Found July 18, 2013 on The Fantasy Fix:
We are long since removed from Ian Kennedy’s breakthrough 21-4 season with a 2.88 ERA back in 2011. Since then, Kennedy had an average at best season and this year he has been downright miserable, but still he is owned in over 60% of Yahoo! leagues. It is time to dump Kennedy and there should not be much of a regret in letting him go. His strikeout rate of 19.1% is as low as it’s been since he came to Arizona and his walk rate is the second highest, giving him the worst strikeout-to-walk ratio since his Yankee days. It seemed as though Kennedy turned a corner in his second year with the Diamondbacks but the following two seasons have pointed to that year being far more of a fluke than a breakout.Read more by logging in or signing up for's "Front Office" package >>>>>>.

Answers lie in Diamondbacks’ batting orders

One of the most maddening things about the Diamondbacks’ first half of the 2013 season is the fact that every time they look like they’re about to turn a corner and make some kind of huge run or fix a big deficiency, they regress back to where they started, often within a couple games. That’s not something easily explained away. While they’ve been able to hold on to their...

Analyzing the second half Diamondbacks schedule

The Diamondbacks’ schedule in the first half was a little road-heavy on some brutal road trips, which bodes well for the club as they take a slim division lead into the latter half of the season. The club played 95 games before the All-Star break, including 48 of their 81 road games. That means they’ll play 33 in the second half, and that includes just one long road trip and...

Diamondbacks release Eric Hinske

Source: Marc Serota/Getty Images North America The Arizona Diamondbacks have released Eric Hinske. Once a valuable bench bat the 35-year-old Hinske was hitting just .173 this season. Hinske is expected to retire after hitting 137 home runs in his 12 year career. This season Hinske appeared in 52 games for the Diamondbacks but amassed only 52 at-bats. Hinske’s best season came in...

Brandon McCarthy to begin rehab assignment on Sunday

While it’s looking less likely by the day that the Diamondbacks will acquire a starting pitcher through the trade market, they appear to be a few weeks away from getting one of their starters back from injury.

Can Patrick Corbin Really Be This Good?

Patrick Corbin has been one of the more fascinating players of the 2013 season to me. He did not get much publicity coming into the 2013 campaign and was even battling Randall Delgado in Spring Training for the last spot in the DBacks rotation. Corbin’s been a bonafide ace in the first half. Corbin had an ADP of 260 in ESPN leagues and currently ranks 18th on their player rater...

Corbin, Goldschmit make presence felt as All-Stars

The Diamondbacks' two first-time All-Stars distinguished themselves -- for different reasons -- in the National League's 3-0 loss to the AL on Tuesday night at Citi Field. Pitcher Patrick Corbin put himself into the All-Star Game record book by being credited with the loss. He worked the fourth inning and gave up the game's first run -- which proved to be decisive. ...

Top Diamondbacks prospect Archie Bradley: big OU Sooners fan

As we’re just two weeks away from the MLB Trade Deadline, we’re looking at some of the biggest MILB prospect names that will be brought up by MLB GMs. Not saying any of these guys will be traded, but all of them will be talked about. Some are actually on the table; others are not. And yes, watching Low A baseball is WAY BETTER than watching the ESPYs. No question. Archie Bradley...

Diamondbacks have new Luchador mascot

The Arizona Diamondbacks have introduced a second mascot to their fanbase: the Diamondbacks Luchador, pictured above. In case you're unaware, a luchador is a masked Mexican pro wrestler. like Rey Mysterio Jr in the WWE. The D-Backs Luchador has apparently been doing some work with the team on more of an unofficial basis as judging from his Twitter account. The Luchador also...

D-backs announcer arrested, suspended

The Spanish play-by-play announcer for the Arizona Diamondbacks is in custody for allegedly threatening his wife with a knife. Court paperwork released Wednesday show 53-year-old Miguel Perez Quintana is facing charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and criminal damage. Quintana is in his 16th year as a Diamondbacks' broadcaster. The team says he has been suspended...

The Diamondbacks Introduce Their New Mascot: D-backs Luchador

Well, you can file this one under, “I can’t believe this is news,” but on a night void of baseball, The Arizona Diamondbacks stole headlines by sacking former mascot Baxter the Bobcat in favor of a new club rep, D-backs Luchador. #PrayForBaxter       [@MLB] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports

Arizona Diamondbacks introduce Luchador team mascot

The Arizona Diamondbacks have introduced a new mascot. As a result, fans walking around Chase Field will have to keep their heads on a swivel so they don’t get a flying elbow from the top rope. Introducing the D-Backs Luchador. This as about as intense as it gets in the mascot game. I doubt Wally [...]

Mexicans Are The New Indians: The Arizona Diamondbacks Have A Luchador Mascot

EL HIJO DE GARTH BROOKS (via Getty Image)When you think “Arizona,” you think “appealing to the Hispanic community,” right? I mean, they haven’t done anything to make the Hispanic community mad, have they? NOTHING I CAN THINK OF OFF THE TOP OF MY HEAD.Over the last few years, Major League Baseball has gotten really into luchador mask giveaways … team-branded Mexican...

MLB Team To Give Away 20,000 Lucha Masks

The following was sent out today… D-backs introduce new Luchador Team to give away 20,000 D-backs Luchador masks on July 27 PHOENIX – The Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) have introduced the D-backs Luchador as an official mascot of the team. The popularity of last year’s Lucha Libre mask, which was later followed by a Lucha Libre match, inspired the creation of the Luchador...

D'backs Spanish Announcer Accused of Assault

And also threatening to kill his wife at their home... Miguel Perez Quintana is the Spanish-language play-by-play guy for the Arizona Diamondbacks (mugshot right, and he has been arrested on charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, criminal damage, and intimidation... Bail is set at $10-grand raising the ire of a lot of people in the desert....

Diamondbacks-Giants Preview

The Arizona Diamondbacks may have entered the All-Star break atop the NL West, but they still think they can do better. The San Francisco Giants surely feel the same way about their disappointing first half. The Diamondbacks emerge from the break Friday night looking to drop the Giants further out of the division race, while San Francisco tries to tighten it. Arizona (50-45) leads...
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