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Former Chicago Cub and Arizona Diamondback Mark Grace has been released from jail after serving four months for a second DUI arrest in a 15-month span. Grace was on work-release for all of his term, but he spent his nights in Maricopa County’s famous outdoor Tent City.
During the length of his time in jail, Grace was released from 5 a.m. until 5 p.m. each day, then spent the night with the rest of the inmates in Tent City. Tent City is Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s brainchild and Maricopa County jail is often referred to as America’s most notorious prison.
Grace was arrested on August 23, 2012 in Scottsdale, just 15 months after being arrested for another DUI. Police claim his car was not outfitted with an interlock device, which was a violation of his probation. He was also driving with a suspended license.
On October 3, 2012 a grand jury indicted Grace on four felony counts stemming from the August arrest. He was able to negotiate that down to a misdemeanor, with four months in jail. The ...
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Former Arizona Diamondbacks television analyst Mark Grace has been released from a Phoenix jail after completing a four-month DUI sentence under a work-release program.
The 48-year-old former first baseman with the Diamondbacks and the Chicago Cubs pleaded guilty on Jan. 31 to felony endangerment and misdemeanor driving under the influence of alcohol.
He began his sentence on Feb...
In a flurry of moves before Monday’s game in Los Angeles, the Diamondbacks optioned starter Tyler Skaggs to Triple-A Reno and placed reliever Matt Reynolds on the disabled list, while recalling pitchers Charles Brewer and Joe Paterson.
It’s amazing what half a week does in the world of sports. Just a week ago, the Diamondbacks were entering a high, having taken two of three against the Rangers, including spoiling a fantastic outing by star Yu Darvish and two of three on the road against the Cubs.
Arizona Diamondbacks right-handed starting pitcher Brandon McCarthy is recovering after suffering a seizure last week at a Phoenix restaurant, according to Nick Piecoro of The Arizona Republic.
McCarthy was out to eat with his wife, Amanda, last Monday night when the incident took place. Piecoro reports that the pitcher slumped over in a booth, at which time his wife climbed...
In an act of class on Saturday, the Arizona Diamondbacks selected former Arizona State center fielder Cory Hahn in the 34th round. Diamondbacks president Derrick Hall read the selection over the humongous conference call that is the Major League Baseball first-year player draft.
Hahn wore #34 at ASU which is why the D’Backs staff is holding a 34 jersey and also why the...
On the heels of a series loss to the Giants, the Diamondbacks arrive in L.A. looking to get going back in the right direction.
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Zack Greinke and his Los Angeles Dodger cohorts once again found themselves embroiled in a bean ball and bench clearing affair with the Arizona Diamondbacks.
The animosity was keyed off when Yasiel Puig was beaned in the helmet on a high heater from Ian Kennedy. The pitch seemed to graze the nose of Puig who remained in the game.
Following the Puig beaning, Greinke then retaliated...
As major league debuts go, Diamondbacks pitcher Charles Brewer's was relatively average. The right-hander threw 1 23 innings of scoreless relief in Los Angeles on Monday and probably benefited from a ridiculous Gerardo Parra catch and a bad call from an umpire that saved a run.
Still, Brewer made D-backs history, becoming the first Arizona-born player to be drafted by and debut...
Last night Ian Kennedy of the Arizona Diamondbacks not only started a major brawl, but also needed 4 strikes to strikeout Los Angeles Dodgers phenom Yasiel Puig. Just another example of how there is zero credibility in the world of Major League Baseball umpiring.
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Paul Goldschmidt will begin his 2014 season outside the United States. (@BertDBacks, Twitter)
The Arizona Diamondbacks and Los Angeles Dodgers won’t begin next season in their usual confines. In fact, they will be playing outside the country.
According to the Telegraph, both teams will begin the 2014 MLB season in the Land Down Under, Australia. The series will be held at the Sydney...
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Why one of baseball`s best young players doesn`t get his due.
The Dodgers and Diamondbacks had some very bad blood on Tuesday night, and the young phenom Yaisel Puig was at the center of it. Yasiel Puig was hit in face by a fastball early in the game, and when Greinke was also hit by Ian Kennedy during the seventh inning frustrations boiled over.
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