Tag Archives: Arizona Diamondbacks

Dbacks Chance to get to .500 Falls Short; Lose 8-1 to Padres

By: Kayla Mortellaro  PHOENIX— The Arizona Diamondbacks were hopeful the ninth time would be the charm. Unfortunately for the team, the Dbacks lost to the San Diego Padres 8-1 Saturday night. The Dbacks are now 0-9 in chances to get back to .500 on the season dating back to April 24 when the club was 8-8. Left-handed pitcher Robbie Ray started ... Read More »

Dbacks Trade Arroyo, Toussaint for Braves IF Gosselin

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

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 »

Life has prepared Dansby Swanson for the Major League stage

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 »

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

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 »

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 »