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Arizona Diamondbacks: time to part with Parra

The Arizona Diamondbacks have a lot of problems. They make disastrous trades involving elite players who aren’t “gritty” enough. They discourage Brandon McCarthy from throwing his cutter and trade him. McCarthy dominates in his first three starts with his new team using his cutter liberally. But not all of the Diamondback’s problems are bad ones. They have a logjam in the...
Via isportsweb.com
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Shoddy defense D-backs' demise in Philly

PHILADELPHIA -- Ryan Howard homered in his second game since a three-game benching and scored the go-ahead run on an overturned call at the plate in the Philadelphia Phillies' 4-2 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday. With the score 2-2 in the sixth, Howard walked with two outs against Vidal Nuno (0-2). Marlon Byrd popped up to short right field, where second baseman Didi...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

10 ejected in D-backs, Dodgers Triple-A brawl

Ten players and coaches were ejected Saturday night after the Triple-A affiliates for the Diamondbacks (Reno Aces) and Dodgers (Albuquerque Isotopes) engaged in a bench-clearing brawl that delayed the game 30 minutes and was kept out of the stands by only the netting behind home plate. Tempers flared in the second inning when Aces pitcher Mike Bolsinger threw up and in to Isotopes...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Gameday 105: Diamondbacks at Phillies

Arizona Diamondbacks (45-59) at Philadelphia Phillies (45-59) Starting Pitchers: ARI: Vidal Nuno (0-1, 3.78 ERA) vs. PHI: Roberto Hernandez (4-8, 4.25 ERA) Time: 1:35, Citizens Bank Park TV: CSN Weather: Partly cloudy, 81 Media: Twitter and Facebook A Note for Tonight: This may the last time some Phillies suit up in the home clubhouse at Citizens Bank Park. Lineup: Revere CF...
Via Phillies Nation
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks Injury Update: Aaron Hill exits after HBP

Diamondbacks second baseman Aaron Hill was hit in the right hand by a  Justin De Fratus pitch in the sixth inning of Saturday night's 10-6 win over the Phillies, according to Steve Gilbert of MLB.com (video here and below). X-rays were negative, and Hill will be re-evaluated Sunday morning. He was replaced by Didi Gregorius.Gilbert reports that Hill initially stayed in...
Via Sports Injury Alert
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks break game open in win over Phillies

As is becoming yearly tradition, the Diamondbacks and Philadelphia Phillies went to extra innings the night before a day game, with the Diamondbacks again pulling out a win, this one in 10 innings on Saturday at Citizens Bank Park. The two teams went 18 innings last fall, also an Arizona win. "We got experience from last year," said 3B Martin Prado, who knocked in the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks Injury Update: Brad Ziegler good to go

The Arizona Diamondbacks entered Saturday night's game against the Philadelphia Phillies with a 44-59 record, last in the National League West. At 26th in the Major Leagues in team ERA, the Diamonbacks have not had a lot of positives out of the pitching staff this season. One bright spot has been Brad Ziegler, who has been out since Wednesday after being hit by a line drive...
Via MLB Injury News
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Here’s The Albuquerque Isotopes-Reno Aces Brawl That Resulted In 10 Ejections

A massive brawl broke out in Triple-A minor league baseball action between the Albuquerque Isotopes (Los Angeles Dodgers affiliate) and Reno Aces (Arizona Diamondbacks affiliate) on Saturday night, leading to 10 ejections. It made for quite the play-by-play recap on MiLB.com: Yep, even Aces manager (and 2001 National League All-Star) Phil Nevin was ejected following the brawl....
Via Next Impulse Sports
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Massive fight at Triple-A Reno leads to 10 ejections

It turns out the Dodgers and Diamondbacks don’t even get along at the Triple-A level. A massive brawl broke out early in Saturday night’s game between the Albuquerque Isotopes and Reno Aces. After nearly being hit with a pitch, Erisbel Arruebarrena was eventually called out on strikes. He apparently shoved Reno catcher Blake Lalli after the AB, and the dugouts poured onto the...
Via Bloguin Best
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Massive fight at Triple-A Reno leads to 10 ejections

It turns out the Dodgers and Diamondbacks don’t even get along at the Triple-A level. A massive brawl broke out early in Saturday night’s game between the Albuquerque Isotopes and Reno Aces. After nearly being hit with a pitch, Erisbel Arruebarrena was eventually called out on strikes. He apparently shoved Reno catcher Blake Lalli after the AB, and the dugouts poured onto the...
Via The Outside Corner
1 day ago  |  Discuss

D-backs roar back to beat Phillies in 10

PHILADELPHIA -- Martin Prado doubled, homered and drove in five runs, including a tiebreaking sacrifice fly in the 10th inning, to lift the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 10-6 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday night. Nick Evans' three-run homer capped Arizona's four-run 10th inning. Evan Marshall (3-2) pitched a scoreless ninth to earn the victory. Marlon Byrd...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Brawl Breaks Out Between Minor League Teams Reno Aces vs ABQ Isotopes

The Dodgers’ and Diamondbacks’ Triple-A teams, the Albuquerque Isotopes and Reno Aces, got into a major brawl over the weekend. It started after someone took offense to being thrown at.  Isotopes infielder Erisbel Arruebarrena not happy about being thrown at. A few pitches later he struck out, then shoved Aces' Blake Lalli — Ben Ross (@BenjaminARoss) July […] The post...
Via Diehardsport
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Phillies 9, Diamondbacks 5

