Diamondbacks Rumors & News

  • Nolan Reimold's blast helps Diamondbacks pull away from Rockies

    Arizona Republic "After a quiet night at the plate Saturday, the Diamondbacks bats were resurrected Sunday to pull out a win over the Rockies to claim the series in front of 22,948 at Chase Field. The win for right-hander Chase Anderson was his first since Aug. 8 after he posted a no-decision and consecutive..." September 01

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    Jack Magruder @JackMagruder

    #Dbacks Hudson will make next appearance w/ #Dbacks in SD. Shooting for Tues or Weds out of pen, Gibson said. 25-30 pitch limit for now

  • Tyler Matzek tosses seven shutout innings in Rockies' win over Arizona

    Denver Post "For one night, at least, a glimpse into the future looked very promising for the Rockies on Saturday. And for a nice change of pace, the present wasn't too bad, either. With left-hander Tyler Matzek on the mound, the Rockies shut out the Arizona Diamondbacks 2-0 at Chase Field. How good..." August 31

  • Jake Lamb's grand slam leads Diamondbacks over Rockies

    Arizona Republic "In a competition of who could spoil a brilliant-but-abbreviated outing from their starting pitcher first, the Colorado Rockies bullpen managed to out-stink its Diamondbacks counterpart, handing 3B Jake Lamb his first career grand slam and the Diamondbacks a win Friday at Chase..." August 30

  • Diamondbacks claim Nolan Reimold off waivers from Blue Jays

    Hardball Talk "Nolan Reimold has been claimed off waivers for the second time in a month, going from the Orioles to the Blue Jays and now to the Diamondbacks. Reimold was once a top-100 prospect and had a very nice rookie season as a 25-year-old in 2009, but his career has repeatedly been derailed by injuries..." August 28

  • Scott Van Slyke blames 'bad grass'

    ESPN.com "Los Angeles Dodgers left fielder Scott Van Slyke left Wednesday night's 3-1 win over Arizona with what the team called a mild right ankle sprain, and he later blamed the Diamondbacks' grass for the injury. "They've got bad grass here," he said. Van Slyke said the ground gave way beneath his..." August 28

  • Clayton Kershaw dominates Diamondbacks to complete sweep

    True Blue L.A. "three-run rally in the third inning was enough for the Dodgers, and Clayton Kershaw made it hold up in a 3-1 victory over the Diamondbacks on Wednesday night at Chase Field in Phoenix. Kershaw had his bumps in the road - the Diamondbacks had 11 at-bats with runners in scoring position on..." August 28

  • Video replays help Dodgers to big inning in 9-5 victory at Arizona

    Los Angeles Times "Donnie Baseball? More like Donnie Replay. Utilizing baseball's expanded replay system, Manager Don Mattingly successfully overturned unfavorable calls on consecutive plays Tuesday night, playing a significant role in a six-run fourth-inning that vaulted the Dodgers to a 9-5 victory over the..." August 27

  • Diamondbacks pitcher Corbin won't be ready for Opening Day

    Arizona Republic "Patrick Corbin will not be the Diamondbacks' Opening Day starter in 2015. In fact, Corbin, 25, may not even throw his first pitch next season until June, manager Kirk Gibson said Tuesday. Gibson said the Diamondbacks will be conservative in their treatment of Corbin, who had Tommy John..." August 27

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    Jack Magruder @JackMagruder

    #Dbacks 2B Hill may see more of his time the rest of year at 3B, Gibson indicated, with Gregorius and Owings in the middle of the infield.

