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  1. Has this team turned?
  • Even without Kyle Schwarber, Cubs rout Arizona

    Chicago Sun-Times "The Cubs stressed Friday they were going to be patient with Kyle Schwarber’s mildly strained right rib cage. They don’t want him to rush back and risk making the injury worse, something that would potentially turn a brief absence into a longer one. What happened against the Arizona Diamondbacks..." September 05

  • ESPN removes Schilling from broadcasts for remainder of season

    The Score "Curt Schilling has been pulled from ESPN's baseball broadcasts for the remainder of the season after authoring a controversial tweet in late August. ESPN released the following statement regarding the decision: At all times during the course of their engagement with us, our commentators are..." September 04

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    Steve Gilbert @SteveGilbertMLB

    #Dbacks GM Dave Stewart said Paul Goldschmidt did head to Phoenix for birth of his first child.

  • Carlos Gonzalez goes deep twice, matches Nolan Arenado in HRs

    Denver Post "Carlos Gonzalez knew it was gone. He knew it the moment his bat connected with Arizona left-hander Keith Hessler's 83 mph slider in the bottom of the seventh inning, lining it off the second-deck facade in right field Wednesday night at Coors Field. Grand slams don't come along every day, so..." September 03

  • Report: Curt Schilling To Return To ‘Sunday Night Baseball’ After Comments

    NESN "Curt Schilling’s hiatus from ESPN’s “Sunday Night Baseball” will reportedly be a short one. Schilling was removed from last Sunday’s broadcast after he sent out a tweet comparing Muslims to Nazis. However, Schilling will be back in the booth Sept. 6 when the Pittsburgh Pirates take on the St...." September 03

  • Diamondbacks rally to beat Colorado Rockies in Game 2

    Arizona Republic "With a two-run double from PH Aaron Hill and a two-run homer by CF A.J. Pollock, the Diamondbacks rallied for four runs in the seventh inning to beat the Colorado Rockies 5-3 and sweep a doubleheader at Coors Field. It was the second time the Diamondbacks have swept a doubleheader in this..." September 02

  • Diamondbacks bounce back to beat Colorado Rockies in first game of doubleheader

    Arizona Republic "The Diamondbacks stopped a three-game losing streak with a 6-4 win over the Colorado Rockies in the first game of Tuesday’s doubleheader, getting a strong 6 1/3-inning performance from LHP Patrick Corbin and a three-run homer from 2B Phil Gosselin. Pitching in place of RHP Brad Ziegler, who has..." September 02

  • Diamondbacks' Paul Goldschmidt on record-setting walk pace

    Arizona Republic "One hundred times already this season, Paul Goldschmidt has dropped his bat on the ground, unhinged and removed the protective guard on his left foot and jogged down toward first base. After he drew two more bases on balls on Sunday afternoon against the Oakland Athletics, Goldschmidt reached..." September 02

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    Jack Magruder @JackMagruder

    #Dbacks announce they have recalled IF Brandon Drury and RHPs Enrique Burgos and Matt Stites as rosters expand for DH in Colorado today

  • Rockies score four runs in a wild ninth inning to beat Arizona

    Denver Post "Charlie Blackmon lifted his leg like a dog on a walk while he was midslide trying to steal second base in the first inning Monday night. The Rockies' leadoff hitter broke into a sprint, slid feet-first, then saw a tag coming his way. So he improvised. Blackmon raised his leg like Bow Wow ready..." September 01

  • Oakland A’s prevail in 11th, first win for Pat Venditte

    San Francisco Chronicle "Pat Venditte endured a lot of long bus rides in the minors. He spent years and years trying to prove that an ambidextrous pitcher could succeed, as well as fighting the notion that he’s a sideshow or a circus act. On Sunday at Chase Field, Venditte worked two scoreless innings in the A’s 7-4,..." August 31

  • Allen Webster to start Sunday, Jhoulys Chacin to minors temporarily

    Arizona Republic "Citing concerns about the workload of left-hander Robbie Ray, the Diamondbacks will call up right-hander Allen Webster to start Sunday’s series finale against the Oakland Athletics, pushing Ray’s start back a day. Arizona’s starter Saturday night, righty Jhoulys Chacin, was optioned to Triple-A..." August 30

