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D-backs fall to Padres, drop third straight

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 02:13:22 EDT

Travis Wood knocked in as many runs as he allowed on Tuesday night, sparking a 6-2 Padres win, their fourth in five games this month against the National League Wild Card-seeking D-backs.

Pollock's 2 HRs can't end offensive struggles

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 02:36:06 EDT

The D-backs' bats -- aside from A.J. Pollock's two homers -- were quiet once again Tuesday night, as Arizona dropped its second straight game to the Padres, and third overall, 6-2, at Petco Park.

Rodney closing in on 300th career save

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 21:56:09 EDT

With one more save, D-backs closer Fernando Rodney will become just the 28th player in Major League history to record 300 saves.

Ray, D-backs continue Wild Card push vs. SD

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 02:53:52 EDT

Strikeouts will be common Wednesday at Petco Park, as Arizona's Robbie Ray faces San Diego's Dinelson Lamet in the final matchup between the D-backs and Padres this season. San Diego's batters have the second most strikeouts in the National League, while the D-backs rank third.

#AwardWorthy: Vote J.D. for Best Performance

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 16:37:22 EDT

Vote J.D. Martinez for Best Performance in the 2017 Esurance MLB Awards, baseball's ultimate honors.

J.D.'s incredible season hidden in plain sight

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 11:13:25 EDT

Maybe this statistic will blow you mind like it did mine: Giancarlo Stanton does not lead the Major Leagues in slugging percentage. Well, technically he does, because the two players ahead of him don't quite have the plate appearances to qualify.

D-backs can't pick up Corbin, fall to Padres

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 03:14:09 EDT

The D-backs rolled through a stretch of games against the Dodgers and Rockies, but it's the pesky Padres that seem to give them the most problems these days.

J.D. first 4-time Player of Week in same season

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 22:16:12 EDT

D-backs outfielder J.D. Martinez on Monday was named National League Player of the Week, becoming the first player to win the honor four times in the same season since the award was started in 1974.

Corbin stung by SD again during hot stretch

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 02:42:17 EDT

D-backs left-hander Patrick Corbin has been downright dominant over his last eight starts, shutting down quality offensive teams like the Cubs, Astros and Rockies.

D-backs' Top 30 prospects list

Fri, 3 Mar 2017 19:57:33 EDT

Who do the D-backs have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Arizona's Top 30 Prospects on's Prospect Watch.

Duplantier on list of prospects with soaring stock

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 12:54:05 EDT

These 10 pitchers made the biggest leaps forward in 2017, with some not even on the Top 100 prospects list to start the year.

Goldschmidt a beacon of endurance

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 18:06:34 EDT

The pain in his right elbow persisted, but Paul Goldschmidt persevered. The postseason bound D-backs avoided a September scare two weeks ago when their All-Star first baseman and National League MVP candidate underwent an MRI that revealed inflammation in his left elbow but no structural damage, forcing him to miss five games.

Martinez smashes 40th home run

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 20:35:12 EDT

By hitting a two-run homer to left-center field on Sunday afternoon at AT&T Park, D-backs outfielder J.D. Martinez became the third player in 2017 to reach 40 homers.

Walker up and down as D-backs drop finale

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 20:38:48 EDT

Continuing to prove himself as a serious candidate for a 2018 rotation spot, Giants right-hander Chris Stratton pieced together another strong outing Sunday against the surging D-backs. He spun six innings of two-run ball while teammate Pablo Sandoval backed him up with three RBIs to help the Giants break a four-game losing streak in a 7-2 win over Arizona.

Greinke brilliant, Goldy homers to beat Giants

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 00:59:37 EDT

Whenever Zack Greinke takes the mound at AT&T Park, he defaults to his dominant form. That trend continued Saturday, when Greinke spun eight innings of two-hit ball to lower his career ERA in San Francisco to 1.37. Paul Goldschmidt delivered all the offense Greinke needed with a two-run homer in the first to power Arizona to a 2-0 triumph.

Leader Watch: Greinke bolsters Cy Young bid

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 01:54:40 EDT

Zack Greinke continues to lead the D-backs' march to the postseason, and his return to steady dominance in 2017 might make him a National League Cy Young Award favorite by the time all's said and done.

D-backs pitchers producing at plate

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 00:36:47 EDT

The starting pitchers have been a huge part of the success for the D-backs this season. But it's not just on the mound where they've been getting it done. Arizona's pitchers have provided a spark at the plate as well.

Pollock's key hit rewards Ray's stellar start

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 01:59:51 EDT

A.J. Pollock delivered for the third straight game, this time knocking a two-run double in the seventh to give the D-backs a 3-2 win over the Giants on Friday night at AT&T Park.

