The Diamondbacks believe Bronson Arroyo will help give them the pitching they need to win the West.
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 >>
Diamondbacks CEO and President Derrick Hall heads "most positive team in the world." The Arizona Diamondbacks have won the inaugural United Nations NGO Positive Peace Award for community giving, the team announced this afternoon. The award recognizes the team's work with the Southwest Autis ... More >>
MoviefoneJuan Carlos Collado's story is stranger than fiction -- in this case, 2008 film "Sugar."Baseball America reported earlier this week on the strange story of former Arizona Diamondbacks prospect Juan Carlos Collado, a Dominican pitcher who signed with the D'Backs in May 2009 for $17,000. H ... More >>
Fox SportsThink classy, you'll be classy.It isn't just Forbes magazine that noticed how miserable the Phoenix sports scene is. New Arizona Diamondbacks General Manager Kevin Towers saw it at Chase Field the day he took charge of the team last season, according to a recent piece in the New York T ... More >>
Ian Kennedy, one of three suitors of spring who may or may not be great someday.Arizona Diamondbacks General Manager Kevin Towers wants to build the franchise on the backs of his young starting pitchers, something Ian Kennedy warned this weekend he should be cautious about. Kennedy understands w ... More >>
sportsillustrated.com If a Hall of Fame election is held and the Republic doesn't cover it, do the players get their plaques?You might not know it, but the Arizona Diamondbacks will soon have their first Hall of Famer. No, not Randy Johnson. He isn't eligible for election yet. It's not Cur ... More >>
komonews.comCould Edwin Jackson be the next player shipped out of town? The Arizona Diamondbacks, sporting a not-so-stellar 37-62 record, are clearly sellers at the trade deadline this season. While Dan Haren was shipped off to the Angels yesterday, there is another D-Backs pitcher could be on ... More >>
doin-work.comWill Dan Haren be a D-Back on August 1? As the days pass, it seems there are more and more rumors surrounding D-Backs pitcher Dan Haren. As the July 31 trade deadline inches closer and closer, the word around baseball is that Haren is probably going to get traded - sorry D-Backs fan ... More >>
komonews.com Edwin JacksoA mere three days after pitching a no-hitter, Edwin Jackson already is reaping the rewards. Jackson, who threw his gem against Tampa Bay on Friday, was named National League Player of the Week for his work. Carlos Quentin of the Chicago White Sox won the awar ... More >>
So much for that "deal."Just days after Glendale and the NHL agreed to a $25 million deal to keep the Phoenix Coyotes in Jobing.com Arena for one more year, the Goldwater Institute tells New Times it will file a lawsuit to invalidate the agreement.Le Templar, a spokesman for the Phoenix-based ... More >>
Here is your guide to today's spring training games, as well as a look at some of yesterday's games that most Valley baseball fans actually care about (sorry, Royals fans, there's nothin' here for you unless your boys in blue happen to play against the Dodgers, the Cubs, or the Diamondbacks):Ariz ... More >>
Mark Reynolds: Ripped his 39th homer Thursday.Mark Reynolds returned to the Arizona Diamondbacks' lineup on Thursday night after a weeklong bout with the flu and provided instant offense for a team that had been struggling big-time recently. The same could be said for Justin Upton, who was only i ... More >>
Miguel Montero: He hit another bomb on Wednesday.The Arizona Diamondbacks' come-from-behind win Tuesday against the Colorado Rockies was great and all, but it don't mean squat unless a team can build some momentum from it. Consider the momentum unbuilt Wednesday, because the D-Backs dropped a tough ... More >>
michaelmindes.com That silver thing's called "The Stanley Cup," Phoenix area, and the guy hoisting it's Wayne. Doubt the now-Coyotes' coach will ever come this close to the cup again. If you had told Wayne Gretzky when he was 17 years old and already playing professional hoc ... More >>
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 >>
www.mlb.com Mark Reynolds hit a 400-foot, three-run homer to end the stalemate in the 18th.It was a marathon game in which the Arizona Diamondbacks seemingly had it won early. When ace Dan Haren left after seven innings, Arizona held a commanding 6-1 lead over the San Diego Padres. Haren ... 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 >>
After a dramatic extra-inning win on Tuesday night, the Arizona Diamondbacks came out swinging on Wednesday afternoon in the series finale and homestand-closing game against the St. Louis Cardinals. Unfortunately, for every bit of goodwill the D-Backs generated Wednesday, they took a step back ... More >>
Sliders: Why eat just one burger when you can have six? Given the ridiculous number of Chicago transplants (count me among the ridiculous) in the Valley, you'd think there would be more eateries specializing in the dietary staples of that great Midwestern metropolis. To my knowledge, there's ... More >>
Comedy tour is in-Vince-able
A new play exposes the life of the late proprietor of Durant's, the Valley's legendary steak house
Letters from the week of June 3, 2004
Think your kid could be the next Shea Hillenbrand or Curt Schilling? Hook him up with the major leaguers in metro Phoenix youth baseball.
The fans gave up even before the Diamondbacks did.
Chuck Kniffin caught the break of a lifetime as the Diamondbacks' new pitching coach
Phoenix Coyotes music director reveals trade secrets on what sounds make Purple Palace fans howl
Gang style blasts through popular culture. Can the media be used to fight back?
Tales from the funeral service for Brad Funk, 57, the shadowy figure of the 1976 Don Bolles murder case