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  1. This team is brutally bad!
  • Chip Hale: Arizona Diamondbacks RHP Rubby De La Rosa likely done for season

    Arizona Republic "Right-hander Rubby De La Rosa’s attempt to return to the mound this season has come to an apparent end. Manager Chip Hale said De La Rosa likely will not pitch in another game this season, saying he was not physically ready to get back on a mound. Hale said De La Rosa threw on flat ground..." September 25

  • Kim's two-run homer lifts Orioles to sweep of D-backs

    The Sports Xchange "The Baltimore Orioles did not do a lot on offense Sunday, but they got just enough to pull out a crucial late-season victory. Hyun Soo Kim hit an early two-run homer, and the Orioles finished a three-game sweep of the Arizona Diamondbacks with a 2-1 victory in Baltimore. The win..." September 25

  • Zack Greinke’s Season Likely Over

    MLB Trade Rumors "Manager Chip Hale says he does not believe Greinke will pitch again this season, Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic tweets." September 25

  • Trumbo's homer in 12th pushes O's past D-backs

    The Sports Xchange "BALTIMORE -- The Baltimore Orioles left the bases loaded in the 11th inning of Friday night's game against the Arizona Diamondbacks. Mark Trumbo eliminated any chance of a repeat in the 12th. Trumbo led off the bottom of the 12th inning with his 44th homer of the season and the..." September 24

  • Zack Greinke ailing as Shelby Miller shines for Arizona Diamondbacks

    Arizona Republic "The harmless fly ball fell into center fielder Mitch Haniger’s glove, and Diamondbacks right-hander Shelby Miller strode confidently off the mound at Camden Yards on Friday night, six scoreless in the books. Given that it came only two days after right-hander Zack Greinke had registered a..." September 24

  • D-Backs president to decide on La Russa, Stewart after season

    Arizona Sports "The first of what could be a few dominoes to fall within the Arizona Diamondbacks’ front office hit the table over the weekend, when it was announced that VP of baseball operations De Jon Watson would not have his contract renewed for next season. With chief baseball officer Tony La Russa and..." September 23

  • Goldschmidt's two homers lead D-backs over Padres

    The Sports Xchange "SAN DIEGO -- Paul Goldschmidt smacked two home runs and Zack Greinke continued his dominance over the San Diego Padres as the Arizona Diamondbacks prevailed 3-2 on Wednesday night. Goldschmidt had a solo blast in the first inning and a two-run shot in the sixth as the Diamondbacks avoided..." September 22

  • Rosales, Padres pass Diamondbacks in NL West

    The Sports Xchange "SAN DIEGO -- Padres manager Andy Green says the bottom line with San Diego infielder Adam Rosales is his infectious personality. However, the 33-year-old journeyman also can drive the ball. On Tuesday night at Petco Park, Rosales equaled his career high of four RBIs with a pair of..." September 21

  • Myers blast helps Padres slip past Diamondbacks

    The Sports Xchange "SAN DIEGO -- Clayton Richard returned to San Diego in August because the Padres were the only team willing to commit to the left-hander as a starting pitcher. Now the question is becoming can the Padres keep Richard in 2017. Richard improved to 3-2 and lowered his earned run average as..." September 20

  • D-Backs cut ties with Watson, La Russa says he could be next

    Arizona Republic "The Diamondbacks informed De Jon Watson, the club’s senior vice president of baseball operations, that he will not have his contract option picked up for 2017, the first of what could be several dominos to fall in leadership positions within the organization. Though Chief Baseball Officer Tony..." September 19

  • Peterson, Stewart power Dodgers past Diamondbacks

    The Sports Xchange "PHOENIX -- Brock Stewart saw his opportunity and seized it. The Los Angeles Dodgers' rookie pitcher, replacing Bud Norris as Saturday's starting pitcher, threw five solid innings and got a boost from a two-run homer by Joc Pederson as the Los Angeles Dodgers rolled to a 6-2 win over the Arizona..." September 18

  • Diamondbacks outlast Dodgers in 12 innings

    The Sports Xchange "PHOENIX -- The Arizona Diamondbacks overcame their major-league-worst pitching to outlast the Los Angeles Dodgers 10-9 in 12 innings Sunday afternoon. Brandon Drury ended the marathon by singling home Paul Goldschmidt, who had doubled. Drury went 4-for-5 with two walks for the D-backs...." September 18