  • Vogt powers A's over Diamondbacks

    CSN Bay Area "It was throwback night at Chase Field, with Stephen Vogt resembling his pre-All-Star break form that’s largely been missing in the second half. He drove in all three runs for the A’s in a 3-2 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday night. Having been the driving force behind the A’s..." August 30

  • Mets Acquire Addison Reed From Diamondbacks

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Mets have acquired reliever Addison Reed from the Diamondbacks pending a physical, tweets Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. We learned earlier this afternoon that the Mets were in the hunt for relievers including Marc Rzepczynski of the Padres. Reed, 26, entered the 2015 season as the..." August 30

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    Nick Piecoro @nickpiecoro

    Dbacks will push back Robbie Ray's start to Monday. Wanted to give him extra rest after he labored through last start.

  • Paul Goldschmidt helps Diamondbacks to win over A's

    Arizona Republic "It would have been easy to focus on the mammoth two-run homer Paul Goldschmidt hit in the seventh inning, a smash that would ultimately provide the Arizona Diamondbacks with the winning margin they needed to clip the visiting Oakland Athletics 6-4 at Chase Field. But manager Chip Hale wanted to..." August 29

  • Sarah Palin rips ESPN for Curt Schilling suspension: 'Stick to sports'

    Newark Star-Ledger "Ex-Phillies pitcher and current ESPN analyst Curt Schilling finally has a supporter in his corner for the Nazis/Muslims tweet that got him taken off the network's Little League coverage: Sarah Palin. The politician/analyst/author/Tea Party supporter tore into the network she once wished she..." August 29

  • Cards finish four-game sweep of D'backs

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Knowing that closer Trevor Rosenthal was going to be absent from the team for this weekend's series, Cardinals manager Mike Matheny handled the eighth inning on Thursday a tad differently than he normally does. He didn't use shutdown eighth-inning man Kevin Siegrist. who had pitched three..." August 28

  • Diamondbacks' young rotation experiencing growing pains

    Arizona Republic "Manager Chip Hale has enjoyed the spoils of success from his young rotation, the days when their lively fastballs overpower opposing hitters and their arms carry the Diamondbacks deep into games. Hale has also endured performances like Tuesday night’s, when lefty Robbie Ray needed 44 pitches to..." August 27

  • Cards turn to defense to beat Arizona

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "As sloppily as the Cardinals’ defense (three errors) played behind veteran righthander John Lackey last week in a loss at San Diego was as brilliantly as it performed Wednesday night at Chase Field. Lackey, who gained his 11th win in a 3-1 triumph over Arizona, received a diving catch from center..." August 27

  • Curt Schilling -- Islam Heading Down Nazi Path

    TMZ "Curt Schilling believes radical Muslims are as serious of a threat to the world as the Nazis -- and says the numbers prove it. The former Boston Red Sox pitcher just posted a meme to Twitter which says, "It's said only 5-10% Muslims are extremists. In 1940 only 7% of Germans were Nazis. How'd..." August 26

  • D-backs on verge of putting themselves in pennant race

    Fox Sports Arizona "The Diamondbacks want to play meaningful games in September. How about August? On the heels of a four-game sweep of the Reds coupled with a five-game losing streak for the division-leading Dodgers, the D-backs on Monday were five games behind the Dodgers in the NL West. The D-backs still sit..." August 25

  • Lynn, Cards escape D'backs

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Lance Lynn threw four double-play balls for the Cardinals Monday night but two others were messed up with wild throws by rookie second baseman Greg Garcia, notably a fifth-inning error when his right foot slipped. Lynn pitched around both of those miscues, but Garcia, knowing that Lynn was..." August 25

  • ESPN removes Curt Schilling from LLWS assignment after 'unacceptable' tweet

    The Score "Curt Schilling, the six-time All-Star who currently serves as an analyst for ESPN, drew the ire of both the internet and his employer after posting (and hastily deleting) an offensive tweet Tuesday that likened Muslims to Nazis. After deleting the tweet, the 48-year-old wrote in reply to an..." August 25

  • Chase Anderson, Arizona Diamondbacks sweep Cincinnati Reds

    Arizona Republic "C Welington Castillo and LF David Peralta homered and RHP Chase Anderson turned in 6 2/3 shutout innings in a start that was originally supposed to take place in the minor leagues as the Diamondbacks blanked the Cincinnati Reds 4-0 on Sunday afternoon to complete a four-game series sweep at Great..." August 24

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    Arizona Diamondbacks @Dbacks

    #Dbacks select RHP Jhoulys Chacín from the Triple-A Reno @Aces and option RHP Zack Godley to the Double-A @Mobile_BayBears.

