The Arizona Diamondbacks missed an opportunity over the weekend to keep pace with the suddenly surging San Francisco Giants in the National League West. As the Giants won their sixth-straight game Sunday, the D-backs lost their second of three to the San Diego Padres, the presumptive division doorma ... More >>
With his two home runs this afternoon, outfielder A.J. Pollock doubled his career total and drove in four runs to power the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 10-2 drubbing of the Pittsburgh Pirates at Chase Field. The D-backs struck quickly, scoring three runs in each of the first two innings. The early l ... More >>
Los Angeles Dodgers and Chicago White Sox: Camelback Ranch All week long we're sharing suggestions of where to find breakfast, lunch, dinner and drinks near each spring training stadium. Have a favorite spot baseball fans should hit? Leave it in the comments. Widely considered one of the crown ... More >>
Ryan Roberts hit a walk-off grand slam in the bottom of the 10th inning Tuesday night at Chase Field to keep the Arizona Diamondbacks in the hunt for home-field advantage in the first round the National League Division Series, which starts Saturday. The 7-6 win was the D-Backs' league-leading 48 ... More >>
We actually were compiling our list of Top 20 moments and characters from the Arizona Diamondbacks' improbable 2011 season, when (to steal a line from the great Vin Scully), the impossible happened and Ryan Roberts hit his grand-slam walk-off homer to beat the Dodgers.Ryan Roberts provided one of 20 ... 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/dbacksThere were plenty of high-fives all around during the Arizona Diamondbacks win on Monday.The Arizona Diamondbacks used their offensive mojo to turn the tide once again during another of their patented come-from-behind victories last night against the Los Angeles Dodgers last night. ... More >>
The most dramatic moment in baseball has got to be a walk-off homer, and Chris Young of the Arizona Diamondbacks did just that on Sunday afternoon blasting a 411-foot bomb to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-5 at Chase Field. The whacky win earned the D-Backs the weekend series over a s ... More >>
The Dodgers are back. Gross.
Former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor will speak in Mesa today to dedicate a new municipal court. The court, located at 250 E. 1st Avenue, is a 97,000 square-foot facility. O'Connor will be joined by Arizona Supreme Court Justice W. Scott Bales...The Arizona Diamonbacks lost last ... More >>
A Lake Havasu City man was injured after his boat exploded and threw him onto the dock. James Tucker, 65, suffered back pain and was taken to Laka Havasu City Regional Medical Center. The explosion is under investigation...The Deer Valley Unified School District will lay off 69 teachers, mostly k ... 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 >>
"People ask me what I do in the winter when there's no baseball. I'll tell you what I do: I stare out the window and wait for spring." -- Rogers HornsbySpring has sprung, so here is your guide to today's spring training games:
"People ask me what I do in the winter when there's no baseball. I'll tell you what I do: I stare out the window and wait for spring." -- Rogers HornsbySpring has sprung, so here is your guide to this weekend's spring training games:
If Beanie can hold on to the ball, expect a breakout day for the rookie RB against the Texans. Three years ago, Suns fans considered Kobe Bryant's Los Angeles Lakers their personal bitches. Two years ago, D-Backers openly lampooned the hapless, pre-Joe Torre L.A. Dodgers. Last year, Arizon ... More >>
Dan Haren: Nine more strikeouts, but no decision.By playing a solid nine innings of baseball Wednesday night, the Arizona Diamondbacks helped keep the race to win the National League West an interesting one. In their 4-3 win against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Chase Field, Dan Haren was exce ... More >>
This unknown dude's blast in the eighth inning sunk the D-Backs. To boil down the Arizona Diamondbacks' series in San Francisco (which commenced last night), it's basically this: The Giants have mucho to play for and the D-Backs ain't got jack to compete for. Because SF is chasing Colorado ... More >>
American League West leaders visit the Chase
Last night's Arizona Diamondbacks loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers was all about streaks. Following the 3-1 win, the NL West-leading Blue Bombers have amassed 12 straight victories at Chavez Ravine for the season. Conversely, the D-Backs have lost three in a row, equaling their worst losing st ... More >>
We're sure even Harry Houdini had his off days. During the Arizona Diamondbacks' 7-2 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday night, Doug Davis, the D-Backs' master escapist of disaster, did coax Dodger hitters into a double and a triple play, but other than that, his effort through 4 1/3 innings w ... 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 >>
Dodgers/White Sox match-up highlights this weeks sched
Fancy-schmancy new park changes the face of spring ball
It's the best of times and the worst of times for the Angeleno sports fan. There's still no NFL, and none on the near horizon, which seems to bother the NFL more than it does L.A. Jack Nicholson's once again grinning like a pre-lobotomy Randle Patrick McMurphy since his pet franchise, the Lakers, ... More >>
At least right now. You just wait.
Kissing up to the Boys in Blue
Whos laughing now, fruit-eaters?
Stealing some sun from the Sunshine State
Padres and D-Backs give L.A. the slip
. . . to the ball game
Bank One Ballpark was touted as a powerful economic engine for downtown. Data show, however, that BOB has fueled sales mostly for BOB. The meager spillover doesn't bode well for the Arizona Cardinals' stadium aspirations.