Same story as poor pitching leads to loss for D-backs

PHOENIX -- Even reliable Wade Miley could not keep Dodgers nemesis Adrian Gonzalez in the park Saturday, when the Diamondbacks' struggles on both sides of the ball continued. Gonzalez's two-run home run in the third inning gave the Dodgers a 4-0 lead, and it was 5-0 before A.J. Pollock hit the first pinch-hit home run of his career in the fifth, the only run Arizona would...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks nab elusive first win of season

Addison Reed picks up his first save in the desert. (Photo courtesy of the @Dbacks official Twitter account)   Though it didn’t come as soon as they had hoped, the Arizona Diamondbacks are finally in the win column in 2014. After a first inning where Wade Miley gave up four runs, it looked like the D-backs were headed to a 0-4 start to the season. However, after giving up a 3...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
17 days ago  |  Discuss

D-backs game reports: Thursday, March 27

Cleveland 3, Diamondbacks 2 Cincinnati 9, Diamondbacks 1 Game recaps: After starting the second game of the regular season against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Sydney, Australia, last Saturday, Wade Miley was not himself in an exhibition game against Cleveland on Thursday, but he did not list that as a cause for his subpar outing -- seven hits, three runs, one hit batter and one walk...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
22 days ago  |  Discuss

When Miley takes the mound, quality usually follows

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- True to his nature, Diamondbacks left-hander Wade Miley is not particularly captivated by the numbers that seem to follow baseball players like obedient pets -- especially his own. "I'm not a big stats guys. I'm not a big ERA guy. I just want to win," Miley said after going four innings in his first spring training start Sunday against the Giants...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

D-backs' Miley on a roll since rediscovering form

PHOENIX -- Wade Miley's three-run double in the second inning of the Diamondbacks' 11-1 win over the Rockies on Saturday thrilled the Chase Field crowd more than anything else during the left-hander's night, but the D-backs are almost certainly more excited about the roll he's been on the past month. After a dreadful May seemed to land him in manager Kirk Gibson...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
July 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Miley's bizarre feat: Four walks in first, no runs

PHOENIX -- Arizona fans were given a special treat Saturday when a Wade Miley garden gnome was distributed to those in attendance at for the Diamondbacks' game against the Rockies at Chase Field. For an inning, Miley must have felt the strike zone was about the size of the six-inch figurine, which showed Miley with camo overalls and a fishing pole in his right hand. Miley...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
April 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Wade Miley - Everyone's favorite regression candidate

Wade Miley was such a surprise last year for the Arizona Diamondbacks that the surprise factor might have cost him the Rookie of the Year Award nod in a very close race with Harper. Nobody expected that Wade Miley would be the tenth most valuable pitcher in baseball in 2012. And his 1.79 walks per nine innings and 3.13 FIP were so fabulous that it had everyone scratching their...
Via The Flagrant Fan
March 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Miley finishes surprise season with a flourish

PHOENIX -- Wade Miley did what he could do Monday. The rest is up to the electorate. Miley added to his strong case for the National League Rookie of the Year award in his final start of the season against the Rockies, and he made it in capital letters. Among those who believe the game revolves around the men on the mound, it should be no contest. Although he was not around long...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
October 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Why Wade Miley should be Rookie of the Year

Picking a favorite for the Rookie of the Year Award is always complicated when the two best candidates are a pitcher and a position player. The two candidates that rise above all other National League rookies are Wade Miley of the Diamondbacks and that Harper kid from the Nationals that you may have heard about. Harper, of course, has gotten all the attention and his every move...
Via The Flagrant Fan
September 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Memories in tow, Miley ready for second half

CHICAGO -- Odd as it may seem, Wade Miley just wanted to get the All-Star Game over with. The D-backs' rookie was excited for the experience and eager to take it all in, but Miley has maintained that he's more focused on the team's goals than any personal achievements. "I'm ready to put that behind me and get back to this, our team goal," Miley said. ...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
July 13, 2012  |  Discuss

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