  • Gregorius' 3-run homer lifts Diamondbacks past Padres

    Arizona Republic "A meeting against his hometown team seemed the perfect backdrop for LHP Vidal Nuño to lasso his first win with the Diamondbacks, but the end of his outing fizzled and it took a three-run homer from SS Didi Gregorius in the eighth to seal a win for the Diamondbacks over the Padres Saturday in front..." August 24

  • Collmenter carries D-Backs past Padres

    Arizona Republic "After limping through a 2-8 road trip that was littered with one-run decisions and walkoff losses, a return home certainly seemed to suit the Diamondbacks, who snapped a six-game losing streak Friday with a win over the San Diego Padres in front of 24,835 at Chase Field. RHP Josh Collmenter..." August 23

  • Nats 1, Diamondbacks 0

    Nats Insider "Throughout the Nationals’ recent winning streak, they have found a variety of ways to win. Some have been pretty, some have been ugly. On a soggy Thursday afternoon at Nationals Park, the Nats perhaps got their ugliest win yet in what is now a 10-game winning streak, tying a team..." August 22

  • Rendon lifts Nationals to 3-2 win with ninth-inning pinch-hit single

    Washington Post "What the Washington Nationals have done in the past nine days — nine straight wins, including four walk-offs — now borders on absurd. It has reached a point that Manager Matt Williams, who has spent a lifetime in baseball, can’t visibly share in his players’ excitement after the games because of..." August 21

  • Strasburg pitches eight innings, Nationals cruise to eighth straight win

    Washington Post "Asdrubal Cabrera stood at second base, smacked his hands together and pointed to the sky. All three runners had scored moments before. The crowd at Nationals Park erupted, and the players in the home dugout were on their feet, smiles and high-fives everywhere. The rout was on with no outs in the..." August 20

  • Curt Schilling: Chewing tobacco ‘gave me cancer’

    Boston Herald "Curt Schilling revealed this morning that he has been suffering from oral cancer — the result of a 30-year chewing tobacco habit that the former Red Sox ace said he wishes he never began. “I do believe without a doubt, unquestionably, that chewing is what gave me cancer,” Schilling said during..." August 20

  • Tony La Russa denies that Kirk Gibson’s job is safe

    Hardball Talk "USA Today’s Bob Nightengale reported Tuesday morning that the Diamondbacks “currently plan to bring back” manager Kirk Gibson next season. But the club’s new chief baseball officer — Hall of Fame manager Tony La Russa — is now denying that anything has been decided on the Gibson front. “I..." August 20

  • Nats beat Diamondbacks in third straight walk-off win

    CSN Washington "Riding a season-high 6-game winning streak that included a weekend sweep of the contending Pirates, the Nationals opened a 4-game series against the non-contending Diamondbacks feeling mighty good about themselves. What they didn't expect was a real battle against unknown Arizona left-hander Vidal..." August 19

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    Bob Nightengale @BNightengale

    The #Dbacks currently plan to bring back manager Kirk Gibson for the 2015 season, but Tony La Russa delaying any official announcement.

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    Chris Cotillo @ChrisCotillo

    Source: #DBacks release Aaron Cunningham from AAA Reno.

  • Opponents start to make adjustments on David Peralta

    Arizona Republic "Rookie David Peralta says opposing pitchers have learned a thing or two about him during his 2½ months in the major leagues. "They know I can hit," he said. "They know I can hit the ball out of the park or in the gap. And they don't want that." As a result, he believes he is now a..." August 17

  • Five D'backs errors equals one Marlins' win

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "MIAMI Somehow, the Marlins watched the Diamondbacks commit three second-inning errors Saturday and failed to score. They weren't going to let them get away with another bumbling inning unscathed. Errors four and five came in the seventh and contributed to the unearned run that proved the..." August 17

  • Diamondbacks rookie Jake Lamb tries to push past early struggles at plate

    Arizona Republic "Jake Lamb knows the pitching he's seen in his first week in the big leagues has been better than anything he's ever faced. But that's not what has the Diamondbacks' rookie third baseman frustrated by his slow start. "Any hitter gets frustrated when they get their pitch to hit — whether it's a..." August 16

  • Aaron Hill, Cliff Pennington power Diamondbacks over Marlins

    Arizona Republic "RHP Trevor Cahill walked a tightrope but won his second consecutive start, pitching into the seventh inning to lead the Diamondbacks to a win over the Miami Marlins on Friday night. Cliff Pennington lined a solo home run off the left-field foul pole and Aaron Hill launched a two-run blast, the..." August 16

