What to watch for: D-backs vs. Tigers, 6 p.m. on FOX Sports Arizona

The Diamondbacks begin a three-game series against the American League Central-leading Detroit Tigers tonight on FOX Sports Arizona. The D-backs are coming off a three-game sweep of the Chicago Cubs and are looking to use that momentum to take down Miguel Cabrera and the Tigers. Here is what to watch for tonight on FOX Sports Arizona's broadcast, with coverage beginning with...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
3 days ago  |  Discuss

D-backs system still well-stocked with pitching talent

PHOENIX -- These days, a look at the top prospects in the Diamondbacks' system starts in the majors leagues. Under normal circumstances, young players such as David Peralta, Ender Inciarte, Didi Gregorius, Nick Ahmed, Chase Anderson, Evan Marshall and Matt Stites might still be in the minor leagues. At most, a few would have moved up.  This has not been a normal year, of course...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
9 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
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks Power Past Pirates

This season for the Arizona Diamondbacks has been forgettable. After splitting even in 2013, the Diamondbacks have slid substantially. They currently sit at the bottom of the NL West, with a record of 36-51. However, there are games where they boast either a powerful offense, or their pitchers throw an amazing game. Tonight’s game against the Pittsburgh Pirates was evidence that...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Josh Harrison's defense, arm pass tests

With the Arizona leading the Pirates, 2-0, in the ninth inning Tuesday at PNC Park, the Diamondbacks' Gerardo Parra challenged the arm of right fielder Josh Harrison after Ender Inciarte's single. Harrison wasn't having it. He handled the rolling ball and retired Parra -- trying to score from second -- with a perfect throw home to catcher Russell Martin. That kept the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Inciarte getting a look at leadoff

SAN DIEGO -- The Diamondbacks lost center fielder A.J. Pollock exactly four weeks ago, just as he had begun to establish himself as the leadoff hitter they had been seeking all season. In his absence, the D-backs recently turned to Ender Inciarte to fill both roles. Inciarte could not be more ready. "To be honest, I love being leadoff," Inciarte said. "In my career...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
26 days ago  |  Discuss

What to watch: D-backs at Padres, 6:30 p.m. on FOX Sports Arizona

The Diamondbacks begin a nine-game road trip tonight as they head to Petco Park to take on the San Diego Padres. Here's what to watch for on FOX Sports Arizona's broadcast, beginning with "Diamondbacks Live" at 6:30 p.m., as Brandon McCarthy (1-10, 5.38 ERA) takes on Padres right-hander Tyson Ross (6-7, 3.22 ERA). PREGAME SHOW, 6:30 P.M. -- A look at the Thursday...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
27 days ago  |  Discuss

D-backs Steal Wild One In Desert; Diamondbacks 9, Indians 8 (14 Innings)

33 hits. 17 runs. 14 innings. The Cleveland Indians and Arizona Diamondbacks traded leads early and late in the desert Tuesday night, but it was the D-backs who came out on top 9-8 in a 14-inning thriller at Chase Field. Aaron Hill (2-8, 2 RBI) won it for the D-backs in the 14th with an RBI single off Tribe reliever Mark Lowe, spoiling a big night for Carlos Santana (4-5, 2 RBI...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Baseball's Venezuelan growth apparent in D-backs clubhouse

PHOENIX -- As Diamondbacks players began trickling into the home clubhouse at Chase Field on June 1, catcher Miguel Montero arrived and glanced at the posted lineup on his way in. "Lot of Venezuelans in that lineup," Montero said, loudly making the observation to no one in particular. The D-backs rank among the league leaders in Venezuelans, providing one of Major League...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona Diamondbacks designate former Closer J.J. Putz for assignment

  J.J. Putz time in Sedona Red may very well have come to an end with the announcement of the Diamondbacks designating him for assignment today and recalling outfielder Ender Inciarte from the 7 day disabled list. Putz spent the better part of four seasons with Arizona going 7-9 with a 2.81 ERA, which is second-best among Diamondbacks pitchers all-time, in and compiling 83 saves...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

D-backs' Putz designated for assignment

The Diamondbacks on Friday designated for assignment reliever J.J. Putz and reinstated outfielder Ender Inciarte from the seven-day concussion disabled list. Putz, 37, was 1-1 with a 6.59 ERA and 14 strikeouts in 18 appearances. He was on the disabled lister earlier this season with a strained right forearm. Putz had 45 saves in 2011 and 32 in 2012, his first two years with the D...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks Injury Update: Ender Inciarte cleared to play

The Arizona Diamondbacks enter a weekend series against the San Francisco Giants with a record of 31-45, last place in the National League West. Losers of seven of their last nine games, the Diamondbacks are 12th in the league in runs scored, but 28th in team ERA. Another issue has been health, as the Diamondbacks have ten players on the disabled list. One of those players, Ender...
Via Sports Injury Alert
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks Injury Update: Ender Inciarte to seven day concussion DL

Arizona Diamondbacks (29-40) center fielder Ender Inciartehas been placed on the seven day concussion DL after a collision at second base in the third inning of Thursday’s game against the Houston Astros.  Inciarte was hit in the head by Houston’s Jonathan Villar as Villar was trying to catch a throw by catcher Carlos Corporan.  Inciarte remained in the game for his next...
Via Sports Injury Alert
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks Recall Campana, Place Inciarte on DL

