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Goldschmidt leaves D-backs for birth of first child

DENVER -- Arizona Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt has left the team to be with his wife, Amy, for the birth of the couple's first child. Goldschmidt left Denver for Phoenix on a flight late Tuesday night. Manager Chip Hale said Goldschmidt would miss Wednesday's game against the Rockies and most likely Friday's game at the Chicago Cubs. "They're in the process right now...
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Goldschmidt leaves D-backs for birth of first child

DENVER -- Arizona Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt has left the team to be with his wife, Amy, for the birth of the couple's first child. Goldschmidt left Denver for Phoenix on a flight late Tuesday night. Manager Chip Hale said Goldschmidt would miss Wednesday's game against the Rockies and most likely Friday's game at the Chicago Cubs. "They're in the process right now...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
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Goldschmidt placed on paternity leave for birth of first child

Paul Goldschmidt took a rare day off from the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday, but it wasn't due to injury or fatigue. Rather, he was headed to witness something he wouldn't miss for the world. According to MLB.com, Goldschmidt left the team following its doubleheader in Colorado on Tuesday to return to Phoenix to be with his wife as they welcome their first child into the world...
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Goldschmidt leaves Diamondbacks for birth of his first child

DENVER (AP) Arizona Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt has left the team to be with his wife for the birth of the couple's first child. Goldschmidt left Denver for Phoenix on a flight late Tuesday night. Manager Chip Hale said Goldschmidt would miss Wednesday's game against the Rockies and most likely Friday's game at the Chicago Cubs. Hale expects Goldschmidt to rejoin...
Via AP on Fox
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Rubby De La Rosa sails pitch over catcher for weird balk

Rubby De La Rosa is enjoying a pretty decent season with the Arizona Diamondbacks, and he continued that success with another solid outing Tuesday night. Well, if you ignore that time he randomly stepped off the mound and chucked the ball over his catcher’s head. De La Rosa toed the rubber in the first inning of Arizona’s contest against the Colorado Rockies and was about to...
Via NESN.com
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WATCH: D-backs pitcher fails on quick pitch attempt

There’s a reason why pitchers don’t often try to sneak in a quick fastball to throw hitters off balance, and Diamondbacks pitcher Rubby De La Rosa showed us all why in Tuesday night’s game against the Rockies. De La Rosa was facing Ben Paulsen, and behind 1-0 in the count. He attempted to rectify that by throwing a quick pitch before Paulsen was ready. Home plate umpire...
Via The Sports Daily
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Pollock's home run gives D-backs sweep of Rockies

DENVER -- A.J. Pollock hit a tiebreaking two-run homer, Paul Goldschmidt also homered and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Colorado Rockies 5-3 in the second game to complete a doubleheader sweep Tuesday night. Phil Gosselin homered and drove in four runs to lead Arizona to a 6-4 win in the first game. It was the second time this season the Diamondbacks swept a doubleheader from...
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Gosselin, Pollock help D-backs sweep Rockies, 6-4 and 5-3

DENVER (AP) A.J. Pollock hit a tiebreaking two-run homer, Paul Goldschmidt also homered and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Colorado Rockies 5-3 in the second game to complete a doubleheader sweep Tuesday night. Phil Gosselin homered and drove in four runs to lead Arizona to a 6-4 win in the first game. It was the second time this season the Diamondbacks swept a doubleheader from...
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Pollock's home run gives D-backs sweep of Rockies

DENVER -- A.J. Pollock hit a tiebreaking two-run homer, Paul Goldschmidt also homered and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Colorado Rockies 5-3 in the second game to complete a doubleheader sweep Tuesday night. Phil Gosselin homered and drove in four runs to lead Arizona to a 6-4 win in the first game. It was the second time this season the Diamondbacks swept a doubleheader from...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
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Gosselin fuels opening-game victory with first home run as D-back

DENVER -- Phil Gosselin atoned for his hitless debut with a big day at the plate. Gosselin homered and drove in four runs, Patrick Corbin pitched into the seventh inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Colorado Rockies 6-4 in the first game of a split doubleheader on Tuesday. Gosselin, who was acquired in a June 20 trade with Atlanta, doubled home a run in the third, and then...
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Gosselin fuels opening-game victory with first home run as D-back

DENVER -- Phil Gosselin atoned for his hitless debut with a big day at the plate. Gosselin homered and drove in four runs, Patrick Corbin pitched into the seventh inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Colorado Rockies 6-4 in the first game of a split doubleheader on Tuesday. Gosselin, who was acquired in a June 20 trade with Atlanta, doubled home a run in the third, and then...
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Goldschmidt makes D-backs' history by hitting into triple-play

Paul Goldschmidt made Arizona Diamondbacks history on Tuesday ... but it's not something he's going to be bragging bout. Goldschmidt became the first Diamondback to hit into a triple play when his ninth-inning line drive in the first game of Tuesday's double-header was snared by Colorado shortstop Jose Reyes. The Diamondbacks had two runners on base -- Ender Inciarte on second and...
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Gosselin slugs Diamondbacks past Rockies, 6-4