The Phillies unleashed some offense Friday night in beating the Arizona Diamondbacks, 9-5, at Citizens Bank Park. The Phils had 12 hits and were 6 for 15 with runners in scoring position. They are 45-58 on the season. Arizona is 44-49. Kyle Kendrick (5-10) opened the game with five shutout innings, but allowed a double, a walk and a two-out single in the sixth. All three of those...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Phillies get to Miley, take series opener

PHILADELPHIA -- Domonic Brown homered, doubled and drove in three runs to lead the Philadelphia Phillies to a 9-5 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday night. Grady Sizemore had three hits, including the 1,000th of his career, with a double and an RBI for Philadelphia, which had a rare offensive outburst. The Phillies, who entered 12th in the NL in runs, scored at least...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
2 days ago  |  Discuss

DBacks Rumors: Arizona looking to trade Aaron Hill

We're one week away from the trade deadline, and rumors are really starting to heat up. We've already seen a few trades happen in recent weeks, but the next six or seven days will likely be even more crazy. Jon Heyman of CBS Sports is reporting that the Arizona Diamondbacks are hoping to trade second baseman Aaron Hill at some point before the deadline.#452440684 / gettyimages...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
3 days ago  |  Discuss

D-Backs more interested in trading Hill than Prado

The Diamondbacks are looking to trade Aaron Hill but are barely listening on Martin Prado, according to league sources. Hill has slipped from two years ago, when he had a career year, and is batting .251 with eight homers and 49 RBI. Prado's numbers are comparable (four homers, 37 RBI, .274), but Arizona views him as a key asset because of his leadership abilities and versatility...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Trumbo Puts His Fantasy Owners in Boston Crab

I put a ring on every finger but the rats still askin Cause there's one on all of mine, I'm the sportswriter Phil Jackson Greetings! Tis I, Beddict AKA Fantasy Soldier of Fortune AKA Tha Purple Panty Dropper AKA The Punch Line King AKA Beddict Shmurda AKA Zeus tha God-Body AKA Tha Chicken Handla, and to quote Tupac Shakur,"You ain't never had a friend like me."...
Via Razzball
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks Injury Update: Brad Ziegler unavailable after being hit by line drive

The Arizona Diamondbacks enter a weekend series against the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday coming off an 11-5 loss to the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday. The loss dropped the Diamondbacks to 44-58, fourth in the National League West. A big problem this season has been a pitching staff that is 26th in the Major Leagues in ERA. A bright spot on the staff has been reliever Brad Ziegler...
Via Sports Injury Alert
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks’ sweep over Cubs Gives hope for the future

Coming back from the MLB All-Star Break, the Arizona Diamondbacks completed a three-game sweep over the lowly Chicago Cubs. While the Cubs do not have a much better record than Arizona, the wins provided the D-Backs with reason to believe moving forward.Behind the MVP-caliber performance by first baseman Paul Goldschmidt, including a 3-for-3 performance with three runs and three...
Via TopSportsReport
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Ziegler unfazed by trade talk, line drive to ribs

PHOENIX -- Brad Ziegler had good cause to be distracted Wednesday. His name has been mentioned in trade talks this week, although there seems little chance he is going anywhere. And after being struck in the rib cage by a line drive Tuesday, he was unable to pitch in the final game of the Detroit series. He was still in some pain, but at least he could chuckle about it. He knows...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks’ manager Kirk Gibson praises Aaron Hill

Arizona Diamondbacks’ Aaron Hill, right, is congratulated by manager Kirk Gibson and Alan Trammell (AP photo/ Lenny Ignelzi) This season has been somewhat of a whirlwind for Aaron Hill who is having a poor season by his standards and had his name involved in trade rumors earlier in the last few months. Even after a slow start to this season he seems revived since the All-Star...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Pitchers who leave the Diamondbacks get better. Pitchers they acquire get worse.

In his second start with his new team on Saturday, New York Yankees right-hander Brandon McCarthy fired six innings of one-run ball against the Cincinnati Reds. As it pertains to the Diamondbacks, it isn't just the results that are of interest, it's how he said he accomplished them. McCarthy, who was traded to the Yankees on July 6, used his cut fastball with increased frequency...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Tony La Russa needs to give Diamondbacks a complete overhaul

With a great poker face, Tony La Russa has been evaluating the Diamondbacks for two months. We don't know many details, except he can barely stand to look at his manager. "It would give me such great joy to give him that pink slip," La Russa said. La Russa was kidding, of course, referencing the infamous home run Kirk Gibson hit off La Russa's club in the 1988...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers look to keep Diamondbacks from winning third straight home series Wednesday

While in the midst of a rough season overall, the Arizona Diamondbacks continue to be rewarded for their recent resiliency. Coming off another comeback victory, the Diamondbacks can win their third straight home series Wednesday against the AL Central-leading Detroit Tigers. Miguel Montero hit a go-ahead two-run single in the eighth inning Tuesday as Arizona (44-57) erased three...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks Injury Update: Cody Ross to DL

The Arizona Diamondbacks right fielder Cody Ross is back on the 15-day disabled list once again, this time because of a left calf strain.#488771139 / gettyimages.comAfter leading off the bottom of the second with a single on Saturday night, he felt his calf pull and he was headed toward first base. Ross later claimed that he did not know how he could have made it to home plate....
Via MLB Injury News
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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