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St. Louis Cardinals
Entering the spring, Gerardo Parra was once again a man without a home. After a starting a career-high 124 times in 2011, and doing so handily, Parra shifted back into part-time status in 2012. But with Adam Eaton and Cody Ross both suffering injuries before the season began, and Jason Kubel land...
BEST OF MAXIM
PHOENIX -- Arizona fans were given a special treat Saturday when a Wade Miley garden gnome was distributed to those in attendance at for the Diamondbacks' game against the Rockies at Chase Field.
For an inning, Miley must have felt the strike zone was about the size of the six-inch figurine, which showed Miley with camo overalls and a fishing pole in his right hand.
PHOENIX -- The Diamondbacks bullpen had five failed save conversions on the recent road trip, but all was right with the relief corps Thursday night at Chase Field.
Closer J.J. Putz was more like his old self. His pet split-finger pitch was diving again, and the results were what the Diamondbacks have come to expect.
Putz struck out Carlos Gonzalez with splitters on his final two...
PHOENIX -- Didi Gregorius was sore and had a tinge of a headache Saturday but otherwise appeared to have come out unscathed from his scary beaning Friday night. At the same time, he has not been cleared to play and was to see the Diamondbacks doctor again Saturday afternoon.
Close to normal? he parroted a reporters question.
From being hit in the head yesterday to today, I dont...
PHOENIX -- The Diamondbacks took another hit Friday night, and this one was particularly gruesome.
Shortstop Didi Gregorius suffered a bruised right temple when he was struck in the head by a Josh Outman 94 mph fastball in the seventh inning of the D-backs 6-3 loss to the Rockies on Friday.
Gregorius, who extended his hitting streak to a season-long seven games with a single in...
The Diamondbacks' Brandon McCarthy once again couldn't avoid a big inning when he faced the Rockies last weekend.
When he takes the mound against them Friday night, the right-hander will again seek his first win as he tries to help lead the Diamondbacks to a season-high-tying fourth straight victory.
McCarthy (0-2, 7.06 ERA) has allowed 15 of his 19 runs in just four of...
Arizona Diamondbacks shortstop Didi Gregorius is feeling soreness after being hit in the helmet by a pitch in Friday night's game against the Colorado Rockies, and will not play in Saturday's game.
Gregorius was held out of the team's on-field workout before the game as the Diamondbacks mull the possibility of placing him on the seven-day disabled list specifically for...
PHOENIX -- It may be a rush to judgment, but why not?
Didi Gregorius first nine days can be seen as instant justification for the Trevor Bauer trade last winter.
Gregorius homered on the first pitch he saw in his first at-bat April 18, hustled two doubles out of Giants left fielder Andres Torres the last two days and brought a six-game hitting streak into his first home game with...
Paul Goldschmidt's two-run home run in the fourth inning powered the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 3-2 win over the Colorado Rockies on Thursday night.
Goldschmidt's fifth homer of the year followed a single by Martin Prado and snapped a 1-1 tie. Goldschmidt's towering drive down the left field hit near the top of the foul pole, and increased his team-leading RBI total to...
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Didi Gregorius was hit in the head by a pitch from Josh Outman during the seventh inning of the Arizona Diamondbacks’ 6-3 loss to the Colorado Rockies on Friday night.
Outman had a 2-2 count on Gregorius and let a 93 mph fastball get away from him. The Rockies were up 6-3 at the time and the bases were empty, so with a 2-2 count there is...
Cody Ross' sacrifice fly to center field drove in A.J. Pollock with the winning run in the bottom of the 10th inning Saturday night, lifting the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 3-2 win over the Colorado Rockies.
Pollock led off the inning with a single off Edgmer Escalona (1-1).
With one out, he stole second base and went to third on a throwing error by Rockies catcher Wilin Rosario...
PHOENIX (AP) -- Cody Ross' sacrifice fly to center field drove in A.J. Pollock with the winning run in the bottom of the 10th inning Saturday night, lifting the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 3-2 win over the Colorado Rockies.
Pollock led off the inning with a single off Edgmer Escalona (1-1). With one out, he stole second base and went to third on a throwing error by Rockies catcher...
The Chiefs select Sanders Commings in the 5th round
Commings has already been drafted once -– in the 37th round of the 2008 Major League Baseball draft as an outfielder by the Arizona Diamondbacks. And if he continues on his present course, Commings can forget about trying to hit the curveball forever –- as he’ll be conscripted into the NFL.
He’s had his injury...