Diamondbacks Rumors & News

  • Arizona Diamondbacks scratch out runs to take series against Cubs

    Arizona Republic "The top of the rotation for the Chicago Cubs is as strong as any in the major leagues, and the Arizona Diamondbacks were unfortunate enough to face all three of Chicago's top starters in their three-game series at Chase Field this weekend. Or maybe more accurately, those three starters were..." May 25

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    Jack Magruder @JackMagruder

    #Dbacks RHP Matt Stites to pitch in extended spring training Monday, then report to Class A Visalia on rehab assignment.

  • Rizzo drives in 6, Cubs rally late to beat D-Backs 9-6

    Chicago Tribune "Anthony Rizzo drove in six runs for the second time in his career, capped by a three-run homer off Enrique Burgos in the ninth inning to vault the Cubs to a 9-6 victory over the Diamondbacks on Saturday night at Chase Field. Rizzo barely missed a grand slam in the fifth when he hit a three-run..." May 24

  • Tomas enjoying himself as D-backs' regular third baseman

    Fox Sports Arizona "Agile defender. All-fields hitter. A big-stage kind of guy. This is the Yasmany Tomas the Diamondbacks believed they signed last winter, even if it was not immediately apparent this spring. Tomas has a simple explanation for the recent surge that should have silenced the skeptics. "I'm..." May 23

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    #VoteDbacks @Dbacks

    Chip Hale says David Hernandez will pitch in Mobile next and could return to the #Dbacks next week.

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    Bernie Pleskoff @BerniePleskoff

    #Dbacks have released OF Josh Elander-the player they acquired from #Braves for Trevor Cahill.

  • Nick Ahmed hits walk-off single to send Diamondbacks over Cubs in 13 innings

    Arizona Republic "Shortstop Nick Ahmed got his first career walk-off hit, a single to left field that scored Tuffy Gosewisch in the bottom of the 13th inning to give the Diamondbacks a 5-4 victory over the Chicago Cubs Friday at Chase Field. Arizona extended its winning streak to five games and moved to just one..." May 23

  • Diamondbacks complete 4-game sweep of Marlins

    Arizona Republic "The Diamondbacks overcame a shaky start from right-hander Archie Bradley to beat the Miami Marlins 7-6 on Thursday afternoon, a win that completed a four-game series sweep. It was the Diamondbacks' 10th four-game sweep in franchise history and their first since September 2008. Pollock's..." May 22

  • Anderson pitches Diamondbacks past Marlins, 6-1

    Arizona Republic "Chase Anderson threw eight-plus innings and the Diamondbacks ran wild on the Miami Marlins and came away with a 6-1 win on Wednesday night at Marlins Park. The Diamondbacks recorded six stolen bases, three by CF A.J. Pollock. The Diamondbacks will look to complete a four-game sweep today,..." May 21

  • Enrique Burgos again slams door in Diamondbacks' win over Marlins

    Arizona Republic "Diamondbacks rookie Enrique Burgos speaks in quiet, reserved tones, and he talked early on Tuesday afternoon about how much he enjoyed the chance to close out Monday night's win against the Miami Marlins. He described what he loves about closing games, how he hopes he gets more chances to do..." May 20

  • Yasmany Tomas 'exudes fun' in Diamondbacks win over Marlins

    Arizona Republic "When he first arrived in the big leagues last month, Yasmany Tomas seemed tentative at the plate, almost like he were feeling his way around a pitch-black room, careful not to break anything. On defense, his throws had the look of someone trying not to make a bad one. But, in recent days, as..." May 19

  • Phillies 6, Diamondbacks 0

    CSN Philly "Behind six scoreless innings from starting pitcher Sean O’Sullivan and homers from Maikel Franco and Darin Ruf, the streaking Phillies wrapped up a 6-4 homestand with a 6-0 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks Sunday afternoon. Not only did the Phillies sweep the D-backs with Sunday’s victory..." May 18

  • Archie Bradley doesn't blame sinus fracture for struggles in return

    ESPN.com "Archie Bradley didn't flinch when Carlos Ruiz lined a single up the middle in the second inning. That might have been the best sign on an otherwise forgettable night for the Diamondbacks' rookie right-hander. Bradley couldn't get out of the third inning in his first start since suffering a..." May 18

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    Nick Piecoro @nickpiecoro

    Aaron Hill is feeling better today but doesn't see the harm in one more day off. Chip Hale says Hill is available off the bench.