  • Seven MLB managers who could be fired after the season

    Sporting News "The regular season is winding down, and you know at least a couple of MLB managers are wondering whether they’re wearing their current uniform for the final few times down the stretch. At one point this season, Yankees manager Joe Girardi might have wondered about his job security. But after..." September 18

  • Diamondbacks LHP Patrick Corbin's future at starter after strong relief

    Arizona Republic "Patrick Corbin has not finished a game that he started since 2013, but he has done so as a reliever, including three perfect innings for Thursday's save. Corbin has not had a shutout starting appearance since May 8, but he has posted two three-inning, scoreless relief outings for the..." September 17

  • Bradley pitches Diamondbacks to victory over Dodgers

    The Sports Xchange "PHOENIX -- Arizona Diamondbacks right-hander Archie Bradley did Thursday what he's struggled all season to do, pitch out of trouble. Bradley threw six-plus solid innings, and Mitch Haniger and Kyle Jensen each homered to help the Diamondbacks beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 7-3 to open a..." September 16

  • Diamondbacks shut down Rubby De La Rosa for rest of year

    Arizona Republic "The Diamondbacks have decided to shut down Rubby De La Rosa from major-league action the rest of the season after the right-hander felt uncomfortable following his start Wednesday – only his second appearance since a lengthy stint on the disabled stint with elbow problems. “Super smart move,”..." September 16

  • Segura powers Diamondbacks past Rockies

    The Sports Xchange "PHOENIX -- Arizona manager Chip Hale said he didn't expect to see 16-homer power from second baseman Jean Segura. As it turns out, neither did Segura. Segura had five hits including a pair of home runs to power the Arizona Diamondbacks past the Colorado Rockies 11-6 Wednesday,..." September 15

  • Heyman: Top 30 free agents and early contract guesses

    Today's Knuckleball "Edwin Encarnacion rolled the dice, declining to counter the Toronto Blue Jays’ mild overtures in spring, and he’s hit a grand slam. Encarnacion moves way up the free-agent list (he’s No. 2 on our list, and actually No. 1 among players who are unfettered free agents: technically, Yoenis Cespedes..." September 15

  • Segura, Diamondbacks rout Rockies

    The Sports Xchange "PHOENIX -- Arizona second baseman Jean Segura is feeling the effects of the long season, but it did not seem to bother him Tuesday. Segura had three hits, including two bases-empty homers, and scored three times in support of left-hander Robbie Ray, who became the fifth NL pitcher with 200..." September 14

  • MLB releases 2017 schedule

    MLB.com "After a fourth installment of the World Baseball Classic in March, the 2017 Major League Baseball regular season will arrive with three games on the first Sunday (April 2), 13 more Opening Day games on that Monday, and a calendar that includes the debut of a brand-new ballpark in Atlanta and the..." September 14

  • Tomas' grand slam helps D-backs outslug Rockies

    The Sports Xchange "PHOENIX -- Yasmany Tomas, the Arizona Diamondbacks' unexpected home run king, kept his season-long power surge going Monday. Tomas hit an opposite-field grand slam to right-center field in a four-run sixth inning, and the Diamondbacks earned a 12-9 victory over the Colorado Rockies at Chase..." September 13

  • MLB's most disappointing players of 2016

    Fox Sports "Between hefty free-agent contracts and big trades made this past offseason, a number of players went into the 2016 season with huge expectations. And of course, not everyone lived up to those expecations. In fact, some players fell flat on their faces in the first year with their new teams...." September 13

  • Pence, Cueto lead Giants past Diamondbacks

    The Sports Xchange "PHOENIX -- San Francisco Giants slugger Hunter Pence is on one of his runs, and the accent has been on runs this series. Pence reached base five times, scored four runs and had a homer among in three hits on Saturday as the Giants banged out 19 hits in an 11-3 victory over the Arizona..." September 11

  • Diamondbacks' A.J. Pollock: Out with strained groin

    CBS Sports "Pollock (groin) is out of the lineup Saturday against the Giants, the Arizona Republic's Nick Piecoro reports. The Diamondbacks did not update Pollock's status after he left Friday's game with a strained groin, but it seems likely that he will miss more than just one game with the injury." September 11

  • D-backs’ Chris Herrmann To Undergo Season-Ending Surgery

    MLB Trade Rumors "Diamondbacks catcher Chris Herrmann will undergo season-ending wrist surgery on Tuesday, reports FanRag Sports’ Jack Magruder (Twitter link). Herrmann broke two bones in his left wrist while attempting to steal on Friday. Herrmann was an effective piece of the Diamondbacks’ offense in his first..." September 11

