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Former Chicago Cubs speedster Tony Campana is now playing for the Arizona Diamondbacks Triple A affiliate, Reno Aces. In a recent game Campana swiped three bases on essentially two pitches. Campana swiped second, went to third on the very next pitch and then swiped home before the pitcher could unleash his third pitch.
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The Arizona Diamondbacks have optioned outfielder Alfredo Marte to their Triple-A Reno minor league affiliate. Marte has struggled all season with the parent club and hopes to get back on track.
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Arizona Diamondbacks closer J.J. Putz was forced to exit last night's appearance against the Los Angeles Dodgers after experiencing stiffness in his throwing elbow, according to Steve Gilbert of MLB.com.
Putz will visit with a doctor today and could undergo an MRI to further examine the elbow. Any elbow-related issues are bad news, and Putz thought he should say something...
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Gregorius extended his season-long hitting streak to nine games in the D-backs 9-2 victory over the Dodgers...
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Heath Bell got the final three outs after Paul Goldschmidts big home run in the Diamondbacks 5-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday, but the D-backs appear to have lost closer J.J. Putz in the process,...
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After going 17 straight batters without giving up a hit, Kennedy hung changeups for home runs to two consecutive batters in the sixth inning, and that was that.
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Last week, the Cincinnati Reds acquired utility player Mark Teahen from the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for cash or a player to be named later. However, this trade was nixed over the weekend, as the Reds found an issue during Teahen's physical.
After acquiring Teahen, the Reds uncovered a shoulder issue that the veteran apparently hadn't reported to the D'backs...
Paul Goldschmidt hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer in the ninth inning off closer Brandon League and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Dodgers 5-3 on Tuesday night, sending last-place Los Angeles to its sixth straight loss.
League (0-2) walked Gerardo Parra to open the ninth and struck out Didi Gregorius. Goldschmidt fouled off five full-count pitches before driving his seventh home...
Paul Goldschmidt couldn't be doing much better against Chris Capuano.
Goldschmidt and Cody Ross hit consecutive homers in the fourth inning after a glaring error by left fielder Carl Crawford, helping the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Dodgers 9-2 Monday night and send Los Angeles to its fifth straight loss.
Goldschmidt went 3 for 3 against Capuano, improving to 12 for 15 against...
Beginning with the 2008 season, base coaches at all levels of professional baseball were required to wear helmets. But, as sad as it is, it appears that baseball has all but forgotten the reason why the game decided to bring about that change.
On July 22, 2007 — less than a month into his coaching career — Tulsa Drillers first base coach Mike Coolbaugh was struck by a line drive...
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