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Ian Kennedy matched his career high with 12 strikeouts in six innings, Jason Kubel drove in five runs and the Arizona Diamondbacks roughed up the Colorado Rockies in a 10-0 victory Tuesday night.
Gerardo Parra had a solo homer among his four hits, Aaron Hill hit a two-run shot and the Diamondbacks had a season-high 17 hits after being shut out by Colorado the night before.
Kubel also had a two-run homer and Arizona knocked Rockies starter Jeremy Guthrie (3-4) around for seven runs to give Kennedy (5-5) a rare burst of run support.
The right-hander backed up one of his best starts of the season with another solid performance, joining Randy Johnson as the only Arizona pitchers with 12 or more strikeouts in six innings or less.
The Rockies struck out 16 times overall and were shut out for the third time this season after getting 12 hits in a 4-0 win over Arizona Monday night.
Kennedy won 21 games and was fourth in NL Cy Young voting last year, firmly establishing himself as Arizon...
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Diamondbacks managing partner Ken Kendrick had some harsh words and criticism for two of his team's top players.
PHOENIX -- Diamondbacks right fielder Justin Upton was out of the lineup for a second conseuctive day Wednesday and said before the game he is still displeased with his benching amid ongoing struggles.
"I'm never happy about not being in the lineup," Upton said. "I'm still not happy about it. But with the day off today (and) a day off tomorrow, I don't...
PHOENIX -- When rookie left-hander Wade Miley was the last man to make the Opening Day roster as a long reliever, the Diamondbacks probably didn't expect he'd become their most effective starting pitcher through the season's first two months and an early contender for NL Rookie of the Year.
As much success as Miley has had on the mound, though, he has had about as much...
PHOENIX Diamondbacks rookie left-hander Wade Miley added Wednesday night to whats been an incredible season so far, though he seems to be the only one oblivious to the degree of his success. He's still just happy to be here.
"I was just excited from Day 1 when (manager Kirk Gibson) told be me I was going to be on the team," Miley said Wednesday night. "I didn...
Arizona Diamondbacks shortstop Stephen Drew will join Triple-A Reno this week for what could be the last rehabilitation stop in his comeback from a brutal ankle injury nearly 11 months ago.
Manager Kirk Gibson says Drew will join the Aces for their game Thursday night at Reno. Gibson says how long Drew will be with Reno will be determined by what progress he makes there.
Things have not gone well for Justin Upton this season. After posting an MVP-caliber season in 2011, Upton has struggled to reach the same level this year. The situation worsened on Tuesday, when Arizona Diamondbacks’ Managing General Partner Ken Kendrick criticized Upton’s performance so far this season. Later that night, Upton left out of the Diamondbacks’ starting lineup...
Justin Upton sat for the second straight game, a 6-1 Arizona victory over Colorado on Wednesday, a day after he was criticized by Diamondbacks managing partner Ken Kendrick, who called Upton an "enigma" and said he should be more consistent by this point in his career. "I agree 100 percent," Upton said of Kendrick's critique. "I want to be consistent...
Hendricken Alum Evan Marzilli Drafted in MLB 2012 Draft
June 5, 2012- Former Hendricken baseball player Evan Marzilli was drafted yesterday by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 8th round. Evan became the 1st RI player to be drafted in this year’s draft. He joins fellow Rhode Islander Anthony Meo on the Diamondbacks. Evan currently attends South Carolina and is in his junior year...
The Arizona Diamondbacks hope they're on the verge of turning things around at home.
Coming off one of their most productive games of the year, the Diamondbacks have a chance to win consecutive home series for the first time this season Wednesday night against the Colorado Rockies.
One night after being held to six hits in a 4-0 series-opening loss to Colorado, Arizona (26...
PHOENIX -- The Diamondbacks are counting on Stryker Trahan having a longer run than his namesake.
Trahan, whom the D-backs selected in the first round of the 2012 draft Monday with the 26th overall pick, was named after the Burt Reynolds TV character B.l. Stryker, a carefree private eye who lived on a boat in south Florida. That showed aired for one season.
Trahan, a catcher, hit...
Tuesday's second day of the MLB first-year player draft saw the Diamondbacks select five pitchers, four outfielders, three infielders and two catchers. The D-backs selected Lafayette, La., catcher Stryker Trahan with their first-round pick on Monday.
We placed an emphasis on drafting quality position players early in this years draft and we accomplished just that over the first...
Paul Goldschmidt homered and drove in three runs while extending his hitting streak to 14 games, Wade Miley pitched eight sharp innings and the Arizona Diamondbacks rolled to a 6-1 win over the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday night.
The Diamondbacks beat up the Rockies in the middle game of the series, getting a season-high 17 hits Tuesday night. They kept swinging and connecting...
Ken Kendrick, Diamondbacks managing partner, recently called out two of the team’s stars. Justin Upton and Stephen Drew were lambasted by Kendrick on XTRA 910 AM in Phoenix. In Upton’s case, Kendrick criticized him for being inconsistent.
“He’s certainly not the Justin Upton that he has been in the past and that we would expect of him. He’s 24 years old and it’s time...
PHOENIX -- Every time it looks like the Diamondbacks are poised to put together a streak, it seems a maddeningly anemic offense comes along to suppress any momentum on which the team could capitalize.
Any momentum that might have carried over from a road trip that ended Sunday with the D-backs' third win in four games evaporated Monday when the D-backs failed to score a run...