DENVER (AP) Phil Gosselin homered and drove in four runs, Patrick Corbin pitched into the seventh inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Colorado Rockies 6-4 in the first game of a split doubleheader on Tuesday. Gosselin, who was acquired in a June 20 trade with Atlanta, doubled home a run in the third, and then broke it open in the seventh with a three-run shot off Miguel...
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Rockies turn triple play in 9th inning vs Diamondbacks

DENVER (AP) The Colorado Rockies turned a triple play in the ninth inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks. With the runners on first and second moving on the pitch from Jason Gurka, Paul Goldschmidt hit a line drive to shortstop Jose Reyes, who was shaded up the middle. Reyes threw to second baseman DJ LeMahieu to force out Ender Inciarte, then LeMahieu relayed to first baseman...
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Diamondbacks call up Drury, Burgos, Stites as rosters expand

The Arizona Diamondbacks recalled right-handed pitchers Enrique Burgos and Matt Stites and infielder Brandon Drury from Triple-A Reno as major-league rosters expanded on Tuesday. Burgos, 24, has appeared in 22 games over two stints with the D-backs this season, going 1-2 with 2 saves, a 5.14 ERA and 32 strikeouts in 21 innings. He has gone 0-1 with 11 saves and a 3.70 ERA in 25 outings...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
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Diamondbacks recall 3 minor leaguers

DENVER (AP) The Arizona Diamondbacks recalled right-handed pitchers Enrique Burgos and Matt Stites and infielder Brandon Drury from Triple-A Reno. Drury will make his major league debut at third base and bat seventh in Tuesday's first game against the Colorado Rockies. Drury, 23, combined to hit .303 with 40 doubles, five home runs, 61 RBIs and 65 runs scored in 130 games with Reno...
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Phil Gosselin plays first game since being acquired by D-backs

Two days after Phil Gosselin was placed on the disabled list in May, he was traded to the Arizona Diamondbacks. Three months later, he has finally taken the field for his new team. The 26-year-old infielder, who was acquired by the D-backs on May 20 while he was on the DL after having surgery to repair his fractured left thumb, took the field for Arizona on Monday, playing in his...
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Ziegler injures himself in second-consecutive relief collapse

Brad Ziegler has been a solid back-end reliever for the Arizona Diamondbacks all season, but his past two outings have been quite a regression for the veteran reliever. A day after giving up three earned runs in the top of the 11th inning of the D-backs' 7-4 loss to the Oakland A's on Sunday, Ziegler was shellacked by the Colorado Rockies for four runs in the bottom of the ninth...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ray's good start wasted by Rockies' 9th-inning rally

DENVER -- Robbie Ray did enough to earn his first win in nearly two months. A late rally by the Colorado Rockies spoiled the celebration for the Arizona Diamondbacks left-hander. Pinch-hitter Ben Paulsen hit a two-out, two-run single and the Rockies rallied for four runs in the bottom of the ninth for a 5-4 victory Monday night. A.J. Pollock homered and Chris Owings had three hits...
Via AP on Fox
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Ray's good start wasted by Rockies' 9th-inning rally

DENVER -- Robbie Ray did enough to earn his first win in nearly two months. A late rally by the Colorado Rockies spoiled the celebration for the Arizona Diamondbacks left-hander. Pinch-hitter Ben Paulsen hit a two-out, two-run single and the Rockies rallied for four runs in the bottom of the ninth for a 5-4 victory Monday night. A.J. Pollock homered and Chris Owings had three hits...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
2 days ago  |  Discuss

D-backs still hold out hope for playoffs despite skid

After a disappointing 1-6 homestand, the Arizona Diamondbacks have a microscopic chance of nabbing a postseason bid, but that's not preventing them from remaining optimistic about playing October baseball. "A whole lot of poor play on this homestand," manager Chip Hale admitted after the D-backs ended a seven-game homestand with a 7-4 loss to the A's on Sunday. "It's disappointing...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

D-backs hit road in search of winning ways

Although their hopes of making a playoff push took a big hit at home, the Arizona Diamondbacks should feel good about winning back-to-back road series for the first time. Seeking a fifth straight road win, Arizona tries to continue its success against the last-place Colorado Rockies on Monday night in the first of four meetings over three days. The Diamondbacks (63-67) were five...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

D-backs hit road in search of winning ways

Although their hopes of making a playoff push took a big hit at home, the Arizona Diamondbacks should feel good about winning back-to-back road series for the first time. Seeking a fifth straight road win, Arizona tries to continue its success against the last-place Colorado Rockies on Monday night in the first of four meetings over three days. The Diamondbacks (63-67) were five...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks-Rockies Preview

Although their hopes of making a playoff push took a big hit at home, the Arizona Diamondbacks should feel good about winning back-to-back road series for the first time. Seeking a fifth straight road win, Arizona tries to continue its success against the last-place Colorado Rockies on Monday night in the first of four meetings over three days. The Diamondbacks (63-67) were five...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kidkaster Neil Patil interviews Josh Collmenter

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3 days ago  |  Discuss
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