Washington Post "Asdrubal Cabrera stood at second base, smacked his hands together and pointed to the sky. All three runners had scored moments before. The crowd at Nationals Park erupted, and the players in the home dugout were on their feet, smiles and high-fives everywhere. The rout was on with no outs in the..." August 20
Boston Herald "Curt Schilling revealed this morning that he has been suffering from oral cancer — the result of a 30-year chewing tobacco habit that the former Red Sox ace said he wishes he never began. “I do believe without a doubt, unquestionably, that chewing is what gave me cancer,” Schilling said during..." August 20
Hardball Talk "USA Today’s Bob Nightengale reported Tuesday morning that the Diamondbacks “currently plan to bring back” manager Kirk Gibson next season. But the club’s new chief baseball officer — Hall of Fame manager Tony La Russa — is now denying that anything has been decided on the Gibson front. “I..." August 20
CSN Washington "Riding a season-high 6-game winning streak that included a weekend sweep of the contending Pirates, the Nationals opened a 4-game series against the non-contending Diamondbacks feeling mighty good about themselves. What they didn't expect was a real battle against unknown Arizona left-hander Vidal..." August 19
The #Dbacks currently plan to bring back manager Kirk Gibson for the 2015 season, but Tony La Russa delaying any official announcement.
Source: #DBacks release Aaron Cunningham from AAA Reno.
Arizona Republic "Rookie David Peralta says opposing pitchers have learned a thing or two about him during his 2½ months in the major leagues. "They know I can hit," he said. "They know I can hit the ball out of the park or in the gap. And they don't want that." As a result, he believes he is now a..." August 17
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "MIAMI Somehow, the Marlins watched the Diamondbacks commit three second-inning errors Saturday and failed to score. They weren't going to let them get away with another bumbling inning unscathed. Errors four and five came in the seventh and contributed to the unearned run that proved the..." August 17
Arizona Republic "Jake Lamb knows the pitching he's seen in his first week in the big leagues has been better than anything he's ever faced. But that's not what has the Diamondbacks' rookie third baseman frustrated by his slow start. "Any hitter gets frustrated when they get their pitch to hit — whether it's a..." August 16
Arizona Republic "RHP Trevor Cahill walked a tightrope but won his second consecutive start, pitching into the seventh inning to lead the Diamondbacks to a win over the Miami Marlins on Friday night. Cliff Pennington lined a solo home run off the left-field foul pole and Aaron Hill launched a two-run blast, the..." August 16
Hardball Talk "While the Cubs wait for their current array of stud prospects to reach the majors together they traded away a former top prospect, dealing 2009 first-round draft pick Brett Jackson to the Diamondbacks for Triple-A reliever Blake Cooper. Jackson cracked Baseball America’s top-100 prospects list..." August 15
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Ten, 20, or 30 years from now, Bradin Hagens may or may not remember how in the second inning of his major league debut he walked Garrett Jones on four pitches to start the 10th. What might be tougher to purge is the run-scoring, Marcell Ozuna double that produced his first loss. The Marlins..." August 15
Let's Go Tribe "Let's begin with the ending. With one out in the bottom of the 9th and the game tied, Zach Walters, who was acquired in exchange for Asdrubal Cabrera two weeks ago, came to the plate against Arizona's Randall Delgado. Walters can probably stop worrying about how much his tab is, because..." August 14
MLB Daily Dish "While not as strong as year's past, this winter's free agent class is shaking up to be particularly deep. With the July 31st non-waiver trade deadline now past us, barring an unlikely late-August blockbuster, it seems that all the major in-season transactions are now passed us. With less than..." August 14
