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Much has changed for the Arizona Diamondbacks and San Diego Padres since they last met in June. Odrisamer Despaigne won his second major league start for San Diego in that contest although both these teams' infields will look vastly different now. The visiting Padres start a three-game set with Despaigne on the mound Friday night as they try to hand the Diamondbacks a season...
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Washington 1, Arizona 0; 21 August 2014 (Washington 73-53, Arizona 53-75)

Photo Credit: journal-news.com Yes, the Nationals are the hottest team in the majors. After nine straight wins, confidence is at a season-high. Thursday afternoon, the team hosted the last of the four-game set against the plucky Diamondbacks. A pair of left-handers, Gio Gonzalez and Wade Miley, were the starters. Arizona sought to end a 5-game losing streak. Jordan Pacheco’s ninth...
Via DC Sports-Kings
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Kid wearing popcorn tub hat gets drilled by Bryce Harper foul ball (video)

As a consequence of an unfortunate yet hilarious sequence of events, a young fan attending Wednesday’s Washington Nationals-Arizona Diamondbacks tilt ended up in a crumpled mas of humanity … right next to the crumpled popcorn tub he previously was wearing as a hat. Your browser does not support iframes. A foul ball off the […] The post Kid wearing popcorn tub hat gets drilled...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
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Tony La Russa has no plans to bring back Kirk Gibson, yet

The USA Today reported on Tuesday morning that the Arizona Diamondbacks’ current plan was to bring back their skipper Kirk Gibson for at least a sixth season in 2015, which if true, would show Arizona’s content with mediocrity. The Diamondbacks’ chief baseball officer Tony La Russa, through a spokesman, called the USA Today’s report inaccurate, though. It’s certainly possible...
Via The Outside Corner
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tony La Russa has no plans to bring back Kirk Gibson, yet

The USA Today reported on Tuesday morning that the Arizona Diamondbacks’ current plan was to bring back their skipper Kirk Gibson for at least a sixth season in 2015, which if true, would show Arizona’s content with mediocrity. The Diamondbacks’ chief baseball officer Tony La Russa, through a spokesman, called the USA Today’s report inaccurate, though. It’s certainly possible...
Via Bloguin Best
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tony La Russa denies that Kirk Gibson’s job is safe

USA Today’s Bob Nightengale reported Tuesday morning that the Diamondbacks “currently plan to bring back” manager Kirk Gibson next season. But the club’s new chief baseball officer — Hall of Fame manager Tony La Russa — is now denying that anything has been decided on the Gibson front. “I just think that at this point, we’re at August 18,” La Russa relayed through...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Arizona Diamondbacks: Gibson will remain manager

According to a report by Bob Nightengale of USA Today, the Arizona Diamondbacks plan on having Kirk Gibson as their manager in 2015. The #Dbacks currently plan to bring back manager Kirk Gibson for the 2015 season, but Tony La Russa delaying any official announcement. — Bob Nightengale (@BNightengale) August 19, 2014 The Diamondbacks have not officially announced that they will...
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Diamondbacks plan to bring back manager Kirk Gibson in 2015

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Diamondbacks plan to bring back manager Kirk Gibson in 2015

(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)   One day after Tony La Russa stated that the Diamondbacks’ future plans would be revealed soon, it would seem that one major piece of the future seems to have been settled, according to Bob Nightengale of USA TODAY Sports: The #Dbacks currently plan to bring back manager Kirk Gibson for the 2015 season, but Tony La Russa delaying any official announcement...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
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Doug Fister stuffs Jayson Werth garden gnome in jersey during rally (video)

The Washington Nationals not only are on a hot streak — winners of seven straight — the team has gone on its recent run by winning some ballgames in spectacular fashion. The Nats have won three consecutive games in walk-off fashion, the most recent being a 5-4 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks in 11 innings. […] The post Doug Fister stuffs Jayson Werth garden gnome in jersey...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
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Kirk Gibson’s rumored return shows Arizona is fine with mediocrity

The fate of Diamondbacks manager Kirk Gibson has been uncertain this year, with his team struggling out of the gate and getting enveloped by a cloud of controversy in the face of their “unintentional” methods of retribution against teams who dare plunk their players. Naturally, it looks like Gibson will be back for the Diamondbacks in 2015. The #Dbacks currently plan to bring...
Via Bloguin Best
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Kirk Gibson’s rumored return shows Arizona is fine with mediocrity

The fate of Diamondbacks manager Kirk Gibson has been uncertain this year, with his team struggling out of the gate and getting enveloped by a cloud of controversy in the face of their “unintentional” methods of retribution against teams who dare plunk their players. Naturally, it looks like Gibson will be back for the Diamondbacks in 2015. The #Dbacks currently plan to bring...
Via The Outside Corner
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks consider bringing back Kirk Gibson

