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PHOENIX -- It was a tough act of follow, but Patrick Corbin handled it nicely.
Did we really expect anything different?
Corbin's double-double -- he recorded his 10th victory on a day he tied his career high with 10 strikeouts -- capped the kind of weekend series that could lead some to believe that not only is the Diamondbacks' best baseball ahead of them but that they deserve their place atop in the NL West.
Corbin gave up three hits and had one of five doubles as the D-backs completed a three-game sweep of the Rockies with a 6-1 victory that upped their winning streak to a season-high five games and kept their NL West lead at 4 12 games.
Starters Tyler Skaggs, Wade Miley and Corbin all went eight innings in the series, which not only helped rest a weary bullpen but also was more typical of the starting pitching the D-backs believed they would get this season. The series came on the heels of a stretch in which a starter did not record a victory for 24 straight games. ...
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In a somewhat expected announcement Saturday, Paul Goldschmidt and Patrick Corbin were both named to the National League All-Star team, leaving Gerardo Parra on the outside looking in. Goldschmidt was named a reserve, with Reds first baseman Joey Votto getting the starting nod, winning the fan vote.
PHOENIX (AP) -- Patrick Corbin gave up three hits in eight innings to finally get his 10th victory and the Diamondbacks beat the Rockies 6-1 Sunday for their fifth straight win and a dominant three-game sweep.
Corbin (10-1) struck out 10 in his seventh attempt at win No. 10. The 23-year-old left-hander, picked a day earlier for the All-Star team, also hit an RBI double for the D...
PHOENIX -- Willie Bloomquist has a picture of the two small bone fractures on the top of his left hand saved in his phone, a reminder of what he has to overcome. This time.
Bloomquist's second injury of the season could keep him out another six to eight weeks, and the D-backs were stunned at the similarity of his fractures to those suffered by Aaron Hill earlier this season...
PHOENIX -- Wade Miley's three-run double in the second inning of the Diamondbacks' 11-1 win over the Rockies on Saturday thrilled the Chase Field crowd more than anything else during the left-hander's night, but the D-backs are almost certainly more excited about the roll he's been on the past month.
After a dreadful May seemed to land him in manager Kirk Gibson...
I have come to the conclusion that I am developing an unhealthy obsession with dissecting how MLB players are mechanically improving from one year to the next. First, it started with Chris Davis, then I covered Adam Wainwright, then came Marco Scutaro, and then Bartolo Colon, and next came Max Scherzer, and now Patrick Corbin is on the lab table.
But the difference with...
After initial negative x-rays, a CT scan has revealed that Diamondbacks' veteran shortstop Willie Bloomquist has two broken bones in his left hand. The 35-year-old has been on the disabled list since June 28th after being hit by a pitch on June 26th.
Tyler Emerick of MLB.com reports that Dr. Don Sheridan found the broken bones in Bloomquist's hand Friday after Arizona...
PHOENIX -- Shortly after being named to the NL All-Star team over the weekend, Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt said he'd consider participating in the Home Run Derby if asked by NL team captain David Wright.
Wright did not get far enough down his list of candidates to ask.
When Wright revealed his picks Monday afternoon, Goldschmidt was not among them despite his...
Arizona Diamondbacks starter Tyler Skaggs was recalled from Triple-A Reno on Friday to replace an injured Trevor Cahill, who was placed on the 15-day DL on Monday with a right hip contusion, and turned in a masterful outing against the Colorado Rockies at Chase Field.
Skaggs worked eight scoreless innings, surrendering just three hits (all singles) and striking out five while walking...
PHOENIX -- Next up: the resumption of the Diamondbacks-Dodgers rivalry.
The teams will meet in a three-game series that starts Monday at Chase Field, 27 days after an on-field brawl that led to a 10-game suspension for Arizona starter Ian Kennedy and these parting words from Los Angeles reliever Ronald Belisario: "It's not over."
Suffice it to say the Diamondbacks...
PHOENIX -- Kirk Gibson sees a lot of his younger self in rambunctious, sometimes reckless Dodgers rookie Yasiel Puig.
"That's refreshing to watch," said Gibson, the Diamondbacks manager.
"Honestly, even from an opponent's point of view, that's refreshing."
Former Tigers manager Sparky Anderson once said Gibson played 150 percent at...
With Adam Eaton still on the rehab path returning from the disabled list, the Arizona Diamondbacks need Cody Ross, Jason Kubel or A.J. Pollock to get on a roll.
Heading into tonight’s contest, Zack Greinke had struggled against the D-Backs for his entire big league career. You wouldn’t have never known with how well he threw on Monday night though.
You may remember a game back in late May against the Texas Rangers that was postponed as the first game of a long road trip. That game has finally been rescheduled. The date is August 1 in Arlington.