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By BOB BAUM
AP Sports Writer
PHOENIX -- Cody Ross hit a three-run, pinch-hit home run in the eighth inning to spoil an outstanding outing by Miami's young Jose Fernandez, and the Arizona Diamondbacks held off the Marlins 3-1 Wednesday.
Fernandez (4-4) retired 14 in a row before walking two of the three batters he faced in the eighth. He was relieved by left-hander Mike Dunn, who gave up the home run to Ross on a 1-2 pitch.
Arizona starter Trevor Cahill left after a line drive bruised his right hip in the first. Josh Collmenter allowed one hit in six innings of relief.
Justin Ruggiano homered off Heath Bell to start the ninth. Bell held on to get his 13th save in 15 tries.
Bell flirted with bigger trouble.
After Ruggiano's homer, Ed Lucas singled to bring up Giancarlo Stanton, whose home run off Bell on Friday gave Miami a 3-2 victory. Stanton walked on five pitches to put runners on first and second with no outs.
Bell got Marcell Ozuna on a flyout, catcher Miguel Mont...
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PHOENIX -- Martin Prado is at ease, at home, in the Diamondbacks' clubhouse. He greets his teammates with a handshake and a hug every day. On Wednesday morning, he traded hand slaps with Cody Ross' young son. Miguel Montero made it a point to show Prado the wrist decal that his son Angel had applied that morning, a tradeoff for taking his medicine.
Prado rolled his shoulders...
PHOENIX -- Josh Collmenter reached into his locker stall and pulled out the black T-shirt with red lettering that he has designed and produced: Paul Goldschmidt, America's First Baseman.The shirt could find its way into mass production if Goldschmidt continues his.America's first baseman almost hit one to the moon Tuesday, drilling a home run off the batter's eye at Chase...
He’s been named to an All-Star team, he’s hit massive home runs, he lead the Major League in slugging last season even with an injury that took a month of his season away, and last night, Giancarlo Stanton hit career home run number 100, in game number 400. All of this before he turned 24.
While the Miami Marlins have had a lot of low-points this season, the biggest one being...
Your browser does not support iframes.There are many ways to show support these days.For this Arizona Diamondbacks fan in particular, he chose to go shirtless with a "Free Hinske" message to show his support for suspended slugger Eric Hinske.Hinske was handed a five-game suspension for his role in last week's brawl against the Los Angeles Dodgers.If it was up to this...
The Miami Marlins were savoring a rare victory, thanks to pitcher Jose Fernandez's latest gem. A team official attempted to engage the rookie in a discussion as highlights of his performance began showing on the clubhouse television.
Mesmerized, Fernandez walked away from the conversation and toward the TV.
''Come on, dude,'' the Marlins official grumbled.
In spite of a very scary moment several days back, it appears that Brandon McCarthy's trek back to toeing the rubber for the Arizona Diamondbacks is back on the straight and narrow.
Earlier in the month, the lanky righthander suffered a seizure while eating dinner with his wife, who acted quickly after McCarthy fell over in his seat:
That's the story I've been...
With many teams across baseball having already signed their first round pick, the Arizona Diamondbacks followed suit with inking their first round selection Braden Shipley on Tuesday afternoon.
PHOENIX -- First-round draft pick Braden Shipley has signed a 2.25 million contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks.
The 6-foot-3, 195-pound right-hander, who played collegiately at Nevada, was the 15th selection overall. He was projected to go much higher.
Shipley's fastball regularly is in the mid-90s and has hit as high as 97 to 98 mph.
The 21-year-old converted shortstop...
Arizona Diamondbacks starter Trevor Cahill has been diagnosed with a hip contusion after exiting last night's game against the Miami Marlins. Cahill left the game in the second inning after being hit by a Marcell Ozuna line drive in the first. The Diamondbacks tweeted that Cahill plans to make his next start.
Despite leaving today's game with a right hip contusion, Trevor...
By JONATHAN DALTON
PHOENIX -- Paul Goldschmidt hit a leadoff home run in the bottom of the ninth inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks ended a four-game losing streak, beating the Miami Marlins 3-2 Tuesday night.
Goldschmidt's drive bounced high off the batter's backdrop in deep center field. His 17th homer of the season was his second in as many nights,...
Miami Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton hit two home runs Monday night in a win over the Arizona Diamondbacks including a game-winning blast off Heath Bell in the top of the ninth.The two home runs were his 99th and 100 of his career and made him the 10th youngest player to reach 100 home runs and the ninth fastest in Major League history to do so.The Marlins only had two hits...
After a 1-2 start to what will be a seven-game road trip, the Miami Marlins will head from Arizona further west to take on the San Francisco Giants for four games beginning on Thursday. Miami recently dropped two of three very competitive games to the Diamondbacks while San Francisco took two of three against the [...]
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It's been over a month since the San Francisco Giants have won three in a row. Standing in their way is the Miami Marlins, who have the fewest road wins in the majors but have enjoyed success in recent years when visiting San Francisco.
The Giants look to avoid an eighth straight home loss to the Marlins in the opener of a four-game series Thursday night.