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SAN DIEGO -- Ian Kennedy barreled through the Padres' lineup without his best stuff Sunday, so close to escaping trouble that it made the Diamondbacks' 5-1 loss that much more frustrating.
After going 17 straight batters without giving up a hit, Kennedy hung changeups for home runs to two consecutive batters in the sixth inning, and that was that.
Thats what sucks about this game. You throw two bad pitches in the last inning and it changes your whole day, Kennedy said.
Rookie Jedd Gyorko had the big blow, a two-run homer on a 3-2 pitch from Kennedy with two outs and a runner on first base. Kennedy attacked the at-bat the same way he did when he struck out Gyorko on a changeup in the fourth inning.
This time, Gyorko fell behind 1-2 but laid off two changeups at the ankles. He then fouled another one off before Kennedy hung the last one; Gyorko did not miss it, hitting it 426 feet into the left-field bleachers for his first major league homer. Will Venable homered three p...
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Arizona Diamondbacks second baseman Aaron Hill fractured his left hand on April 9th.
Hill was due back in the lineup by mid-May but it looks like his original prognosis of-4-6 weeks downtime will be extended.
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The Diamondbacks reinstated shortstop Didi Gregorius from the seven-day disabled list on Saturday and optioned outfielder Alfredo Marte to Triple-A Reno.
The 23-year-old Gregorius sustained a mild concussion after being struck in the head by a pitch from the Rockies' Josh Outman on April 26. He has hit safely in all seven games he's played in this season, hitting .407 with...
The Arizona Diamondbacks have optioned outfielder Alfredo Marte to their Triple-A Reno minor league affiliate. Marte has struggled all season with the parent club and hopes to get back on track.
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Arizona Diamondbacks' Adam Eaton has begun his rehab
assignment in AAA Reno. As Jack Magruder from Fox Sports Arizona reported,
#Dbacks Eaton singles and scored in five ABs as Class AAA Reno DH and RHP Charles Brewer throws eight scoreless in 7-0 victory at Tacoma
— Jack Magruder (@JackMagruder) May 5, 2013
Eaton, who suffered a sprained left elbow injury midway...
LOS ANGELES -- An elbow injury and a mild concussion conspired to keep Didi Gregorius playing time to a minimum early this year, but it appears that is about to change. The Diamondbacks acquired Gregorius to be their shortstop of the future, and the future is closing quickly.
Gregorius extended his season-long hitting streak to nine games in the D-backs 9-2 victory over the Dodgers...
Former Chicago Cubs speedster Tony Campana is now playing for the Arizona Diamondbacks Triple A affiliate, Reno Aces. In a recent game Campana swiped three bases on essentially two pitches. Campana swiped second, went to third on the very next pitch and then swiped home before the pitcher could unleash his third pitch.
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SAN DIEGO -- For a change, the Diamondbacks were able to step back and take a breath Saturday. After playing 21 games decided by two runs or fewer and a half a dozen that went extra innings, they found the refreshing blowout they have lacked.
With early-season standouts Patrick Corbin and A.J. Pollock leading the way, the D-backs scored six runs in the second inning and put up a...
Last week, the Cincinnati Reds acquired utility player Mark Teahen from the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for cash or a player to be named later. However, this trade was nixed over the weekend, as the Reds found an issue during Teahen's physical.
After acquiring Teahen, the Reds uncovered a shoulder issue that the veteran apparently hadn't reported to the D'backs...
SAN DIEGO -- When Heath Bell entered the game in the eighth inning Saturday night, San Diego fans let him know exactly what they thought of his five mostly remarkable seasons here.
Catcalls, combined with a smattering of appreciation.
Three 40-save years does not buy much any more.
Bell knew it was coming. He got the same thing last year, when he returned to Petco Park after signing...
Patrick Corbin pitched seven solid innings and the Arizona Diamondbacks snapped their season-high four-game losing streak with an 8-1 victory over the San Diego Padres on Saturday night.
Corbin (4-0) gave up one run and five hits while striking out seven. He walked three while his ERA dropped to 1.80. Corbin has opened the season by pitching at least six innings and allowing two...
Paul Goldschmidt couldn't be doing much better against Chris Capuano.
Goldschmidt and Cody Ross hit consecutive homers in the fourth inning after a glaring error by left fielder Carl Crawford, helping the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Dodgers 9-2 Monday night and send Los Angeles to its fifth straight loss.
Goldschmidt went 3 for 3 against Capuano, improving to 12 for 15 against...
Paul Goldschmidt couldn't be doing much better against Chris