Arizona Republic "Paul Goldschmidt reached base in each of his five trips to the plate, the last of which resulted in a mammoth two-run home run, as the Diamondbacks cruised to a victory over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday evening at Chase Field. Miguel Montero's bases-clearing double off Cubs LHP Travis Wood gave..." July 20
Arizona Republic "Back-to-back four-hit innings in the fifth and sixth gave the Diamondbacks a victory over the Cubs on Friday night at Chase Field. Diamondbacks RHPTrevor Cahill lasted five innings in his return to the majors, giving up the three-run third, and Cubs starter Edwin Jackson lasted 51/3 innings,..." July 19
MLB.com "The 2014 All-Star Game at Target Field was always going to be about Derek Jeter. Jeter has been the face of baseball for nearly two decades, winning five World Series titles and being named an All-Star 14 times in a career that is set to end with his retirement after the season. So it was..." July 16
Bronson Arroyo underwent successful Tommy John surgery on his right elbow yesterday. #Dbacks
ESPN.com "As the recent death of Tony Gwynn to salivary gland cancer continues to resonate in baseball circles, commissioner Bud Selig and Players Association executive director Tony Clark both want MLB to make strides toward reducing and ultimately eliminating the use of smokeless tobacco in the game. But..." July 15
Arizona Republic "Trevor Cahill's stint in the minor leagues is over as the Diamondbacks announced Monday the right-hander has been recalled from Triple-A Reno and will start on Friday night vs. the Chicago Cubs at Chase Field. To make room, the Diamondbacks optioned right-hander Mike Bolsinger to Reno. A..." July 15
AL All-Star lineup Jeter SS Trout LF Cano 2B Cabrera 1B Bautista RF Cruz DH Jones CF Donaldson 3B Perez C Hernandez P
NL All-Star lineup: McCutchen CF Puig RF Tulowitzki SS Goldschmidt 1B Stanton DH A. Ramirez 3B Utley 2B Lucroy C Gomez LF Wainwright P
Arizona Republic "When he thinks back to the Wade Miley of early this season, the one who lugged a 5.00 ERA around for much of the season's first three months, Diamondbacks catcher Miguel Montero remembers the delivery. It looked tight and unnatural, like someone trying to exert a little more from himself than..." July 13
Dbacks will start Vidal Nuno tomorrow instead of Chase Anderson. They want to give Anderson time off to keep his innings total down.
MLB.com "D-backs catcher Miguel Montero planned to take his wife and two kids to Disneyland next week, but those plans changed suddenly Friday. Instead, the family is headed to Minnesota as Montero was added to the National League roster for the All-Star Game. Montero takes the place of injured..." July 12
San Francisco Chronicle "Considering how tough it has been for the Giants to score runs in the desolate past month, they ought to be thankful for at least one thing: They didn't have to face Tim Lincecum. The man who threw his second career no-hitter against the Padres on June 25 crafted his third consecutive..." July 12
Mark Trumbo in SF - #Dbacks possibly activating him tonight?
Arizona Republic "Aaron Hill's numbers are tumbling, his playing time is dwindling and his name keeps surfacing in trade rumors. He has not had many moments to savor this season, but he entered a game in the 10th inning on Wednesday afternoon and set into motion a series of events that ended with the Diamondbacks..." July 10
Miami Herald "It had been exactly three years and a day since Brad Hand started and won. His long drought didn’t come to an end Tuesday in the desert of Arizona. But neither Hand nor the Marlins lost. While Hand failed to receive the win, the Marlins pulled out a dramatic victory on Marcell Ozuna’s..." July 09
Arizona Republic "The Diamondbacks didn't need RHP Chase Anderson to be perfect, considering their offense provided him with an eight-run cushion, but it was hard not to appreciate Anderson's handiwork in a win over the Miami Marlins on Monday in front of 17,103 at Chase field. "I just had fastball command right..." July 08
Arizona Republic "Diamondbacks pitcher Bronson Arroyo, well-known for his durability, said Monday that he will undergo Tommy John surgery within the next week after pitching a good portion of this season with a completely torn ulnar-collateral ligament in his right elbow. Arroyo, 37, thinks he tore the ligament..." July 08
Arizona Republic "Paul Goldschmidt hit a two-run home run off the left-field foul pole and LHP Wade Miley turned in his second consecutive solid start as the Diamondbacks avoided a sweep on Sunday with a win over the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field. The Diamondbacks finished their nine-game trip through San..." July 07
Two trade names heard very often this weekend:Aaron Hill, James Russell
#yankees will pay $1M in an assignment bonus as part of trade for brandon mccarthy. Nuno goes to Az.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The streaking Braves had made winning look so simple lately, maybe they wanted to challenge themselves Saturday by spotting the Diamondbacks three runs. How else to explain two errors by Gold Glove shortstop Andrelton Simmons in a three-run Arizona first inning? Well, actually that was the..." July 06
SB Nation "The New York Yankees have acquired Arizona Diamondbacks starting pitcher Brandon McCarthy on Sunday, according to MLB Daily Dish's Chris Cotillo. Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports that the Yankees had been discussing sending left-handed pitcher Vidal Nuno to the Diamondbacks, but there is no..." July 06
Dbacks get a few prospects, 1 ranked high, from angels for rhp thatcher and OF campana. Done deal. @Ken_Rosenthal 1st
Dbacks got prospects zach borenstein and joey kreihbel in trade with laa
Atlanta Journal-Constitution "A sellout crowd filled Turner Field on Friday night and had a grand time watching the Braves do what they’ve done a lot lately – pitch extremely well, manufacture runs without benefit of homers, and win. They scored four runs in the first two innings and pitcher Ervin Santana was strong into the..." July 05
Blue Jays have scouted Martin Prado, Aaron Hill & Chase Headley heavily but none are playing well and all overpaid for production #3BSearch
Arizona Republic "Catcher Miguel Montero did not deny how poorly his team played on Wednesday night. The Diamondbacks looked sloppy, brain-dead, uninspired, losing to the Pittsburgh Pirates in a game so bad it left the impression they had come to terms with their status as one of baseball's worst teams. But..." July 04
Arizona Republic "Brandon McCarthy won consecutive starts for the first time in more than a year, and the Diamondbacks' offense exploded for seven runs in the ninth inning in a sweep-averting win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday night at PNC Park. Rookie David Peralta had three hits, including a two-run..." July 04
Arizona Republic "The Diamondbacks released a minor-league pitcher after he was accused of stealing from a teammate, according to a published report. Left-hander Anderson Placido wasn't a significant prospect in the organization, but he had been a member of the starting rotation for the Diamondbacks' affiliate..." July 03
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "In keeping with the theme of the game Tuesday night, the Pirates did their work in the ninth inning quickly. After eight scoreless innings passed in rapid fashion at the hands of Arizona Diamondbacks starter Wade Miley, the Pirates upended the contest in a flash. Ike Davis’ pinch-hit single..." July 02
#Dbacks injured OF Mark Trumbo DHed for AZL team. Next week he could head to Triple-A Reno. Probably around 10-14 days away from return.