Arizona Republic "The Diamondbacks and Cleveland Indians split a doubleheader on Wednesday, with Zach Walters lacing a walkoff homer in Game 1 before Tuffy Gosewisch lifted the Diamondbacks with an RBI single in the 12th inning of Game 2. The day took a toll on the Diamondbacks' bullpen, which had to work 2 2/3..." August 14
SB Nation "Some MLB teams will likely be headed to Amsterdam for meaningful games as early as 2015. Outgoing Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig hopes to announce plans for regular season games in Europe before he leaves office, according to multiple reports. The league has its eye on London..." August 13
Arizona Republic "Trevor Cahill turned in another strong outing, Mark Trumbo broke out of his long-ball slump and the Diamondbacks scored their second consecutive win, beating the Colorado Rockies at Chase Field on Saturday. Arizona held just a 5-4 lead entering the bottom of the eighth, most of it on the..." August 10
#Dbacks SS Owings took 30 swings in cage Sat, progressing toward sim game Fri while recovering from bruise, slight dislocation of L shoulder
Arizona Republic "The youth movement for the Diamondbacks continued Friday as the team selected the contract of pitcher Andrew Chafin from Triple-A Reno. Chafin will serve as bullpen depth after the team received only four innings from starter Vidal Nuño and burned through long reliever Randall Delgado in..." August 09
Arizona Republic "The Diamondbacks rebounded from a disappointing sweep at the hands of the Kansas City Royals to score a series-opening win over the Colorado Rockieson Friday at Chase Field. After failing to put together a complete effort against Kansas City, the Diamondbacks were able to line up pitching and..." August 09
Kansas City Star "A red-eye flight awaited the Royals after a 6-2 victory Thursday over Arizona. They departed the desert in an ideal position, one that appeared so unlikely a few weeks ago. The Royals return to Kansas City in sole possession of the American League’s second wild card, and control their own destiny..." August 08
Kansas City Star "The impulse struck Mike Moustakas mid-sprint. He could not deduce its origins. “I don’t have any kind of explanation,” Moustakas said. “It just kind of happened.” What happened was this: He dove into first base to beat out a double-play ball in the ninth inning of a 4-3 Royals victory,..." August 07
ESPN.com "Major League Baseball officials have contacted the DEA and U.S. Attorney's office in Southern Florida in an effort to unmask the names of any players who might have violated the league's drug policy, sources told ESPN's "Outside the Lines." Federal officials are discussing how to honor the..." August 07
Kansas City Star "In his first 85 games as a Royal, Nori Aoki interspersed patches of success with spates of disappointments and moments of slapstick. He fielded a foul ball with his groin. He swung at a pitch that hit him. He disappointed team officials with his defense, lost his spot at the top of the batting..." August 06
ESPN.com "Arizona Diamondbacks chief baseball officer Tony La Russa defended his club Tuesday against the criticism it has received for the apparent retaliation against Pittsburgh Pirates star Andrew McCutchen last weekend. "I don't see where the Diamondbacks should catch all this [expletive] they're..." August 06
USA Today "If I'm a former client of Tony Bosch's, I'm petrified. If I'm close friend of Alex Rodriguez, or, ahem, a business associate, I'm scared. If I'm Sam and Seth Levinson, who run the ACES agency, I'm worried. If I'm Major League Baseball, ooh, boy, I'm all ears. Biogenesis founder Tony..." August 06
Two law enforcement sources tell me investigation revealed previously unnamed MLB players. Names will be revealed. Expect more suspensions.
Arizona Republic "The Diamondbacks and Pirates can't seem to escape controversy. On Friday, Arizona 1B Paul Goldschmidt took a pitch to the hand that ended his season, some wondering if the injury could have been avoided if the Pirates hadn't pitched inside with a big lead. The next day, the Diamondbacks plunked..." August 04
Gibson on Goldschmidt: "Realistically, it's eight weeks. So he's done."
