Arizona Diamondbacks

Trumbo Traded: DBacks Ship Slugger to Seattle

BY: ED COLE PHOENIX – Mark Trumbo has been at the center of trade rumors for quite a while. Those rumors turned into reality on Thursday, as Trumbo was sent to the Seattle Mariners, along with pitcher Vidal Nuño in exchange for catcher Wellington Castillo, pitcher Dominic Leone, infielder Jack Reinheimer and outfielder Gabby Guerrero. Trumbo batted .259 with nine ... Read More »

Cardinals sign T D.J. Humphries to four-year deal

BY: ED COLE TEMPE, Ariz. – Tackle D.J. Humphries was the only Cardinals draftee to not have a contract. The other six – David Johnson, Markus Golden, Shaq Riddick, Gerald Christian, J.J. Nelson and Rodney Gunter – all signed their four-year contracts. Now all seven are signed after Humphries and the Cardinals came to terms on a four-year deal on ... Read More »

Dbacks Win 4-3 Sunday; Take Series Against Cubs

 By: Kayla Mortellaro PHOENIX, Ariz.— The Arizona Diamondbacks used great defensive plays, solid pitching and hot bats to take Sunday afternoon’s game from the Chicago Cubs, 4-3 at Chase Field. Jeremy Hellickson got the start against his former manager Joe Maddon and pitched a solid 6.2 innings, giving up four hits, three earned runs with four strikeouts. Hellickson did give ... Read More »

Starting Pitching is Strong for Dbacks; Fall 2-1 to Pirates

By: Kayla Mortellaro PHOENIX, Ariz.— The Diamondbacks received another quality start from a pitcher Saturday night against the Pittsburgh Pirates, although the Dbacks lost 2-1 at Chase Field. Rubby de la Rosa delivered a 7 inning, 4 hit, 1 earned run and 8 strike out performance in the losing effort. De la Rosa tied a career-best performance with his eight ... Read More »

Dbacks Bats Light Up Kershaw

By: Kayla Mortellaro PHOENIX, Ariz.— The bats heated up for the Diamondbacks against the reigning NL Cy Young Winner Clayton Kerhsaw and the Dodgers Saturday night. A crowd of 37,636 at Chase Field witnessed Arizona outlast Los Angeles 6-0. The top of the order for the Dbacks was stellar against Kershaw. Combined, Pollock, Inciarte, Goldschmidt and Trumbo were 8 of ... Read More »

Giants chase Jeremy Hellickson away; win series finale 5-2

BY: ED COLE PHOENIX, Ariz. – It wasn’t quite the birthday present Jeremy Hellickson wanted. On the day Hellickson celebrated his 28th birthday and his first start with the Arizona Diamondbacks, the San Francisco Giants didn’t feel like celebrating with him. Instead, they flipped Hellickson’s big day completely on its side, chasing him out of the game after 4 1/3 ... Read More »

Josh Collmenter roughed up by Giants on Opening Day

BY: ED COLE GLENDALE, Ariz. – The 1-2-3 portion of the San Francisco Giants’ lineup went 8-for-9 against starting pitcher Josh Collmenter in Monday night’s season opener at Chase Field. Not quite the way Collmenter and the Arizona Diamondbacks wanted to kick off the 2015 season. San Francisco beat up on Collmenter. In his 4.2 innings pitched, Collmenter gave up ... Read More »