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Diamondbacks' nine-game streak of quality starts snapped

The D-backs had a streak of nine consecutive quality starts from their starters snapped on Sunday. The streak included the first complete game shutout of the season in the majors which was turned in by Josh Collmenter. The staff put up a collective ERA of 2.07 through the 61 innings of the streak. It was the longest such streak by the Diamondbacks since an 11-game stretch in 2008...
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Rockies-Diamondbacks Preview

Because of a rainout, Tyler Matzek didn't get to start against the only team he's earned a win against this season. Instead, he's getting perhaps a more advantageous matchup. The Colorado Rockies left-hander will face a struggling Arizona Diamondbacks lineup in the opener to a three-game road series Monday night. Matzek (1-0, 2.40 ERA) was supposed to face San Francisco on Sunday...
Via AP on Fox
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Arizona Diamondbacks Struggle Offensively as They Fall to the Pirates

Arizona Diamondbacks’ Nick Ahmed, right, reacts after swinging for a strike as Pittsburgh Pirates’ Francisco Cervelli, left, throws the ball back to the pitcher during the fifth inning of a baseball game Friday, April 24, 2015, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) The Arizona Diamondbacks struggled offensively on Friday night as they fell to the Pittsburgh Pirates, 4-1 in...
Via The Sports Journal
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Change of cleats, change of fortune for D-backs' Bradley

Archie Bradley is off to a tremendous start to his career. The 22-year-old beat Clayton Kershaw, nearly beat Madison Bumgarner, and then Wednesday night he beat former All-Star Yovani Gallardo. He has a 1.45 ERA through his first three starts.Wednesday night he got into some trouble in the first inning though. He got out of a based-loaded jam with only one run scoring, and then he...
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Pirates-Diamondbacks Preview

The last pitch Paul Goldschmidt saw in 2014 fractured his left hand in a matchup with Pittsburgh, leaving Arizona without its star for the final 52 games. Diamondbacks reliever Randall Delgado plunked Pirates star Andrew McCutchen the following day in retaliation, and McCutchen later said, "Just remember: I don't forget." The clubs meet for the first time since that series Friday...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

This D-Backs fan one upped Juan Lagares'

D-Backs fan makes neat one handed grab of a foul ball off the bat of Mark Trumbo.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers miss opportunities in loss to Diamondbacks

Archie Bradley heard the bullpen phone ring, saw the activity behind the fence down the left field line. His third career start was not going well and a quick exit appeared to be on the horizon. But after trying to be too fine in the strike zone, the Arizona rookie right-hander began pumping in strikes and ended up picking up a gut-check victory. Bradley shook off a shaky start to...
Via AP on Fox
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Owings, effectively-wild Bradley lead D-backs past Rangers

PHOENIX -- Archie Bradley shook off a shaky start to pitch six effective innings, lifting the Arizona Diamondbacks to an 8-5 win over the Texas Rangers on Wednesday night. Bradley (2-0) walked five in the first three innings, including one that scored a run, but proved to be effectively wild, holding the Rangers to a run and two hits. He is the fifth pitcher since 1914 to allow two...
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Effectively-wild Bradley leads Arizona to 8-5 win over Texas

PHOENIX (AP) Archie Bradley shook off a shaky start to pitch six effective innings, lifting the Arizona Diamondbacks to an 8-5 win over the Texas Rangers on Wednesday night. Bradley (2-0) walked five in the first three innings, including one that scored a run, but proved to be effectively wild, holding the Rangers to a run and two hits. He is the fifth pitcher since 1914 to allow...
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Frank Caliendo hysterically presents D-backs starting lineup (Video)

Comedian Frank Caliendo presents Wednesday's Arizona Diamondbacks starting lineup, under the guise of his hysterical celebrity impressions, featuring Jon Gruden, Chris Berman, Charles Barkley and John Madden.Several celebrities stopped by to announce tonight's #Dbacks starting lineup. https://t.co/1EK4uYQlbS— Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) April 23, 2015H/T Next Impulse. This...
Via Holdout Sports
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WATCH: Frank Caliendo introduces D-backs with different impersonations

Several celebrities stopped by to announce tonight's #Dbacks starting lineup. https://t.co/1EK4uYQlbS — Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) April 23, 2015 Frank Caliendo brought his many impressions to Arizona to introduce the Diamondbacks lineup for the team’s game against the Texas Rangers. If nothing else, this proves that Caliendo has nine very passable personalities that he can...
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Diamondbacks move up pitcher Bradley to No. 8 in lineup

PHOENIX (AP) The Arizona Diamondbacks have batted their pitcher in the eighth spot for the second time in franchise history. Rookie Archie Bradley hit eighth against the Texas Rangers on Wednesday night, with shortstop Nick Ahmed in the No. 9 spot. Manager Chip Hale said it was so the Diamondbacks could give Paul Goldschmidt more opportunities to have runners on base in front of...
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Arizona Diamondbacks put Jake Lamb on the Disabled List

San Diego Padres’ Matt Kemp is safe at third with a triple as Arizona Diamondbacks third baseman Jake Lamb applies a late tag in the seventh inning of a baseball game Tuesday, April 14, 2015, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi) After beating him out during spring training, Jake Lamb was put on the 15-day disabled list, and Yasmany Tomas was substituted in Tuesday night against...
Via The Sports Journal
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Trumbo and the D-backs' crowded outfield

