Arizona Republic "After the Marlins capped off a rally in the ninth the night before, it was the Diamondbacks’ turn Tuesday as Paul Goldschmidt belted a tie-breaking home run to lead off the bottom of the ninth to snap a four-game losing streak in front of 21,067 at Chase Field. The Diamondbacks didn’t want to..." June 19
#Dback Putz on his way to Class AAA Reno, to pitch Thursday, Gibson said
#Dbacks Ian Kennedy has dropped his appeal of 10-game suspension.
Miami Herald "Giancarlo Stanton saw enough of Heath Bell last year to know what to expect. Marlins fans probably had a pretty good idea, too. Stanton punished Bell’s shoulder-high fastball in the ninth for the go-ahead home run -- his second of the game and 100th of his career -- as the Marlins began..." June 18
#Dbacks McCarthy will throw a bullpen Tuesday, Gibson said.
#Dbacks Ian Kennedy has dropped his appeal of 10-game suspension.
Boston Globe "Early this week, the Houston Astros will formulate a game plan as to how to approach their veteran assets. Teams are already calling about Bud Norris, a cheap ($3 million) solution to any contender’s rotation. Cheap in salary, but he won’t be cheap in acquisition cost. The Astros are willing..." June 17
Arizona Republic "So this is what it’s like when Paul Goldschmidt doesn’t have the offense on his back. For the first time this season, Goldschmidt is in something of a slump. His at-bats haven’t looked especially bad and his funk hasn’t been too prolonged, but his dropoff has been noticeable for the..." June 17
San Diego Union-Tribune "Five straight wins equals .500. That was the happy equation for the San Diego Padres Saturday night as Yasmani Grandal capped a five-run, fourth inning with a tape-measure, three-run homer and Jason Marquis rallied from a slow start to win his eighth straight decision as the Padres defeated..." June 16
Hardball Talk "MLB handed down suspensions yesterday for Tuesday’s benches-clearing brawl between the Diamondbacks and Dodgers, with Arizona’s Ian Kennedy receiving a 10-game suspension and Eric Hinske getting five games. J.P. Howell and Skip Schumaker both got two games on the Dodgers’ side of things while..." June 15
San Diego Union-Tribune "Eric Stults was mesmerizingly brilliant Friday night at Petco Park. The left-hander held the Arizona Diamondbacks to one run on two hits in the first complete game pitched by a Padre this season. Logan Forsythe tipped the pitching duel between Stults and Vista High grad Trevor Cahill in the..." June 15
Foxsports.com "You want answers, I’ve got answers, courtesy of sources familiar with the suspensions that baseball issued Friday for the Dodgers-Diamondbacks brawl. • Why only 10 games for Diamondbacks right-hander Ian Kennedy? Kennedy threw at Zack Greinke’s head after the umpires issued warnings to both..." June 14
MLB.com "Major League Baseball has issued the following discipline as a result of the on-field incidents that occurred in Tuesday night's game between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium. Joe Garagiola, Jr., Senior Vice President of Standards & On-Field Operations for..." June 14
Hardball Talk "We heard yesterday that suspensions would be handed out today for Tuesday’s brawl between the Diamondbacks-Dodgers brawl, but an official announcement will have to wait for one more day. Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times reports that MLB is now expected to announce punishments tomorrow. No..." June 13
MLB.com "The two managers met at home plate before the game to exchange lineup cards, but more than that, Dodgers manager Don Mattingly and D-backs manager Kirk Gibson seemed to come to an understanding that the time for fighting had passed and it was now time for baseball. Then the two teams went out..." June 13
L.A. Daily News "Dodgers pitcher J.P. Howell pinned Turner Ward, the Arizona Diamondbacks' assistant hitting coach, over a rail hanging above a concrete camera well. Dodgers manager Don Mattingly wrestled Diamondbacks bench coach Alan Trammell to the ground. Dodgers hitting coach Mark McGwire grabbed..." June 12
Los Angeles Times "The Dodgers will open the 2014 season in Australia. Their opponents? The Arizona Diamondbacks, with whom they brawled Tuesday night at Dodger Stadium. The season-opening games are to be played on March 22 and 23 at the Sydney Cricket Ground, according to a person familiar with the plans..." June 12
#Dbacks LHP Matt Reynolds as a slight tear in his UCL. Will be shutdown for six weeks and then begin throwing program. Will get 2nd opinion.
