Stories tagged: Arizona Diamondbacks
Thu., March 23, 2017, 11:37 p.m.
Spring Training roundup: Zack Greinke has solid start against Cubs
Zack Greinke has one more spring start before he embarks on what he hopes is a bounce-back season for him and the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Fri., March 3, 2017, 8:30 p.m.
Diamondbacks’ Zack Greinke effective in first spring start
Arizona Diamondbacks right-hander Zack Greinke was limited to 33 pitches in his first spring training start. But he struck out one, walked one and allowed an infield hit against his …
Wed., Feb. 22, 2017, 8:45 p.m.
Healthy A.J. Pollock aims to exceed 2015 breakout season
One of the best facts about this year’s Arizona Diamondbacks: A.J. Pollock is back, healthy, and confident he can exceed the breakout season he put together in 2015.
Fri., Feb. 3, 2017, 6:40 p.m.
Diamondbacks beat pitcher Shelby Miller in arbitration
Salary arbitration was yet another loss for Shelby Miller, who will be paid $4.7 million this year instead of his $5.1 million request. Arbitrators Andrew Strongin, James Oldham and Phillip …
Fri., Dec. 9, 2016, 9:26 p.m.
Fernando Rodney, Diamondbacks finalize $2.75M, 1-year contract
Closer Fernando Rodney and the Arizona Diamondbacks have finalized a $2.75 million, one-year contract that allows him to earn an additional $4 million in performance bonuses.
Thu., Nov. 24, 2016, 7:06 p.m.
What’s next for the Seattle Mariners after five-player trade with Arizona?
SEATTLE – There’s always a “what’s next?” with Seattle Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto, and it’s no different after the blockbuster five-player trade late Wednesday that netted shortstop/leadoff hitter Jean …
Wed., Nov. 23, 2016, 8:18 p.m.
Mariners and Diamondbacks pull off 5-player trade
The Seattle Mariners traded right-handed pitcher Taijuan Walker and shortstop Ketel Marte to the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for shortstop Jean Segura and two prospects.
Tue., Nov. 8, 2016, 6:38 p.m.
D’backs won’t bring Williams, Grace back on coaching staff
Two of the Diamondbacks’ best-known former players will not be retained on the team’s coaching staff under new manager Torey Lovullo.
Mon., Oct. 3, 2016, 7:31 p.m.
Diamondbacks fire Stewart, Hale after another losing season
The Arizona Diamondbacks have parted ways with general manager Dave Stewart and manager Chip Hale after a second consecutive losing season.
Sat., April 2, 2016, 7:20 p.m.
A.J. Pollock emerges from ‘nightmare’ as Diamondbacks move on
A.J. Pollock emerged as one of baseball’s best players a year ago. Now the Arizona Diamondbacks All-Star center fielder is out for the foreseeable future after fracturing his right elbow …
Fri., March 4, 2016, 6:27 p.m.
MLB Notes: Unable to agree on deal, New York Mets renew Jacob deGrom’s contract
The New York Mets renewed All-Star pitcher Jacob deGrom’s contract for $607,000 Friday after the sides could not agree on a deal for the 2016 season. DeGrom, who helped the …
Fri., Dec. 4, 2015, 8:21 p.m.
Zack Greinke agrees to 6-year, $206.5 million deal with Diamondbacks
The Arizona Diamondbacks unexpectedly won the Zack Greinke sweepstakes, beating out the rival Los Angeles Dodgers and San Francisco Giants for the free agent ace Friday night. He reached agreement …
Sun., Aug. 9, 2015, midnight
MLB notes: Diamondbacks retire Randy Johnson’s jersey
Saying “there were a lot of special moments created here,” Randy Johnson thanked fans, teammates, front office personnel, even the clubhouse guys, when the Arizona Diamondbacks retired his No. 51 …
Thu., July 30, 2015, midnight
Felix Hernandez hit hard in loss to Diamondbacks
SEATTLE – Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon, eyes glowing, saw it this way: “We got our butts kicked in this series.” Shortstop Brad Miller summed up the series like this: “They …
UPDATED: Wed., July 29, 2015, 5:10 p.m.
Felix Hernandez hit hard in loss to Diamondbacks
SEATTLE — The season with so much expectation for the Seattle Mariners found a new low on Wednesday.
