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Tony Campana won’t be playing for the Arizona Diamondbacks’ Triple-A team for long if he continues to show off his incredible speed. Check out how he manufactured a run in the bottom of the second this weekend by stealing second base, third base and finally home plate. Robbery!
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Former Chicago Cub Tony Campana is one of the fastest men in baseball. After being acquired by the Diamondbacks this winter, Campana lost out on his bid to make the major league roster, and is currently playing with AAA Reno. On Saturday night, Campana did something pretty cool in the Aces' game against the Fresno Grizzlies: he stole all three bases in one inning. Furthermore...
Over the 2011 and ’12 seasons with the Chicago Cubs, speedy outfielder Tony Campana stole 54 bases in 59 attempts. That may not seem like a lot, but considering that he only reached base 106 times through those two years, the ratio is crazy. In other words, he stole a bag 51% of the time he got on base.
Campana is now in the Diamondbacks system with Triple-A Reno...
PHOENIX -- The Diamondbacks placed shortstop Didi Gregorius on the seven-day disabled list Sunday as he continues to recuperate from a Friday night beaning. Left fielder Jason Kubel was activated from the disabled list to fill the roster.
Gregorius had not been medically cleared to play as of Sundays game, which was the deadline for the D-backs to use the seven-day list retroactively...
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 -- 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...
The Arizona Diamondbacks activated outfielder Jason Kubel from the 15-day disabled list. Instead of playing a few rehab games in the minors, the Diamondbacks thought it would be best to get his bat into the lineup sooner-rather-than-later. Finding more power as he ages gracefully in baseball terms, Kubel had 30 home runs in 2012.
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As we wrote yesterday, there was still a chance Didi Gregorius would land on the seven-day DL despite his CT scan coming back clean. That's exactly what happened yesterday. However, while losing Gregorius, the Diamondbacks got Jason Kubel back. He was activated from the 15-day DL yesterday.
According to the Diamondbacks' official Twitter feed, Gregorius was placed...
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...
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...
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Patrick Corbin threw five scoreless innings before tiring in his final inning-plus. Corbin...
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...