  • Phillies 7, Diamondbacks 5

    CSN Philly "For the first time since the opening week of the season, the Phillies have won the first two games of a series. The Phils outlasted the rain and the Arizona Diamondbacks, 7-5, to improve to 15-23 on the season. They've won a season-high four straight games. The Phillies matched a season high..." May 17

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    Daily MLB Lineups @DailyMLBLineup

    #Diamondbacks 5/16 Lineup 1. Inciarte 2. Trumbo 3. Goldschmidt 4. Peralta 5. Tomas 6. Owings 7. Gosewisch 8. Ahmed 9. Bradley

  • Phillies run win streak to season-high 3 straight games with win over Diamondbacks

    CSN Philly "It was Irish Heritage night at Citizens Bank Park on Friday, but Luis Garcia had a different name for it. “Latino night,” the likeable Phillies reliever said with a laugh. He had a point considering the cast of characters that helped the Phillies engineer a come-from-behind, 4-3 win over the..." May 16

  • Should the D-backs select Rodgers No. 1?

    MLB.com "Lake Mary (Fla.) shortstop Brendan Rodgers began the year as the consensus No. 1 prospect for the 2015 First-Year Player Draft, and he has held serve all spring. He ranked No. 1 on MLBPipeline.com's Top Draft Prospects list in December, and again in April. And Rodgers will do so again when we..." May 15

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    #VoteDbacks @Dbacks

    Updated #Dbacks lineup: Inciarte RF Pollock CF Goldschmidt 1B Peralta LF Owings 2B Pennington 3B Gosewisch C Ahmed SS Anderson P

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    Steve Berthiaume @BertDbacks

    #Dbacks Chip Hale says Addison Reed had short spring training & has mechanical issues to work through. Won't pitch in 9th inning for now.

  • Judge Grants Class-Action Status To Sports TV Blackout Antitrust Case

    Deadspin.com "U.S. District Court judge Shira Scheindlin yesterday granted plaintiffs’ motion to certify class action status in an antitrust lawsuit against MLB and the NHL, a case that threatens to demolish the decades-old blackout system in sports media. Scheindlin’s decision, which you can read here,..." May 15

  • The 2015 MLB All-Star Game caps have apparently been leaked

    Hardball Talk "Via Phil Hecken of Uni Watch, the caps for the 2015 MLB All-Star Game have apparently been leaked. Check them out below: This year’s All-Star Game is set to take place in Cincinnati. Just in case it wasn’t obvious, these caps were inspired by the pillbox hat of Reds mascot Mr. Redlegs. The..." May 15

  • MLB's culture clash, or why baseball is boring

    Vice Sports "Emilio Bonifacio of the Chicago White Sox cracked a home run Saturday against the Cincinnati Reds and made a big show of flipping his bat. He saluted the gods, rounded the bases with his arms out as if he were an airplane, and when he crossed home? He leaped into the crowd, giving fans a chance to..." May 15

  • Ninth-inning grand slam lifts Nationals over Arizona

    CSN Washington "When Bryce Harper and Matt Williams were ejected in the top of the seventh inning Wednesday afternoon, you couldn't help but sense that controversy would end up affecting the outcome of this game, good or bad. Turns out it did have a dramatic effect on the outcome, in a surprisingly positive..." May 14

  • Diamondbacks power their way to rout of Nationals

    Arizona Republic "A night after more or less losing the game after three innings, the Diamondbacks rebounded to do the same to the Washington Nationals, beating Washington and RHP Stephen Strasburg 14-6 in front of 19,053 at Chase Field on Tuesday. The win evened the three-game series at 1-1. The Diamondbacks..." May 13