  • Moore helps Giants complete sweep of D-backs

    The Sports Xchange "PHOENIX -- Matt Moore is starting to feel comfortable in his San Francisco surroundings, which could prove problematic for the Giants' National League West rivals. Moore threw seven strong innings, striking out 11 while walking just one, and Denard Span homered to lead the Giants past the..." September 11

  • Giants outlast Diamondbacks in 12 innings

    The Sports Xchange "PHOENIX -- When San Francisco right-hander Cody Gearrin jogged out to left field with one out in the 12th inning, his teammates had a simple question. "What are you doing out here?" Gearrin was asked. Gearrin saved the Giants' 7-6, 12-inning victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on..." September 10

  • Arizona Diamondbacks' A.J. Pollock, Chris Herrmann exit game with injury

    Arizona Republic "Getting clipped by the Giants 7-6 wasn't the only loss suffered by the Diamondbacks in an extra-innings marathon that lasted until shortly after midnight Saturday. Center fielder A.J. Pollock exited the game after straining his groin in the first inning, and catcher Chris Herrmann broke two..." September 10

  • Stewart, Dodgers complete sweep of D-backs

    The Sports Xchange "LOS ANGELES -- Inexperience on the mound turned into a great experience again for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Yasiel Puig homered, and rookie Brock Stewart captured his first major league win as the Dodgers earned a 3-1 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks to complete a three-game sweep at..." September 08

  • Stripling, Dodgers dump Diamondbacks

    The Sports Xchange "LOS ANGELES -- Another team effort boosted the Los Angeles Dodgers past the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night. Five Los Angeles players drove in a run apiece as the Dodgers defeated the Diamondbacks 5-2 at Dodger Stadium. Justin Turner, pitcher Ross Stripling (who knocked in the..." September 07

  • Tony La Russa banking on rebound in 2017

    MLB.com "D-backs chief baseball officer Tony La Russa believes that his club can turn things around in 2017. First, though, there needs to be some honest, self-examination. "This will get your attention," La Russa said of the D-backs' struggles this season. "This is the best kind of test, because..." September 07

  • 38 Studios lawsuit still pending against Curt Schilling after partial settlement

    Awful Announcing "After the collapse of then-ESPN pundit Curt Schilling’s video game company 38 Studios in 2012, there’s been plenty of drama in figuring out what action the state of Rhode Island would take to try to recover some of the $75 million they loaned the company. The state police announced in July that..." September 07

  • Dodgers smash Diamondbacks' Greinke

    The Sports Xchange "LOS ANGELES -- Rookie Corey Seager engaged in chess on a baseball field with one of the major leagues' premier pitchers, and he won. Seager collected three hits, including a double and a home run, drove in three runs and scored twice to lead the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 10-2 rout of the..." September 06

  • Diamondbacks' Yasmany Tomas: Leaves early Sunday

    CBS Sports "Tomas was removed from Sunday's game in the seventh inning with an illness, MLB.com's Steve Gilbert reports." September 05

  • Shipley, Castillo power Diamondbacks past Rockies

    The Sports Xchange "DENVER -- Arizona Diamondbacks rookie Braden Shipley more than held his own at Coors Field in his debut at that hitters' paradise Saturday night. Making his eighth career start, Shipley pitched into the sixth inning as the Diamondbacks built an early six-run lead and beat the Colorado..." September 04

  • Diamondbacks' Chip Hale: Outfield positioning a team philosophy

    Arizona Republic "Among the 11 singles the Diamondbacks gave up on Friday night was a base hit that fell into shallow left field, a ball that might have been caught had the club positioned left fielder Brandon Drury at a more normal depth. The Diamondbacks have been allowing hits like that all year, and it’s not..." September 04

  • Brito's homer helps Diamondbacks beat Rockies

    The Sports Xchange "DENVER -- The last time Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Socrates Brito was at Coors Field in late June, he suffered a broken right big toe when he fouled a ball off his foot. He left Sunday with a far more pleasant memory. Brito hit a three-run homer in the seventh that capped a four-run..." September 04

  • Big 8th carries Rockies over D-backs

    The Sports Xchange "DENVER -- The Colorado Rockies' rally came out of nowhere with two outs in the eighth inning Friday night and began with a hit batter and a walk. What followed was a seven-run uprising that carried the Rockies to a 14-7 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks. Nick Hundley hit his first career..." September 03

