Baseball and music have a storied history together, from the ballpark organs and "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" singalongs of yesteryear to today's increasing reliance on various components of the Cha Cha Slide. Not all music is for the fans, though: The Arizona Diamondbacks' walk-up music is for and ... More >>
The Arizona Diamondbacks officially have a crisis in the pitching department.Aside from Patrick Corbin, Wade Miley, and just a couple guys in the bullpen, Diamondbacks pitchers are costing the team win after win, including last night's 13th-inning loss to the New York Mets at Citi Field.
Paul Goldschmidt's walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth inning yesterday secured a series victory for the Arizona Diamondbacks over the Los Angeles Dodgers.The Diamondbacks took two of three in the series, including yesterday's 1-0 victory.
Right-hander Brandon McCarthy has not exactly been awesome in his first two starts with the Arizona Diamondbacks.McCarthy gave up six runs, four of them earned, in his start Tuesday against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Chase Field, which proved to be an insurmountable total for D-backs hitters, who pos ... More >>
It took a couple minutes short of forever for the Arizona Diamondbacks to beat the St. Louis Cardinals last night/this morning at Chase Field.D-backs shortstop Cliff Pennington, who was acquired in the trade that shipped Chris Young off to Oakland, got the walk-off hit that scored Jason Kubel in the ... More >>
The 2013 Arizona Diamondbacks have won game one of 162.The D-backs defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 6-2 at Chase Field last night, in the team's first game in the post-Justin Upton era.See also:-Diamondbacks GM Kevin Towers' "Moneyball" Strategy Isn't Madness
It's all over but the crying down at Chase Field as the Arizona Diamondbacks ended their dreadful year in dreadful fashion with a 2-1 defeat by the Colorado Rockies. While there's much joy in cities with playoff-bound teams like San Francisco, Detroit, and Cincinnati, there's nothing but disappointm ... More >>
Aaron Hill proved once again why he's one of the best sluggers on the Arizona Diamondbacks' roster last night as he smacked a walk-off homer to give his team the 5-3 win over the Colorado Rockies. His 385-foot, three-run dinger came in the bottom of the ninth inning during the second-to-last game o ... More >>
The Arizona Diamondbacks are now two games away from playoff elimination, after getting blanked 6-0 by the San Francisco Giants last night in the Bay Area.Starting pitcher Wade Miley didn't quite make a great case for himself in his bid for rookie of the year, as he gave up four runs -- three of the ... More >>
Although it would probably require winning all of their final eight games, and some additional magic around the National League, the Arizona Diamondbacks are still somewhat alive in the playoff hunt.The Diamondbacks beat the San Francisco Giants last night in the first of a three-game series in the ... More >>
The Arizona Diamondbacks kept up their quest for a spot in the upcoming MLB playoffs by running roughshod over the Colorado Rockies during the past three days. The Snakes swept the Mile High City squad over the weekend by winning three straight against the Rox at Coors Field in Denver. Admittedly, ... More >>
Although the playoff chances for the Arizona Diamondbacks are slim this late in the season, it almost looked like they were turning things around after winning two in a row at home against the San Diego Padres.As has been the story for much of the D-backs' season, the streak ended quickly.
The Arizona Diamondbacks won a grand total of one game in three chances against the San Francisco Giants, which actually raised the D-backs chances of making the playoffs from about 1 percent to almost 3 percent.That said, there's about a 97-percent chance the Diamondbacks are just playing for digni ... More >>
After two consecutive heartbreaking losses, the Arizona Diamondbacks were the ones doing the heartbreaking on Tuesday night by beating the San Francisco Giants in 8-6 in 11 innings. The win snapped a three-game losing streak and barely kept the D-backs' postseason hopes alive. With the score deadlo ... More >>
After a five-run first inning, the Arizona Diamondbacks were shut down for nine more, as the Miami Marlins clawed their way back into the game before taking the lead in the top of the 10th. The Marlins' 6-5 win was their second straight over the D-backs as the two teams head into a day-night doubleh ... More >>
The Arizona Diamondbacks swept the minor-leaguers known as the Houston Astros in a three-game weekend series, The Astros kept it almost-close in one of the games, but the D-backs put up 23 runs over the three games, compared to the Astros' five.
