The Diamondbacks believe Bronson Arroyo will help give them the pitching they need to win the West.
In case you haven't already called it a season, it certainly looks like the Arizona Diamondbacks' season is toast.After a walk-off win yesterday, the Diamondbacks were 7 1/2 games behind for the second wild-card spot in the National League, with 24 games left on the schedule.
One of the most important parts of being a baseball fan is the crushing certainty that you are The Underdogs, and your rivals are getting special treatment from ESPN or Bud Selig or New-York-biased media outlets. (If you're a Mets or Yankees fan, your rivals are getting special treatment from LA-bia ... 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.
After a rough start to the season, Brandon McCarthy's first year in the desert got even rougher last week. Two days after the D-backs' placed McCarthy on the disabled list with shoulder inflammation, McCarthy suffered a seizure in a restaurant. McCarthy is okay now and has started to take anti-seiz ... More >>
After three very good starts in a row, Brandon McCarthy brought back the crap yesterday in Arlington against the Texas Rangers.McCarthy, who didn't get his earned-run average under seven until the sixth game of the season -- but allowed just one earned run in his last three starts -- gave up six ear ... More >>
The Arizona Diamondbacks spent their Memorial Day holiday defeating the Texas Rangers in back-to-back games of a day-night doubleheader at Chase Field on Monday. It was the second-ever twin bill in team history at the stadium and the consecutive victories raised Arizona's record to 30-22 and gave ... More >>
Over the weekend, the Arizona Diamondbacks eagerly welcomed the lowly San Diego Padres to Chase Field and proceeded to take two of three games from the Padres. After defeating the hapless Friars on both Friday and Sunday, the Diamondbacks (28-22) are now tied for first place in the National League W ... More >>
After losing a tough game Tuesday in extra innings, the Arizona Diamondbacks could muster very little offense the Colorado Rockies' Jorge de la Rosa, losing 4-1 Wednesday afternoon and dropping two of three in the series. The loss gives the D-backs and Rockies the same 26-21 record heading into wee ... More >>
Like many of their fellow National League teams have done in abundance this season, the Arizona Diamondbacks traveled to Florida over the weekend and handily won a series against the long-suffering Miami Marlins. Although the D-backs weren't able to complete the weekend sweep of The Fish, falling ... More >>
Heath Bell seems to have picked up right where injured closer J.J. Putz left off -- by blowing save opportunities.Bell wrecked a (rare) phenomenal start from Arizona Diamondbacks starter Brandon McCarthy yesterday at Chase Field, in a game the D-backs would lose in 10 innings, settling for a tie in ... More >>
Paul Goldschmidt was once again the hero of the Arizona Diamondbacks as he rocketed a tie-breaking, two-run homer in the ninth inning of last night's game against the Los Angeles Dodgers to secure a 5-3 win for his team. It was Goldy's seventh home run this season and came off a 3-2 slider from L. ... More >>
The Arizona Diamondbacks have been living and dying by their bullpen this season, moreso the latter than the former as of late. And last night's 9-6 thumping by the San Francisco Giants at Chase Field was a pretty agonizing demise. "This will probably be one of the toughest defeats to take," stat ... More >>
If you had a dollar for every time Arizona Diamondbacks closer J.J. Putz blew a save this season, you'd only have four bucks, which is way too many, in Putz's nine save opportunities.That fourth blown save, came last night as Putz tossed a meatball to San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandova ... More >>
By defeating the National League West-leading Colorado Rockies three times in a four-game series, the Arizona Diamondbacks now share the lead of the division, 25 games into the season.After a 3-2 victory on Thursday, the Diamondbacks lost on Friday after yet another poor performance by starting pitc ... More >>
Arizona Diamondbacks closer J.J. Putz got his mojo working again last night at Chase Field, pitching three solid strikeouts in the ninth inning to help his team nail down a close 3-2 victory over the Colorado Rockies. Thursday's win moved the D-backs (13-9) into a tie with the San Francisco Giants ... More >>
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 >>
Texas 2B Ian Kinsler is tied for third in the AL in home runs with 18. Since the old Washington Senators franchise moved to Arlington, Texas, in 1972, to become the Rangers, it's been consistently known for only two things: hitting and collapsing in the humid north Texas heat. Though the Ran ... More >>