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 >>
Last night's Home Run Derby was surprisingly terrific entertainment, and we were fortunate (thanks to a pal) to be seated just a few feet from the owner's box near the third-base dugout.Jerry Colangelo with Mark Grace after the 2001 World Series winRobinson Cano's superman hitting show was one fo ... More >>
Don't take this personally, guys (I'm sure you could give a hoot), but here's our least favorite D-Backs over the course of the team's eleven-year history.1. ARMANDO REYNOSO--Was popular in the clubhouse, but the right-hander from Mexico drove us crazy during his 66 starts here by being the slowe ... 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 >>
Sean Snelling There are few things more attractive than a good accent -- the more masculine and foreign-sounding, the better. Sean Snelling, a native of Australia, has one of the best around. Having successfully managed Merc Bar in Phoenix, Snelling recently returned from a four-month hiatu ... More >>
venomstrikes.com Luis GonzalezLuis Gonzalez is the Diamondbacks leader in numerous offensive categories: games played, hits, home runs, and runs batted in. Now, Gonzo will be the first player in D-Backs history to have his number retired, as his Number 20 will be retired in a pre-game cer ... More >>
Nothing. No flashing "open" neon sign, no guideposts, no outdoor banners screaming, "Curt Schilling Loves Our Green Chile Burro!" or "Guy Fieri Got the Brush-Off Here!" For over 30 years, Rito's Mexican Food has been hidden in an off-the-beaten-path neighborhood in Central Phoenix, with only in-t ... More >>
www.deadspin.com Curt Schilling and his "bloody sock"Former Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Curt Schilling says professional baseball players, who have admitted to using steroids, should be barred from the Baseball Hall of Fame.New York Yankees fans would say: So should a dirty sock with some ... More >>
The Democratic candidate to fill Ted Kennedy's vacant Massachusetts Senate seat made one of the biggest errors a Boston-area politico could make last week: She called Curt Schilling a Yankees fan.On the radio show Nightside with Dan Rea, Massachusetts Senate hopeful Martha Coakley inexplicably cl ... More >>
"The Big Unit"Former Arizona Diamondbacks ace Randy Johnson is expected to announce his retirement from baseball in a conference call with reporters tonight, according to multiple media sources.In 22 Major League seasons, "The Big Unit" won 303 games and has a career ERA of 3.29. Johnson is ... More >>
www.phoenix.fanster.com Former D-back Curt Schilling Arizona's very own maverick, Senator John McCain, is telling a former Arizona icon to hang up his bloody sock, and join him in the United States Senate.McCain also told Sara Palin to run for vice-president, and I think we all know how t ... More >>
Dan Haren struck out eight in seven innings.Stop us if you've heard this one before.Arizona Diamondbacks ace pitcher Dan Haren supplied a strong performance last night against the Texas Rangers at Chase Field, but it proved to be a futile effort as (you guessed it) his squad came up short in the run ... More >>
Popular sports Web site Yardbarker.com hosts a slew of superstar bloggers from the world of sports -- Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling, tennis pro Rafael Nadal, Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb, Dallas Mavericks owner Marc Cuban, golf legend Tiger Woods, and NASCAR driver Jeff Gor ... More >>
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In which we bunt a few out of the park
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