  • Paul Goldschmidt powers Diamondbacks to 3rd straight win over the Cincinnati Reds

    Arizona Republic "The Diamondbacks grabbed an early lead and kept adding on, downing the Cincinnati Reds 11-7 on Saturday night, putting them in position to secure their second four-game sweep of the season. 1B Paul Goldschmidt broke out of his slump with four hits, including two home runs, and CF A.J. Pollock..." August 23

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    Jamie Ramsey @Jamieblog

    SATURDAY’S LINEUP; #REDS PLAYERS TAKE ICE BUCKET CHALLENGE http://t.co/R80roqzLsk pic.twitter.com/3QsbNhEnDW

  • A.J. Pollock leads Diamondbacks to win over Cincinnati Reds

    Arizona Republic "CF A.J. Pollock collected four hits for the second consecutive night, helping the Diamondbacks beat the Cincinnati Reds 6-3 on Friday night and even their record through eight games on their current 10-game road trip. Pollock homered in the first to give the Diamondbacks a quick 1-0 lead..." August 22

  • Arizona Diamondbacks fall behind 4-0, rally for victory over Cincinnati Reds

    Arizona Republic "Five relievers combined to throw seven innings of shutout ball as the Diamondbacks rallied from an early four-run deficit and overcame a short outing from LHP Patrick Corbin to beat the Cincinnati Reds 5-4 on Thursday night at Great American Ball Park. After Corbin labored through two..." August 21

  • Pirates' Happ pitches 6 scoreless innings in win over Diamondbacks

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Paul Goldschmidt is not a demonstrative player. Outwardly, the Arizona Diamondbacks star and National League MVP candidate is rarely emotional. But in the sixth inning Wednesday, Goldschmidt raised his batting helmet from his head with both hands and slammed it to the ground after rounding..." August 20

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    Arizona Diamondbacks @Dbacks

    #Dbacks place Jeremy Hellickson on the 15-day DL with a strained left hamstring and recall Chase Anderson from the Triple-A Reno @Aces.

  • Yasmany Tomas struggling with aggressive approach

    Arizona Republic "When he came to the plate with the bases loaded on Tuesday night, Yasmany Tomas wasted little time trying to drive everyone home. He swung at the first pitch he saw, then at the second pitch. Behind 0-2, he swung again – for the third time at a pitch out of the strike zone – and grounded into a..." August 20

  • Florimon's hit in 15th inning gives Pirates 9-8 win over Arizona

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Gregory Polanco took no chances. The 15-inning game, which took 5 hours, 11 minutes, was nearing its conclusion, but only if Francisco Cervelli slid in safely at the plate. So Polanco moved from the on-deck circle to the first-base side of home plate, in Cervelli’s line of sight. To convey the..." August 19

  • Arizona Diamondbacks bullpen walks tightrope in win

    Arizona Republic "Their starting pitcher was under the weather, they were facing the club with baseball’s best record since early May and, a day after coming within six outs of being no-hit in Atlanta, they were matched up against Gerrit Cole, a right-hander who possesses some of the most dominant stuff in the..." August 18

  • Braves beat D-Backs on Maybin’s walk-off homer

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "It’s getting to the point where Braves right-hander Shelby Miller may have to throw a no-hitter to win a game. That’s not much of an exaggeration. Miller last won when he allowed no hits through 8 2/3 innings at Miami on May 17. He couldn’t get the win on Sunday at Turner Field in spite of..." August 17

  • Diamondbacks’ David Peralta delivers again in win over Braves

    Arizona Republic "As the baseball world has slowly awoken to the powers of Paul Goldschmidt and A.J. Pollock, there’s another Diamondbacks hitter who continues to punish major-league pitchers while barely registering a blip on the national consciousness. David Peralta might be a bit of a well-kept secret, and..." August 16

  • When do you trade a former top prospect?

