ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS NEWS

Arizona brings up Stites, sends Webster to Reno

PHOENIX (AP) The Arizona Diamondbacks have recalled right-hander Matt Stites from Triple-A Reno and optioned right-hander Allen Webster to the Aces. The 25-year-old Stites went 0-1 with 3 saves and a 3.00 ERA in nine appearances with the Aces after starting the season on the 15-day disabled list with elbow inflammation. He was reinstated from the disabled list on June 1 and optioned...
Via AP on Fox
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

D-backs notes: Webster optioned, Hernandez near debut

PHOENIX -- Pitcher Allen Webster's first assignment with the Arizona Diamondbacks is over after four starts, even though manager Chip Hale must now fill one more start before Patrick Corbin rejoins the team off his rehab assignment in the minors. The team optioned Webster to Triple-A Reno, then recalled reliever Matt Stites. Stites will bring more depth to the Arizona bullpen. He...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nick Ahmed Delivers for Arizona Diamondbacks in Move to Leadoff Spot

Arizona Diamondbacks’ Welington Castillo, right, gets a high-five from Nick Ahmed (13) after Castillo scored a run against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the eighth inning of a baseball game Monday, June 29, 2015, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) In the absence of outfielder Ender Inciarte at the top of the Arizona Diamondbacks lineup, manager Chip Hale called an audible...
Via The Sports Journal
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks recall Matt Stites, option Allen Webster to Reno

PHOENIX -- The Diamondbacks have recalled reliever Matt Stites from Triple-A Reno and optioned starting pitcher Allen Webster back to Reno. Stites was 0-1 with three saves and a 3.00 ERA in nine innings at Reno. He opened the season on the disabled list with elbow inflammation. He appeared in 37 games for the Diamondbacks last year and posted a 5.73 ERA. Webster made four starts...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Standings say Diamondbacks are contenders, but team’s direction is unclear

The Arizona Diamondbacks have been a tough read this season. Entering the season, things were looking a bit more positive for the club. The team cemented its management structure, bringing in Chip Hale at manager and Dave Stewart at general manager. The D-Backs also scored in free agency, bringing in the most coveted international free agent Yasmany Tomas with a mammoth six-year...
Via Bloguin Best
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks are contenders, but team's direction is unclear

The Arizona Diamondbacks have been a tough read this season. Entering the season, things were looking a bit more positive for the club. The team cemented its management structure, bringing in Chip Hale at manager and Dave Stewart at general manager. The D-Backs also scored in free agency, bringing in the most coveted international free agent Yasmany Tomas with a mammoth six...
Via The Outside Corner
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Bats Come Alive for Arizona Diamondbacks in Win Over Dodgers

Arizona Diamondbacks’ A.J. Pollock, right, and Cliff Pennington (4) celebrate after they both score on a triple by teammate David Peralta during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Monday, June 29, 2015, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) In a thrilling game on the diamond in the scorching hot desert on Monday night, the D-backs mounted...
Via The Sports Journal
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

More at-bats help Peralta, Castillo thrive against Dodgers

PHOENIX -- David Peralta and Welington Castillo, the Arizona Diamondbacks' two biggest heroes in a 10-6 victory against the Dodgers, are riding high from the simple advantage of seeing more pitches. The setup to Thursday's victory goes like so: The D-backs evened the score after Dodgers starter and former D-back Mike Bolsinger left after four innings with a 4-0 lead and flu-like...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

D-backs roar back to end 7-game skid vs. Dodgers

PHOENIX -- Welington Castillo doubled home the go-ahead run in the eighth inning, and the Arizona Diamondbacks pulled off a pair of comebacks to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 10-6 on Monday night. Castillo doubled against reliever Pedro Baez (1-1) to drive in Jake Lamb with none out. The Diamondbacks, who trailed 4-0 and 6-4, added three more runs in the inning on a bunt single, a...
Via AP on Fox
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks rally twice to beat Dodgers 10-6

PHOENIX (AP) Welington Castillo doubled home the go-ahead run in the eighth inning, capping a pair of comebacks by the Arizona Diamondbacks in a 10-6 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday night. Castillo doubled off reliever Pedro Baez (1-1) to drive in Jake Lamb with none out. The Diamondbacks, who trailed 4-0 and 6-4, added three more runs in the inning on a bunt single,...
Via AP on Fox
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

D-backs roar back to end 7-game skid vs. Dodgers

PHOENIX -- Welington Castillo doubled home the go-ahead run in the eighth inning, and the Arizona Diamondbacks pulled off a pair of comebacks to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 10-6 on Monday night. Castillo doubled against reliever Pedro Baez (1-1) to drive in Jake Lamb with none out. The Diamondbacks, who trailed 4-0 and 6-4, added three more runs in the inning on a bunt single, a...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers @ D’Backs June 29, 2015: Remember Allen Webster?

