Two main things can be taken away from the first three games of a four-game series for the Arizona Diamondbacks against the Miami Marlins: The Marlins' new park in Little Havana is hideous, and being a relief pitcher is the worst job in Major League Baseball.The color scheme around the park is compo ... More >>
Fresh-faced rookie pitcher Patrick Corbin made his major league debut this afternoon for the Arizona Diamondbacks during the finale of their four-game series with the Miami Marlins. And the 23-year-old, who was called up from Double-A Mobile last week, was a little shaky at first. During the open ... More >>
By this point in the season, it was beginning to become ever more clear to Arizona fans that this team might just be a little bit special.The exciting come-from-behind 6-5 win over the Florida Marlins at Chase Field was a case in point, the D-Backs' 17th such win from a deficit already in 2011.
As a lifelong baseball fan, these lists come from the heart. Some lesser-known ballads will have their day in the sun while other too-oft worshiped pieces of garbage will finally be called out. I am not doing this to make any friends. It is all for the love of the game.
Yahoo! SportsRyan Roberts and Justin Upton, celebrating a Roberts homer Sunday.Whether the Arizona Diamondbacks can come home Tuesday with a winning record on their latest road trip won't be determined until after tonight's game against the Florida Marlins in South Beach. But the team was ab ... More >>
Yahoo! SportsFirst loss since April 13 for Ian Kennedy.Ian Kennedy had a three-game winning streak snapped last night and the Arizona Diamondbacks lost for the first time in seven games in a disappointing 5-2 loss to the Florida Marlins last night at Chase Field. Kennedy had been outstanding ... More >>
Baseball is America's pastime, but food is our obsession. There isn't anything more American than going to a baseball game while taking in the sights and sounds and enjoying a hot dog and an icy cold beer. Or maybe some Rocky Mountain oysters and a glass of the finest wine. Long gone are the days ... More >>
nydailynews.comDon MattinglyDon Mattingly is finally getting his chance to manage a baseball team, although the major leagues are still a step away. The Dodgers' bench coach will manage the Phoenix Desert Dogs in the Arizona Fall League, a hopeful step in the right direction for Mattingly. Mat ... More >>
diamondbacks.scout.com Gerardo ParraAfter so many frustrating games and close chances, the clutch hits were finally there. The five-game losing streak is over. The D-Backs' bats broke out in a big way Thursday night with a 10-4 win over the Florida Marlins. After scoring just 13 runs in& ... More >>
Edwin Jackson: His first loss since no-hitting the Tigers.All good things must come up to an end, including the Arizona Diamondbacks' dominance over the Chicago Cubs at Chase Field. With their 8-3 loss Wednesday night, the D-Backs lost their first home series to the Cubs since 2003 and were swept ... More >>
Chad Qualls: The D-Backs' closer has an ERA of 7.77This one's gotta sting for the Arizona Diamondbacks. First, their hitters are shut down for six innings against young Atlanta Braves future star Tommy Hanson. Then, two big hits -- a two-run pinch-hit homer by Chris Young in the seventh and a thr ... More >>
www.mlb.com Dontrelle WillisDontrelle Willis is headed to the desert. Willis, the former Florida Marlins and Detroit Tigers southpaw, was traded to the D-Backs yesterday, just days after the Tigers designated him for assignment. The Tigers also threw some cash in on the deal while acquiri ... More >>
Who ya gonna call?The Arizona Diamondbacks got blown out 8-0 by the Florida Marlins yesterday. It's the ninth loss in 11 games for the 16 and 24 D-backs and aside from poor offensive production, the team's miserable bullpen owns much of the blame. Yesterday, the bullpen gave up six ru ... More >>
www.homeruncards.comLuis AyalaThe Arizona Diamondbacks currently have the worst bullpen in all of Major League Baseball and it's likely the team's latest addition won't do much to help that.The D-backs signed reliever Luis Ayala to a minor-league contract today, which is the team's latest move in ... More >>
www.fansoffred.comFlorida Marlins alleged loafer Hanley RamirezAfter a day or two of pissing and moaning about being taken out of the Florida Marlins' lineup against the Arizona Diamondbacks yesterday, Hanley Ramirez, the Marlins' drama-queen-of-the-week all-star shortstop -- accused by his coach ... More >>
The floundering Arizona Diamondbacks actually won last night, beating the Florida Marlins by a score of 5-1 in a game most memorable for a bizarre play by usually stellar shortstop Hanley Ramirez.The play happened in the second inning of the game in Miami, and it was a doozy:he D-Backs' Tony Abre ... More >>
www.zimbio.com D-backs starting pitcher Billy Buckner was decent in his season debut against the Florida Marlins.Before this afternoon, the Arizona Diamondbacks had lost eight of their last 10 games, and after this afternoon's shiteous performance from the D-backs bullpen -- as well as pro ... More >>
Dan Haren: Off his game in a 13-1 loss to the Braves.It just doesn't look very good for the Arizona Diamondbacks right now. If you're a fan, you've gotta like the team's young offensive core -- Mark Reynolds, Justin Upton, Stephen Drew, and Chris Young still haven't even hit their primes yet -- a ... More >>
Getty ImagesChris Young: 11 RBI already this season.Outfielder Chris Young was so bad last season that the Arizona Diamondbacks sent him down to the team's Triple A team club to re-teach him how to hit. Apparently, his stint in Reno did him some good because after the first six games of 2010 he's ... More >>
www.zimbio.comMarlins Relief Pitcher Kiko CaleroArizona is the off season home to countless professional baseball players, so, in December, police pulling over a relief pitcher for the Florida Marlins wouldn't be that far fetched.Unfortunately for a Mexican national living in Chandler, it's Septe ... More >>
Alex Romero's first career four-hit effort was key for the surging Diamondbacks. Even when things are going well for the Arizona Diamondbacks, somebody or something takes a big ol' dump in their Cheerios. For example, during Wednesday night's victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates, star outfi ... More >>
www.mlb.com Justin Upton: The future is now.No one's going to confuse the Arizona Diamondbacks with a contender just yet, but at least the retooled lineup of new manager A.J. Hinch is starting to make some noise. In a marathon day of baseball on Wednesday in Miami, the Snakes scored 17 runs a ... More >>
Jon Garland picked up a nice win last night in rainy Florida.Guess time off did the Arizona Diamondbacks some good. After spending the last few days watching torrential rain postpone a couple games, the D-Backs came out swinging in a 5-3 win over the Florida Marlins on Tuesday night, foll ... More >>
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