    SB Nation "If you bet on Jackie Bradley as the player who would post the highest number of total bases in a game this season, come on down! Nobody? Yeah, not really a surprise. Although Bradley, a former top-50 prospect in baseball, really flashed his full potential against the Seattle Mariners on Saturday..." August 16

  • Braves take opener with Diamondbacks, 3-2

    Talking Chop "The Braves took the first game of a three-game series against the Diamondbacks 3-2, after a third straight solid outing from Julio Teheran. It should have been obvious that it was going to be a good night from the top of the first inning, when A.J. Pierzynski threw out Ender Inciarte to complete a..." August 15

  • Diamondbacks’ A.J. Pollock open to idea of long-term deal

    Arizona Republic "If the Diamondbacks are interested in exploring a long-term contract with A.J. Pollock, as a report suggested on Friday, the center fielder said he would be more than willing to listen. “Absolutely,” he said. “Totally.” Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reported that the Diamondbacks might consider..." August 15

  • Red Sox head list of Top 10 Minor League systems

    MLB.com "The consensus pick to win the American League East, the Red Sox instead have posted the worst record in the circuit and are headed toward their third last-place finish in the past four years. Boston fans can take solace in the facts that the one exception, 2013, produced a World Series title and..." August 15

  • GM Dave Stewart: We want to make Paul Goldschmidt a lifetime D-Back

    CBS Sports "The Diamondbacks have Paul Goldschmidt under contract several more years, but they will consider an even longer deal for him, perhaps this winter. "We want to make him a lifetime Diamondback," GM Dave Stewart said by phone. As things stand, Goldschimdt, who leads the NL in RBI (83), batting..." August 14

  • Fearless Ken Giles passes huge test as Phillies beat Arizona

    CSN Philly "If you like the game within the game, those one-on-one, man-to-man matchups that occasionally pop up when a power pitcher faces a power hitter with the game on the line, then they don’t get a whole lot better than this. Bottom of the eighth inning. Ken Giles, he of the 98-mph fastball, on..." August 13

  • Diamondbacks cruise to .500 in another big win over Phillies

    Arizona Republic "The Arizona Diamondbacks easily reached .500 for the first time in more than a month, pulling away for a 13-1 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies Tuesday at Chase Field. Arizona exploded for 11 runs in the second inning, and added to their lead with a run in each of the fifth and sixth..." August 12

  • Home teams win all 15 games for first time in MLB history

    MLB.com "The Mariners' walk-off victory over the Orioles on Tuesday night capped an unprecedented slate in Major League Baseball. For the first time in the league's history, all 15 home teams won on the same day. Prior to Tuesday, the closest the home teams have ever come was 12 wins more than a century..." August 12

  • Yasmany Tomas delivers for Diamondbacks after three days on bench

    Arizona Republic "When he left Yasmany Tomas on the bench for the third consecutive game on Sunday, Diamondbacks manager Chip Hale wanted to meet with his young slugger. Hale said it wasn’t that he didn’t want to play Tomas, rather it was that he thought the matchups were better for fellow outfielders David Peralta..." August 11

  • Diamondbacks walk-off win overshadowed by esoteric rule

    Arizona Republic "On Sunday, the Diamondbacks beat the Cincinnati Reds 4-3 on a bases-loaded, one-out walk-off hit by second baseman Chris Owings in the 10th inning. There was plenty to recommend it in terms of pure baseball drama. Owings came to the plate having gone 0 for 4 to that point, and the Diamondbacks..." August 10

  • Reds snap scoreless run, top D-Backs for Sampson's first win

    Cincinnati Enquirer "With a runner on third and the Reds already down a run, Diamondbacks center fielder A.J. Pollock hit a bouncer that hit off starter Keyvius Sampson’s thigh. The runner at third, the speedy Ender Inciarte froze, but Sampson quickly found the ball, looked Inciarte back to third and threw to first..." August 09

  • Diamondbacks retire No. 51 for Randy Johnson

    CBS Sports "Last month, Randy Johnson became the first player inducted into the Hall of Fame with a Diamondbacks cap on his plaque. On Saturday, Johnson became the third player to have his number retired by Arizona. The D-Backs retired No. 51 in honor of Johnson during a pregame ceremony Saturday evening...." August 09

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    Chris Cotillo @ChrisCotillo

    Source: Pennington deal to Jays is done. Players being informed.