Arizona Republic "After benefiting from a brutal umpire’s call in the eighth inning, the Diamondbacks proceeded to score three runs in the ninth off closer Brandon League in a comeback win over the Dodgers on Monday night. Willie Bloomquist’s infield single behind the second-base bag allowed two runners to score..." June 11
Fox Sports Arizona "Diamondbacks pitcher Brandon McCarthy, who last season required emergency surgery after being hit in the head by a line drive, had a seizure last week and is now taking anti-seizure medication. McCarthy, who is on the disabled list with shoulder inflammation, said he is feeling no ill effects..." June 10
Fox Sports Arizona "In 2010, Cory Hahn passed on the chance to sign with the San Diego Padres after being drafted in the 26th round, instead going to Arizona State confident that he'd be drafted again in a few years. Just three games into his collegiate career, Hahn's dream was shattered when he was paralyzed from..." June 10
Fox Sports Arizona "For a few hours Friday, Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Daniel Hudson thought about calling it quits. After learning he had re-torn the ulnar collateral ligament repaired via Tommy John surgery last July, Hudson was "50-50" between retiring and going through the rehab process again, but,..." June 10
San Francisco Chronicle "The Giants got another solid performance from accidental starter Chad Gaudin on Sunday. They also got a much-needed dose of momentum - in the form of a 6-2 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks before 38,222 at Chase Field - as they prepare to embark on a particularly treacherous portion of..." June 10
Fox Sports Arizona "Diamondbacks pitcher Brandon McCarthy, who last season required emergency surgery after being hit in the head by a line drive, had a seizure last week and is now taking anti-seizure medication. McCarthy, who is on the disabled list with shoulder inflammation, said he is feeling no ill effects..." June 09
San Francisco Chronicle "The Giants picked up the pieces Saturday night, shaking off the bitter aftertaste of the previous evening's loss and cruising to an easy victory. But amid all the fun of their 10-5 pounding of the Arizona Diamondbacks, the Giants received a setback. Third baseman Pablo Sandoval had shown signs of..." June 09
Fox Sports Arizona "The Diamondbacks confirmed Friday that right-hander Daniel Hudson, while rehabbing at Double-A Mobile in hopes of returning to the team soon following elbow ligament surgery last year, re-tore the same ligament during a start earlier this week. Hudson originally tore the ulnar collateral..." June 07
Arizona Republic "By selecting Nevada right-hander Braden Shipley, the Diamondbacks landed a player with the No. 15 overall pick that many had projected to go in the top 10. It’s unclear why Shipley slid out of the top 10; descriptions of his stuff make him sound like a potential top-of-the-rotation pitcher...." June 06
St. Louis Post-Dispatch "You could say righthander Joe Kelly picked up where he left off last year, except for the fact that he was left in the bullpen for the first two months of the Cardinals’ 2013 season. In 2012, Kelly had 10 of his 16 starts last at least six innings and in each or those 10, he allowed three or..." June 06
CBSSports.com "Diamondbacks righty Daniel Hudson left his Double-A rehab game after two innings with elbow stiffness on Tuesday, according to the team. He is returning to Phoenix and will be evaluated by Dr. Michael Lee. Hudson, 26, had Tommy John surgery last July and was making his first minor league rehab..." June 05
St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Michael Wacha got his second no decision in as many starts as the Cardinals fought back to get him off the hook for a loss but they couldn't pull out the win, losing to the Diamondbacks 7-6 in 14 innings on Tuesday night. After eight scoreless innings by the bullpen, the Cardinals brought in..." June 05
Hardball Talk "Now that Brandon McCarthy is sidelined with a shoulder injury, left-hander Tyler Skaggs will get a chance to fill his spot in Arizona’s rotation. According to Steve Gilbert of MLB.com, Diamondbacks manager Kirk Gibson confirmed this evening that Skaggs will be called up from Triple-A Reno to..." June 04
Tyler Skaggs will start Tuesday for #Dbacks Gibson announces.
