DIAMONDBACKS RUMORS & GOSSIP

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.
Via Diamondbacks.com
1 hour ago

D-backs ace Greinke exits against Phillies after 2 innings

PHOENIX (AP) Arizona Diamondbacks ace Zack Greinke left the game after two innings against the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday night. There was no word on what caused his early exit. He allowed one run on four hits. Greinke drove in a run with a sacrifice fly in the bottom of the second, and called the trainer after he went out on the field to start the third. After a conversation...
Via Associated Press
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Goldschmidt involved in scholarship program

For the third consecutive year, Paul Goldschmidt has partnered with the "Teaming up for Education" scholarship program, a a partnership between the University of Phoenix and the Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation.
Via Diamondbacks.com
6 hours ago

Why Paul Goldschmidt and Jake Lamb should be All-Stars

There aren’t too many Diamondbacks worthy of the All-Star title this season, as the team’s 36-43 record would indicate. As is typically the case with Arizona, Paul Goldschmidt is an exception to this rule. After getting off to a slow start to the season, Goldschmidt is currently on an offensive tear with a .395 batting […] Why Paul Goldschmidt and Jake Lamb should be All-Stars...
Via Venom Strikes
10 hours ago

Diamondbacks, Triple-A Reno release RHP Kyle Drabek

According to a statement released by the organization on Tuesday, the Triple-A Reno Aces, an affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks, have released right-handed pitcher Kyle Drabek. A former starter turned journeyman reliever, Drabek made just one appearance for the Diamondbacks in 2016 while remaining within the minor league ranks for the better part of the season. The statement also...
Via Today's Knuckleball
13 hours ago

Murray: Goldschmidt changes agents to Excel Sports Management

Arizona Diamondbacks All-Star first baseman Paul Goldschmidt has left ISE Baseball, formerly called Relativity Baseball, and is now represented by Excel Sports Management, according to league sources. It is not believed that Goldschmidt’s agent at ISE Baseball, Joe Sambito, will follow him to Excel, a source said. This is Excel’s second big addition of 2016, as they landed...
Via Today's Knuckleball
1 day ago

Diamondbacks series preview: Phillies up, again

When the Diamondbacks kicked off their ten-game road trip last week, they swept the Phillies in four games at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia. Today, they’ll start another series against the Fightin’ Phils, this time at Chase Field. The Diamondbacks come into this game having won seven of ten, but they haven’t had much success […] Diamondbacks series preview: Phillies...
Via Venom Strikes
1 day ago

The Diamondbacks’ road trip: By the numbers

The Diamondbacks enjoyed a successful ten-game road trip, winning seven of the ten games. They swept a four-game series against the Phillies to get them off to a hot start, winning the first five games of the trip. Arizona clearly did most of its damage in the first five games. In those games their starting […] The Diamondbacks’ road trip: By the numbers - Venom Strikes - Venom...
Via Venom Strikes
1 day ago

Last meeting with Phils sparked Diamondbacks

PHOENIX -- The last time the Diamondbacks saw the Philadelphia Phillies, Arizona was coming off a loss to Clayton Kershaw and a 4-5 homestand. That was then. The Phillies provided a salve, and the D-backs used a four-game sweep at Citizens Bank Park as a springboard to a 7-3 road trip, tying the franchise record for the best 10-game trip in club history. After both Arizona and...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tired bullpen keeps D-backs from another late comeback

DENVER -- The Arizona Diamondbacks were on the verge of another comeback against Colorado but their tired bullpen couldn't hold down the Rockies' offense.Arizona nearly erased a six-run deficit, but the Rockies pulled away with a four-run eighth off reliever Josh Collmenter for an 11-6 win Saturday.Michael Bourn hit a two-run homer and drove in three runs, and Jean Segura walked...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Tomas homers twice, D-backs pull out wild win over Rockies

DENVER -- Yasmany Tomas homered twice and drove in four runs, Michael Bourn had a tiebreaking single in the ninth inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks rallied to beat the Colorado Rockies 10-9 on Friday night.Jean Segura had three hits and scored the winning run for the Diamondbacks, who have won seven of their last eight.Tomas' solo shot with one out in the ninth off Carlos Estevez...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Zack Greinke busted out bat flip on fly out

  Zack Greinke, who signed a six-year deal with the Arizona Diamondbacks last offseason that is worth more than $200 million, heard a chorus of boos from Los Angeles Dodgers fans as he stepped to the plate in the bottom of the second inning Monday night. For a moment, the pitcher thought he had shut those fans up in a big way. He was wrong. Greinke hit a fly ball off Dodgers...
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

3 Ways Arizona Diamondbacks All-Star First Baseman Paul Goldschmidt Stays Mentally Strong

Getting out of a slump is one of the hardest things for an athlete to do. Not only is being in a slump discouraging, but it's also mentally exhausting. Following a slower-than-usual start to the season, Arizona first baseman Paul Goldschmidt has turned his 2016 season around. RELATED: 3 Things That Can Destroy Your Mental Toughness By staying mentally strong and prepared for...
Via Stack
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Arizona Diamondbacks’ Rookie Brandon Drury Making an Immediate Impact

Last September, Arizona Diamondbacks’ utility man Brandon Drury made his major league debut, being called up from Triple-A Reno when big league rosters expanded on the first of September. In 20 games, Drury hit .214, (12-for-56) with two home runs and eight RBIs and ending his season with an 0-for-16 slump. Following the season, Drury went back to his hometown, Grants Pass, Oregon...
Via The Sports Journal
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Arizona Diamondbacks’ Shelby Miller Solid in Rehab Start

Arizona Diamondbacks’ pitcher Shelby Miller threw six scoreless innings on Thursday night allowing just two hits while striking out 11 during a rehab start High-A Visalia. Miller, who has been on the disabled list since May 27 due to a right-hand index finger injury, threw 78 pitches in the outing, 51 of them for strikes. With the Diamondbacks thus far this season, Miller has been...
Via The Sports Journal
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks fans bury their heads in shame after friend drops hat onto field twice

A scene unfolded at in the eighth inning at Diamondbacks-Rays game on Wednesday that serves a nice picture of life as a teenager.The main protagonist is the roughly 15-year-old male who dropped his white hat onto the field, causing the umpires to halt play so they could remove it. So center fielder David Peralta trots over, grabs the hat and hands it to him, but the teen botched...
Via Fox Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Arizona Diamondbacks: The new and improved Jake Lamb

When A.J. Pollock fractured his right elbow sliding into home during the final game of spring training, the Arizona Diamondbacks’ 2016 outlook suddenly shifted from a potential playoff contender to a team that would likely struggle to hover around .500. Not only did they lose one of the most valuable players in the National League based on wins above replacement a year ago, but...
Via isportsweb.com
22 days ago  |  Discuss
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