  • Nationals pounce on Diamondbacks, start road trip with a bang

    Washington Post "This is what a streaking team looks like: a four-run lead five batters into the game, the opponent’s starting pitcher knocked out after four outs, a 10-run lead after two innings and the opposing team’s best hitter removed in the fourth as a white flag. The Washington Nationals looked every bit..." May 12

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    Steve Gilbert @SteveGilbertMLB

    #Dbacks mgr Chip Hale says Archie Bradley came through sim game good. Had ball hit back up the middle and didn't flinch. Will start Saturday

  • Hill, Pollock go deep in Diamondbacks' win over Padres

    Arizona Republic "Five pitchers combined to allow just one run as the Diamondbacks defeated the San Diego Padres 2-1, winning a game for the first time this season in which they scored fewer than four runs. Right-hander Daniel Hudson started and did not allow a run in 3 1/3 innings. Hudson was followed by..." May 11

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    MLBLineups @mlblineups

    5/10 @Dbacks lineup vs SD Pollock CF Trumbo RF Goldschmidt 1B Peralta LF Hill 3B Pennington 2B Gosewisch C Ahmed SS Hudson P

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    Jesse Sanchez @JesseSanchezMLB

    Daniel Hudson will start for the #Dbacks today, his first start since 2012. pic.twitter.com/SjHgwIaiEH

  • Diamondbacks' Chip Hale, Daniel Hudson feel for Athletics' Jarrod Parker

    Arizona Republic "Diamondbacks manager Chip Hale got a call from his son Saturday morning telling him he needed to watch a video. Hale was sickened by what he saw. Oakland's Jarrod Parker, trying to come back from a second Tommy John surgery, grabbed his right elbow after throwing a pitch and crumpled to the..." May 10

  • Upton helps Padres run down D-backs

    San Diego Union-Tribune "For a change, the Padres’ pitching staff kept the ball in yard. Against Justin Upton, that’s proved a difficult task for the Diamondbacks. On a night in which Craig Kimbrel again proved fallible, Upton continued tormenting his former team, this time blasting a 12th-inning homer that sent the..." May 10

  • Wil(l)s save Shields, Padres against D-Backs

    San Diego Union-Tribune "The longest-tenured member of the Padres, Will Venable should have a firm grasp of just how elusive the cycle has been in this team’s 47-year history. Wil Myers, playing in just 30 of the franchise’s 7,359 games, would not. History, alas, will have to wait for another day. While both Wil(l)s..." May 09

  • Diamondbacks' Jake Lamb taking more time to recover from injury

    Arizona Republic "he initial timeline for Diamondbacks third baseman Jake Lamb's recovery from a stress reaction in his left foot anticipated a return in three weeks but with Lamb only a handful of days shy of that benchmark, it's clear that early prognosis was too optimistic. "It's longer than we thought..." May 08

  • Offense, Rubby De La Rosa shine in Diamondbacks win over Padres

    Arizona Republic "The Diamondbacks tallied their third-straight win, routing the San Diego Padres 11-0 in front of 16,929 at Chase Field on Thursday. It was the second time in three games Arizona recorded double-digit runs. Arizona also received a standout performance from RHP Rubby De La Rosa, who gave up no..." May 08

  • Game 2: Robbie Ray's debut solid, D-Backs win

    Arizona Republic "LHP Robbie Ray threw well in his Diamondbacks debut, giving up just one run in six innings to help the Diamondbacks beat the Colorado Rockies 5-1 and complete a sweep of Wednesday's doubleheader. Paul Goldschmidt and David Peralta each drove in two runs, and Tuffy Gosewisch added three..." May 07

  • Diamondbacks explode for 13 runs in first game vs. Rockies

    Arizona Republic "The Diamondbacks set a season high with 13 runs scored and tied a season high with 18 hits as they rolled to a 13-7 win over the Colorado Rockies in the first game of Wednesday's doubleheader at Coors Field. Right-hander Josh Collmenter worked into the eighth inning and the Diamondbacks were..." May 07

  • MLB commissioner remains open to 154-game schedule

    Sporting News "In his first year as commissioner, Rob Manfred already has overseen an improvement in pace of play on the field. Might he be up for shortening the length of the season, too? Manfred certainly appears open to the possibility. At a news conference Wednesday night in Houston, Manfred indicated..." May 07

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    Jack Magruder @JackMagruder

    #Dbacks tentatively schedule RHP Archie Bradley to make his next start May 16 at Philadelphia, with RHP Chase Anderson going May 15.

