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Most people probably didn’t see this one coming, but maybe it’s just the shot in the arm this team needed. Adam Eaton will make his 2013 debut Tuesday night against the Dodgers at Chase Field.
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This past weekend, Anna Benson, the ex-wife of Major League pitchers Kris Benson, was arrested after showing up at Kris’ home, armed with a handgun and demanding money. It is one of those too hard to believe stories. Check out Hall of Very Good’s post about the details from the police report. Now hear the the 911 call that Kris made after he told her that he would get her the...
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Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Miguel Montero wagged his finger at Los Angeles Dodgers phenom Yasiel Puig after tagging him out at home plate during Tuesday night's game in Phoenix.
Puig tried to score from first on a fly ball to center field that was dropped by D-backs outfielder Adam Eaton. Two runs scored on the play, but Puig ignored...
ATLANTA According to the Cobb County, Ga. district attorneys office, Anna Benson, the estranged wife of former major league pitcher Kris Benson, did not have an attorney-of-record as of Wednesday afternoon, almost 72 hours after her high-profile arrest.
Representation will certainly be forthcoming as Benson, a former model and star of the short-lived reality show Baseball Wives...
Yesterday it was reported that Arizona Diamondbacks right-hander Trevor Cahill recently suffered a setback in his recovery from a right hip contusion. It wasn't his hip giving him issues, but instead Cahill was suffering from tightness in his shoulder while throwing a few days ago. The right-hander was able to play catch yesterday, and he told Steve Gilbert of MLB.com that his...
The Arizona Diamondbacks scratched Eric Chavez from last
night’s lineup due to stiffness in his right hip, according to Steve Gilbert of
#Dbacks 3B Eric Chavez scratched from lineup with right hip stiffness. #Dodgers
— Steve Gilbert (@SteveGilbertMLB) July 10, 2013
Chavez was scheduled to play third base and bat cleanup for
the Diamondbacks. He was replaced...
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...
The Arizona Diamondbacks placed right-hander Trevor Cahill on the 15-day disabled list on July 1 with a hip contusion. He had since resumed playing catch, but when he did another issue was discovered. Manager Kirk Gibson described the shoulder setback Cahill is now facing to Tyler Emerick of MLB.com.
"His shoulder didn't feel too good the last time he
There’s aggressiveness on the basepaths, then there’s forcing a play. During the Dodgers’ 6-1 win over the Diamondbacks in Arizona, Yasiel Puig demonstrated the latter.
In the top of the fifth inning, Adrian Gonzalez came to the plate with the bases loaded, driving a long fly ball to straightaway center field. The runners had to freeze as Arizona center fielder Adam Eaton tracked...
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...
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.
Well, you can say this about the Heath Bell Experience. At least there’s never a dull moment when he’s on the mound. Staked with a one-run lead in the ninth, Bell found a new way to blow a save.
By JEFF MEZYDLO
STATS Senior Writer
A game from getting back to .500 for the first time since April, the surging Los Angeles Dodgers continue to close the gap on the NL West-leading Arizona Diamondbacks.
With talented rookie Hyun-Jin Ryu on the mound, the visiting Dodgers go for their first series sweep of the Diamondbacks in three years Wednesday night.
Los Angeles (44-45) has...
Lately lots of fans have been making great grabs. This guys protects the Ray Bans and makes a great grab. The best part is the catch was so impressive he temporarily turns the lady next to him into a Zombie.
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