Injury a 'blessing in disguise' for resurgent Ray

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 02:54:32 EDT

D-backs starter Robbie Ray had one of the scariest moments in baseball this year when he was hit in the head by a 108 mph line drive July 28 in St. Louis. But after he picked up his fifth win in as many starts since returning from the disabled list with Friday night's 3-2 victory in San Francisco, Ray admitted the injury may be the key to how he's pitched.

Owings, Mathis making progress in rehab

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 21:49:13 EDT

Before Friday's game in San Francisco, D-backs manager Torey Lovullo said the team had received "good news" recently on both shortstop Chris Owings and catcher Jeff Mathis as each work to return from hand injuries.

Inbox: What would 'pen look like for WC Game?

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:54:51 EDT

Would Arizona take on more relievers if it makes the National League Wild Card Game? Does Jimmie Sherfy qualify for the postseason? Beat reporter Steve Gilbert opens up the Inbox.

D-backs shut out Rockies behind Godley's gem

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 19:52:58 EDT

Zack Godley delivered his longest outing of the year on Thursday, and was backed by a five-run Arizona first inning as the D-backs shut out the Rockies, 7-0, at Chase Field.

Resurgent Pollock lengthens dangerous lineup

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 20:13:27 EDT

The results weren't there for outfielder A.J. Pollock, but D-backs manager Torey Lovullo was convinced that a breakout was near.

D-backs, Rockies shaping up for Wild finale

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 20:49:02 EDT

No two Major Leagues teams are more familiar with each other than the D-backs and Rockies.

D-backs snap Rox's streak, pad WC lead

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 02:22:05 EDT

Patrick Corbin turned in a stellar performance and A.J. Pollock went 3-for-4 with a homer and four RBIs to lead a 16-hit attack as the D-backs snapped the Rockies' six-game winning streak and padded their National League Wild Card lead with an 8-2 victory on Wednesday night at Chase Field.

Goldy joins D-backs lore with 1,000th hit

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 02:22:21 EDT

With a double in the third inning off the Rockies' German Marquez in Wednesday night's 8-2 D-backs win, Paul Goldschmidt joined Luis Gonzalez as the only players to record 1,000 hits in an Arizona uniform.

Owings hopes to help D-backs come October

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 22:08:06 EDT

Watching his teammates position themselves for the postseason has been a joy for D-backs shortstop Chris Owings. Not being able to contribute since fracturing his right middle finger on July 30, however, has been agony.

D-backs host National Play Campaign event

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 20:09:52 EDT

Hours before the D-backs were scheduled to face off with the Rockies on Wednesday, the outfield at Chase Field was flooded with kids sprinting, jumping and hurdling their way through a series of drills as D-backs head athletic trainer Ken Crenshaw shouted words of encouragement.

Hazelbaker's BP homer makes a mess

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 20:44:38 EDT

Hazelbaker's BP homer makes a mess

D-backs to open 2018 against familiar foe

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 21:34:21 EDT

The D-backs and Rockies, who are battling it out for Wild Card positioning this year, will open the 2018 regular season against each other on March 29 at Chase Field. Two days later the two teams will mark the 20th anniversary of the first game in D-backs franchise history with a March 31 game. The Rockies were the D-backs' first opponent when the franchise began play in 1998.

J.D. crushes home run off video board

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 02:08:33 EDT

With the way he's been hitting the ball lately, J.D. Martinez has to get pretty creative in order to one-up himself.

Race tightens with another loss to Rockies

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 03:15:03 EDT

Carlos Gonzalez's late-arriving magic has shown up just in time. Gonzalez launched two no-doubt, two-run homers to right field to lift the Rockies to their sixth straight victory -- and eighth in a row on the road -- 4-2 over the D-backs on Tuesday night at Chase Field.

Sherfy turning in big innings for D-backs

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 21:45:45 EDT

In the winter of 2016, fresh off his first season with the Triple-A Reno Aces, Jimmie Sherfy found himself in a situation familiar to many Minor League players who are chasing their Major League dreams. It was time to get an offseason job to make ends meet.

D-backs' rally falls short in opening loss to Rox

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 04:03:19 EDT

Nolan Arenado kept the Rockies rolling as he flashed the leather on defense and provided the muscle on offense with four RBIs, including a three-run homer in the eighth, as Colorado beat the D-backs, 5-4, on Monday night at Chase Field.

J.D.'s big week nets NL Player of Week honors

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 02:24:15 EDT

J.D. Martinez has carried the D-backs' offense with his home run surge over the past week.

'Confident' Bradley looks set to cement closer role

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 00:02:45 EDT

We saw the future closer for the D-backs on Sunday and his name is Archie Bradley.