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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 in the finale, scoring five runs the first three innings off Josh Outman (0-2) on their way to 11 more hits.
Goldschmidt hit a pair of run-scoring doubles off Outman and a leadoff homer to right in the seventh inning, giving Miley (7-2) more than enough support in Arizona's fourth win in five games.
The Rockies opened the series with a shutout victory and left the desert with a whimper, outscored 16-1 the final two games while striking out 23 times.
Miley had a lot to do with their struggles at the plate Wednesday night.
The left-hander entered Wednesday's game leading all rookies with six wins, ...
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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...
TUCSON, Ariz. -- Stephen Drew let his play Thursday answer the criticism leveled at him by managing partner Ken Kendrick, who earlier this week questioned Drews commitment to returning to the Diamondbacks this season.
Drew singled in his first at-bat and made the defensive play of the game in his first rehab game for Class AAA Reno against Tucson at the D-backs former spring training...
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Whatever the reason, Arizona is hot.
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Arizona shortstop Stephen Drew singled in his first at-bat and made a tough sliding grab of a foul ball in his first ''real'' game since a brutal ankle injury nearly 11 months ago.
Drew made his first rehab start for Triple-A Reno on Thursday night, going 1 for 4 against Tucson. He called it ''a good day and something to build off of.''
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...
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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...
The Diamondbacks won the 2011 National League West in large part because of timely hitting, a strong bullpen and a major league-best 48 comeback victories, all driven by career years from a half-dozen major contributors. The D-backs are struggling to get over .500 this season because many of those years have not been repeated, although injuries to key components cannot be discounted...
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.
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...
Arizona Diamondbacks manager Kirk Gibson has benched the struggling Justin Upton for three of the last five games, and it may only be a coincidence his squad has won each contest Upton has sat out.
Whatever the reason, Arizona is hot.
The Diamondbacks seek their fifth win in their last six contests in Friday night's opener of a three-game set with the visiting Oakland Athletics...