  • Infielder Lugo headlines D-backs prospects in Arizona Fall League

    Fox Sports Arizona "Infielders Dawel Lugo, Jamie Westbrook and Kevin Cron and pitchers Jared Miller, Gabe Speier and Jorge Despaigne will represent the Diamondbacks on the Salt River Rafters roster in the Arizona Fall League. All but Despaigne are currently playing for the Double-A Mobile Bay Bears. Despaigne is..." September 01

  • The Diamondbacks will not consider a Zack Greinke trade until July 2017

    Hardball Talk "Earlier today Ken Rosenthal reported that the Dodgers approached the Diamondbacks about trading for Zack Greinke. That went no place. I suggested that, even if they were going to trade Greinke, they should wait until the offseason when there are more teams who might want to get..." September 01

  • Sources: Dodgers expressed interest in bringing back Zack Greinke

    Fox Sports "Zack Greinke back with the Dodgers? It's not going to happen, not yet and maybe not ever. But the Dodgers expressed interest in trading for the Diamondbacks right-hander before Wednesday night's deadline for players to become eligible for postseason rosters, according to major-league..." September 01

  • D-backs' Greinke maintains mastery of Giants

    The Sports Xchange "SAN FRANCISCO -- It doesn't take a pennant race to bring out the best in Arizona Diamondbacks right-hander Zack Greinke. It just takes the San Francisco Giants and AT&T Park. Greinke remained unbeaten in his career at the San Francisco waterfront, pitching six strong innings in the..." August 31

  • Posey, Moore lead Giants past Diamondbacks

    The Sports Xchange "SAN FRANCISCO -- Matt Moore isn't scheduled to pitch for the San Francisco Giants in their big four-game series against the Chicago Cubs that starts Thursday. So he made sure Wednesday not to set his club back even before it stepped into Wrigley Field. Moore recorded his first home..." August 31

  • Orioles, D-Backs Finalizing Michael Bourn Trade

    MLB Trade Rumors "5:40pm: Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports tweets that the two sides have reached an agreement, in principle, and are hammering out the final details at the moment. 5:33pm: The Orioles just added a center-field capable outfielder when they claimed Drew Stubbs off release waivers from the Rangers, but..." August 31

  • Skip Bayless Says He's Sure Tim Tebow WILL PLAY Pro Baseball

    TMZ "Skip Bayless is ALL IN on Tim Tebow's baseball career ... saying what he saw at Timmy's private workout on Tuesday has him convinced the ex-QB's chances of playing pro ball are about 100%. You might've heard (how could you not) Tim showed his stuff to 27 major league teams in L.A. Tuesday......" August 31

  • “Mixed reviews” for Tebow’s baseball workout

    Pro Football Talk "The headline at ESPN.com says Tim Tebow “shows off power” at his baseball workout (i.e., one-man fantasy camp). The article paints a more sobering view of his prospects. Jerry Crasnick of ESPN.com writes that Tebow drew “mixed reviews” at the workout, which scouts from 28 teams attended. He..." August 31

  • Shelby Miller will return to D-Backs’ rotation on Wednesday

    Hardball Talk "Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic reports that Shelby Miller will return to the Diamondbacks’ starting rotation on Wednesday to start against the Giants at AT&T Field. Miller had an abysmal first half of the season, which included a stint on the disabled list with a finger injury caused by..." August 31

  • MLB, MLBPA donate $250,000 for Louisiana flood relief

    Hardball Talk "Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association announced this morning that they are contributing $250,000 to assist victims of the devastating floods that recently hit Louisiana. The $250,000 contribution is being divided among three charitable organizations: The..." August 30

  • Change to pitch mix helps Diamondbacks' Braden Shipley

    Arizona Republic "Right-hander Braden Shipley drastically altered his pitch mix on Friday night and came away from his start against the Cincinnati Reds with one of his better outings so far in the majors. After relying far more on his changeup and curveball in previous starts, Shipley went to his fastball far..." August 28

  • D-backs roll over Reds

    The Sports Xchange "PHOENIX -- Yasmany Tomas was not particularly pleased about being held out of the starting lineup Sunday, telling manager Chip Hale he was good to go. Tomas made his point two hours later. Tomas' pinch-hit, three-run homer in the sixth inning gave the Arizona Diamondbacks a 9-2 cushion, and..." August 28

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