Having an excess number of outfielders can be thought of as a good thing, or a problem. It seems like it was a problem for the Dodgers last season which led to the trade of Matt Kemp in the offseason, and rumors that the team was also looking to trade Andre Ethier. The Diamondbacks are currently in a similarly challenging situation with A.J. Pollock, Ender Inciarte, David Peralt...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Broken hands hard to avoid according to D-backs

The Diamondbacks have had quite a few players suffer broken hands in the past couple of seasons: Willie Bloomquist and Aaron Hill in 2013 and A.J. Pollock and Paul Goldschmidt last year. The tendency for players to start their swings early to catch up with mid-90s fastballs has led to this according to Zach Buchanan of AZCentral.Buchanan quotes Chip Hale on the phenomenon:"We've...
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Diamondbacks place Lamb on 15-day disabled list

PHOENIX (AP) The Arizona Diamondbacks placed infielder Jake Lamb on the 15-day disabled list before Tuesday's game with a left foot stress reaction. Lamb was off to a strong start to the season, going 12 for 29 with nine RBIs in 10 games. Arizona called up infielder Danny Dorn from Triple-A Reno and transferred catcher Gerald Laird to the 60-day disabled list after back surgery...
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Vol. 2: NL West Weekly Wrap-Up

Week 2 of the MLB season is officially behind us. Even though it’s early (and will be referred to as such to ward off any panic by slow starters), there were plenty of telltale signs in the NL West last week as to who might, and who might not, have their first acts together. Four divisional series took place with the Los Angeles Dodgers establishing dominance by going undefeated...
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Arizona Diamondbacks Win Away Series Against Giants

Arizona Diamondbacks’ Josh Collmenter pitchers against the San Francisco Giants in the ninth inning of a baseball game Friday, April 17, 2015, in San Francisco. Collmenter threw a four-hitter as Arizona won 9-0. (AP Photo/Ben Margot) Last season the Arizona Diamondbacks were the laughing stock, with their last-place finish, but that’s not how the beginning of this season is...
Via The Sports Journal
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Goldschmidt Contines to Goldschmidt, Giants Fall To Diamondbacks 5-1

Paul Goldschmidt gave the Arizona Diamondbacks all the runs they needed in the first inning, as the San Francisco Giants completed their first week at home the same way they’ve struggled so far. Pitching issues and lack of production continued to plague the reigning World Champs in their 5-1 loss to their division rival on Sunday afternoon. Paul Goldschmidt started things off early...
Via BaySportsNet
8 days ago  |  Discuss

The PR Debacle That Is Arizona

“I went with it. It’s not like they forced me.” – Mike Rodriguez, Dodgers fan, on incident at Chase Field   You’ve heard about it, by now: at a recent Diamondbacks-Dodgers game at the D-Backs’ Chase Field, a fan who was sitting behind home plate was ‘asked’ to remove or cover his Dodgers jersey. You’ve been told (numerous times) that the D-Backs security personnel...
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Touki & Company Easily Handle Cubs at Riverview

Diamondbacks starting pitchers Touki Toussaint (Arizona 2014 1st round draft pick) and Carlos Hernandez combined to toss six innings of two-hit shutout ball, Gerard Hernandez drove-in three runs with an RBI double, a solo HR, and an RBI GO, and Ismael Pena clubbed a triple and a single, helping the D'backs sweep a Cactus League Extended Spring Training split-squad doubleheader played...
Via Cub Reporter
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Collmenter four-hits Giants, gets three hits in D-backs' win

SAN FRANCISCO Josh Collmenter stayed loose and kept his legs warm on a chilly night by running the bases, and Arizona's starting pitcher delivered by not only tossing a complete game but piling up a career-high three hits. ''That was a blessing in disguise tonight,'' he said. ''It's fun when you can hit and be a productive member of the lineup, but it also helped out on a cold night...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Collmenter does it all in D-backs' shutout of Giants

SAN FRANCISCO -- Josh Collmenter pitched a four-hitter and had a career-high three hits, and the Arizona Diamondbacks sent the World Series champion San Francisco Giants to an eighth straight loss with a 9-0 win Friday night. Jake Lamb hit a two-run triple in the third and Collmenter (1-2) added an RBI single as Arizona knocked Jake Peavy out of the game after only 3 2/3 innings...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Daily DraftKings Picks: Friday, Apr 17

I was thisclose! My strategy paid off big time (stacking against Madison Bumgarner) as Mark Trumbo, Paul Goldschmidt, and A.J. Pollock all homered, but the players I chose support my anti-MadBum lineup didn’t come through. I’m absolutely kicking myself for not picking Chris Archer, who I had in my lineup originally and then swapped out for Cole Hamels (who had poor control against...
Via Baseball Professor
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicken tender drops onto pitcher's mound during Diamondbacks-Giants game (Video)

Now here's something you don't see every day: a chicken tender dropped from the sky onto the pitcher's mound during the 12th inning of Thursday night's San Francisco Giants game against Arizona. The chicken tender bounced on the grass and landed on the outer edge of the mound just as D-backs pitcher Randall Delgado was delivering a pitch to Giants batter Buster Posey, who flied...
Via Holdout Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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