The Arizona Diamondbacks’ offensive struggles continued Saturday in a 4-2 loss to the New York Mets, marking five straight losses on the road. New York took an early 3-0 lead off starting pitcher Merrill Kelly, who lasted 5.2 innings, allowed three hits, issued five walks and struck out six.
The Arizona Diamondbacks got one of their starting pitchers back in the fold on Friday, activating Merrill Kelly off the injured list. In a corresponding move, Arizona optioned infielder Wyatt Mathisen to the Triple-A Reno Aces following Thursday night’s loss to the Miami Marlins.
The Arizona backstop has been one of the league’s best hitters to start the year, but how much of it is sustainable? In Major League Baseball, there lies a dearth of premium offensive talent that materializes from behind home plate.
Starter Madison Bumgarner threw an absolute gem in the Arizona Diamondbacks’ 3-1 loss to the Miami Marlins on Thursday. The lefty only allowed one run on two hits and no walks while striking out seven over six innings of work (85 pitches, 58 strikes).
It’s been a rollercoaster last couple of weeks for the Arizona Diamondbacks. After a 10-3 stretch, the D-backs have lost back-to-back games to the Miami Marlins in addition to placing starting pitcher Merrill Kelly on the injured list on Tuesday.
The Arizona Diamondbacks were steamrolled by the Miami Marlins on Wednesday, falling 8-0 and dropping their second straight. It was a rough start for pitcher Luke Weaver, who allowed six runs on six hits through the first two innings.
The Arizona Diamondbacks said Wednesday that Chase Field’s limited seating due to the coronavirus pandemic will be lifted starting May 25. The D-backs announced that news while scheduling a release of single-game ticket sales of all remaining home games for May 17.
Outfielder Tim Locastro and first baseman Christian Walker were reinstated from the 10-day injured list by the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday. The D-backs sent outfielder Nick Heath and utility man Andrew Young to Triple-A Reno in a corresponding move after Arizona’s win over Colorado on Sunday.
A free vaccine clinic will be open at Chase Field from Thursday through Saturday, the Arizona Diamondbacks and Fry’s Food Stores announced on Sunday. Initially offered to season ticket holders, enough spots remain open that the calendar has been opened to the general public ages 18 and older.
PHOENIX – Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Zac Gallen allowed more than three runs in a start for just the second time in his major league career and the first time this season in a 14-6 loss to the Colorado Rockies on Saturday night.
PHOENIX – The Arizona Diamondbacks have emerged from April as one of the hottest teams in baseball. With the 7-2 win over the Colorado Rockies on Friday, the D-backs have won 9 of their last 11 games and are two wins over .500.
Calhoun suffered a left hamstring strain during the Diamondbacks’ win over the Padres on Tuesday, forcing him to leave early. Widener’s heading to the shelf with a right groin strain, retroactive to April 25.