Man, Allen Webster starts tonight for the Diamondbacks against the Dodgers. Remember him? Dodgers D’Backs 6:40 p.m. Phoenix, Az. CF Pederson CF Pollock 2B Kendrick LF Peralta 3B Turner 1B Goldschmidt 1B Gonzalez RF Tomas RF Puig 3B Lamb LF Ethier ...
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D-backs injury update: Patrick Corbin's return in sight

PHOENIX -- Diamondbacks pitcher Patrick Corbin's return from Tommy John surgery is in sight. Arizona manager Chip Hale said Corbin will make one more rehab start in the minors before returning as starter during a two-game series on July 7-8 at Texas. Corbin last pitched Friday for Double-A Mobile, when he went six innings and allowed four hits and two earned runs. He threw 79 pitches...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
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Diamondbacks Live welcomes sports VIPs to fill analyst role in July

PHOENIX -- Throughout the month of July, FOX Sports Arizona will roll out the red carpet for its "Diamondbacks Live" pre-game show in order to welcome notable Arizona sports celebrities to fill the guest analyst role. Beginning this Friday, the D-backs, Coyotes, Suns, Arizona State University, University of Arizona, Northern Arizona and Grand Canyon University will all be represented...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
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D-backs' Paul Goldschmidt playing way over his salary

Paul Goldschmidt is quickly being given his due for being perhaps the best player in baseball. In the latest All-Star voting update released Monday, Goldschmidt was well ahead of fellow first baseman Adrian Gonzalez -- more than doubling his vote total -- and now ranks third overall in the NL in votes behind Bryce Harper and Buster Posey.The Arizona Republic points out that Goldschmidt...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Paul Goldschmidt ranks third among all NL players in all-star voting

The final updates in balloting for the Major League All-Star Game were released Monday, and with three days left in the voting, Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt has now nearly doubled the vote total of his closest challenger, Adrian Gonzalez of the Dodgers. Goldschmidt has 7.34 million votes -- behind only Bryce Harper and Buster Posey among National League players. Gonzalez...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers-Diamondbacks Preview

It's been 11 seasons since the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Arizona Diamondbacks eight straight times. The Dodgers can accomplish that feat Monday night when starter Mike Bolsinger returns to Chase Field for the opener of a three-game set to oppose former Los Angeles draft pick Allen Webster. Los Angeles (43-34) dropped the first two meetings before outscoring Arizona 41-18 over...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Brad Ziegler joins Todd's garage

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Via Fox Sports Arizona
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Castillo flashes big production in little time with D-backs

Catcher Welington Castillo came to the Arizona Diamondbacks with little fanfare despite an intriguing major league resume. In Castillo's first three weeks, he has made a strong case to be included in their long-term plans. Castillo's three-run home run in the second inning gave Chase Anderson a lead he never lost, helping the D-backs end a three-game losing streak in a 6-4 victory...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kemp, Norris hit homers but Padres lose to Diamondbacks

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Welington Castillo, Jake Lamb and David Peralta homered, leading the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 6-4 win over the San Diego Padres on Sunday. Chase Anderson pitched seven innings to help Arizona snap a three-game losing streak. Brad Ziegler worked the ninth for his 12th save in 14 chances. Castillo's three-run shot gave the Diamondbacks a 3-1 lead in the second. Peralta...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kemp, Norris hit homers but Padres lose to Diamondbacks

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Welington Castillo, Jake Lamb and David Peralta homered, leading the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 6-4 win over the San Diego Padres on Sunday. Chase Anderson pitched seven innings to help Arizona snap a three-game losing streak. Brad Ziegler worked the ninth for his 12th save in 14 chances. Castillo's three-run shot gave the Diamondbacks a 3-1 lead in the second. Peralta...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Homer time: D-backs slug past Padres

SAN DIEGO -- Welington Castillo, Jake Lamb and David Peralta homered, leading the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 6-4 win over the San Diego Padres on Sunday. Chase Anderson pitched seven innings to help Arizona snap a three-game losing streak. Brad Ziegler worked the ninth for his 12th save in 14 chances. Castillo's three-run shot gave the Diamondbacks a 3-1 lead in the second. Peralta...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Castillo powers Diamondbacks past Padres 6-4

SAN DIEGO (AP) Welington Castillo, Jake Lamb and David Peralta homered, leading the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 6-4 win over the San Diego Padres on Sunday. Chase Anderson (4-2) pitched seven innings to help Arizona snap a three-game losing streak. Brad Ziegler worked the ninth for his 12th save in 14 chances. Castillo's three-run shot gave the Diamondbacks a 3-1 lead in the second...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Homer time: D-backs slug past Padres

SAN DIEGO -- Arizona manager Chip Hale thought his team's offense was ready to break out, and he was right. Welington Castillo, Jake Lamb and David Peralta homered, as the Diamondbacks avoided a sweep with a 6-4 win over the San Diego Padres on Sunday. The Diamondbacks' power surge offset three home runs given up by starter Chase Anderson for the second straight game and helped Arizona...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bob Brenly dislikes Youppi!’s “French attitude,” wanted to “jerk him off the dugout”

Arizona Diamondbacks’ colour commentator Bob Brenly apparently has strong feelings about former Montreal Expos’ mascot Youppi!. In the middle of the Diamondbacks-Rockies game Wednesday, Brenly went on a rant about how he disliked Youppi! during his playing, coaching and managing career: Here’s the transcription: “Youppi had a little bit of that French attitude, you know...
Via Awful Announcing
3 days ago  |  Discuss
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