Found June 10, 2012 on
Pro Sports Daily:
Los Angeles Angels
PHOENIX -- Jason Kubel continued his weekend assault on Oakland pitching, and Joe Saunders posted his 13th career victory against the A's as the Diamondbacks completed a three-game series sweep with a 4-3 victory over the A's at Chase Field on Sunday. Kubel had a single and two RBIs Sunday and was 6-for-13 with seven RBIs in the series. He was credited with an RBI in a three-run first inning when the A's botched a potential inning-ending double play with the bases loaded, and he singled in a run in the sixth as the D-backs extended their winning streak to a season-high five games. Saunders gave up seven hits and two runs, one earned, in six innings while improving to 13-4 in 19 career starts against Oakland, most of them coming when he was with the Los Angeles Angels in the NL West. Saunders has won five of his last seven starts against the A's while giving up 13 earned runs in his last 48 innings, a 2.44 ERA. J.J. Putz pitched the ninth for his 13th save. O...
BEST OF MAXIM
After his last start, Arizona Diamondbacks left-hander Joe Saunders said the club needed to play better at home.
The Diamondbacks have done just that.
Arizona looks to win a season-best fifth straight and move back to .500 in Sunday's series finale against the visiting Oakland Athletics.
Saunders (3-4, 3.65 ERA) gets the ball for the first time since a 4-0 loss to Colorado...
PHOENIX - Second, fourth, fifth. Wherever Jason Kubel hit in the Diamondbacks' lineup in a weekend sweep of Oakland, he hit. Kubel had a single and two RBIs from the No. 5 spot Sunday, when the D-backs beat the A's 4-3 to extend their winning streak to a season-high five games. Kubel was 6-for-13 with seven RBIs in the three-game series sweep. He had a home run, a double...
PHOENIX -- The visiting manager's office at the Ballpark at Arlington will have a bittersweet feel when Kirk Gibson enters this week.
It's the place where Gibson bid farewell to his playing career.
It was Aug. 10, 1995. Detroit had sent one of its best pitchers and one of Gibsons best friends, David Wells, to Cincinnati in a trade-deadline deal, and it had become harder...
The Arizona Diamondbacks held Star Wars night at Chase Field on Saturday, featuring a parade of fans in costume before their game against the Oakland A's.
Your browser does not support iframes.
Kids, and a few grown-ups, dressed up as their favorite Star Wars characters. A couple of kids had their wheelchairs decorated as Tie Fighter and Millenium Falcon spaceships.
Manager Kirk Gibson is looking at the Diamondbacks' interleague road trip to Texas and Anaheim this week as a "great opportunity" for his team to continue its hot streak. The D-backs have won five in a row and seven of their last eight to return to .500 for the first time in five weeks. The visiting manager's office at the Ballpark in Arlington also will have...
The Diamondbacks agreed to terms Saturday with first-round draft pick Stryker Trahan and 30 additional selections from the draft.
The terms of Trahan's deal were not publicly disclosed. The 6-foot-1, 220-pound catcher from Acadiana High School in Lafayette, La., was the 26th selection overall.
The D-backs have signed their first six picks, eight of the first 10, 17 of the first...
PHOENIX (AP) -- Miguel Montero hit his second career grand slam and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Oakland Athletics 8-3 on Saturday night for their fourth consecutive victory.
Trevor Cahill outpitched the Athletics' Jarrod Parker (2-3) in a matchup of starters traded for each other last offseason. Jason Kubel had a pair of RBI singles, Justin Upton doubled in a run and Paul...
PHOENIX (AP) -- Joe Saunders held Oakland to one earned run over six innings and the Arizona Diamondbacks extended their winning streak to a season-long five games with a 4-3 victory over the Athletics on Sunday.
Chris Young singled twice and scored both times as Arizona completed a three-game interleague sweep of the A's. The Diamondbacks have won seven of eight to climb to...
Hot News for SP Trevor Bauer
Miguel Montero hit his second career grand slam and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Oakland Athletics 8-3 on Saturday night for their fourth consecutive victory.
Trevor Cahill outpitched the Athletics' Jarrod Parker (2-3) in a matchup of starters traded for each other last offseason. Jason Kubel had a pair of RBI singles, Justin Upton doubled in a run and Paul Goldschmidt...
The Arizona Diamondbacks own baseball's best interleague record, but they know that is about to get a severe test.
The Diamondbacks will try to extend their season-best win streak to six Tuesday night when they open a six-game trip against AL West contenders with the first of three against the Texas Rangers.
Arizona (30-30) is 5-1 against AL opponents as it gets ready to face...
Did Ken Kendrick cross the line on his Stephen Drew comments?
There are a lot of really terrible owners out there. Of course the one that has most directly affected baseball fans in the recent past is Frank McCourt and his incredible mismanagement of the Dodgers’ franchise. The fact that the man was able to exit with...