack Godley pitched six scoreless innings to continue a stellar start to his career, and the Arizona Diamondbacks homered four times in a 6-4 victory over the Washington Nationals on Monday night.
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  • McHugh Goes 7 Innings, Astros Beat Diamondbacks 4-1

    McHugh Goes 7 Innings, Astros Beat Diamondbacks 4-1

    nytimes.com Aug 2
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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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  • 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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