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Kirk Gibson and third baseman Martin Prado made sure that Will Harris knew that they appreciated his efforts on Friday night when the Diamondbacks took on the Braves. As Will was getting pulled in the 7th inning he fell prey to the very rare double butt slap which made for a fantastic photo.
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Adam Eaton, once slated as the Diamondbacks starting centerfielder, may finally be close to returning to the team… again. Wednesday, Eaton returned to game action for the first time since the setback he suffered with his injured elbow.
The Diamondbacks activated closer J.J. Putz from the 15-day disabled list Saturday, a move that was expected with Putz having made several rehab appearances without a setback, and optioned pitcher Zeke Spruill to Triple-A Reno to clear a roster spot.
Putz had been on the disabled list since leaving a May 7 game against the Dodgers with a right elbow strain. It was initially believed...
After a month on the disabled list, third baseman Eric Chavez was activated Friday by the Diamondbacks, who designated veteran Eric Hinske for assignment to make room on the roster.
The 35-year-old Chavez was hitting .325 with seven homers and 25 RBIs when he strained an oblique muscle while batting against the Rangers on May 30, and he had been on the disabled list since. He is...
The Diamondbacks have found an answer for fans upset with Heath Bell‘s poor performance as closer, and it comes in the form of a healthy J.J. Putz. Putz was taken off the disabled list officially Saturday morning, making him available for the day game in Atlanta.
Closer J.J. Putz has been activated from the 15-day disabled list by the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Sidelined since May 7 by a strained right elbow, Putz pitched four games during an injury rehabilitation assignment with Triple-A Reno. He allowed one run and four hits in two innings with four strikeouts and three walks. Putz is 2-1 with a 4.26 ERA and five saves in nine chances with...
There have been a whirlwind of roster moves during the month of June for the Arizona Diamondbacks and it continued on Friday afternoon.
The Arizona Diamondbacks are expected to activate reliever
J.J. Putz from the disabled list this weekend, perhaps as soon as today,
according to Steve Gilbert of MLB.com.
Putz has been on the DL since May 8 while dealing with a
strained elbow. It was determined that Putz wouldn’t require surgery, but it
did take an extended period of time before the discomfort subsided...
The first place Arizona Diamondbacks are once again on pace to get a nice boost soon. Their exciting young outfielder, Adam Eaton, has been cleared to resume his rehab assignment. Eaton suffered a setback in his rehab that required he be shut down. He's now back in action.
According to Jack Magruder of Fox Sports Arizona, Eaton was cleared to return to playing minor...
Ian Kennedy hasn't taken the mound in nearly two weeks after serving a suspension. Facing the Braves in his first start back could prove helpful considering his history in the series.
His counterpart, Tim Hudson, is focused on ending the longest winless streak of his career.
Kennedy gets the nod for the Diamondbacks on Saturday in Atlanta as Hudson seeks his first win in nearly...
The Diamondbacks 78-game streak of scoring at least one run came to end on Friday in Atlanta as the Braves got a 3-0 victory in the first game of a three-game series.
The Atlanta Braves completed a weekend sweep of the Arizona D-backs with a 6-2 win on Sunday afternoon. The Braves won by way of the long ball on Sunday, as all 6 of their runs came off 3 home runs. The D-backs claimed the lead quick off of Braves pitcher, Paul Maholm. Paul Goldschmidt grounded into a double play with runners on the corners. The Braves defense gave up the run...
Up and down, up and down. The season continues to roll on. Saturday’s game was a bit of a microcosm of the Diamondbacks season in many respects. Poor starting pitching, some clutch hitting, a bullpen letdown. All that was missing was a furious comeback as the Diamondbacks fell hard to Atlanta, 11-5.
Another day, another poor starting pitching performance, as the Diamondbacks dropped Sunday’s series finale in Atlanta, 6-2, completing the Braves’ sweep. Trevor Cahill struggled mightily again, allowing six runs in 4 1/3 innings.
PHOENIX -- It was easily the biggest eye-catcher in the winter marketplace -- one-time MVP candidate Justin Upton going to Atlanta, and less-heralded pro's pro Martin Prado the principle component coming back to Arizona in a seven-player deal.The national consensus at the time was that Atlanta "won" the trade, and it was hard to find an analysis that did not believe...
There figures to be a palpable level of excitement at Turner Field when the Atlanta Braves retire Chipper Jones' No. 10 jersey Friday night.
He won't be the only familiar face returning to Atlanta.
The Braves open a three-game set against the Diamondbacks as former teammates Martin Prado and Randall Delgado return to Atlanta for the first time.
Acquired by Arizona in January...