Found August 18, 2012 on Fox Sports Arizona:
The Arizona Diamondbacks' Patrick Corbin finally looks comfortable in the majors. On Saturday night, he'll get to face an entire team that can't say the same. The 23-year-old left-hander will seek his third win since being called up from the minors Saturday night when Arizona continues its weekend road series against the major league-worst Houston Astros. Corbin (4-4, 3.41 ERA) entered this season as one of Arizona's top prospects but was inconsistent after being called up from Double-A Mobile on April 30, going 2-3 with a 5.27 ERA over five starts. He pitched exclusively in relief during a second stint in the majors June 27-July 14, but has finally lived up to billing since his latest recall Aug. 1. Corbin has allowed two runs or fewer in each of his last three starts, going 2-0 with a 1.89 ERA. He matched a career high by tossing seven innings in Sunday's 7-4 win over Washington. "Just having some confidence against these guys, just knowing you can go...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES
STILL HOLDING

D-Backs rookie gets long silent treatment

Video: 40 seconds of silence

D-Backs rookie Ryan Wheeler gets serious silent treatment after first homer (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Diamondbacks rookie third baseman Ryan Wheeler experienced one of the most exciting moments of his career on Saturday night. In the seventh inning of a game against the Astros, Wheeler popped his first big league home run. His veteran teammates did exactly what they were supposed to do to make the milestone more memorable, as they gave the rookie...

Diamondbacks 12, Astros 4

Aaron Hill hit a three-run homer in a nine-run fifth inning, Chris Young had four hits and the Arizona Diamondbacks routed the Houston Astros 12-4 on Saturday night. Young also drove in three runs and finished a triple shy of the cycle. Justin Upton added two hits for Arizona and Ryan Wheeler hit his first major league home run. Patrick Corbin (5-4) went seven innings, allowing...

Miley helps Diamondbacks beat Astros

HOUSTON (AP) -- Wade Miley pitched six solid innings and drove in a run to lead the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 3-1 victory over the Houston Astros on Friday night. Miley hit a sacrifice fly and Chris Young doubled in a run in the fifth for Arizona, which has won seven consecutive games against the Astros. Paul Goldschmidt added another RBI double in the eighth. Houston has dropped...

Diamondbacks 3, Astros 1

Wade Miley pitched six solid innings and drove in a run to lead the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 3-1 victory over the Houston Astros on Friday night. Miley hit a sacrifice fly and Chris Young doubled in a run in the fifth for Arizona, which has won seven consecutive games against the Astros. Paul Goldschmidt added another RBI double in the eighth. Houston has dropped four of five...

Goldschmidt, Young HR in 9th for D-backs win

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Paul Goldschmidt and Chris Young homered on consecutive pitches from Jason Motte with one out in the ninth inning, leading the Arizona Diamondbacks over the St. Louis Cardinals 2-1 Thursday night. With St. Louis ahead 1-0 on Allen Craig's RBI single in the fifth, Motte (4-4) struck out Miguel Montero leading off the ninth. Goldschmidt, who hit a 456-foot homer...

Diamondbacks 2, Cardinals 1

Paul Goldschmidt and Chris Young homered on consecutive pitches from Jason Motte with one out in the ninth inning, leading the Arizona Diamondbacks over the St. Louis Cardinals 2-1 Thursday night. With St. Louis ahead 1-0 on Allen Craig's RBI single in the fifth, Motte (4-4) struck out Miguel Montero leading off the ninth. Goldschmidt, who hit a 456-foot homer in Wednesday&...

Astros hammered by Diamondbacks

HOUSTON (AP) -- Aaron Hill hit a three-run homer in a nine-run fifth inning, Chris Young had four hits and the Arizona Diamondbacks routed the Houston Astros 12-4 on Saturday night. Young also drove in three runs and finished a triple shy of the cycle. Justin Upton added two hits for Arizona and Ryan Wheeler hit his first major league home run. Patrick Corbin (5-4) went seven innings...

Cardinals run into rough 9th, fall to Arizona

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Paul Goldschmidt showed the way, and Chris Young followed. Goldschmidt and Young homered on consecutive pitches from Jason Motte with one out in the ninth inning, leading the Arizona Diamondbacks over the St. Louis Cardinals 2-1 Thursday night. With St. Louis ahead 1-0 on Allen Craig's RBI single in the fifth, Motte (4-4) struck out Miguel Montero leading...

Vote for your favorite Diamondbacks legend

The Arizona Diamondbacks, FOX Sports Arizona and APS are teaming up to select the next D-backs legend to be honored in the Legends Entertainment District in downtown Phoenix. Fans can vote below for the D-backs legend they feel deserves to be featured in the District. The nominees are: Mark Grace, Randy Johnson, Curt Schilling, and Matt Williams. Fan voting runs through Sunday,...

D-backs dominate Astros for third straight win

HOUSTON (AP) -- Aaron Hill hit a three-run homer in a nine-run fifth inning, Chris Young had four hits and the Arizona Diamondbacks routed the Houston Astros 12-4 on Saturday night. Young also drove in three runs and finished a triple shy of the cycle. Justin Upton added two hits for Arizona and Ryan Wheeler hit his first major league home run. Patrick Corbin (5-4) went seven innings...
MLB News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.