Fox Sports Arizona "Diamondbacks manager Kirk Gibson praised Cubs starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija's performance after Saturday's game and again Sunday morning, but he also had strong words for the right-hander after hearing of a couple on-field snipes. Samardzija exchanged words with D-backs pitcher Ian Kennedy..." June 02
Source: McCarthy to DL for #Diamondbacks. Delgado to take his place on roster.
Fox Sports Arizona "It was a rough May for Diamondbacks starting pitcher Wade Miley. And that's probably putting it nicely. The left-hander lost his fourth straight start and fifth of May on Friday, a 7-2 defeat against the Cubs, and despite a strong finish, the outing was enough for manager Kirk Gibson to put..." June 01
Chicago Tribune "The Cubs are in a bit of a rut — the rare kind for them that produces positive results. Strong starting pitching, solid defense, clutch hitting and yet another grand slam contributed to extending their season-long winning streak to five games Friday. Matt Garza earned his first win since..." June 01
Fort Worth Star-Telegram "All was well again Thursday at Rangers Ballpark, where some were sensing that the home team was headed in the wrong direction after two long days to start the week. But don’t tell that to the Texas Rangers, who long ago became trained to forget the past. Their first three-game losing streak of..." May 31
#Dbacks reinstate Willie Bloomquist from DL and place Eric Chavez on DL with right oblique strain.
Well this isn't good. Eric Chavez just took a swing and walked back to the dugout in pain. Cliff Pennington in the game to replace him.
Arizona Republic "The assignment was brief and unexpected: fill in for starter Ian Kennedy while he heals a cut on his finger. But that didn’t faze Diamondbacks pitcher Tyler Skaggs. The Diamondbacks couldn’t have asked for much more from the 22-year-old, who struck out a career-best nine batters for a 5-3..." May 28
Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Yu Darvish wanted to avoid a 3-0 count, and tried to throw his cut fastball on the inside corner of the plate for a strike. It stayed in the middle of the plate, though, and Didi Gregorius sent it over the right-field fence for a game-tying, two-run homer in the eighth inning. An inning..." May 28
Fox Sports Arizona "It may be too early to bring it up, but what the heck. Halfway to the All-Star Game, Diamondbacks left-hander Patrick Corbin is as good a candidate as any to start for the National League. He has been that good. “That’s a no-brainer,” catcher Miguel Montero said of an All-Star..." May 26
Ian Kennedy has a cut on his index finger and won't start tomorrow. Tyler Skaggs to start in his place in first game of doubleheader.
Arizona Republic "Improvement had been steady, enough for Diamondbacks center fielder Adam Eaton to be encouraged by the progress of his left elbow. He recently began a rehabilitation stint in the minors and as he started to make more throws, his arm held up fine. Even his swing at the plate was better. But a..." May 25
#Dbacks RHP J.J. Putz (elbow strain) is playing catch at 90 feet and doing strengthening exercises, Gibson said. Will proceed with caution
Denver Post "There was a moment in Wednesday afternoon's game that illustrated just how far Jorge De La Rosa has traveled on his return to being a quality big-league starter. The lefty had just given up a fifth-inning infield single to the Diamondbacks' A.J. Pollock, followed by a bloop single to Didi..." May 23
Denver Post "The child grew up to be a childhood hero, but now he's a child again, sitting 25 feet from his own childhood hero. Brandon McCarthy, a kid from Colorado Springs, sat in the Coors Field visitors' dugout Tuesday, watching Vinny Castilla play catch. "It's where you went and saw big-league..." May 22
#Dbacks OF Adam Eaton has returned to Phx to see doc after having soreness in elbow.