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
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Towers may loose his Powers

Kevin Towers speaks at a Diamondbacks press conference (photo courtesy of   His contract may have been extended to stay beyond 2014, but after a very shaky start to a season in which two key pitchers Patrick Corbin, and David Hernandez were lost due to season ending elbow surgery, (Tommy John Surgery)  it does not bode well for Arizona Diamondbacks general...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
20 hours ago  |  1 Comment

Ambulance Chasers: Pitchers-a-Plenty

Unless you followed the career of boxer Brandon Burke, or are a connoisseur of German speed porn, you're probably not used to seeing this many guys go down so soon. Injuries to baseball players have become a national epidemic, especially among frontline pitchers.  In just a few short months, we've seen players like Kris Medlen, Patrick Corbin, Bobby Parnell, Jarrod Parker...
Via Razzball
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Corbin on Tommy John surgery, rehab

Diamondbacks pitcher Patrick Corbin joins Steve Berthiaume and Bob Brenly to talk about his Tommy John surgery and how the rehab process is going.
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Three things the Diamondbacks need to do to turn their season around

(Photo courtesy of the @Dbacks official Twitter account.)   After falling to 2-7 to open up their 2014 season, it’s a good time to remind the Diamondbacks and their fans that a Major League Baseball season is a marathon, not a sprint. To say that there’s time to turn their fortunes around would be an understatement, with 153 games left on the schedule. However, if the D-backs...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
9 days ago  |  Discuss

D-backs claim outfielder Kieschnick off waivers from Giants

The Diamondbacks on Friday claimed outfielder Roger Kieschnick off waivers from the Giants and optioned him to Triple-A Reno. To make room on the 40-man roster, pitcher Patrick Corbin was transferred to the 60-day disabled list. Corbin is out for the season after undergoing Tommy John surgery on March 25 to repair a torn elbow ligament. Kieschnick, 27, appeared in 38 games with...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
12 days ago  |  Discuss

D-backs open season (again) with high hopes

PHOENIX -- Amid the pageantry and excitement of Opening Day at Chase Field on Monday, it was easy to forget the Diamondbacks' season already began more than a week earlier. But even if the D-backs' two losses to the Dodgers in the Opening Series in Australia marked the official start of their year, Monday felt like the season's true beginning. And as with every Opening...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Hernandez's injury creates another 'challenge' for D-backs

PHOENIX -- In the latest round of bad news, the Diamondbacks learned Thursday reliever David Hernandez has a torn ulnar collateral ligament that will require Tommy John surgery. The news further dampened the mood for the D-backs as spring training comes to an end with ace starting pitcher Patrick Corbin already sidelined by his own Tommy John surgery. "It's just not the...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks Patrick Corbin Could Be Out Until Mid-2015 After Elbow Surgery

Bad news for the Arizona Diamondbacks. Left-handed ace Patrick Corbin underwent a sucessful Tommy John proceduere to repair a partially torn ulnar collateral ligament in his throwing elbow. Although the surgery ensures he will miss the entire 2014 (and possibly a portion of the 2015) season, it also allows him to begin the long road to recovery. With team manager Kirk Gibson also...
Via BlackSportsOnline
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Patrick Corbin officially joins the Tommy John club

Patrick Corbin’s start on March 15 was supposed to be his last spring outing before heading to Australia for Arizona’s season-opening series against the Dodgers. It turned out to be his last start for at least a year. Corbin left that game against the Indians in the middle of an at-bat during the 7th inning, and in the days following the outing it was announced that Corbin did...
Via The Outside Corner
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Corbin undergoes season-ending elbow surgery

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) Arizona Diamondbacks left-hander Patrick Corbin has undergone season-ending elbow surgery after a second opinion confirmed the need for the ligament repair.
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Patrick Corbin undergoes Tommy John surgery, will miss 2014 season

(AP Photo/Bill Kostroun) If the Diamondbacks are going to dethrone the Dodgers as the NL West Champions in 2014, they will have to do it without their ace. All-Star pitcher Patrick Corbin underwent Tommy John surgery on Tuesday and will miss the entire 2014 season, according to’s Steve Gilbert. #Dbacks Patrick Corbin had Tommy John surgery performed today by Dr. James Andrews...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Patrick Corbin out for season after Tommy John surgery

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Diamondbacks left-hander Patrick Corbin underwent ligament replacement surgery to repair a tear in his left elbow, the Diamondbacks announced Tuesday. The surgery, performed by noted specialist Dr. James Andrews, will keep Corbin from pitching this season, a year after he spring-boarded from a spring training competition for the final rotation spot to his first...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
22 days ago  |  Discuss

