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In a baseball era consumed with millionaire egos and performance enhancing drug scandals we often overlook the pureness and good in the sport. Well toady the Arizona Diamondbacks reinforced that belief when they went out and drafted Cory Hahn with the 1020 selection in the amateur draft. This has the makings of the feel good story of the year in one of the most classiest baseball moves to date.
If you recall, Hahn was an up and coming baseball prospect with the Arizona State University Sun Devils when he tragically injured himself sliding into second base in his second collegiate ball game. The injury left Hahn paralysed with a long road to recovery ahead of him. Surprisingly, Hahn has rallied from the injury attempting to inspire the uninspired along the road to recovery.
The former teammate of Bryce Harper on the Under 18 USA Team took to Twitter to express his gratitude to the Arizona Diamondbacks.
I cannot thank the @dbacks enough for what they have done! So humbled and will be...
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Diamondbacks pitcher Brandon McCarthy, who was hit in the head with a line drive last year, recently suffered a seizure while out to eat.
The Arizona pipeline to professional baseball was gushing in full force on Friday's second day of the first-year player draft.
By day's end, through the 10th round, 19 players from Arizona had been selected.
Four of those were Thursday night selections -- brothers D.J. (Mariners, first round) and Dustin Peterson (Padres, second) of Gilbert, pitcher Trevor Williams (Marlins...
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-hander Daniel Hudson has re-torn the ligament in his right elbow, and the team says its staff is exploring all medical options.
That potentially includes a second Tommy John reconstructive surgery.
Hudson had his first such surgery last July and had progressed to the point of making a rehab start Tuesday for Double-A Mobile. But he left the mound after...
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...
PHOENIX -- Pegged by most -- us included -- as a pitching powerhouse before the season began, the Diamondbacks have been everything but.
But as inconsistent and ineffective as the rotation has been at times, the D-backs somehow sit fairly comfortably atop the NL West.
Trevor Cahill's eight-run disaster in a 10-5 loss to the Giants on Saturday was the latest example of the...
Arizona State outfielder Cory Hahn had his baseball career cut short when he suffered a life altering injury during a 2011 game against New Mexico. Just three games into his first season at ASU, Hahn attempted to steal 2nd base when his head came into contact with Lobos 2nd baseman Kyle Stiner’s knee on the headfirst slide. The collision resulted in a fracture of Hahn’s C5 vertebrae...
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.
The starting rotation, except young ace Patrick Corbin of course, is scuffling badly and a somewhat streaky offense can only bail it out so much. Injuries remain an issue, with Aaron Hill, Eric Chavez, J.J. Putz and Brandon McCarthy all sidelined.
PHOENIX -- True to form, the Diamondbacks continued stocking their system with athletes on the second day of the MLB First-Year Player Draft, adding eight players from both the high school and college ranks.
"Today, we continued to target position-specific athletic players, and I think we definitely accomplished that," D-backs scouting directory Ray Montgomery said.
Tweet While with the Oakland A’s last season, pitcher Brandon McCarthy experienced an extremely scary moment when, on Sep. 5, a line drive up the middle caught him in the side of the head, seen here: McCarthy needed surgery to prevent intracranial bleeding and the recovery was long, but he’s back in the MLB this [...]
The San Francisco Giants got a good start from spot starter Chad Gaudin and their recent success of their offense continued in order to propel them to a 6-2 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday afternoon from Chase Field.