Justin Upton's hitting streak now stands at 17 games.Before Sunday afternoon, the Arizona Diamondbacks' weekend series against the Washington Nationals at Chase Field was looking like a disaster. Following a pair of tough losses on Friday and Saturday, it seemed the Snakes wer ... More >>
The Bob Melvin Era: 2005-2009.
As far as losses go, yesterday's Arizona Diamondbacks' 4-3 extra-inning loss to the San Diego Padres didn't seem to be that big of a deal, all things considered.
But to the team's front office, however, it might have been the last straw, as manager Bob Melvin sh ... More >>
As we reported yesterday, Arizona Diamondbacks manager Bob Melvin was fired. Now, it looks almost certain his replacement will be Director of Player Development, A.J. Hinch. An official announcement will be made today at a 3 p.m. press conference...Mesa police arrested four illegal immigrants and co ... More >>
www.dbacks.comAJ Hinch, Arizona's new skipperThere was a lot of talk about "passion" Friday afternoon as the Arizona Diamondbacks new manager was announced at a press conference. Most of it from new manager A.J. Hinch, describing himself. Let's hope his self-claimed exuberance rubs off on the lacklu ... More >>
Jon Garland: Outdueled one the NL's best in Jake Peavy.If you're an Arizona Diamondbacks fan, you're looking to the future already, drooling perhaps at the notion of Justin "The Franchise" Upton becoming a perennial All-Star, hitting 40 homers, stealing 30 bases, hitting .315. It can happen.
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The soon-to-be-unemployed Bob Melvin.
Two years ago Arizona Diamondbacks skipper Bob Melvin was the National League's manager of the year.
And now he's (reportedly) toast.
KTAR sports jock John Gambadoro (of Gambo & Ash fame) is reporting that Melvin will be axed as soo ... More >>
When did the king of the blown save, former Arizona gas can Gregg Olson, start giving pointers to the current D-Backs' pen? Just curious.
We can't say for sure, but we're guessing you're sick of the Arizona Diamondbacks' bullpen going all Gregg Olson nearly every game.
The latest debacle oc ... More >>
www.dbacks.comYusmeiro Petit allowed seven runs over three and one-third innings in last night's drubbing by the Cubs.
Turnabout, as they say, is fair play.
A mere 24 hours after routing the Chicago Cubs, 7-2, on Monday, the Arizona Diamondbacks got a taste of their own medicine last night in the ... More >>
After a couple of truly dismal games on Friday and Saturday, the Arizona Diamondbacks showed Sunday why we can't quite write them off and why there's still reason to believe (though they'll probably continue to drive us crazy all season long) in a team loaded with some of the best youn ... More >>
mlb.comD-Backs Pitcher (and tantrum case) Dan HarenThere's one word to sum up the Arizona Diamondbacks' 2009 season thus far: Exasperation.
While the emotion has been brewing amongst players and fans since the second game of the year against the Colorado Rockies -- when the Snakes began their inf ... More >>
www.mlb.comConor Jackson was one of the heroes of last night's game.It'd been almost nine long months since Conor Jackson hit a home run for the Arizona Diamondbacks, with the left fielder's last moon shot coming way back in July against the San Francisco Giants.
But Co-Jack's homer dry spell ende ... More >>
Eric Byrnes' hamstrings might be a key to this year's NL West race.Mark Reynolds has a giant black hole in his swing, and one that's almost as big in his mitt. Eric Byrnes has a couple of cut-rate hammies. Chad Qualls is a 6-foot-5 question mark.
The Arizona Diamondbacks face numerous issues ... More >>