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A key to the fate of the 2013 Diamondbacks will be how Trevor Cahill’s return from injury goes. The 25-year-old had two outstanding months to open the season, but was hurt on the hip on June 19 on a comebacker to the mound. He came out of that game, but threw in two more starts, surrendering six runs in each, leading to a sky-high 4.66 ERA. Cahill threw in the bullpen Tuesday and will throw in an Arizona League game Thursday.
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Many in this city have been clamoring for Wil Nieves to get more playing time over Miguel Montero, and it looks like many of us will get our wish. Montero is not in the lineup for the second straight night and now we know why. According to Jack Magruder, Montero tweaked his back on a swing in the cage before Tuesday’s game and will see a doctor.
PHOENIX -- When the Diamondbacks parted for the All-Star break, one of their stated goals was determining a bullpen configuration. They came out of it with Brad Ziegler as the closer.
Ziegler was given the D-backs' only save opportunity in the first four games following the break, and he converted it while giving up an unearned run in the ninth inning of a 3-1 victory over the...
Now entrenched in second place after relinquishing the division lead, the Arizona Diamondbacks could be the benefit of roster boost with the expected return of a pair of hurlers.
As trade winds continue to circulate, immediate help is on the horizon as starter Trevor Cahill and reliever Matt Reynolds recover from injury. Both integral components to the Arizona pitching staff,...
In an expected move, the Diamondbacks sent down Eury De La Rosa, calling up Tyler Skaggs to make Monday night’s start against the Cubs. De La Rosa was pretty solid in the bullpen, going 2 1/3 innings of scoreless ball, striking out three.
PHOENIX -- When you're in an offensive funk, you try things, Kirk Gibson said before Tuesday's game.New things.If the timing is right and something sparks, the way Sean Burroughs' unexpected home run in Washington did two years ago, you are off and running."Get your mojo back," Gibson said, "and you are on your way."The D-backs took a step in that...
No matter how many teams we keep hearing from the local media that the Diamondbacks have no interest in Jake Peavy, the rumor just won’t die. The latest report, from the Chicago Tribune, claims the Diamondbacks will scout Peavy’s Thursday start against the Tigers.
Brad Ziegler converted his third consecutive save for the Diamondbacks on Sunday and now the 33-year-old will serve as the teams closer for the foreseeable future.
The side-arming Ziegler holds a 2.58 ERA and a 1.06 WHIP on the season.
Entering this season Ziegler had 19 saves, including 11 during his rookie season in 2008.
The Arizona Diamondbacks' dormant offense broke out Tuesday night.
A.J. Pollock doubled, tripled and drove in three runs, and Patrick Corbin scattered four hits over six innings to help the Diamondbacks beat the Chicago Cubs 10-4.
''It's definitely good to get the offense going,'' Pollock said. ''We know we have it. For whatever reason it's kind...
After a couple weeks of offensive struggles, the Diamondbacks finally jumped on an opposing pitching staff and they would go on to cruise for an easy 10-4 win over the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday night in front of a sparse Chase Field crowd.
This time instead of having their usual extra inning magic, the D-Backs lost to the Cubs, 7-6 in 12th innings.
Coming in to the game Monday night, the Diamondbacks knew what the Dodgers did. It was a blowout in Toronto in favor of Los Angeles.
And this is how the first shoe fell. Today, it was announced that Ryan Braun would be suspended the remaining 65 games of this season without pay, making it the costliest suspension in baseball history, yet allowing Braun to be suspended in an already lost season just to be back on Opening Day next year. And immediately, Diamondbacks fans were angered, as if the hornet’s nest had...
By JONATHAN DALTON
PHOENIX -- A.J. Pollock doubled, tripled and drove in three runs, and Patrick Corbin scattered four hits over six innings to help the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Chicago Cubs 10-4 Tuesday night.
Corbin (12-1) allowed one run, struck out six and walked three for the Diamondbacks, who won for the second time in five games since the All-Star break...