The Diamondbacks believe Bronson Arroyo will help give them the pitching they need to win the West.
Ian Kennedy, the supposed ace of the Arizona Diamondbacks, was traded yesterday to the San Diego Padres.It was one of the few moves of a high-profile player before the MLB trade deadline, and in return, the Diamondbacks get left-handed reliever Joe Thatcher, a AA-level pitching prospect, and a draft ... 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.
Arizona Diamondbacks lefty Patrick Corbin is no joke.Corb, now 7-0, tossed a complete game last night against the Colorado Rockies (at Coors Field), allowing just one run on three hits in the D-backs' 5-1 win in the first game of a three-game series.
Although it would probably require winning all of their final eight games, and some additional magic around the National League, the Arizona Diamondbacks are still somewhat alive in the playoff hunt.The Diamondbacks beat the San Francisco Giants last night in the first of a three-game series in the ... More >>
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A weekend full of high hopes ended on a low note for the Arizona Diamondbacks, who lost a three-game series to the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park. In a two-steps-forward, one-step-back kind of situation, the D-backs moved within two games of the NL West leaders on Friday, but after losi ... More >>
The Arizona Diamondbacks' two hottest hitters, Jason Kubel and Aaron Hill, went a combined 0-for-8 last night.The D-backs still beat the Colorado Rockies 6-3 at Chase Field.D-Backs starter Ian Kennedy drove in three runs on a standing triple -- to repeat, Ian Kennedy drove in three runs on a triple ... More >>
Everyone on the Arizona Diamondbacks had a float in the hit parade last night at Chase Field, as the Snakes drowned the division-leading Los Angeles Dodgers 11-4.Sure, 36-year-old Ted Lilly was on the mound for the Dodgers, but the D'Backs handed him his first loss of the season as he made it just o ... More >>
It was the kind of game that the D-Backs lost just about every time last year -- a game in which they lost a lead late and had to go into extra innings.Arizona opened its season in Denver against the Rockies, a team that many pundits expected to give the world champion San Francisco Giants a run for ... More >>
Every special season has its extra-special moments, and last night's seventh-inning homer by Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Gerardo Parra was one of them.Gerardo Parra wasn't smiling last night until he hit a bomb vs DodgersThe D-Backs were down 4-3 to the Los Angeles Dodgers when the scrappy Pa ... More >>
mlb.com Ian Kennedy's our nominee for the National League Cy Young.The amazing, no-name Diamondbacks beat San Diego 4-1 last night, cementing Ian Kennedy's status as the winningest pitcher in the National League and increasing their lead over the idle San Francisco Gia ... More >>
There's good news about the Diamondbacks vs. Major League Baseball's best team, the Phillies -- Arizona's 3-3 this season against Philadelphia. The other good news is that while the Diamondbacks were losing 4-1 to the Phillies before and after a more-than-two-hour rain delay in the City of Brothe ... More >>
Oh, we waited so long
"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 >>
Fledgling ballplayers compete for The Show
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 >>
The Diamondbacks sucking wind with the bottom-feeders? The Padres in the clouds? What in the name of collective mediocrity is going on in the National League West? Thankfully, there's one constant that NL West watchers can depend on, post-Barry Bonds: The San Francisco Giants still bite. At the mom ... More >>
D-Backs want to beat the Cubs -- but not with clubs