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Sat, 1 Oct 2016 00:58:33 EDTThe D-backs waited until there were two outs. Then, they went to work. Paul Goldschmidt and Chris Owings each hit a two-run homer in a 5-3 win over the Padres on Friday night at Chase Field.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 23:56:16 EDTChris Owings has done it all this year. He's played in the outfield and the infield. He's contributed offensively. He is a team-first player. That's why he was voted by teammates and coaches as this year's recipient of the Luis Gonzalez Award for selflessness and hard play. In Friday's 5-3 win over the Padres at Chase Field, Owings came through with a go-ahead, two-run blast in the sixth, the key blow in a series-opening victory.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 19:15:30 EDTSince the day A.J. Pollock strained his left groin, the D-backs center fielder has been focused on returning.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 20:37:32 EDTClayton Richard looks to cap an impressive final two months of the season when the Padres left-hander makes his last start of the year against the D-backs on Saturday at Chase Field.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 20:16:40 EDTFor the second straight day, D-backs outfielder Yasmany Tomas was scratched from the starting lineup. Before Friday's series opener against the Padres, it was announced Tomas was out with stiffness in his upper back.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 01:35:37 EDTThe Nationals' lineup Thursday was once again missing many of its usual stars, with Wilson Ramos out for the season and Daniel Murphy and Bryce Harper nursing injuries. But that didn't stop Dusty Baker's squad, which rode big games from several replacements to a 5-3 win over the D-backs at Nationals Park.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:33:46 EDTShelby Miller will be the first to tell you that it was a miserable year for him, but the 11 scoreless innings over his final two starts of the season will give him some good feelings heading into the offseason, which does have value.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 01:03:17 EDTDuring an interview on a Washington radio station earlier in the day, Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo called left-hander Gio Gonzalez the team's most capable No. 3 starter in the postseason. But in what was likely his final start of what has been an uneven regular season, Gonzalez needed 100 pitches to complete 3 2/3 innings as the D-backs cruised to a 3-0 victory in a 5 1/3-inning, rain-shortened game at Nationals Park on Wednesday night.
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 17:28:30 EDTWho do the D-backs have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Arizona's Top 30 Prospects on MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Watch.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 23:55:51 EDTThe pride was evident on Jean Segura's face and in his voice as the D-backs' second baseman spoke of getting his 200th hit Wednesday night in Arizona's rain-shortened 3-0 win over the Nationals at Nationals Park.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:02:41 EDTMatt Koch knew he was on a pitch count, so the D-backs' right-hander tried to be as economical as he could in his first Major League start Tuesday night.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 02:01:03 EDTAnthony Rendon launched a three-run homer to help guide the Nationals to a 4-2 win over the D-backs at Nationals Park on Tuesday. His homer helped back a strong effort from Max Scherzer, who struck out 10 in six innings.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 20:02:38 EDTLess than 48 hours before Opening Day, A.J. Pollock's season took a turn for the worse, as a broken elbow and subsequent strained groin have limited him to just 12 games this season.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 02:20:40 EDTYasmany Tomas homered and drove in five runs and Jean Segura hit two of the D-backs' five home runs in a 14-4 win over the Washington Nationals on Monday night at Nationals Park.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 02:21:53 EDTIn the first six games of this 10-game, three-city road trip, the D-backs managed to score just 10 runs. Monday night, though, their bats came alive as they pounded out 13 hits in a 14-4 win over the Nationals at Nationals Park.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 19:37:25 EDTD-backs right-hander Rubby De La Rosa will receive a stem cell injection Tuesday as he continues to try and find a way to avoid having a second Tommy John surgery.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 18:29:12 EDTBaltimore, which rebounded this weekend following a four-game sweep by the Red Sox, used Hyun-Soo Kim's two-run homer and four scoreless innings from an impressive bullpen to edge the D-backs, 2-1, and gain ground in the American League Wild Card race.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 14:40:54 EDTD-backs pitcher Archie Bradley was riding in a taxi with teammate Jake Lamb to Camden Yards on Sunday morning when they first learned about the tragic death of Marlins ace Jose Fernandez.