Wed., July 29, 2015, midnight
Stumbling Mariners remain snakebit in loss to Arizona
SEATTLE – The omen arrived early Tuesday night in signaling a long evening for the Mariners and right-hander Hisashi Iwakuma when an opponent stole a base. That hasn’t happened with …
Mon., July 27, 2015, 11:22 p.m.
M’s bullpen takes another loss
Whatever demons are plaguing the Mariners’ bullpen are now tormenting rookie closer Carson Smith, who stumbled Monday for the second time in three games in a 4-3 loss to the …
Thu., June 4, 2015, midnight
Mariners get Mark Trumbo from Arizona in six-player deal
SEATTLE – Can power-hitter Mark Trumbo ignite the Seattle Mariners’ run-starved attack? The Mariners and their fans are about the find out.
UPDATED: Wed., June 3, 2015, 6:22 p.m.
Mariners get Mark Trumbo from Diamondbacks in 6-player trade
SEATTLE — In need of a spark for its struggling offense, the Seattle Mariners took a significant step in trying to avoid completely falling out of the AL West race.
Sun., March 8, 2015, midnight
Rickie Weeks muscles up with a mammoth homer in Mariners’ loss to Arizona
PEORIA, Ariz. – Genuine “Whoa!” moments are fairly rare in spring training. Home runs that clear the batters’ eye in center field at Peoria Stadium are rarer still. Cue up …
Tue., Oct. 14, 2014, midnight
Arizona hires Hale
Former Arizona third base coach Chip Hale was hired Monday to replace Kirk Gibson as the Diamondbacks manager. The 49-year-old managed in Arizona’s minor league system for six seasons and …
Sat., Sept. 27, 2014, midnight
Diamondbacks fire manager Kirk Gibson
Just days from the end of an awful season, the Arizona Diamondbacks fired manager Kirk Gibson. The firing was announced Friday, 15 minutes before a news conference to introduce new …
Mon., Aug. 4, 2014, midnight
MLB notes: Arizona’s Paul Goldschmidt out for remainder of season
Arizona Diamondbacks star first baseman Paul Goldschmidt is going to miss the rest of the season because of a broken left hand. Manager Kirk Gibson announced the news Sunday, two …
Tue., March 18, 2014, midnight
Baseball notebook: Dodgers, D-backs arrive down under
After a 15-hour flight from the U.S. west coast, the Arizona Diamondbacks and Los Angeles Dodgers arrived to a very low-key welcome in Sydney, Australia for their season-opening series this …
Sat., Feb. 8, 2014, midnight
Arroyo signs with Arizona, Crisp extended in Oakland
The Arizona Diamondbacks and Bronson Arroyo agreed on a two-year, $23.5 million contract with a club option for a third. Team president Derrick Hall confirmed the deal Friday afternoon. The …
Mon., Aug. 12, 2013, midnight
Royals add INF Carroll
The contending Kansas City Royals quickly moved to fill a gap, getting infielder Jamey Carroll in a trade with the Minnesota Twins on Sunday. The Twins will receive either a …
Fri., Jan. 25, 2013, midnight
Upton picks Atlanta
Arizona has traded outfielder Justin Upton to the Atlanta Braves in a seven-player deal that sends former All-Star infielder Martin Prado to the Diamondbacks. The Braves also get third baseman …
Mon., Aug. 27, 2012, midnight
Orioles acquire starter from Diamondbacks
PHOENIX – The Arizona Diamondbacks have traded left-hander Joe Saunders to the Baltimore Orioles for right-handed reliever Matt Lindstrom and cash considerations or a player to be named later. Saunders, …
Thu., June 21, 2012, midnight
Arizona hits six homers in win over Mariners
PHOENIX – Take all that stuff we saw and heard about Safeco Field last week and throw it in reverse. That’s pretty much what the Mariners ran smack-dab into at …
Wed., Oct. 5, 2011, midnight
Rookies help Diamondbacks stay alive
PHOENIX – Paul Goldschmidt hit a grand slam and tied a franchise postseason record with five RBIs, fellow Arizona rookie Josh Collmenter befuddled Milwaukee batters again and the Diamondbacks stayed …