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In honor of this year's edition of Best of Phoenix, we bring you the best sports moments of the year.
The Arizona Diamondbacks got a knockout punch straight in the kisser from the Los Angeles Dodgers (Los Doyers) yesterday.Not only did the Dodgers win the NL West title at Chase Field yesterday, but they also celebrated by jumping in the pool in right field -- which is really a symbol of how this sea ... More >>
In case you haven't already called it a season, it certainly looks like the Arizona Diamondbacks' season is toast.After a walk-off win yesterday, the Diamondbacks were 7 1/2 games behind for the second wild-card spot in the National League, with 24 games left on the schedule.
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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 >>
Somehow, the Arizona Diamondbacks find themselves at the top of the NL West at the all-star break.Arizona has had its difficulties this year, including injuries to multiple starters, 24 games without a win by a starting pitcher, and bipolar play, in which the team will follow up a terrible series wi ... More >>
The Arizona Diamondbacks' relief pitching blew once again in Tuesday night's 9-1 loss to the New York Mets.
Trevor Cahill's pitching hurt the Arizona Diamondbacks again during the team's Tuesday night 7-5 loss to the Washington Nationals. Cahill (3-8, 3.92 ERA), who only pitched one inning last week because of injury, was batted around by the Nationals lineup. After pitching two scoreless innings, the D- ... More >>
Paul Goldschmidt's ass-kicking just doesn't seem to end.Goldschmidt got at least one hit in each game -- including two home runs on Friday -- and set up a walk-off win on Saturday, as the Diamondbacks won two of three games in a weekend series against the Cincinnati Reds at Chase Field.
The Arizona Diamondbacks and their nonexistent offense lost three straight games to the San Diego Padres over Father's Day weekend. In Friday night's low-scoring affair, the Padres' Eric Stults (6-5, 3.28 ERA) dazzled Arizona hitters with his blazing 86 mile-per-hour fastball. He went the distance ... More >>
Major League Baseball announced its lopsided punishments for the brawl involving the Arizona Diamondbacks and Los Angeles Dodgers.Diamondbacks pitcher Ian Kennedy is suspended for 10 games for throwing a pitch at Zack Greinke's head, and the D-backs' Eric Hinske was suspended for five games for "agg ... More >>
The Arizona Diamondbacks once again found themselves fighting against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday -- albeit more in the metaphorical sense instead of the sort of mortal combat that ensued earlier this week -- as they battled against their NL West rivals at Chavez Ravine into the 12th inning ... More >>
While Ian Kennedy hasn't delivered many wins this year with his pitches, the Arizona Diamondbacks starting pitcher certainly sparked off the most unforgettable moments of the season and made headlines across the sports world with a certain 92 m.p.h. fastball he tossed last night against the Los Ange ... More >>
After trailing for most of Monday night's game, the Arizona Diamondbacks' clutch, four-run rally overcame a two-run deficit and Heath Bell's horrendous pitching to seal a 5-4 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers. Heading into the ninth inning, the D-backs trailed 3-1 with little hope of winning; y ... More >>
With the crack of a bat and the crunch of a roasted peanut, baseball season has returned and in Phoenix that means thousands of fans packing into Chase Field in Downtown Phoenix, home of the Arizona Diamondbacks. Besides being a great stadium to catch a game, Chase has plenty to offer Valley's bas ... More >>
If there hasn't been a major boost in All-Star voting for Paul Goldschmidt after his epic hitting exploits this past week alone, it's something of a minor tragedy. The first baseman for the Arizona Diamondbacks has been on an absolute tear during the last five games, including blasting a grand slam ... More >>
The Arizona Diamondbacks couldn't catch a break last night against the best team in baseball as they were trampled 7-1 by the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday evening at Busch Stadium. Inning by inning, members of the D-backs roster weren't able to get much going against Redbirds ace Lance Lynn (8-1, 2 ... More >>
After being spanked by the Texas Rangers 9-5 on Thursday, the Diamondbacks (32-24) travelled to historic Wrigley field to take on the hapless Chicago Cubs (23-32). Wade Miley (3-5, 5.01 ERA) added to the D-backs' woes Friday by giving up all seven of the Cubs runs in Arizona's 7-2 loss. This marked ... More >>
The Arizona Diamondbacks spent their Memorial Day holiday defeating the Texas Rangers in back-to-back games of a day-night doubleheader at Chase Field on Monday. It was the second-ever twin bill in team history at the stadium and the consecutive victories raised Arizona's record to 30-22 and gave ... More >>
