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D-backs progressed, surprised everyone in '17

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 17:21:09 EDT

There was not a whole lot the D-backs wanted to remember from 2016, but when it came to 2017, well, the memories could fill a book.



After 'frustrating' end, D-backs look ahead

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 20:45:06 EDT

D-backs players, looking tired and still somewhat in shock over their quick exit from the National League Division Series presented by T-Mobile the night before, drifted in and out of the home clubhouse at Chase Field on Tuesday morning.



Elbow not issue as Goldy wraps MVP-caliber '17

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 23:48:52 EDT

The final freeze frame for Paul Goldschmidt of the 2017 season on Monday night was the right-handed hitter flailing and missing at Kenley Jansen's full-count, 95-mph cutter just off the outside of the plate.



D-backs will reflect after the sting wears off

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 04:50:27 EDT

There will be a time the D-backs reflect on how magical a season 2017 was and how much they accomplished. Monday night, though, just minutes after watching their postseason run come to a crashing halt with a 3-1 loss to the Dodgers, was not that time.



D-backs KO'd as Greinke unable to slow LA

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:47:59 EDT

With Cody Bellinger driving in runs and Yu Darvish and the bullpen preventing them, the Dodgers completed their three-game sweep of the National League Division Series presented by T-Mobile on Monday with a 3-1 victory over the D-backs at Chase Field to reach the NL Championship Series for the second consecutive year.



Greinke's great season ends on sour note

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 03:27:35 EDT

D-backs ace Zack Greinke's search for command Monday night led him to throw 29 first-inning pitches. His count would grow to 88 through four frames, but he trailed then by only a single run and would throw however many it took.



Potential free-agent fits for J.D. Martinez

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 11:34:03 EDT

J.D. Martinez slugged 29 home runs in 62 regular-season games with the D-backs -- and one more in four postseason tilts -- after arriving in a July trade from the Tigers, an astonishing display of power that helped the franchise earn its first playoff berth since 2011.



Lovullo: 'They deserved to win this series'

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 03:19:32 EDT

If anyone looked poised to give the Dodgers an early exit from another postseason, it was the Diamondbacks -- one of two National League clubs with a winning record against the best regular-season team in the Majors. But regular-season head-to-head matchups mean little in October.



D-backs set foundation for 2018 and beyond

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 05:04:36 EDT

Even though the D-backs' season ended on Monday night with a loss to the Dodgers in the NLDS, manager Torey Lovullo and GM Mike Hazen built a red-brick foundation that should stand for 2018 and beyond.



J.D. heads to FA with fond D-backs memories

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 03:39:32 EDT

Outfielder J.D. Martinez is confident that the future is bright for the Arizona Diamondbacks, but whether he will be part of it is not as clear.



Dodgers-D-backs NLDS Game 3: In Real Life

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 01:45:10 EDT

The Dodgers swept the D-backs in the National League Division Series presented by T-Moble with a 3-1 win on Monday night at Chase Field. With the clinch, Los Angeles advances to its second straight NL Championship Series. We were on the scene in Phoenix.



NLDS Game 3: Lovullo postgame interview

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 01:32:17 EDT

D-backs manager Torey Lovullo discusses Game 3 of the National League Division Series against the Dodgers



Perez thrives at, behind plate in AFL opener

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 20:20:01 EDT

After a breakout season in which he reached Triple-A for the first time, Michael Perez made an immediate impact on both sides of the ball on Tuesday in his Arizona Fall League debut.



Walker, Duplantier named Prospects of Year

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 01:17:27 EDT

First baseman Christian Walker and right-hander Jon Duplantier were named the D-backs' Hitting and Pitching prospects of the year by MLBPipeline.com.



#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.



Goldy, Drury homers not enough in Game 2

Sun, 8 Oct 2017 03:54:10 EDT

Austin Barnes had a two-run double as part of a four-run fifth inning as the Dodgers raced past the D-backs for an 8-5 win in Game 2 of the National League Division Series presented by T-Mobile. Paul Goldschmidt had a two-run homer in the first and Brandon Drury added a three-run long ball in the seventh, but Arizona couldn't prevent the Dodgers from taking a 2-0 lead in the best-of-five series.