  • Cubs trade former top prospect, first-round pick Brett Jackson to Diamondbacks

    Hardball Talk "While the Cubs wait for their current array of stud prospects to reach the majors together they traded away a former top prospect, dealing 2009 first-round draft pick Brett Jackson to the Diamondbacks for Triple-A reliever Blake Cooper. Jackson cracked Baseball America’s top-100 prospects list..." August 15

  • Ozuna delivers walk-off hit as Marlins top D'Backs

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Ten, 20, or 30 years from now, Bradin Hagens may or may not remember how in the second inning of his major league debut he walked Garrett Jones on four pitches to start the 10th. What might be tougher to purge is the run-scoring, Marcell Ozuna double that produced his first loss. The Marlins..." August 15

  • Indians beat Diamondbacks on walk-off home run by Zach Walters

    Let's Go Tribe "Let's begin with the ending. With one out in the bottom of the 9th and the game tied, Zach Walters, who was acquired in exchange for Asdrubal Cabrera two weeks ago, came to the plate against Arizona's Randall Delgado. Walters can probably stop worrying about how much his tab is, because..." August 14

  • An early look at the top MLB free agents

    MLB Daily Dish "While not as strong as year's past, this winter's free agent class is shaking up to be particularly deep. With the July 31st non-waiver trade deadline now past us, barring an unlikely late-August blockbuster, it seems that all the major in-season transactions are now passed us. With less than..." August 14

  • Diamondbacks win finale, split doubleheader with Indians

    Arizona Republic "The Diamondbacks and Cleveland Indians split a doubleheader on Wednesday, with Zach Walters lacing a walkoff homer in Game 1 before Tuffy Gosewisch lifted the Diamondbacks with an RBI single in the 12th inning of Game 2. The day took a toll on the Diamondbacks' bullpen, which had to work 2 2/3..." August 14

  • Bud Selig expects MLB regular season games in Europe soon

    SB Nation "Some MLB teams will likely be headed to Amsterdam for meaningful games as early as 2015. Outgoing Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig hopes to announce plans for regular season games in Europe before he leaves office, according to multiple reports. The league has its eye on London..." August 13

  • Diamondbacks erupt in 8th inning to top Colorado Rockies

    Arizona Republic "Trevor Cahill turned in another strong outing, Mark Trumbo broke out of his long-ball slump and the Diamondbacks scored their second consecutive win, beating the Colorado Rockies at Chase Field on Saturday. Arizona held just a 5-4 lead entering the bottom of the eighth, most of it on the..." August 10

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    Jack Magruder @JackMagruder

    #Dbacks SS Owings took 30 swings in cage Sat, progressing toward sim game Fri while recovering from bruise, slight dislocation of L shoulder

  • Arizona Diamondbacks call up left-handed pitching prospect Andrew Chafin

    Arizona Republic "The youth movement for the Diamondbacks continued Friday as the team selected the contract of pitcher Andrew Chafin from Triple-A Reno. Chafin will serve as bullpen depth after the team received only four innings from starter Vidal Nuño and burned through long reliever Randall Delgado in..." August 09

  • Diamondbacks hold on to defeat Colorado Rockies at home

    Arizona Republic "The Diamondbacks rebounded from a disappointing sweep at the hands of the Kansas City Royals to score a series-opening win over the Colorado Rockieson Friday at Chase Field. After failing to put together a complete effort against Kansas City, the Diamondbacks were able to line up pitching and..." August 09

  • Jeremy Guthrie shuts down Diamondbacks as Royals collect sweep, 6-2, move into wild-card position

    Kansas City Star "A red-eye flight awaited the Royals after a 6-2 victory Thursday over Arizona. They departed the desert in an ideal position, one that appeared so unlikely a few weeks ago. The Royals return to Kansas City in sole possession of the American League’s second wild card, and control their own destiny..." August 08

  • Royals stay hot in 4-3 victory over Diamondbacks

    Kansas City Star "The impulse struck Mike Moustakas mid-sprint. He could not deduce its origins. “I don’t have any kind of explanation,” Moustakas said. “It just kind of happened.” What happened was this: He dove into first base to beat out a double-play ball in the ninth inning of a 4-3 Royals victory,..." August 07

