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The Diamondbacks are amid their only series at Citi Field in New York this season, but at least two D-backs could be making a return trip there in two weeks.
With rosters for the 2013 MLB All-Star Game being announced Saturday, the D-backs should have at least two players on their way back to New York for the July 16 game.
First baseman Paul Goldschmidt is widely considered a lock for the NL roster regardless of whether he garners enough votes by Saturday to overtake Cincinnati's Joey Votto for the starting job. As of Tuesday's update, Goldschmidt trailed Votto by 587,494 votes, a deficit that had grown since the previous balloting update. Voting ends Thursday ... you can cast your ballot here.
Left-hander Patrick Corbin also should get one more chance to play in his home state At 9-1 with a 2.49 ERA, Corbin has been one of the NL's better pitchers and jas carried the D-back's pitching staff. Corbin has been better than his win total reflects, and his selection w...
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Your browser does not support iframes. Arizona Diamondbacks third baseman Martin Prado stomped on the baseball in frustration after being unable to field a slow roller during Wednesday night's game against the New York Mets. It happened in the first inning as Mets batter Eric Young hit the grounder to third, which was slowed down a bit due to a wet field. Prado had to run...
It has been a struggle to close out games for the Diamondbacks bullpen this season. In fact, Arizona’s ‘pen already has 16 blown saves, which is tied with the Dodgers, Cubs and Orioles for most in all of baseball.
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Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Miguel Montero was caught on camera as he appeared to be licking some bats on the dugout steps during Monday night's game at Citi Field against the New York Mets.
Montero put his mouth to the barrel of two bats to select which one he was going to use for his seventh inning at-bat, and after this video went...
As if the Diamondbacks needed anything else to go wrong, Willie Bloomquist is now going to miss more time, hitting the disabled list for the second time this season. The team announced the veteran infielder was being placed on the 15-day disabled list with a contusion on his left hand. He was hit by a pitch last Wednesday against the Nationals in Washington, but x-rays confirmed...
Two of the Arizona Diamondbacks top prospects were given an honor by the organization on Tuesday. Triple-A infielder Chris Owings and Double-A pitcher David Holmberg were named the organization’s Minor League Player and Pitcher of the Month for June this afternoon.
Baseball players are known to be very superstitious and odd creatures. This much is true.But what Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Miguel Montero did to his bat Monday night remains a mystery.Seen here is Montero apparently licking bats in order to find which one suits him best to hit.Interesting tactic, indeed.
When it comes to picking the right piece of equipment player have their own methods--some stranger than others--to help them pick the right stuff. Sometimes its something simple like getting the feel for the weight of a bat and taking a few swings, and sometimes its something a lot more intimate.
Like a little tongue action.
During Monday night's Diamondbacks-Mets game at Citi Field, the two clubs had a jersey hanging in their respective dugouts with the name of Yarnell and the number 19 on the back. This was to honor the 19 members of the Yarnell, Ariz. fire department who died while fighting a wildfire Sunday night.
The jerseys were shown on the stadium's video board during a moment of silence...
Randall Delgado outpitched Matt Harvey for his first major league win in more than a year, and the Arizona Diamondbacks snapped a five-game skid with a 5-3 victory over the New York Mets after a long rain delay Wednesday night.
Cody Ross hit a three-run homer off Harvey to put Arizona ahead, and Delgado struck out a career-high nine in seven innings to give the NL West leaders their...
In a tribute to the 19 Yarnell Firefighters that died in Prescott, Arizona, the Arizona Diamondbacks and the New York Mets wore these special uniforms. It may not be much, but it is still a classy gesture for those that lost their lives.
Evening all and thanks for joining me for this game. It took place on Monday evening July 1, 2013. There are currently terrible forest fires in Arizona and 19 members of one unit were lost. This blog is dedicated to the guys in The Granite Mountain Hot Shots and their families, located in Yarnell Arizona.
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Yankees first baseman Lyle Overbay was a mentor to Paul Goldschmidt during their time together in Arizona, and Overbay still marvels at the advanced approach that Goldschmidt displayed even as a rookie in 2011.
Specifically, Overbay recalls a sequence from Aug. 25, 2011, when Goldschmidt hit a two-run homer off Nationals reliever Tyler Clippard in the eighth inning...
Mets look to solve 9-0 Patrick Corbin, he of the nasty slider and the 70% first-pitch strikes. Game time is 7:10
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