The Diamondbacks believe Bronson Arroyo will help give them the pitching they need to win the West.
Arizona Diamondbacks Ian Kennedy reaches a lofty plateau with his 20th win.Arizona Diamondbacks ace Ian Kennedy pitched a one-hit masterpiece through eight innings last night at Chase Field to win his 20th game -- a milestone only reached by three other Diamondbacks pitcher ... More >>
As baseball fans from around the nation and, indeed, the world, trickle into the Valley of the Sauna for the All-Star festivities, we thought this would be a fine time to shout out a few lists. Jennie Finch could really bring it! We've literally been on hand since the first pitch (by righ ... More >>
Its going to be better than 09, right?
Say bye-bye to Chad Tracy, who's pretty much done as a Diamondback.This is how the Arizona Diamondbacks' abortion of a season ends, not with a whimper but a bang: The bungling boys in Sedona red took two of three from the Chicago Cubs over the weekend in the Windy City to bring a merciful e ... More >>
Chad Qualls preserved Dan Haren's shaky outing. This was almost the ultimate disaster in a season chockfull of them. On the same day that Brandon Webb had season-killing surgery, the Arizona Diamondbacks were in New York's Citi Field, putting the hurt on the host in an attempt to win three ... More >>
Jon Garland: Stays put with the D-Backs, then tosses a complete game.Friday's trading deadline came and went with neither Doug Davis nor Jon Garland being shipped by the Arizona Diamondbacks to teams in contention for a playoff spot. So the two veteran pitchers turned in solid performances this w ... More >>
Yusmeiro Petit: Out of nowhere, he pitches a gem against the world champs.Turns out all the Arizona Diamondbacks needed Wednesday night to top the slugging Philadelphia Phillies was Justin Upton's two-run home run in the bottom of the first inning. The D-Backs, who had dropped the first two games ... More >>
Courtesy of The Lucky Princess Boutique Don't you wish your kids wore hot clothes like Raul Ibanez's daughters? Take a look at this behind-the-scenes video (courtesy of MLB.com) from Monday's 2009 All-Star Game Home Run Derby and let us know what you think of the cool threads on display. Adorable, ... More >>
D-Backs Dan Haren, Cardinals DRC meet the fans
Max Scherzer: On a nice little roll for the D-Backs.After a disastrous weekend in Seattle, Max Scherzer stopped the bleeding on Tuesday night for the Arizona Diamondbacks. The young power pitcher shut down the slugging Texas Rangers, and the top of the D-Backs' batting order poured on the offe ... More >>
Max Scherzer provided a brilliant performance for a home-state crowd last night in KC.D-Backs manager A.J. Hinch held a big clubhouse meeting with his players yesterday afternoon, which shouldn't come as a surprise following the team's absolutely embarrassing 5-0 shutout loss to Kansas City on Tuesd ... More >>
Dan Haren: The NL's best starting pitcher.One step forward, two steps back. That was the story of the Arizona Diamondbacks' three-game weekend series against the Houston Astros. In Friday night's 8-1 win, the D-Backs played what might have been their best all-around game of the year. In Saturday's a ... 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. ... More >>
It was a four-game series that ended on a shadowy Texas Leaguer by Milwaukee Brewers center-fielder Mike Cameron. The Arizona Diamondbacks won two of three over the weekend behind the pitching of Jon Garland and Dan Haren, who struck out 11 and allowed one run in eight innings Saturday night. ... More >>
Schlemiel, schlemazel, Hasenfeffer Incorporated . . . It's temptingly easy to dis Milwacky -- er, Milwaukee -- a small-market town that's home to Laverne De Fazio, Shirley Feeney, the Fonz, happy drunks, mutant sausage racing, folks who actually buy into the burg's Chamber of Commerce nickname ("Th ... More >>
Sports fans, particularly baseball fans, love to play "What If?" So, what if Brandon Webb were not stuck on the disabled list for the first month (and, perhaps, two months) of the season? What if? Would the D-Backs be keeping pace with the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers as we slide into ... More >>
If only. That's the phrase on a lot of D-Backs' fans minds as the painful first month of the 2009 season nears its close. If only Brandon Webb wasn't going to be out for at least six more weeks. If only Arizona could manufacture a consistent stream of runs per game. If only hard-luck loser Dan Haren ... 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 young ta ... More >>
A disturbing trend is emerging in Arizona Diamondbacks land, one that fans have seen before in these parts. What we're talking about is the team's inability to produce enough runs per game to win. Dropping nine on the Los Angeles Dodgers during Friday's 9-4 victory -- a win that featured Jon Garlan ... More >>
The National League West might have three of the top players in the game in L.A.'s Manny Ramirez, San Francisco's Tim Lintecum, and Arizona's Brandon Webb, but it remains one of the sorriest divisions in the bigs. The West's two presumptive contenders, the Diamondbacks and Dodgers, flip-flopped di ... More >>
Boos from a two-thirds-empty Chase Field rained down upon the once-beloved Eric Byrnes as he walked to the plate in the fourth inning Wednesday afternoon in the rubber game and series finale 9-2 loss against the Colorado Rockies.Byrnes, who wowed Arizona fans in 2007 after becoming one of only 19 ma ... More >>
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 as they head into their season-opening series against the Colorado Rockie ... More >>
They made it into October. Can José Valverde and the Baby Backs close the deal?
D-Backs want to beat the Cubs -- but not with clubs
Miners strike gold with fans
Even after catching the big unit's masterpiece, Robby Hammock still marvels that he's made it to the show.
Lookout! Records, much like REO Speedwagon, rolls with the changes
The cycle of life rolls through the Arizona Diamondbacks