The team with the best record in baseball took two out of three games at Chase Field over the weekend. The Washington Nationals overmatched the Arizona Diamondbacks in their Friday and Saturday wins before being shut down on Sunday by D-backs rookie Patrick Corbin. In Friday's 9-1 loss, there was v ... More >>
We're not that far removed from the All Star Game, but with the Arizona Diamondbacks beating the Los Angeles Dodgers last night -- and the San Francisco Giants losing as well -- the National League West is about to have a good old-fashioned pennant race.The Diamondbacks are now 3 1/2 games behind th ... More >>
The Arizona Diamondbacks' two hottest hitters, Jason Kubel and Aaron Hill, went a combined 0-for-8 last night.The D-backs still beat the Colorado Rockies 6-3 at Chase Field.D-Backs starter Ian Kennedy drove in three runs on a standing triple -- to repeat, Ian Kennedy drove in three runs on a triple ... More >>
See also: Arizona Diamondbacks Beat Reds 7-1, Go for Series Win Today See also: Arizona Diamondbacks Blanked By Cincinnati Reds as Trevor Bauer Bites the Big One The Arizona Diamondbacks blew a 6-0 lead in a loss in Cincinnati's Great American Ballpark today. The loss resulted in a split four-game ... More >>
See also: Bauer Debuts, Diamondbacks Avoid Getting Swept in Atlanta See also: Arizona Diamondbacks Break Losing Streak With Strong Win Over Cincinnati Reds Failure, thy name is Trevor Bauer. The rookie pitcher for the Arizona Diamondbacks had a nightmarish time on the mound last night at Great Amer ... More >>
It's that time of the year, when Arizona Diamondbacks right-fielder Justin Upton -- the first overall pick of the MLB draft in 2005 -- is the subject of trade rumors.Upton's been booed by the home crowd at Chase Field quite a bit this year, as he's not quite up to par with last year's All-Star seas ... More >>
The Arizona Diamondbacks salvaged the first half of the season over the weekend, winning three straight games against the Los Angeles Dodgers heading into the All-Star break.The D'Backs lost a Thursday game against the Dodgers, but were able to win the rest of the games of the four-games set, taking ... More >>
Well, there's a first time for everything. Unfortunately for the Dbacks, this first - the Padres' first 3-game sweep at Chase Field in franchise history - wasn't so fun. The D-backs fell to the Padres 8-6 last night in front of a sold out stadium full of 46, 819 disgruntled fans. This was the firs ... More >>
It looks like the near-endless hit parades the Arizona Diamondbacks had against the Seattle Mariners and Chicago Cubs last week didn't carry over into Atlanta.The Diamondbacks were limited to just one run against the Braves last night, as D'Backs starting pitcher Daniel Hudson tossed four or fewer i ... More >>
There were a slew of scowling faces populating the stands at Chase Field this past weekend, but -- for once -- none of 'em were belonged to Arizona Diamondbacks fans. Nope, it was members of the Chicago Cubs nation who were glowering as they watched their team get swept by the D-Backs during their w ... More >>
The Arizona Diamondbacks earned just their second series sweep of the season this weekend, coming out on top in three games against the Oakland A's.On Friday, the D'Backs saw something the team hasn't seen for quite some time -- heroics from third baseman Ryan Roberts.Roberts hit a three-run, walk-o ... More >>
Everyone on the Arizona Diamondbacks had a float in the hit parade last night at Chase Field, as the Snakes drowned the division-leading Los Angeles Dodgers 11-4.Sure, 36-year-old Ted Lilly was on the mound for the Dodgers, but the D'Backs handed him his first loss of the season as he made it just o ... More >>
If this is your first time hearing about the Washington Nationals' youngster phenom Bryce Harper, we'll warn you now that it won't be the last time.Harper hit an RBI double in the sixth inning off D'Backs starter Ian Kennedy in last night's game, putting the Nats up 2-1, which would eventually becom ... More >>
Two sweet moments last night for Phoenix professional sports fans, both within a few minutes of each other:First, the Phoenix Coyotes nipped the Chicago Blackhawks 3-2 in overtime out at the Jobing.com Arena, taking a 1-0 lead in the first round of the interminable Stanley Cup playoffs.It was an alm ... More >>
So it's come down to this--a fifth and deciding game tomorrow afternoon for the upstart Arizona Diamondbacks in what has become a humdinger of a a first-round playoff series against the Milwaukee Brewers.Last night's 10-6 win seemed closer than the final score indicates, with neither team able to ... More >>
Ryan Roberts hit a walk-off grand slam in the bottom of the 10th inning Tuesday night at Chase Field to keep the Arizona Diamondbacks in the hunt for home-field advantage in the first round the National League Division Series, which starts Saturday. The 7-6 win was the D-Backs' league-leading 48 ... More >>
The Arizona Diamondbacks' recently dormant bats finally came alive this afternoon, and it couldn't have been at a better time. Kirk Gibson's gotta be NL Manager of the YearThe locals held on to beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-5 at Chase Field in front of a lively crowd of about 25,000, all of who ... More >>
mlb.com/dbacksThere were plenty of high-fives all around during the Arizona Diamondbacks win on Monday.The Arizona Diamondbacks used their offensive mojo to turn the tide once again during another of their patented come-from-behind victories last night against the Los Angeles Dodgers last night. ... More >>
So, it's come to this:If the Arizona Diamondbacks end up losing the NL West crown in the final three weeks of the 2011 season it will go down as one of the biggest folds of all-time.D-Backs manager Kirk GibsonWho woulda thunk it?Not us, that's for sure.