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Arizona brings up Stites, sends Webster to Reno

PHOENIX (AP) The Arizona Diamondbacks have recalled right-hander Matt Stites from Triple-A Reno and optioned right-hander Allen Webster to the Aces. The 25-year-old Stites went 0-1 with 3 saves and a 3.00 ERA in nine appearances with the Aces after starting the season on the 15-day disabled list with elbow inflammation. He was reinstated from the disabled list on June 1 and optioned...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers @ D’Backs June 30, 2015: Remember Rubby De La Rosa?

Yesterday, I wrote about how Allen Webster was a highly-touted Dodger prospect who was traded to Boston for Adrian Gonzalez and friends, then went to Arizona in the Wade Miley deal last winter. Still young and talented, he’s yet to gain a strong foothold in the majors. On a completely unrelated topic, Rubby De La Rosa starts tonight for the Diamondbacks. Dodgers ...
Via Dodgers Digest
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Diamondbacks recall Matt Stites, option Allen Webster to Reno

PHOENIX -- The Diamondbacks have recalled reliever Matt Stites from Triple-A Reno and optioned starting pitcher Allen Webster back to Reno. Stites was 0-1 with three saves and a 3.00 ERA in nine innings at Reno. He opened the season on the disabled list with elbow inflammation. He appeared in 37 games for the Diamondbacks last year and posted a 5.73 ERA. Webster made four starts...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
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Dodgers @ D’Backs June 29, 2015: Remember Allen Webster?

Man, Allen Webster starts tonight for the Diamondbacks against the Dodgers. Remember him? Dodgers D’Backs 6:40 p.m. Phoenix, Az. CF Pederson CF Pollock 2B Kendrick LF Peralta 3B Turner 1B Goldschmidt 1B Gonzalez RF Tomas RF Puig 3B Lamb LF Ethier ...
Via Dodgers Digest
2 days ago  |  Discuss

D-backs pitchers focus on throwing two-seam fastballs

Diamondbacks pitchers have been throwing two-seam fastballs more often this season. The Arizona Republic notes that D-backs starters have gone from throwing the pitch 11 percent of the time last year to 31 percent this season. Allen Webster has dramatically increased his usage of the pitch. He’s gone from employing it a modest 16 percent of the time last season to 51 percent of...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

No Fire from Arizona Diamondbacks’ Offense in 7-1 Loss to Los Angeles Angels

Infielder Nick Ahmed #13 of the Arizona Diamondbacks throws over the sliding Kole Calhoun #56 of the Los Angeles Angels to complete a double play. (Mandatory Credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images) Arizona youngster Allen Webster and veteran southpaw CJ Wilson started on the mound for the Diamondbacks-Angels matchup Thursday afternoon at Chase Field. Webster’s start marked only...
Via The Sports Journal
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Webster wins in debut, pitches Diamondbacks past Giants

  Allen Webster was a bit nervous making his Diamondbacks debut, and it showed when the Arizona right-hander walked two of the first four batters he faced. A quick pep talk from longtime friend and catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia was all it took to settle him down. Webster pitched into the sixth inning, Paul Goldschmidt had two hits and an RBI and the Diamondbacks beat the San Francisco...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Allen Webster Credits Good Mechanics In Win Over Kansas City (Video)

Allen Webster earned his first win since Aug. 14 against the Kansas City Royals on Friday night, and he had a good bullpen session before the game to thank for it. “I was warming up in the bullpen, and from there, I just felt really good with my mechanics,” Webster said. “I just started attacking the zone and took it out to the game, and from there, I still felt good with my...
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox Send Allen Webster To Mound vs. Rays (Video)

Allen Webster will start for the Boston Red Sox in Saturday night’s game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field. The 23-year-old starter is 3-2 with a 5.87 earned run average, 18 strikeouts and 20 walks. Webster will look to bounce back from his previous outing, when he gave six earned runs in a loss to the Seattle Mariners. Check out the video below to watch Red Sox pitching...
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

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