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Goldschmidt widens lead in All-Star voting

Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt has 1,962,386 votes in the latest figures announced Monday to increase his lead in voting for National League All-Star. Goldschmidt extended his lead from roughly 250,000 last week to more than 700,000 over four-time All-Star Adrian Gonzalez (1,239,509) of the Dodgers. Goldschmidt received a help from a concerted effort this past weekend...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Rate the local MLB announcers – NL West

We’ve reached the end of the line, and we end with perhaps both the highest of highs and lowest of lows in MLB commentary – the National League West. Give each broadcast crew a rating, and if you have strong opinions in either direction, let us know in the comments. We’ll use your feedback in the final rankings of the broadcast teams. For more on the series and what it’s...
Via Awful Announcing
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

D-backs rocked in Colorado

DENVER (AP) -- Charlie Blackmon tied a team record with six hits and drove in five runs, helping the Colorado Rockies beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 12-2 in their home opener Friday. Blackmon finished 6 for 6 with three doubles and a two-run homer. The only other Rockies player with six hits in a game was Andres Galarraga against Houston on July 3, 1995. Carlos Gonzalez added a two...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Dodgers Pregame Notes: Yasiel Puig Downplays Alleged Snub of Luis Gonzalez

Before Thursday night’s series opener against the Colorado Rockies, the Los Angeles Dodgers’ Yasiel Puig remarked a bit on the latest media furor swirling around him – this time, pertaining to an alleged ‘snub’ of Arizona Diamondbacks icon Luis Gonzalez on Monday night. Through his translator, Puig downplayed the supposed ‘incident’, even indicating that the media...
Via Valley Bay News
July 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Goldschmidt was on Home Run Derby short list

PHOENIX -- Shortly after being named to the NL All-Star team over the weekend, Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt said he'd consider participating in the Home Run Derby if asked by NL team captain David Wright. Wright did not get far enough down his list of candidates to ask. When Wright revealed his picks Monday afternoon, Goldschmidt was not among them despite his...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
July 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Goldschmidt was on Home Run Derby short list

PHOENIX -- Shortly after being named to the NL All-Star team over the weekend, Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt said he'd consider participating in the Home Run Derby if asked by NL team captain David Wright. Wright did not get far enough down his list of candidates to ask. When Wright revealed his picks Monday afternoon, Goldschmidt was not among them despite his...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
July 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Which unheralded prospects have performed best for the Reds?

Chris St. John had an article up Monday afternoon at Beyond the Box Score about prospects who never showed up in a Baseball America Top 100 list, but performed very well throughout their career. The top three position players: Jim Edomonds, Jeff Kent and Luis Gonzalez. The top three pitchers: Curt Schilling, Tim Hudson and Kevin Millwood. Obviously there are still guys playing today...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
March 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Cactus or Grapefruit? No question about it

The grapefruit conjures images of a lazy breakfast on the veranda, a refreshing beginning to a day on the boat or maybe at the beach. A cactus is as soothing as athletes foot. A porcupine on a stick. There is nothing more misleading than the Grapefruit and Cactus league labels. As players, managers and major league executives have come to know, Arizona is more conducive in preparing...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 16, 2012  |  Discuss
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