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    Nick Piecoro @nickpiecoro

    Hearing Jarrod Saltalamacchia expected to sign with Dbacks once he clears waivers.

  • Rockies vs. Diamondbacks is postponed; doubleheader scheduled for Wednesday

    Denver Post "Tuesday night's game between the Arizona Diamondbacks and Colorado Rockies at Coors Field has been postponed because of rain. The game will be made up after the originally scheduled 1:10 p.m. Wednesday game. The second game of the doubleheader will begin approximately 20-30 minutes after the..." May 06

  • Diamondbacks weighing their options at catcher, could pursue Jarrod Saltalamacchia

    Arizona Republic "The Diamondbacks' bats have been mostly quiet for several days now, although, in fairness, they haven't had a chance to make noise at Coors Field, where the weather remained uncooperativefor a second consecutive day. The Diamondbacks and Colorado Rockies were rained out again on Tuesday. The..." May 06

  • Dodgers win 1-0 pitchers’ duel with Yasmani Grandal’s 13th inning home run

    L.A. Daily News "Before Sunday, the most important thing Brett Anderson had done for the Dodgers this season was stay healthy. In the long term, a clean MRI means more to the chronically injured pitcher than one clean inning. On a day the Dodgers needed him to be nearly perfect, Anderson pitched six innings..." May 04

  • Agent Scott Boras wants more leeway to trade draft picks

    Arizona Republic "Major League Baseball informed clubs last week of a rules change regarding trading recently drafted players, an adjustment that allows teams to deal players the day after the end of the World Series rather than having to wait until a year after they sign. Agent Scott Boras welcomes the change,..." May 04

  • Justin Turner, Dodgers rally to beat Diamondbacks

    True Blue L.A. "The Dodgers trailed three different times, but production from the top of the lineup prevailed in a comeback 6-4 win over the Diamondbacks on Saturday night at Dodger Stadium. Justin Turner got a second straight start at third base, with manager Don Mattingly liking the matchup, and for a..." May 03

  • Joc Pederson, Carlos Frias lead Dodgers to 8-0 victory over Arizona Diamondbacks

    L.A. Daily News "In the midst of Joc Pederson’s superlative spring training back in March, Dodgers hitting coach Mark McGwire remarked that we could be watching “the potential of a superstar in the making.” So far, so good. Pederson hit his fifth home run of the regular season Friday in the Dodgers’ 8-0 win..." May 02

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    Jack Magruder @JackMagruder

    #Dbacks Bradley scheduled to throw a side session Saturday if his swelling continues to subside. Could be back for May 15 start

  • Former All-Star Quentin announces retirement

    MLB.com "Two-time American League All-Star Carlos Quentin asked for his release from the Mariners after five games with Triple-A Tacoma and announced his retirement from baseball on Friday. "Over the past several days, it became clear to me that my injuries have taken too great of a physical toll for me..." May 02

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    Chris Cotillo @ChrisCotillo

    #Royals, #Rays, #DBacks still believed to be in the mix for Saltalamacchia, though it's unclear if those are the only three.

  • Diamondbacks knock around Rockies for series win

    Arizona Republic "The Diamondbacks offense remained hot and RHP Josh Collmenter tossed a gem as the Diamondbacks beat the Colorado Rockies 9-1 on Wednesday at Chase Field. The win gave Arizona a 2-1 series victory. Arizona held a narrow 2-1 lead until the bottom of the fifth, when the offense broke out for five..." April 30