  • MLB asks feds for names in probe

    ESPN.com "Major League Baseball officials have contacted the DEA and U.S. Attorney's office in Southern Florida in an effort to unmask the names of any players who might have violated the league's drug policy, sources told ESPN's "Outside the Lines." Federal officials are discussing how to honor the..." August 07

  • Nori Aoki leads home-run parade with grand slam as Royals rout Diamondbacks 12-2

    Kansas City Star "In his first 85 games as a Royal, Nori Aoki interspersed patches of success with spates of disappointments and moments of slapstick. He fielded a foul ball with his groin. He swung at a pitch that hit him. He disappointed team officials with his defense, lost his spot at the top of the batting..." August 06

  • Tony La Russa defends D-backs

    ESPN.com "Arizona Diamondbacks chief baseball officer Tony La Russa defended his club Tuesday against the criticism it has received for the apparent retaliation against Pittsburgh Pirates star Andrew McCutchen last weekend. "I don't see where the Diamondbacks should catch all this [expletive] they're..." August 06

  • Nightengale: MLB's Biogenesis nightmare far from over

    USA Today "If I'm a former client of Tony Bosch's, I'm petrified. If I'm close friend of Alex Rodriguez, or, ahem, a business associate, I'm scared. If I'm Sam and Seth Levinson, who run the ACES agency, I'm worried. If I'm Major League Baseball, ooh, boy, I'm all ears. Biogenesis founder Tony..." August 06

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    T.J. Quinn @TJQuinnESPN

    Two law enforcement sources tell me investigation revealed previously unnamed MLB players. Names will be revealed. Expect more suspensions.

  • Diamondbacks defeat the Pirates in 10 innings after blocked throw

    Arizona Republic "The Diamondbacks and Pirates can't seem to escape controversy. On Friday, Arizona 1B Paul Goldschmidt took a pitch to the hand that ended his season, some wondering if the injury could have been avoided if the Pirates hadn't pitched inside with a big lead. The next day, the Diamondbacks plunked..." August 04

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    Nick Piecoro @nickpiecoro

    Gibson on Goldschmidt: "Realistically, it's eight weeks. So he's done."

  • White Sox deal Tekotte to D-Backs, promote Mitchell to AAA

    CSN Chicago "The White Sox dealt outfielder Blake Tekotte to Arizona for cash considerations and promoted former first-round pick Jared Mitchell to Triple-A on Saturday. Tekotte hit .251/.324/.438 in 81 games with Triple-A Charlotte this year. The Columbia, Mo., native was traded to the White Sox in..." August 03

  • Pirates rattle off more runs at right time in win against Diamondbacks

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Andrew McCutchen sported a rectangular bandage square in the middle of his back, right where Randall Delgado hit him with a pitch Saturday night. The plunking came in response to Ernesto Frieri breaking Arizona Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt’s hand Friday. McCutchen understood the..." August 03

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    Nick Piecoro @nickpiecoro

    RT @Dbacks OFFICIAL: #Dbacks place 1B Paul Goldschmidt on 15-day disabled list (fractured left hand)

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    Nick Piecoro @nickpiecoro

    RT @Dbacks OFFICIAL: #Dbacks place 1B Paul Goldschmidt on 15-day disabled list (fractured left hand)

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    Jack Magruder @JackMagruder

    #Dbacks Goldschmidt sore, said does not know extent of injury. Dr. Sheridan will evaluate Saturday. Was hit on top of hand, ring finger area

  • Late Pirates barrage sinks Diamondbacks, 9-4

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "In the late innings, the Pirates were relentless. Shut down early by Vidal Nuno, they broke free against the Arizona Diamondbacks bullpen. Eight runs in the final two innings led the Pirates to a 9-4 win Friday night at Chase Field. The Bucs jabbed away at Arizona relievers Randall Delgado and..." August 02

  • Diamondbacks top Pittsburgh Pirates after day of deals

    Arizona Republic "The Diamondbacks parted with two roster players in Martin Prado and Gerardo Parra before Thursday's trade deadline and although they didn't receive any immediate help in return, it was a new face to the lineup that helped spur a comeback win against the Pirates in front of 20,145 at Chase..." August 01