Ray can't continue success against Dodgers

Sun, 8 Oct 2017 19:34:37 EDT

This was not something the D-backs expected to see -- the Dodgers scoring runs off Robbie Ray.



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 MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Watch.



Goldy's early 2-run HR for naught in G2 loss

Sun, 8 Oct 2017 02:04:05 EDT

For the second time this postseason, Paul Goldschmidt made sure the D-backs were playing with an early lead. Goldschmidt sent left-hander Rich Hill's 89.6-mph fastball over the left-field wall for a two-run lead in the first inning -- before the Dodgers rallied for an 8-5 win in Game 2 of the National League Division Series presented by T-Mobile.



DYK? Goldy, Jansen bookend G2 with history

Sun, 8 Oct 2017 01:34:01 EDT

Many circled this National League Division Series between the Dodgers and D-backs as one that could surprise people. But to this point, Los Angeles' offense has shaken off the rust and displayed the relentlessness that spurred the club to the Majors' best regular-season record. Here are five things to know about the Dodgers' Game 2 win



D-backs-Dodgers NLDS Game 2: In Real Life

Sun, 8 Oct 2017 01:00:25 EDT

The Dodgers overran the D-backs, 8-5, in Game 2 to take a 2-0 lead in the National League Division Series presented by T-Mobile. We were on the scene in and around Dodger Stadium.



Homer-happy D-backs fall short in Game 1

Sat, 7 Oct 2017 05:32:56 EDT

Justin Turner hit a three-run homer run in the first inning of a victory in Game 1 of the National League Division Series presented by T-Mobile. Turner knocked in five runs and Yasiel Puig and Corey Seager each drove in two runs. Clayton Kershaw allowed four home runs in 6 1/3 innings and had seven strikeouts. The D-backs got their homers from A.J. Pollock, J.D. Martinez, Ketel Marte and Jeff Mathis.



D-backs encouraged by 4-HR rally off Kershaw

Sat, 7 Oct 2017 03:58:08 EDT

The D-backs did lose, 9-5, to Clayton Kershaw in Game 1 of the National League Division Series presented by T-Mobile on Friday night, but they didn't let the Dodgers' ace escape unscathed.



Iannetta earns respect with gritty approach

Sat, 7 Oct 2017 19:30:26 EDT

The D-backs' May 12 win over the Pirates may never go down as one of Chris Iannetta's personal favorites, but it certainly marked the day Arizona discovered the catcher's mettle.



Walker's start unravels in fateful first inning

Sat, 7 Oct 2017 04:23:20 EDT

D-backs right-hander Taijuan Walker didn't blame nerves as the easy diagnosis for his rough introduction to postseason play Friday night that included a four-run, nine-batter, 48-pitch first inning in a 9-5 loss in Game 1 of the best-of-five National League Division Series presented by T-Mobile. He said the Dodgers hitter were the issue.



Godley saves bullpen with five-inning outing

Sat, 7 Oct 2017 04:02:41 EDT

The D-backs didn't get the start they wanted from Taijuan Walker, but Zack Godley gave the team five important innings to save the bullpen in Friday's 9-5 loss to the Dodgers in Game 1 of the National League Division Series presented by T-Mobile.



D-backs-Dodgers Game 1: In Real Life

Sat, 7 Oct 2017 02:48:57 EDT

The Dodgers took Game 1 of the National League Division Series presented by T-Mobile with a 9-5 win Friday night over the D-backs. We were on the scene from Dodger Stadium.



Cool closer: Rodney calm, confident amid roar

Fri, 6 Oct 2017 03:02:14 EDT

For all of the theater of the Fernando Rodney experience in a game, it usually ends the same way: First, with sighs of relief, then with the imaginary arrow he shoots into center field.



D-backs top Rox for WC win; off to LA for NLDS

Fri, 6 Oct 2017 03:10:44 EDT

The D-backs are headed to their first National League Division Series in six years after taking an 11-8 victory over the Rockies in the NL Wild Card Game on Wednesday night at Chase Field.