Diamondbacks Slow Start

(Courtesy of Off to their worst start in the teams’ 16 year history, the Arizona Diamondbacks have had a difficult time getting things going thus far this season. Paul Goldschmidt has carried the bulk of the load offensively, while newly acquired outfielder Mark Trumbo has added some power to the lineup. The D-backs are struggling all-around through the first 17 games...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

You Mad, Bro? The Diamondbacks Are A Dumpster Fire Edition

From SB Nation’s AZ Snake Pit Blog “As bad as our pitching is at least it hasn’t given up eleven runs to the Marlins… LOL” “don’t tempt fate” “Why not? I mean, I already have…” “We could really use a win. Just saying.” “Three hours of torture Begins: now” “This is going swimmingly.” “If you’re a Mets fan.” “I don’t know what I expected...
Via The Daily Stache
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

D-backs fall to expansion-era depths

PHOENIX -- The Diamondbacks certainly thought these days were long gone. But after a 9-0 loss to the New York Mets on Tuesday at Chase Field, the D-backs tied the 1998 expansion team for the worst start in franchise history at 4-13. That was a team of mostly spare parts. This is a $110 million machine. The game begins and almost always is decided on the mound, and that is where the...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

MMO Game Recap: Mets 9, Diamondbacks 0

There are nights when everything works, right from the start. Tuesday in Arizona was one of those nights for the Mets. Facing Met-Killer, Bronson Arroyo, and wearing number 42 on all of their jerseys in honor of Jackie Robinson, the Mets put three quick runs on the board in the top of the first inning. Eric Young, Daniel Murphy, and David Wright starting the game with successive...
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20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Game Chatter: Jenrry Mejia vs. Bronson Arroyo (4/15/14)

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Change begins: Collmenter enters rotation

PHOENIX -- The overhaul of the Diamondbacks' starting rotation has begun. Josh Collmenter will replace Randall Delgado the next turn through, making his first start since 2012 against the New York Mets on Monday. Bronson Arroyo will go again Tuesday, getting an extra day of rest, and Delgado will move to the bullpen. "Looking at our options, that seems the smartest way to...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
4 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 Fantasy Baseball: The Fielding Factor NL

After looking at all three tiers of the NL only starters, we have discovered that pitchers themselves have very little control over what happens once the hitter makes contact with the ball. Strikeout rates were far and away the best predictor of pitcher success between the three tiers. Of course, that doesn’t mean that strikeouts are the only predictors for pitching success. What...
Via The Fantasy Fix
6 days ago  |  Discuss

D-backs vs. Giants, 6:30 p.m., FOX Sports Arizona Plus

Bronson Arroyo hopes to reverse D-backs fortunes as he takes the mound against Lincecum, Giants.
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks at Giants, 6:30 p.m., FOX Sports Arizona Plus

Bronson Arroyo makes his second start for the Arizona Diamondbacks tonight as they try to reverse their early season misfortunes in the second game of a three-game series in San Francisco. Coverage from AT&T Park begins at 6:30 p.m. on FOX Sports Arizona Plus. The Diamondbacks are 2-8 on the young season and 1-4 against the Giants (6-2), who are in first place in the National...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks-Giants game delayed by swarm of bees

The Diamondbacks ought to be familar with the local insects by now. Thursday's game against the Giants at Chase Field was delayed for about 3 minutes after the third pitch of the game from D-backs starter Bronson Arroyo when a swarm of bees invaded the outfield. Arizona center fielder A.J. Pollock had to come in to the infield, standing beside second baseman Aaron Hill while...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
13 days ago  |  Discuss

D-backs game report: Saturday, March 29

Cubs 9, Diamondbacks 8 Game recap: Bronson Arroyo threw 77 pitches in 5 2/3 innings of his final spring appearance, his second start in a major league game after being delayed because of back soreness early in camp. The Cubs got six hits off Arroyo, all singles, and two runs, but Arroyo looked comfortable and appears ready to make his first scheduled start April 3 in the final game...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Do you have what it takes to conquer the Reds' new bacon challenge?

The Reds face many challenges in their bid to reach the postseason for the fourth time in five seasons. Aside from weathering a flurry of spring training injuries, Cincinnati will have to contend with the division favorite Cardinals, a scrappy Pirates bunch, improved Cubs and Brewers squads and replace the voids left behind by free agents Bronson Arroyo and Shin-Soo Choo.Fortunately...
Via Redlegs Review
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Bronson Arroyo aims to return Friday from back injury

Bronson Arroyo was diagnosed last week with a bulging disk in his back, which threatened to steer him to his first-ever 15-day disabled list stint. But recent workouts have it looking like a minor blip. According to Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic, the veteran right-hander felt “way better” Sunday in Diamondbacks camp after testing his back with a game of catch on Saturday...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks' Bronson Arroyo has back soreness but hopes to pitch Friday