Over the weekend, the Arizona Diamondbacks eagerly welcomed the lowly San Diego Padres to Chase Field and proceeded to take two of three games from the Padres. After defeating the hapless Friars on both Friday and Sunday, the Diamondbacks (28-22) are now tied for first place in the National League W ... More >>
The Arizona Diamondbacks scored a quartet of runs in a single inning to rally back from an 0-4 deficit last night, but it wasn't enough to defeat the Colorado Rockies. The D-backs fell to their National League West foes 5-4 in the 10th inning after Rox catcher Wilin Rosario's base hit plated outfiel ... More >>
After losing a tough game Tuesday in extra innings, the Arizona Diamondbacks could muster very little offense the Colorado Rockies' Jorge de la Rosa, losing 4-1 Wednesday afternoon and dropping two of three in the series. The loss gives the D-backs and Rockies the same 26-21 record heading into wee ... More >>
Like many of their fellow National League teams have done in abundance this season, the Arizona Diamondbacks traveled to Florida over the weekend and handily won a series against the long-suffering Miami Marlins. Although the D-backs weren't able to complete the weekend sweep of The Fish, falling ... More >>
Justin Upton couldn't have picked a better time and place to end his home-run drought than last night inside his old stomping grounds. Last night, the former Arizona Diamondbacks all-star got sweet, sweet revenge against his former team when he made a triumphant return to Chase Field since being tr ... More >>
Undefeated Arizona Diamondbacks starting pitcher Patrick Corbin earned his fifth win of 2013 last night with a phenomenal performance on the mound at Chase Field, doing his part to help the Snakes defeat the Philadelphia Phillies 2-1. The 25-year-old southpaw made it looked effortless as he went m ... More >>
Paul Goldschmidt hit his eighth and ninth home runs of the year as the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2, completing a three-game sweep. The D-backs first baseman wound up with four homers and nine RBI in the series. Starting pitcher Wade Miley (3-1) outdueled the Dodgers' Clayt ... More >>
Paul Goldschmidt was once again the hero of the Arizona Diamondbacks as he rocketed a tie-breaking, two-run homer in the ninth inning of last night's game against the Los Angeles Dodgers to secure a 5-3 win for his team. It was Goldy's seventh home run this season and came off a 3-2 slider from L. ... More >>
Paul Goldschmidt and the rest of the Arizona Diamondbacks crushed the Los Angeles Dodgers last night in L.A., 9-2.Goldschmidt went 4-for-5 with a homer and three RBI, as Trevor Cahill pitched seven full innings, giving up both of the Dodgers' runs.
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 >>
The Arizona Diamondbacks have been living and dying by their bullpen this season, moreso the latter than the former as of late. And last night's 9-6 thumping by the San Francisco Giants at Chase Field was a pretty agonizing demise. "This will probably be one of the toughest defeats to take," stat ... More >>
By defeating the National League West-leading Colorado Rockies three times in a four-game series, the Arizona Diamondbacks now share the lead of the division, 25 games into the season.After a 3-2 victory on Thursday, the Diamondbacks lost on Friday after yet another poor performance by starting pitc ... More >>
Arizona Diamondbacks closer J.J. Putz got his mojo working again last night at Chase Field, pitching three solid strikeouts in the ninth inning to help his team nail down a close 3-2 victory over the Colorado Rockies. Thursday's win moved the D-backs (13-9) into a tie with the San Francisco Giants ... More >>
Arizona Diamondbacks fans watching their team's battle against the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday evening may have felt a nagging sense of déjà vu sometime around the ninth inning. It's probably because the game was shaping up to be an exact repeat of how the defending World Series champs beat th ... More >>
Pinch-hitter Wil Nieves drove home Paul Goldschmidt in the top of the 10th inning today at AT&T Park in San Francisco to give the Arizona Diamondbacks a 3-2 win over the Giants. The victory gave the D-backs the series win and pushed them to 5-0 in extra innings on the season. The nip-and-tuck serie ... More >>
Paul Goldschmidt's walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth inning yesterday secured a series victory for the Arizona Diamondbacks over the Los Angeles Dodgers.The Diamondbacks took two of three in the series, including yesterday's 1-0 victory.
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 >>
It took a couple minutes short of forever for the Arizona Diamondbacks to beat the St. Louis Cardinals last night/this morning at Chase Field.D-backs shortstop Cliff Pennington, who was acquired in the trade that shipped Chris Young off to Oakland, got the walk-off hit that scored Jason Kubel in the ... More >>
There's no ballpark in Major League Baseball where you can get intoxicated for less money than at Phoenix's own Chase Field.Fourteen ounces of beer at a Diamondbacks game is $4, which makes the Diamondbacks the cheap-beer champs, according to an annual report on baseball-game costs produced by a com ... More >>