The Diamondbacks believe Bronson Arroyo will help give them the pitching they need to win the West.
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.
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.
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.
Paul Goldschmidt hit a walk-off solo home run to end the Diamondbacks' four-game losing streak in Tuesday night's 3-2 victory against the Miami Marlins. With the score tied 2-2 in the bottom of the ninth and former D-back Chad Qualls on the mound, Goldschmidt smashed a bomb to center, which just mi ... More >>
Arizona Diamondbacks starting pitcher Trevor Cahill exited Wednesday afternoon's 3-1 win against the Miami Marlins early after suffering a right hip contusion in the first inning. No problem. Reliever Josh Collmenter entered the game in the second inning and proceeded to shut down the light-hitting ... More >>
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 >>
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 >>
The Arizona Diamondbacks' pitching was mostly awful during this weekend's three-game series against the San Francisco Giants, with the exception of Friday, when it was Patrick Corbin's spot in the rotation.Corbin, 9-0, still didn't get the win Friday at Chase Field, despite giving up a single run ov ... 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 >>
A four-run fifth inning bailed out Arizona Diamondbacks starter Ian Kennedy as the D-backs beat the visiting Atlanta Braves 5-3 on Wednesday at Chase Field. The D-backs took two out of three from Atlanta in former D-back star Justin Upton's return to Chase, where he'd spent his entire career until b ... 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 >>
If you had a dollar for every time Arizona Diamondbacks closer J.J. Putz blew a save this season, you'd only have four bucks, which is way too many, in Putz's nine save opportunities.That fourth blown save, came last night as Putz tossed a meatball to San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandova ... 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 >>
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.
During their three games with the Colorado Rockies this past weekend, the Arizona Diamondbacks produced a whopping 33 runs off a total of 48 hits. Turns out they should've saved some juice for the series' finale last night with the Rox as the D-backs most certainly could've used the hits during th ... More >>
The Arizona Diamondbacks kept up their quest for a spot in the upcoming MLB playoffs by running roughshod over the Colorado Rockies during the past three days. The Snakes swept the Mile High City squad over the weekend by winning three straight against the Rox at Coors Field in Denver. Admittedly, ... More >>
See also: Arizona Diamondbacks Win One of Three Against San Francisco Giants, Increase Odds of Making Playoffs to 3 PercentIan Kennedy and the rest of the Arizona Diamondbacks got a big monkey off their backs last night by beating the San Diego Padres 3-2 at Chase Field. Both the ginger-haired hurle ... More >>
The Arizona Diamondbacks dealt another blow to the Los Angeles Dodgers' playoff hopes Wednesday night at Chase Field, beating them 3-2. It was the Dodgers' sixth loss in seven games and the D-Backs' 10th win against them this season. More importantly for the D-backs, the win kept their faint playof ... More >>
The Arizona Diamondbacks beat the San Francisco Giants 6-2 last night in the Bay Area, as the D-backs won the three-game series against the division-leaders.There were two main points to this game: D-backs starter Trevor Cahill kind of, sort of, almost got close to pitching a no-hitter, and Giants t ... More >>
After two consecutive heartbreaking losses, the Arizona Diamondbacks were the ones doing the heartbreaking on Tuesday night by beating the San Francisco Giants in 8-6 in 11 innings. The win snapped a three-game losing streak and barely kept the D-backs' postseason hopes alive. With the score deadlo ... More >>
After a five-run first inning, the Arizona Diamondbacks were shut down for nine more, as the Miami Marlins clawed their way back into the game before taking the lead in the top of the 10th. The Marlins' 6-5 win was their second straight over the D-backs as the two teams head into a day-night doubleh ... More >>
The team with the best record in baseball took two out of three games at Chase Field over the weekend. The Washington Nationals overmatched the Arizona Diamondbacks in their Friday and Saturday wins before being shut down on Sunday by D-backs rookie Patrick Corbin. In Friday's 9-1 loss, there was v ... More >>
We're not that far removed from the All Star Game, but with the Arizona Diamondbacks beating the Los Angeles Dodgers last night -- and the San Francisco Giants losing as well -- the National League West is about to have a good old-fashioned pennant race.The Diamondbacks are now 3 1/2 games behind th ... More >>
The Arizona Diamondbacks have been hot lately -- scoring at least six runs in their previous seven games -- but the hot spell fizzled out last night, when the 'Backs lost the third and final game in a home series against the Colorado Rockies. Right-handed pitcher Trevor Cahill had another less-tha ... More >>
See also: Arizona Diamondbacks Beat Reds 7-1, Go for Series Win Today See also: Arizona Diamondbacks Blanked By Cincinnati Reds as Trevor Bauer Bites the Big One The Arizona Diamondbacks blew a 6-0 lead in a loss in Cincinnati's Great American Ballpark today. The loss resulted in a split four-game ... More >>
The Arizona Diamondbacks lost all three games in a series against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field last weekend. With the starting pitchers struggling defensively and a dismal offensive performance, the D'backs managed to put up a mere three runs the entire series. Fresh off the All-Star break the ... More >>
The Arizona Diamondbacks salvaged the first half of the season over the weekend, winning three straight games against the Los Angeles Dodgers heading into the All-Star break.The D'Backs lost a Thursday game against the Dodgers, but were able to win the rest of the games of the four-games set, taking ... More >>
The Arizona Diamondbacks earned just their second series sweep of the season this weekend, coming out on top in three games against the Oakland A's.On Friday, the D'Backs saw something the team hasn't seen for quite some time -- heroics from third baseman Ryan Roberts.Roberts hit a three-run, walk-o ... 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 >>
The Arizona Diamondbacks have now won all four of the team's first games, with the latest victory coming after 11 innings last night against the San Diego Padres in southern California.The game winning play -- a Chris Young two-run home run in the top of the 11th off former D'Backs pitcher Micah Owi ... More >>