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Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Brandon McCarthy wins the “Tweet of the Week” when describing his last start in a mock interview with reporters. McCarthy got shelled for 6 runs and 9 hits over 2.2 innings against the Texas Rangers. McCarthy then tweeted this golden tweet in a mock interview with reporters about his implosion on the mound. McCarthy is a gem.
reporter: talk about your outing me: *fart noise with mouth* *spins violently in circles* *pisses self* *sobs for 3 mins* “it sucked”
— Brandon McCarthy (@BMcCarthy32) May 30, 2013
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The Arizona Diamondbacks placed right-hander Brandon McCarthy on the disabled list Saturday because he has right shoulder inflammation and recalled Randall Delgado from Triple-A Reno.
McCarthy is 2-4 with a 5.00 ERA in 11 starts this season. In 3 starts from May 12-24, he went 2-0 with a 0.38 ERA including a career-high 18-inning scoreless streak from May 7-24.
He struggled on...
The Diamondbacks placed starter Brandon McCarthy on the 15-day disabled list Saturday with what the team referred to as inflammation of the right-hander's throwing shoulder. The move was made retroactive to Friday, the day after McCarthy allowed six runs on nine hits in just 2 23 innings, his shortest outing of the season.
With McCarthy unavailable, the D-backs called up right...
Just as the injury news was becoming all good news, Eric Chavez left halfway through and at-bat in Thursday’s game against the Rangers. It appears he injured his right oblique, and while he had an MRI, the results are unknown as of yet.
CHICAGO -- As much of a blow as it was for the D-backs to lose third baseman Eric Chavez to an oblique strain, the injury created an opportunity for catcher Miguel Montero.
Montero, still working out of a season-long slump, slid into Chavez's cleanup spot in the batting order Friday, and the D-backs are hoping the move can help jumpstart Montero's season.
CHICAGO -- Before opening a three-game series with the Cubs on Friday, the Diamondbacks placed third baseman Eric Chavez on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right oblique, clearing the way for infielder Willie Bloomquist to return from the DL.
Bloomquist, 35, had been out since late in spring training with a similar oblique injury. He played four rehab games with Triple...
The Diamondbacks could soon find themselves with some interesting decisions to make regarding their pitching staff.
On Monday, Tyler Skaggs arrived in town for a spot start against the Rangers and pitched six scoreless innings -- signaling that he could soon be back for good.
On Tuesday, right-hander Daniel Hudson continued his recovery from Tommy John surgery, throwing 74 pitchers...
CHICAGO -- It was a rough May for Diamondbacks starting pitcher Wade Miley. And that's probably putting it nicely.
The left-hander lost his fourth straight start and fifth of May on Friday, a 7-2 defeat against the Cubs, and despite a strong finish, the outing was enough for manager Kirk Gibson to put Miley on notice.
"I'm not going to let him go out and keep doing...
The Arizona Diamondbacks have placed third baseman Eric Chavez on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right oblique, the team has announced.
OFFICIAL: #Dbacks reinstated @williebloom from 15-day disabled list, placed Eric Chavez on 15-day DL with right oblique strain
— Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) May 31, 2013
Chavez exited yesterday's contest against the...
Willie Bloomquist, after missing all of the 2013 season so far, has been activated from the DL after making four rehab starts for Triple-A Reno. Bloomquist will be a utility man for the D-Backs. Last year, in 338 plate appearances, Bloomquist posted a .302/.325/.398 split with 23 RBI and 7 SB. That made out for his best season to date, but his .362 BABIP suggests this was a mirage...
Brandon McCarthy had just started to find his stride in the Arizona Diamondbacks‘ rotation, but instead was placed on the DL on Sunday with right shoulder inflammation. The right hander had strung together three consecutive starts with a 0.38 ERA, including two wins and an 18 inning scoreless streak.That run ended during his last start, when he lasted just 2.2 innings in Texas...
Eric Chavez‘ best days are long behind him, but he keeps finding ways to stay on the field for various teams. However, he’s going to be on the shelf for at least a couple of weeks with a right oblique strain. Chavez is a notoriously “slow healer” so he could be out a little longer than fans hope. So far this year, he’s helped the D-Backs get off to a nice start by posting...
It’s not often the Diamondbacks score 12 runs (actually never, so far in 2013) but Arizona did just that in a 12-4 victory over the Cubs Saturday night. Paul Goldschmidt led the charge, hitting an absolute bomb for his first career regular season grand slam.
The Arizona Diamondbacks will close out a solid month of May by heading to the Windy City to face the Cubs.
It’s been a few days since I posted. But it’s also been a few days since the Rangers played. After Monday’s doubleheader, Tuesday was an off-day, and then Wednesday’s game got rained out. The downtime seemed to be good for the players as they burst out for nine runs on 15 hits against the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Most of the Rangers’ runs were scored on Brandon McCarthy...