The Arizona Diamondbacks placed another outfielder on the DL, announcing they place Ender Inciarte on the 7-day concussion disabled list. His concussion came in the third inning against the Houston Astros, following a knee to the head by shortstop Jonathan Villar. The 23 year old from Venezuela, managed to stay for a few more innings, before ultimately being pulled as a precaution...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Inciarte on DL with concussion; Campana recalled from Reno

PHOENIX -- The Diamondbacks have placed outfielder Ender Inciarte on the 7-day concussion disabled list and recalled outfielder Tony Campana from Triple-A Reno. Inciarte, 23, suffered a concussion Thursday night in Houston while stealing second base in the third inning. As he was sliding into the base he was struck in the head by Astros shortstop Jonathan Villar's knee. Inciarte...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Dugout Digest – rise of the Cubs?

Oh god, here we go again – the Cubs have won five games in a row and are only 5.5 games out of a playoff spot. Let’s get one thing straight – even though the Cubs are playing better lately, they’re not a contender by any stretch of the imagination. While they’re only 5.5 games behind the Marlins for the NL’s second Wild Card spot, there are seven teams closer to Miami...
Via The Outside Corner
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Dugout Digest – rise of the Cubs?

Oh god, here we go again – the Cubs have won five games in a row and are only 5.5 games out of a playoff spot. Let’s get one thing straight – even though the Cubs are playing better lately, they’re not a contender by any stretch of the imagination. While they’re only 5.5 games behind the Marlins for the NL’s second Wild Card spot, there are seven teams closer to Miami...
Via Bloguin Best
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

D-backs get to Kimble, win in 11th

PHOENIX -- Gerardo Parra's bloop single brought Cody Ross home from second in the 11th inning to give the Arizona Diamondbacks a 4-3 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Saturday night. One night after he set the Braves franchise record for career saves, Craig Kimbrel blew his third of the season in 19 opportunities. The Diamondbacks were 0 for 12 with runners in scoring position...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Robot delivers first pitch at Diamondbacks game

True, the Diamondbacks are looking for pitching help, but Wednesday's call-up from the high school ranks is not quite ready to compete for a big-league pitching job anytime soon. The call-up is named "Bruce," and he's a robot built by students from Paradise Valley High School's S.T.E.M. program as part of the Science of Baseball curriculum. Bruce launched the...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

D-backs call up outfielder Inciarte, return Kieschnick to Reno

PHOENIX --€“ The Diamondbacks have recalled  outfielder Ender Inciarte from Triple-A Reno and optioned outfielder Roger Kieschnick to Reno. Inciarte, 23, was named by Baseball America as the D-backs' "Fastest Baserunner" and "Best Outfield Arm" in its 2014 Best Tools Survey. In 26 games as the Aces center fielder this season, he is hitting .312 with 22...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

D-backs game report: Monday, March 3

Angels 3, Diamondbacks 2 Game recap: Brandon McCarthy was sick Monday, but it did not show in his pitching. He gave up three hits, only one out of the infield, in five shutout innings in the Diamondbacks' 3-2 loss to the Angels. Former Arizona outfielder Collin Cowgill's double down the left-field line was the only ball out of the infield off McCarthy. D-backs shortstop prospect...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Landing Spots for Former Phils

Quite a number of former Phils were involved in transactions this week. Here’s a snapshot of where some of these former Phils went or are going. Most notes courtesy of Matt Eddy at Baseball America. - RHP Tyler Cloyd was designated for assignment yesterday by the Cleveland Indians. Cloyd, 26, had a 6.56 ERA in 60 1/3 innings pitched for the Phillies in 2013. If Cloyd clears waivers...
Via Phillies Nation
November 26, 2013  |  Discuss

D-backs designate Sipp, add 100-mph Schultz

PHOENIX -- The Diamondbacks added right-hander Bo Schultz and outfielder Ender Inciarte to their 40-man roster at the Wednesday deadline, making room by designating left-hander Tony Sipp for assignment a year after acquiring him to add another lefty to the bullpen.Schultz's fastball was timed at 100 mph several times a Class AA Mobile last season.Sipp was acquired in the three...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks Designate Tony Sipp For Assignment

The Diamondbacks announced that they have designated Tony Sipp for assignment. The move will allow Arizona to select the contracts of outfielder Ender Inciarte and right-handed pitcher Bo Schultz from Triple-A Reno. Sipp, 30, pitched to a 4.78 ERA with 10.0 K/9 and 5.3 BB/9 in 56 relief outings last season. Across five big league seasons, four of which were spent in Cleveland...
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Phillies Player Reviews: The Under 25 PA Club

Inciarte’s improbable run to the Phillies provided Spring Training’s most fun storyline to follow in 2013. Photo: Philly.com The Phillies had seven players travel with their Major League roster and accrue 25 plate appearances or less. Like other years, we are unable to give true grades to these players, but it is certainly worth discussing their presence on the team. Ender Inciarte...
Via Phillies Nation
October 23, 2013  |  Discuss
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