Fox Sports "Brandon McCarthy was never better than Friday, and his timing was just as good. As trade July 31 deadline looms, McCarthy understands the reality of his situation very clearly. The Diamondbacks are an unlikely contender on the brink of changes, and he is in the last year of his..." June 30
MLB.com "The D-backs transferred third baseman Eric Chavez from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list on Sunday in order to make room on the 40-man roster for infielder Nick Ahmed. Players on the 60-day DL do not count towards a team's 40-man roster limit. Chavez has been battling an injured left..." June 30
#Dbacks announced they have obtained SS Ronny Cedeno for C Raywilly Gomez. Minor league deal. Cedeno to Reno, with Ahmed now in majors.
#Dbacks have called up SS Nick Ahmed from Triple-A Reno and placed Chris Owings on 15-day disabled list. Eric Chavez to 60-day DL.
Arizona Republic "Diamondbacks rookie shortstop Chris Owings was out of the lineup for the second consecutive day Saturday against the San Diego Padres, and the team doesn't expect to have him available for the series finale Sunday. Owings has been bothered by a left-shoulder injury and likely will fly back to..." June 29
Arizona Republic "The Diamondbacks survived another low-scoring contest on the strength of a two-run homer from catcher Miguel Montero to earn a 3-1 win over the San Diego Padres at Petco Park on Saturday. The win locked up their first series victory since June 6-8. Arizona managed just four hits, but touched up..." June 29
Arizona Republic "After a run of frustrating starts, Brandon McCarthy pitched a gem to lead the Diamondbacks over the San Diego Padres on Friday at Petco Park. McCarthy had posted a 5.98 ERA in his previous nine starts before taking the mound Friday, but gave up just a run and six hits and no walks over seven..." June 28
Cleveland Plain Dealer "The theory behind the Indians' offense is to get as much production from as many spots in the lineup as possible. No dead spots, please. It's one thing not to have Miguel Cabrera in the middle of the lineup, but that's no reason to neglect the other eight spots. Indians fans are painfully..." June 26
Arizona Republic "It took 14 innings, but the Arizona Diamondbacks were finally able to put the Cleveland Indians away, winning 9-8 on Aaron Hill's walkoff hit in front of 20,945 at Chase Field on Tuesday. The two teams were knotted at 8-8 from the 11th until Hill's game-ending hit. Arizona had used up its bench..." June 25
CBSSports.com "Back in February we learned long-time big league right-hander Curt Schilling had been diagnosed with cancer. He has been receiving treatment in the months since, and, on Wednesday, Schilling announced via Facebook that the cancer is officially in remission." June 25
Hardball Talk "Arizona’s front office is in flux, with Tony La Russa coming in and both general manager Kevin Towers and manager Kirk Gibson seemingly unlikely to stick around, and not surprisingly the last-place Diamondbacks are hoping to unload some of their veteran players for long-term help before the July..." June 25
San Francisco Chronicle "Joe Panik's "oh my goodness" moment did not occur when he had his first major-league plate appearance and walked Saturday, nor when he took his position for the first time Sunday, nor even as he stood on base after he singled in the fifth inning for his first big-league hit. It was after the..." June 23
ESPN.com "Juan Lagares' rehab tour has shifted to Double-A Binghamton, and the Mets are eyeing Thursday for the center fielder's activation from the disabled list. So doesn't Kirk Nieuwenhuis just get demoted to Las Vegas once Lagares returns from the intercostal strain on his right side? Not..." June 23
#Dbacks plan to make sure on Trumbo. New ETA, after the All-Star break, Gibson said. Out since April 24 w/ stress fracture right foot
Owings has an ankle issue. Thinks he'll be fine for Tuesday. RT @BBJRonstadt Why is Gregorius starting over Chris Owings versus a lefty?
San Francisco Chronicle "Manager Bruce Bochy should have been kicking back with his beverage of choice after the Giants ended their six-game losing streak with Saturday night's 6-4 victory over the Diamondbacks. Instead, he had to have a tough chat with general manager Brian Sabean about the team's shrinking roster of..." June 22