D-backs' Australia trip great ... until games started

PHOENIX -- Oh the way to the first game in Sydney, the Diamondbacks' bus broke down. And then the wheels fell off. The excursion to Australia was a fun, enlightening experience until the baseball started. While the D-backs lost two games to the Dodgers and did not look particularly good doing it, president/CEO Derrick Hall said he would jump at another chance to open the season...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Patrick Corbin is the Latest Tommy John Victim

The MLB season hasn't even REALLY started yet, but another starting pitcher will miss the entire season.  The Arizona Diamondbacks, who are already 0-2 on the season, will be without last years 14 game winner Patrick Corbin.The DBacks rotation currently features Wade Miley, Trevor Cahill, Brandon McCarthy and Bronson Arroyo. Randall Delgado is sure to fill that 5th...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks not looking to add starting pitcher

The Arizona Diamondbacks are walking a fine line with their starting rotation as they look ahead to the 2014 season. The loss of Patrick Corbin combined with the injury issues for Bronson Arroyo leave them little margin for error in a rotation that was arguably already thin. General manager Kevin Towers insists that the team is comfortable with their current options and that they...
Via Pro Sports Daily
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Bradley to get start against Team Australia

SYDNEY -- Top prospect Archie Bradley will get the start for the Arizona Diamondbacks against Team Australia in an exhibition game Friday with a potential spot in the starting rotation following a serious injury to Patrick Corbin. Left-hander Corbin was scheduled to pitch the opening game of the MLB season against Clayton Kershaw and the Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday at Sydney...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Arizona Diamondbacks: Who replaces Patrick Corbin?

Patrick Corbin The Arizona Diamondbacks received some very troubling news earlier in the week: Opening Day starter Patrick Corbin was diagnosed with damage in his ulnar collateral ligament of his throwing elbow. His first meeting with team doctors recommended Tommy John surgery, which would effectively end the left-hander’s 2014 season before it even starts. Even if Corbin takes...
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Arizona Diamondbacks Will Serve 18-Inch Corn Dog Stuffed With Bacon, Cheese

Tweet The Arizona Diamondbacks could have a tough time making the postseason this season. They’re in a tough NL West and their best young pitcher in Patrick Corbin just found out he’ll be out for the rest of the year with an elbow injury. However, the team is trying to give their fans a treat still while giving new meaning to the phrase “fat and happy.” As ESPN’s...
Via Los That Sports Blog
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks, Cubs could revisit Jeff Samardzija trade talks

With the news of Patrick Corbin’s injury, now would be the perfect time for the D-backs to rekindle the talks for Jeff Samardzija. (AP Photo/Al Berhman) This past offseason, the Arizona Diamondbacks were rumored to have a lot of interest in Chicago Cubs starter Jeff Samardzija. However, a trade never happened. Following the news of D-backs all-star Patrick Corbin having UCL damage...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Patrick Corbin diagnosed with “damage” to left UCL

Brutal news Sunday out of Diamondbacks camp. According to Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic, staff ace Patrick Corbin has been diagnosed with ”damage to the ulnar collateral ligament in his left elbow.” Corbin is going to seek a second opinion, but a damaged UCL almost always leads to Tommy John surgery, which would cost the young left-hander the entire 2014 season and maybe...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks lose Patrick Corbin to injury on eve of Australia seris

Arizona Diamondbacks’ All Star pitcher Patrick Corbin will miss the trip to Australia for the opening series of the 2014 MLB season against the Los Angeles Dodgers. The left-handed pitcher was set to be the starter for the opening game at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Saturday, but the Diamondbacks announced that an MRI scan found damage to his ulnar collateral ligament in his left...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks' Patrick Corbin may miss entire season

The Arizona Diamondbacks had chosen sophomore starter Patrick Corbin as their Opening Day starter against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Australia.  Saturday was Patrick's final tuneup as he prepared to make that start.  Unfortunately, he had to leave the game in the seventh inning after experiencing some stiffness in his forearm.  From ESPN:"Corbin said Sunday said he has...
Via MLB Injury News
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Archie Bradley Next In Line To Take Over From Patrick Corbin Injury

Archie Bradley will start against the Australian National Team in Sydney this week and all eyes will be on the 21-year-old to see if he can impress enough to make the D-back’ starting five. Others are suggesting Randall Delgado might be the one to replace Corbin in the D-backs’ rotation, my initial thought was Archie Bradley. The Diamondbacks have been so impressed with Bradley that...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Patrick’s Done A-Corbin To His UCL

In the top 40 starters for 2014 fantasy baseball, Patrick Corbin headlined the tier named, "Taking a number three doesn’t mean a pee and poop combo." Corbin now has UCL damage, so he actually is a pee and poop combo. Now, as Alfred Einstein once said, "For every negative reaction, there's a not-negative reaction to it. I'm hungry, anyone have any snacks...
Via Razzball
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

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