Arizona Diamondbacks

Dbacks Trade Arroyo, Toussaint for Braves IF Gosselin

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By: Kayla Mortellaro PHOENIX— The Arizona Diamondbacks traded right-handed pitchers Bronson Arroyo and Touki Toussaint to the Atlanta Braves in return for infielder Phil Gosselin. “A lot of it has to do with the direction we are taking our starting rotation,” General Manager Dave Stewart said about the trade. “Bronson is going to be due to pitch, we’re thinking, mid-to late ... Read More »

Angels’ mighty bats guide them to 4-1 win over Diamondbacks

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BY: BRIAN KREPS ANAHEIM, Calif. – With Arizona Diamondbacks’ pitcher Jeremy Hellickson cruising, and Arizona clinging to a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the sixth inning, Los Angeles Angels’ first baseman Albert Pujols walked up to the plate; and Pujols did what he has done quite often in his career — he changed the game with one swing of ... Read More »

Diamondbacks Cruise Past Angels on the Arm of Robbie Ray

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By: Brian Kreps- Contributing Writer ANAHEIM, Calif. – The Arizona Diamondbacks are hoping that this recent pitching trend continues. For the fourth straight game, Arizona got another strong outing from its starting pitcher. This time, it was Robbie Ray’s turn. Ray put in seven solid innings of work. He gave up no runs, and just two hits, while striking out three ... Read More »

Life has prepared Dansby Swanson for the Major League stage

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BY: ED COLE SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Dansby Swanson has had the type of day every 21-year-old athlete dreams of. In a matter of “two or three minutes,” Swanson went from beating the University of Illinois in the Super Regionals, and qualifying for the College World Series, to being selected No. 1 overall in the 2015 MLB Draft by the Arizona ... Read More »

Diamondbacks are “really excited” about No. 1 pick Dansby Swanson

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BY: ED COLE SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — It’s been quite a day for Dansby Swanson; making a return trip to the College World Series, then being taken No. 1 by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 2015 MLB Draft just a little while later. “Yeah, it’s a perfect stage for him,” Diamondbacks’ scouting director Deric Ladnier said. “For this town and this ... Read More »

Dbacks Fall to Mets 6-3; Pitcher David Hernandez Returns

Diamondbacks Pitcher David Hernandez returns to the mound June 7, 2015 against the New York Mets. Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images

By: Kayla Mortellaro  PHOENIX— The Arizona Diamondbacks fell to the New York Mets 6-3 Sunday afternoon. The afternoon did not start off as well as Diamondbacks pitcher Josh Collmenter hoped, giving up a lead-off home run to Mets right fielder Curtis Granderson. Collmenter would end up pitching 6 innings, giving up 9 hits, 4 home runs, 5 earned runs, and only ... Read More »

Mark Trumbo: “We’ve had an absolute blast here”

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BY: ED COLE GLENDALE, Ariz. – Wednesday was a crazy day for the Arizona Diamondbacks. First, they come back from a 6-0 deficit and beat the Atlanta Braves, 9-8. Then, they ship right fielder Mark Trumbo and pitcher Vidal Nuño to the Seattle Mariners, in return for catcher Wellington Castillo, pitcher Dominic Leone, infielder Jack Reinheimer and outfielder Gabby Guerrero. ... Read More »