Phillies rally against D-backs' Ziegler for rare series win

PHOENIX -- On a night when Arizona ace Zack Greinke left early with tightness in his oblique muscle, the Philadelphia Phillies finally won another series.Greinke departed after two innings and Philadelphia rallied with two runs in the ninth inning to beat the Diamondbacks 4-3 on Tuesday night, ensuring the Phillies' first series win in their last 13.Andres Blanco had an RBI single...
Via Associated Press
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Precious outs, save elude Ziegler

D-backs closer Brad Ziegler blows just his second save of 2016 as the Phillies rally to score twice in the ninth inning.
1 day ago

Phillies score two in ninth for comeback victory over D-backs

The Philadelphia Phillies (34-45) won their first series since May 16-18, scoring two runs in the ninth off of Arizona Diamondbacks (36-44) closer Brad Ziegler early Wednesday morning at Chase Field.
Via Philliedelphia
1 day ago

NL West Notes: D'Backs' Ziegler racks up impressive saves streak, Dodger's Venable DFA'd

Here's what's happening around the National League West. Overall, Arizona's Brad Ziegler has had a largely ordinary major league career ever since getting called up to the Oakland Athletics in 2008. However, Ziegler saved his best achievement for the twilight of his run in the majors. Ziegler's run of 43 consecutive saves ended on Monday, but not before entering the record books...
Via Fish Stripes
3 days ago

End of streak doesn't faze Ziegler

D-backs closer Brad Ziegler does not get rattled. Not even when his club-record streak of 43 consecutive saves, the seventh-longest in Major League history, came to an end on Thursday night.
5 days ago

Ziegler’s consecutive saves streak halted by Colorado

Brad Ziegler’s franchise-record consecutive saves streak ended at 43 on Thursday as the Arizona Diamondbacks right-hander failed to hold a lead against the Rockies in Colorado. Ziegler entered the contest with runners on the corners and one out as the Diamondbacks were clinging to a 6-5 advantage. His first pitch to DJ LeMahieu was bunted toward first base for a single, scoring...
Via Today's Knuckleball
6 days ago

Finding Another Brad Ziegler

In a land where few pitchers succeed, the consistent dominance of Brad Ziegler is positively tantalizing. Since Ziegler’s first full season with the D-backs, Ziegler has managed a 2.52 ERA, 20th among the 160 relievers with at least 150 innings in that span, and second to just Josh Collmenter on the team. But ERA is ill-equipped to measure the value …
Via Inside the Zona
7 days ago

Ziegler survives shot to the ribs

PHOENIX -- It hurt to walk, but Brad Ziegler could laugh about the line drive that hit him squarely in the rib cage Tuesday. "It's like getting punched really hard in the chest," Ziegler said after the D-backs' 5-4 victory over Detroit at Chase Field. "Walking, I feel it. The jarring makes everything kind of vibrate in the area. It makes it tender. Talking, laughing ... everybody...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers interested in Brad Ziegler, but can they get him?

If anything the last couple of games for the Tigers is a continued indication that they need bullpen help if they’re going to make a run at the World Series this year. With that in mind reports today surfaced that the team is interested in Arizona right-handed reliever Brad Ziegler… the only catch is he’s one of the players the D-Backs are said to be holding onto in the midst...
Via The Majors Detroit
July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Ziegler, D-backs pay another tribute to fallen Hot Shots

PHOENIX -- Brad Ziegler is as devoted in his giving as he is stingy with his earned runs, and he was at it again Friday morning. Ziegler and Diamondbacks president/CEO Derrick Hall dedicated the latest of the D-backs' youth baseball fields in Prescott on Friday as a lasting tribute to the memory of the 19 Granite Mountain Hot Shots who perished in the Yarnell Hill wild fire last...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

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