The Arizona Diamondbacks' newest big-named starting pitcher has had some back issues so far this spring. The extremely durable Bronson Arroyo signed a two-year deal with the team in February, but a bulging disc in his back has limited him to just three innings so far in exhibition games.'s Diamondbacks beat writer Nick Piercoro announced Sunday afternoon that...
Via MLB Injury News
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

D-backs get good news on Arroyo

PHOENIX -- Bronson Arroyo has this thing about starts. He refuses to miss one. Even after taking an epidural for a herniated L5/S1 disk in Philadelphia in May of 2011, Arroyo was on the mound four days later. It is the reason he believes a recent disk flareup this spring will not be a issue when the regular season arrives. "It's nothing new, man. I've been dealing with...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Bronson Arroyo sidelined with bulging disk

getty images Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Bronson Arroyo is sidelined with a bulging disk. On Tuesday the right hander underwent an MRI and was given an epidural Wednesday by the team. “He feels a lot better since he’s had that,” general manager Kevin Towers said via the teams website. Arroyo dealt with a similar issue in 2011 and right now doctors are simply telling him to...
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Bronson Arroyo has a bulging disk, out 7-10 days

Bronson Arroyo‘s durability was his primary selling point as a 37-year-old free agent, but his stint with the Diamondbacks has started with an injury. Steve Gilbert of reports that Arroyo has a bulging disk in his back and is expected to be out for 7-10 days. He was scratched from Tuesday’s scheduled start and sent for an MRI exam, followed by an epidural.
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

D-backs pitcher Bronson Arroyo out 7 to 10 days with back injury

(Rick Scuteri/USA TODAY Sports) Though Bronson Arroyo has always been a pitcher that you could chalk up for 200+ innings every year, it looks like he’ll have to overcome a minor setback if he wants to do it again in 2014. The 37-year-old was scratched from his Spring Training start on Tuesday due to back soreness, but it was said that sidelining him was just a precaution. Well...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Arroyo to rest for 7-10 days with bulging disk

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- After missing a start Tuesday with back stiffness, Diamondbacks pitcher Bronson Arroyo will miss 7-10 days recovering from a bulging disk, D-backs general manager Kevin Towers said Wednesday. Towers said an MRI on Tuesday morning revealed the bulging disk, which Arroyo suffered while running earlier this week. Arroyo, who has never been on the disabled list in...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Arroyo scratched with stiff back; baby steps for Ross

PEORIA, Ariz. -- Diamondbacks starting pitcher Bronson Arroyo spent Tuesday morning in the training room at Salt River Fields with a stiff back instead of getting ready for the afternoon start he was supposed to make. The D-backs scratched Arroyo form his scheduled start against the Padres, replacing him with Randall Delgado. D-backs manager Kirk Gibson didn't have a timetable...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Fantasy Baseball: The Fantasy Verdict on Arroyo to Arizona

Source: Christian Petersen/Getty Images North America A couple of weeks ago the Arizona Diamondbacks spent nearly $24M acquiring the services of Bronson Arroyo and added to an already deep rotation that includes Patrick Corbin, Brandon McCarthy, Wade Miley, Trevor Cahill, and Randall Delgado.  The now 37-year old pitcher is coming off two sub-3.80 ERA, 12+ win seasons and offers...
Via The Fantasy Fix
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

D-backs game report: Thursday, Feb. 27

Diamondbacks 5, Cubs 2 Game recap: The Diamondbacks helped the Cubs open their new spring training park, aptly named Cubs Park, in front of a sellout crowd Thursday but didn't let them get a win. In Bronson Arroyo's unofficial debut, the D-backs got their bats going for a second straight day to collect a 5-2 win. The Cubs led for four innings after getting to Arroyo in the...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

While settling into new surroundings, Arroyo takes on familiar role

MESA, Ariz. -- To the Cubs fans in attendance Thursday on opening day at Cubs Park, the team's new spring training facility, there was nothing to notice about the opposing pitcher other than, perhaps, his unusual high leg kick. To the Diamondbacks fans on hand, it was a first look at the team's latest acquisition. If there was an odd Cincinnati Reds fan or two in the sold...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Fantasy Impact Of Bronson Arroyo Signing With Arizona Diamondbacks

  Bronson Arroyo – 2014 Fantasy Baseball Impact After spending most of his offseason trying to find a home for 2014, 13-year veteran pitcher Bronson Arroyo finally signed with the Arizona Diamondbacks for two years and $23.5M. Though probably less than what he wanted as far as dollars and length of term, the 36-year-old workhorse [...]
Via RotoBaller
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

'Routine freak' Arroyo embraces move to D-backs

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- It wasn't quite the throng Masahiro Tanaka might have drawn. But the crowd on hand for new Diamondbacks pitcher Bronson Arroyo's first bullpen session on Wednesday did just fine to illustrate the anticipation of his arrival, which had loomed for about a week. "I guess you had to make sure I could throw a decent bullpen before you gave me this, right...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

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