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Frustrated D-backs swept by Cardinals

PHOENIX -- A lot changed in four days. It was just four days ago the Diamondbacks were riding high, on a four-game wins streak and on the verge of thrusting themselves into a pennant race for the season's final month. Today, after the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday night completed a four-game sweep with a 5-3 victory, the D-backs aren't even by themselves in third place in the NL...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

JABO: The Diamondbacks’ Hidden Star

A few months ago, someone asked me who the most underrated player in baseball was, and after kicking around a few names, I settled on Arizona outfielder A.J. Pollock. Pollock got to the big leagues as a speed-and-defense center fielder who hit well enough to justify a regular gig, and then had his breakout year derailed last season when Johnny Cueto hit him in the hand with a fastball...
Via Fangraphs
1 day ago  |  Discuss

D-backs on verge of putting themselves in pennant race

PHOENIX -- The Diamondbacks want to play meaningful games in September. How about August? On the heels of a four-game sweep of the Reds coupled with a five-game losing streak for the division-leading Dodgers, the D-backs on Monday were five games behind the Dodgers in the NL West. The D-backs still sit in third place -- 3 1/2 games behind the second-place Giants -- but could find...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks OF A.J. Pollock named NL Player of the Week

A.J. Pollock did it all for the Arizona Diamondbacks last week, and was duly awarded for his prosperity on Monday. Pollock had one of the best all-around offensive weeks the National League has seen this season, for which he was honored with the NL Player of the Week distinction on Monday. In a six-game stretch from Aug. 17 to Aug. 22, the 27-year-old center fielder hit .483/.516...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Arizona Diamondbacks’ AJ Pollock is an MVP candidate

It takes awhile for Arizona Diamondbacks players to be recognized nationally. The team hasn’t performed well in recent years, and as a West Coast team most games are played while the rest of the country is sleeping. That’s why it’s such a surprise to see Paul Goldschmidt voted into the All-Star game two years in a row. He overcame the disadvantage of playing for the D...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Pollock with 4 more hits as D-backs top Reds

CINCINNATI -- After using five relief pitchers on Thursday, the Arizona Diamondbacks were hoping that Rubby De La Rosa could go deep into Friday's game. No problem. De La Rosa allowed two runs in seven innings and A.J. Pollock homered while enjoying his second consecutive four-hit game to help the Arizona Diamondbacks send the Cincinnati Reds to their seventh straight loss with a...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Pollock leads D-backs' rally past Reds

CINCINNATI  -- Arizona's bats needed time to wake up. They got it from the Diamondbacks' bullpen. A.J. Pollock drove in two runs with a bases-loaded single in the eighth inning as the Diamondbacks came back from a 4-0, second-inning deficit to beat the Cincinnati Reds 5-4 in the opener of a four-game series before a crowd of 22,063 on Thursday night. "The bats were a little stale...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Reds give up lead late, lose 5-4

CINCINNATI (AP) -- A.J. Pollock drove in two runs with a bases-loaded single in the eighth inning as the Arizona Diamondbacks came back from a 4-0 deficit to beat the Cincinnati Reds 5-4 in the opener of a four-game series Thursday night. Chris Owings homered and drove in two runs as Arizona sent the Reds to their sixth consecutive loss. The Diamondbacks loaded the bases against...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

A First Glance at Breakouts of 2015

Every season sees a number of breakouts, some who were on the radar of fantasy players entering the year while others were not. Here is an overview of what we have seen from two players who have stood out to me as breakout players, what they have done to improve their performance, and how that may translate next season. AJ Pollock AJ Pollock was viewed as a popular sleeper entering...
Via Baseball Professor
13 days ago  |  Discuss

A.J. Pollock catches fly ball amid swarm of bees (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.Arizona Diamondbacks center fielder A.J. Pollock caught a fly ball amid a swarm of bees in the first inning of Thursday's game against San Francisco.The game started on time despite the bees congregating in the outfield, and wouldn't you know it, Giants batter Angel Pagan led off the game with a fly ball to center field. Pollock showed some...
Via Holdout Sports
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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