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 18:08:17 EDTBraden Shipley made just one bad pitch. Despite that, the D-backs' right-hander has no problem taking the blame for Sunday's 2-1 loss to the Orioles.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 19:00:12 EDTZack Greinke's first season with the D-backs is likely over. After an MRI on his right shoulder on Friday, it was decided Greinke would not make his next scheduled start on Tuesday. Arizona manager Chip Hale said it is highly probable Greinke won't start again before the season ends on Oct. 2.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 01:13:13 EDTThe Orioles came out swinging to back Wade Miley's gem in a 6-1 win over the D-backs on Saturday, vaulting Baltimore into the American League's second Wild Card. Trey Mancini hit his third career homer and Mark Trumbo hit his MLB-leading 45th home run for the Orioles, who lead the Tigers by one-half game for the second Wild Card.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 22:40:05 EDTD-backs right fielder Yasmany Tomas was removed during the fifth inning of Saturday's 6-1 loss to the Orioles due to an apparent lack of hustle.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 00:54:47 EDTShelby Miller may not have received a win after the D-backs' 3-2, 12-inning loss to the Orioles on Friday, but the right-hander certainly deserved one.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 01:42:48 EDTMark Trumbo's 12th-inning walkoff homer kept the Orioles right in the thick of the American League Wild Card race Friday night, leading Baltimore to a 3-2, 12-inning win over the D-backs in a four-hour series opener.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 20:41:16 EDTTomas the latest to rob Davis of a HR
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 10:52:24 EDTThe D-backs would likely say they could always use more talent behind the plate, but taking a look at their instructional league roster, they do seem to have a bit of an embarrassment of riches at the lower levels of the Minors.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 00:54:00 EDTPaul Goldschmidt hit two home runs and Zack Greinke allowed two runs over six innings as the D-backs edged the Padres. Rookie Luis Perdomo allowed three runs over seven innings for the Padres, who got a home run from Wil Myers.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 01:12:36 EDTLeave it to D-backs right-hander Zack Greinke to succinctly sum up his outing against the Padres on Wednesday night, which resulted in a 3-2 Arizona win. "It was good," Greinke said. "Not amazing, but good."
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 03:21:42 EDTPaul Goldschmidt is not a big fan of off days, but the D-backs first baseman seemed to benefit from the one he got Monday, as the first baseman slugged a two-run home run Tuesday.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 03:09:52 EDTAdam Rosales broke a tie with a two-run home run in the sixth inning as the Padres edged the D-backs. Paul Goldschmidt tied the game in the top of the inning with a two-run blast of his own before Rosales went deep in a game that was delayed before first pitch by a 70-minute rain delay.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 23:18:09 EDTWith uncertainty surrounding the job status of the D-backs baseball operations department, manager Chip Hale has found solace at the ballpark.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 02:36:06 EDTClayton Richard took a shutout into the seventh inning and Wil Myers hit his 26th home run of the season as the Padres opened their series against the D-backs with a win. Alexi Amarista knocked in two runs for the Padres, as Arizona rookie pitcher Braden Shipley allowed two runs over four innings in his shortest start of the season.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 01:09:23 EDTD-backs infielder/outfielder Brandon Drury has gotten regular playing time of late and has certainly made the most of the his opportunity. Drury was named Co-National League Player of the Week on Monday along with the Pirates Sean Rodriguez.
Sun, 18 Sep 2016 22:04:14 EDTThe D-backs blew a six-run lead, fell behind, rallied with a pair of runs in the eighth to tie, then walked off with a wild 10-9 win over the Dodgers on Brandon Drury's RBI single with two out in the bottom of the 12th inning on Sunday. The loss, sustained by their ninth pitcher, Ross Stripling, left the Dodgers' magic number to win the division at nine as the Giants also lost.
Sun, 18 Sep 2016 21:30:58 EDTD-backs senior vice president of baseball operations De Jon Watson will not be back for the 2017 season. Watson's contract will not be renewed at the end of the season, which was announced by chief baseball officer Tony La Russa after Sunday's 10-9, 12-inning win over the Dodgers.
Sun, 18 Sep 2016 00:10:05 EDTD-backs second baseman Jean Segura's third leadoff homer in five games barely cleared the left-field fence. In fact, it was one of the unlikeliest homers of the Statcast™ era (since 2015). Segura's homer in the bottom of the first inning of Saturday's 6-2 loss to the Dodgers at Chase Field had an exit velocity of 88.3 mph and a launch angle of 31 degrees, as projected by Statcast™.