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It was early on Monday afternoon and Diamondbacks outfielder Adam Eaton paused choosing his words carefully. Asked to reflect on what has been a difficult season Eaton was trying to stay positive but for a moment was struggling to find the words.
“Hopefully” he said “this is an afterthought after we go the playoffs and the World Series. Hopefully — the injuries the tough times the up and downs. Hopefully it’s an afterthought.”
With more games like Monday night perhaps it will be. Eaton launched a walkoff home run in the bottom of the ninth inning his first home run of the season giving the Diamondbacks a 7-6 win over the Baltimore Orioles at Chase Field.
The shot helped the Diamondbacks win a game in which their bullpen coughed up two more save opportunities allowing them to maintain the blistering pace set by the first-place Los Angeles Dodgers in the National League West and stay afloat with their more-realistic wild-card chances.
The Diamondbacks remain 7 1/2 games back of th...
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PHOENIX From walk-off hero to seat on the bench in less than 48 hours, Diamondbacks rookie center fielder Adam Eaton can now fully relate to the fickle nature of baseball fortune.
Eaton's comeuppance was tucked inside Tuesday nights 11-inning walk-off victory over the Orioles, the second in a row for the never-say-die Diamondbacks.
Eaton, was the hero in the first of the two...
Adam Eaton's blackout turned into a walkoff.
Despite being unsure of what pitch he hit or what to do as he rounded the bases, Eaton ended a wild game of momentum swings with the first walk-off homer hit into Chase Field's right field pool on Monday night, lifting the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 7-6 victory over the Baltimore Orioles.
"I'm not sure what happened ...
Most of the Arizona Diamondbacks were happy when Paul Goldschmidt hit a walk-off home run in the 11th inning Tuesday night, the second straight day the D-Backs walked off against the visiting Orioles.
But Arizona pitcher Brandon McCarthy had something else on his mind.
McCarthy, whose locker is next to Goldschmidt’s, was already looking ahead to the now-complicated process of getting...
=The Diamondbacks are adding even more speed to their outfield as Tony Campana was recalled from Triple-A on Wednesday. In a corresponding move, Arizona optioned Tyler Skaggs back to Reno.
For the first time since June 30th, Trevor Cahill will be in the Diamondbacks starting rotation. Cahill, who has been sidelined with issues to both his hip and his shoulder, will join the club this weekend in Pittsburgh, according to Tyler Emerick of MLB.com.
While not shocking by any stretch, the Arizona Diamondbacks placed Cody Ross on the 15-day DL yesterday afternoon. The move came a day after he suffered a dislocated right hip while running to first base. The hip appeared to just jam and slip out. Most expected his season to be over at that point. That was confirmed yesterday as Ross had surgery scheduled for today.
Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Cody Ross had to be carted off the field Sunday night after dislocating his right hip.
Ross was running out a routine grounder during the first inning against the Mets when he stumbled a step or two before reaching first base. Ross then fell to the ground, and grabbed his right leg in obvious pain.
“They took him to the hospital and put it back in...
PHOENIX -- The Diamondbacks were unable to close what now seems like a voluminous gap between themselves and the Dodgers on Monday night.
But while staying within 7 12 games of the leaders in the National League West, the D-backs did manage to embrace the peculiar ... along with the familiar.
A Monday night date with the Orioles came to an abrupt end when Adam Eaton spanked the...
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The race for National League MVP is wide open and Arizona Diamondbacks’ first baseman Paul Goldschmidt is putting together a pretty good case to win it.
Goldschmidt isn’t playing for a ‘winner’–the Diamondbacks sit just two games over .500 in the NL West and are six games out of the final Wild Card spot. Considering the way the writers vote, it could make...
PHOENIX The reasoning sounded pretty plausible.
"Well, I think every team want their guys to always keep playing hard," said Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt -- responding to a question about his team's considerable pluck -- roughly six hours before giving Arizona its second walk-off home run in the first two nights of a series against the Orioles.
Nothing like the classic Dubble Bubble shower to celebrate a walk-off. Arizona Diamondbacks’ Paul Goldschmidt, who is having an MVP-like year, won the game Tuesday versus the Orioles after tying the game in the ninth with a home-run, then hitting the walk-off in the eleventh. To celebrate, his teammates dosed him twice with bubble gum, and then some water. Celebrate the good times...
Somehow Paul Goldschmidt’s heroics are becoming almost as predictable as they are eye-popping.
On Tuesday it was a pair of leadoff homers — one in the ninth to tie the game and one in the 11th to win it — that added to Goldschmidt’s MVP candidacy and gave the Diamondbacks a 4-3 win over the Baltimore Orioles at Chase Field.
The win was the Diamondbacks’ ninth walkoff...
Paul Goldschmidt hit the first pitch of the 11th inning for a
game-ending home run after leading off the ninth with a tying
homer, helping the Arizona Diamondbacks beat Baltimore 4-3 on
Tuesday night for their second straight walkoff victory over the
Wade Miley has been among the best pitchers in baseball over the past six weeks.
He's been just as impressive over the last two years during interleague play.
Miley looks to continue those strong runs and help the Arizona Diamondbacks extend their interleague success at home against the Baltimore Orioles on Monday night.
Miley (9-8, 3.56 ERA) is 5-1 with a 1.54 ERA while limiting...
By JOHN MARSHALL
AP Sports Writer
PHOENIX -- Paul Goldschmidt hit the first pitch of the 11th inning for a game-ending home run after leading off the ninth with a tying homer, helping the Arizona Diamondbacks beat Baltimore 4-3 on Tuesday night for their second straight walkoff victory over the Orioles.
Arizona won the series opener on Monday when Adam Eaton hit the first pitch...