In 2011 the Arizona Diamondbacks won the National League West. Since then the team has been unable to get above the .500 mark and currently finds itself 19 games under for the year. While manager Kirk Gibson could be an obvious one to point fingers at the team is planning to bring him back reports Bob Nightengale of USA Today. However he does caution that chief baseball officer Tony...
Via Tireball.com
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D-backs recall Will Harris, option Bradin Hagens to Reno

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D-backs recall Will Harris, option Bradin Hagens to Reno

#Dbacks recall pitcher @willharris15 from the Triple-A Reno @Aces and option pitcher Bradin Hagens to Reno. — Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) August 18, 2014   The Diamondbacks continue their game of “Musical Bullpen” by optioning rookie pitcher Bradin Hagens to Reno and recalling reliever Will Harris to the Bigs. Harris will be in his third stint with the Snakes this year...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
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Diamondbacks recall reliever Will Harris from Reno

WASHINGTON (AP) The Arizona Diamondbacks have recalled right-hander Will Harris from Triple-A Reno and optioned right-hander Bradin Hagens to their top farm club. General manager Kevin Towers made the announcement Monday prior to Arizona's game at Washington. This will be Harris' third stint with Arizona this season. He's 0-2 with a 9.24 ERA in 12 relief appearances...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks Injury Update: Chris Owings starts rehab

Arizona Diamondbacks rookie shortstop, Chris Owings, has not played a game since June 25th due to a shoulder injury.  But he began the comeback trail yesterday while starting at shortstop in the Arizona Rookie League.  While batting third, Owings went 2-3 and stole two bases.  He is still at least a week from returning, but it was a positive sign to see the star rookie back on...
Via MLB Injury News
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Aaron Hill, Cliff Pennington power Diamondbacks over Marlins

RHP Trevor Cahill walked a tightrope but won his second consecutive start, pitching into the seventh inning to lead the Diamondbacks to a win over the Miami Marlins on Friday night. Cliff Pennington lined a solo home run off the left-field foul pole and Aaron Hill launched a two-run blast, the three first-inning runs amounting to all the offense the Diamondbacks could muster. It...
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Cahill, Reed make first-inning home runs stand up

MIAMI -- Aaron Hill and Cliff Pennington hit home runs in the first inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks held on to beat the Miami Marlins 3-2 on Friday night. Trevor Cahill (3-8) pitched 6 2-3 innings allowing two runs and six hits for the Diamondbacks. Addison Reed worked the ninth for his 29th save in 34 chances. Marlins starter Brad Hand (2-5) allowed three runs in seven innings...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Arizona Diamondbacks acquire former first round pick

The Arizona Diamondbacks acquired outfielder Brett Jackson from the Chicago Cubs in exchange for minor league pitcher Blake Cooper. Jackson was the Cub’s first round pick in the 2009 draft. Entering the 2012 season he was a top 40 prospect. Injuries have slowed his progression and he hasn’t played a full season since 2011. The University of California Berkeley graduate has shown...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Hagens falls in debut as D-backs lose in 10

MIAMI -- Bradin Hagens took a look around before throwing his first major league pitch, wanting to remember the moment. His 27th pitch was one he'd rather forget. Hagens failed to retire any of the three batters he faced in the 10th inning, and the Arizona Diamondbacks wound up falling to the Miami Marlins 5-4 on Thursday night. Hagens (0-1) got out of trouble in the ninth, when...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks promote Bradin Hagens from Reno

MIAMI (AP) The Arizona Diamondbacks promoted right-hander Bradin Hagens from Reno on Thursday and optioned left-hander Andrew Chafin to the Triple-A club. The 25-year-old Hagens is 8-7 with a 4.12 ERA in 25 games this season for Reno and Double-A Mobile. The 24-year-old Chafin made his major league debut Wednesday night in Cleveland, starting and throwing five scoreless innings...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks Injury Update: A.J. Pollock, Chris Owings, Cody Ross

The Diamondbacks had hoped outfielder A.J. Pollock would be back on the field by now, but his recovery is coming along slower than expected. He broke his hand on May 31 and was then struck on the same hand in his rehab assignment on July 31 in Arizona League, according to Nick Piercoro of Arizona Central.#491036617 / gettyimages.comThe hit by pitch in the Arizona League was on a...
Via Sports Injury Alert
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Gosewisch, D-backs salavage split in 12 innings

CLEVELAND -- Tuffy Gosewisch's RBI single with one out in the 12th inning gave the Arizona Diamondbacks a 1-0 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday night for a doubleheader split. Five Arizona pitchers combined on the shutout as the Diamondbacks avoided a sweep after Zach Walters' walkoff homer in the ninth gave the Indians a 3-2 win in the opener. Randall Delgado...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks Rumors: Arizona will be in market for starting pitcher this offseason

The Arizona Diamondbacks could be in the market for starting pitching this offseason, and they might be looking for it in Japan. The Dbacks have the second worst rotation in the National League and they do not necessarily have the organizational depth to find top free-agent pitchers, when several other teams have the same need.#162505043 / gettyimages.comAs Nick Piecoro of AZCentral...
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