CSN Chicago "The White Sox dealt outfielder Blake Tekotte to Arizona for cash considerations and promoted former first-round pick Jared Mitchell to Triple-A on Saturday. Tekotte hit .251/.324/.438 in 81 games with Triple-A Charlotte this year. The Columbia, Mo., native was traded to the White Sox in..." August 03
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Andrew McCutchen sported a rectangular bandage square in the middle of his back, right where Randall Delgado hit him with a pitch Saturday night. The plunking came in response to Ernesto Frieri breaking Arizona Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt’s hand Friday. McCutchen understood the..." August 03
#Dbacks Goldschmidt sore, said does not know extent of injury. Dr. Sheridan will evaluate Saturday. Was hit on top of hand, ring finger area
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "In the late innings, the Pirates were relentless. Shut down early by Vidal Nuno, they broke free against the Arizona Diamondbacks bullpen. Eight runs in the final two innings led the Pirates to a 9-4 win Friday night at Chase Field. The Bucs jabbed away at Arizona relievers Randall Delgado and..." August 02
Arizona Republic "The Diamondbacks parted with two roster players in Martin Prado and Gerardo Parra before Thursday's trade deadline and although they didn't receive any immediate help in return, it was a new face to the lineup that helped spur a comeback win against the Pirates in front of 20,145 at Chase..." August 01
OFFICIAL: #Dbacks acquire C Peter O’Brien and either a PTBNL or cash considerations from the Yankees for INF Martin Prado.
Arizona Sports "The Arizona Diamondbacks' crowded outfield just got a little bit less so. The team announced it has dealt Gerardo Parra to the Milwaukee Brewers for outfielder Mitch Haniger and pitcher Anthony Banda. Parra, 27, was hitting .259 with six home runs and 30 RBI for the D-backs this..." July 31
Diamondbacks involved in a lot of places. Expect something from them before 4 on what's turning out to be an insanely busy July 31.
Cincinnati Enquirer "The way Mike Leake pitched Tuesday night, the Reds could have gotten by on the 1.7 runs they've been averaging since the All-Star break. But compared to that, they absolutely exploded offensively in a 3-0 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks before a crowd of 33,153 at Great American Ball..." July 30
CBSSports.com "Eric Chavez, the five-tool third baseman with extraordinary skill and a low-key California personality who won six straight Gold Glove awards and became the only star of the famed Moneyball A's to sign a long-term deal to stay in Oakland, is retiring Wednesday after an exceptional 16-plus-year..." July 30
You can add Gerardo Parra to the list of players being shopped by the #dbacks, according to one MLB exec.
#Dbacks mgr Kirk Gibson said that SS Chris Owings has still not taken live batting practice.
Both Kirk Gibson and Aaron Hill expect Hill back in the lineup tomorrow. Hill was hit on the right hand by a pitch on Saturday.
MLB.com "The D-backs' brass spent the weekend celebrating chief baseball officer Tony La Russa's induction into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Now the focus returns to making some moves before Thursday's non-waiver Trade Deadline. After 1 p.m. MST that day, players will need to clear waivers before..." July 28
MLB.com "Nearly 25 minutes after Sunday's 4-2 loss to the Phillies had ended, D-backs catcher Miguel Montero was still upset. At issue was a play at home in the sixth inning when the throw easily beat Ryan Howard to the plate and he was called out, but after a replay review, it was ruled that Howard was..." July 28
Arizona Republic "As is becoming yearly tradition, the Diamondbacks and Philadelphia Phillies went to extra innings the night before a day game, with the Diamondbacks again pulling out a win, this one in 10 innings on Saturday at Citizens Bank Park. The two teams went 18 innings last fall, also an Arizona..." July 27
1B/OF Nick Evans has signed with Japan's Rakuten Golden Eagles. D'Backs will be removing Evans from their 40-man roster.
CSN Philly "The Phillies unleashed some offense Friday night in beating the Arizona Diamondbacks, 9-5, at Citizens Bank Park. The Phils had 12 hits and were 6 for 15 with runners in scoring position. They are 45-58 on the season. Arizona is 44-49. Kyle Kendrick (5-10) opened the game with five..." July 26