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For Trumbo, long-awaited homer is all in a day's work

PHOENIX -- Mark Trumbo put in overtime Saturday. He got to the park early, set the pitching machine to throw hard sliders and camped out in the batting cage, gauging a pitch that has frustrated him at times this season.  It was the refresher he needed. Trumbo's three-run home run in the third inning not only gave the D-backs a 4-3 lead over Colorado that would balloon to a 14...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
22 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
July 27, 2014  |  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."...
Via Razzball
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

D-backs video chief loves pressure of challenge system

PHOENIX -- When Diamondbacks outfielder Mark Trumbo attempted to steal second base with two outs in the seventh inning Sunday, it appeared obvious he did so safely. Yet Trumbo was called out. D-backs manager Kirk Gibson charged onto the field to challenge the ruling, and it took replay officials in New York 122 seconds to overturn the ruling. It took Allen Campbell less than 10 seconds...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

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
July 11, 2014  |  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
July 11, 2014  |  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
July 08, 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

Mark Trumbo still shows up at Angels charity event after trade

Mark Trumbo was traded to the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday. On Wednesday the slugging outfielder appeared at a party for the Los Angeles Angels Kids Foundation. via reddit Trumbo could simply have blown off the event after the trade but it says something about him that he actually attended. The 27-year-old Trumbo produced a .234/.294/.453 line last eason with 34 home runs and...
December 12, 2013  |  1 Comment

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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