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Arizona Diamondbacks: time to part with Parra

The Arizona Diamondbacks have a lot of problems. They make disastrous trades involving elite players who aren’t “gritty” enough. They discourage Brandon McCarthy from throwing his cutter and trade him. McCarthy dominates in his first three starts with his new team using his cutter liberally. But not all of the Diamondback’s problems are bad ones. They have a logjam in the...
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mark Trumbo Puts His Fantasy Owners in Boston Crab

I put a ring on every finger but the rats still askin Cause there's one on all of mine, I'm the sportswriter Phil Jackson Greetings! Tis I, Beddict AKA Fantasy Soldier of Fortune AKA Tha Purple Panty Dropper AKA The Punch Line King AKA Beddict Shmurda AKA Zeus tha God-Body AKA Tha Chicken Handla, and to quote Tupac Shakur,"You ain't never had a friend like me."...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Arizona Diamondbacks activate Mark Trumbo; Montero is named an All-Star

The Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday activated outfielder Mark Trumbo from the DL. He’ll be batting fifth against the San Francisco Giants and Tim Lincecum on Friday night. He’s baaaack. Mark Trumbo returns to tonight’s #Dbacks lineup. — Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) July 11, 2014 Trumbo has been sidelined since April 22 because of a stress...

D-backs activate Trumbo after 10-week absence

PHOENIX -- Mark Trumbo's recent power surge all but demanded action, and the Diamondbacks took it Friday, activating Trumbo from the disabled list in time for the final series before the All-Star break at San Francisco this weekend. Trumbo had five home runs in seven rehab games, including three in his three games at Triple-A Reno on Monday through Wednesday, accelerating his...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Trumbo returns to the Diamondbacks after missing 72 games with injury

Mark Trumbo will return to the lineup tonight vs Giants. A roster move will be made to make room for Trumbo. — John Gambadoro (@Gambo987) July 11, 2014   According to John Gambodoro of Arizona Sports 98.7, Mark Trumbo will return to the Diamondbacks tonight after missing 72 games due to a stress fracture in his foot. After being the D-backs’ big offseason acquisition from the...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
16 days ago  |  Discuss

D-backs face decisions as Trumbo nears return

PHOENIX -- Outfield injuries forced the Diamondbacks to delve into their farm system earlier than planned this season, and they haven't been disappointed. Ender Inciarte has proven to be a more than capable defender in center field and a reliable option as the leadoff hitter. David Peralta had one of the best first months in franchise history. As manager Kirk Gibson said, "...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks Injury Update: Mark Trumbo starts rehab with grand slam

The Arizona Diamondbacks defeated the Miami Marlins in convincing fashion on Monday by the score of 9-1. The offense, which is 13th in the league in runs scored, banged out 11 hits and a home run. The pitching, which has struggled most of the season, scattered 10 hits and struck out 13 in the win. The good news of the win was coupled with good news on the injury front, as Mark Trumbo...
Via Sports Injury Alert
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Should the Mets look to add power with Mark Trumbo?

The trade deadline is moving slowly towards the Mets and it’s safe to say that some things can be claimed as definitive: The pitching staff is fine. Bartolo Colon has provided a nice veteran complement to the young pitching that is making its way either through the system or around the pitfalls and land mines associated with an early career in the major leagues. Jon Niese has...
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Trumbo says he’s good to go, team says no

  Arizona Diamondbacks slugger Mark Trumbo has been on the DL with a stress fracture in his left foot since the end of April. So you can imagine his desire and impatience to return to the team. Especially when the team is struggling to win games. According to him he’s ready to help the team end their losing ways. “I’m ready to go,” the left fielder said Wednesday. “I...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Trumbo crushes 475-foot home run

The Angels' Mark Trumbo has tremendous power, and the 27-year-old put that talent on display in Oakland on Monday night in an AL West divisional battle against the A's. Watch Trumbo absolutely destroy an offering from Oakland's Dan Sally to give the Angels a 2-0 lead in the top of the second: Your browser does not support iframes. CRUSHED. The bomb was estimated...
Via Sharapova's Thigh
April 30, 2013  |  6 Comments
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