Arizona Diamondbacks

“Confidence is never an issue” for Archie Bradley

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BY: ED COLE GLENDALE, Ariz. – On Wednesday, Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Archie Bradley threw more pitches (35) and strikes (21) against the Colorado Rockies in relief than starting pitcher Rubby De La Rosa did (30 pitches, 19 strikes), and for that he picked up his first win of the spring, in the team’s 6-3 win. Bradley looked very sharp in ... Read More »

Jean Segura is “confident” that he can regain his All-Star form

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BY: ED COLE SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – This season with the Arizona Diamondbacks will be Jean Segura’s fifth in the Majors. In that time, Segura’s worked extremely hard to gain the respect of his fellow athletes, and it’s worked. “It brings a lot,” Segura said of his experience. “Especially when you’re a veteran, there’s some people in the locker room that ... Read More »

Shelby Miller: Diamondbacks expecting a lot of themselves this season

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BY: ED COLE GLENDALE, Ariz. – Chip Hale wants things done a certain way with his team, and if they’re not done right, then they’re done again and again until they are right. The attention to detail, and taking care of the small things is what will make the Arizona Diamondbacks relevant, they hope, through the World Series this fall. ... Read More »

Diamondbacks come to terms with 25 players

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BY: ED COLE GLENDALE, Ariz. – The Arizona Diamondbacks agreed to terms on one-year contracts for 25 pre-arbitration players for the 2016 season: Right-handed Pitchers (11) – Jake Barrett, Silvino Bracho, Archie Bradley, Enrique Burgos, Zack Godley, Cody Hall, Keith Hessler, Matt Koch, Dominic Leone, Evan Marshall and Tyler Wagner; Left-handed Pitchers (2) – Andrew Chafin and Robbie Ray; Catchers ... Read More »

Tyler Clippard loves what’s brewing with Diamondbacks

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BY: ED COLE GLENDALE, Ariz. – Tyler Clippard really enjoys his job, and he genuinely loves his new Diamondback teammates. In watching Clippard during his first week of workouts at Salt River Fields, you could tell he’s bringing something special to the table, just by how hard he hustled and the smile he had on his face every single day ... Read More »

Paul Goldschmidt doesn’t need to tweak much in his game

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BY: ED COLE GLENDALE, Ariz. – Paul Goldschmidt had a monster 2015 season for the Arizona Diamondbacks. He set career-highs in batting average (.321), walks (118), intentional walks (29), stolen bases (21), on-base percentage (.435), slugging (.570) and OPS (1.005), to go along with his 33 home runs and 110 RBI. There’s not much Goldschmidt needs to do to take ... Read More »

Welington Castillo’s family kept his baseball dreams from dying

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BY: ED COLE GLENDALE, Ariz. – If it wasn’t for Welington Castillo’s family, he might not be with the Arizona Diamondbacks today. “I’m not supposed to be here honestly,” Castillo said. “I was about to retire (from) baseball because I didn’t want to catch. It’s a long history, but my family is really proud of me, because I stepped in ... Read More »