Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo seeks ‘creative balance’ when writing lineup
Craig Grialou | February 22, 2017 5:03 pm
Though not a real game, manager Torey Lovullo produced a very real-looking lineup for the Diamondbacks’ exhibition game against Grand Canyon University.
D-backs catcher Iannetta: Pitch framing is about getting borderline strikes called
Adam Green | February 22, 2017 4:45 pm
The Diamondbacks signed Chris Iannetta because they believe he can help their pitching staff, with part of that coming in his ability to frame pitches.
Mariners manager, GM wouldn’t be shocked if Walker breaks out in 2017
Adam Green | February 22, 2017 11:23 am
Neither Seattle Mariners GM Jerry Dipoto nor manager Scott Servais would be surprised if Taijuan Walker, now a D-back, breaks out in 2017.
Tour Cactus League spring training stadiums
Shane Degrote/Cronkite News | February 22, 2017 10:33 am
For the 70th time, MLB teams have assembled in Arizona for Cactus League spring training. Fifteen teams now call the desert home as they prepare for the regular season. Get an overview of the stadiums including important fan information like location and pricing.
With 6 catchers in spring training, Diamondbacks have a lot of options
Nicole Vasquez/Cronkite News | February 22, 2017 6:35 am
With six catchers in camp, the Arizona Diamondbacks have a lot of roles that have to be determined during spring training.
D-backs pitcher Taijuan Walker searching for a mean streak
Kevin Zimmerman | February 21, 2017 8:11 pm
D-backs pitcher Taijuan Walker admitted he’s looking for an improved attitude on the mound. In an odd kind of way, it’s about letting emotion get to him.
Derrick Hall: D-backs ‘need a partner to truly be a partner’ to remain at Chase Field
Arizona Sports | February 21, 2017 4:09 pm
D-backs president Derrick Hall affirmed that the franchise wants to stay at Chase Field despite the feud with Maricopa County regarding the team’s home.
D-backs ‘excited to put on a uniform’ against Grand Canyon University
Craig Grialou | February 21, 2017 3:21 pm
The D-backs get their first taste of real baseball Wednesday afternoon against the Grand Canyon University Antelopes in an exhibition game in Scottsdale.
ESPN Insider: D-backs have two of MLB’s worst contracts
Mark Harris | February 21, 2017 12:00 pm
ESPN Insider thinks D-backs’ players Zack Greinke and Yasmany Tomas have two of the worst MLB contracts.
FanFest indicates wait-and-see attitude toward Diamondbacks in 2017
Justin Toscano/Cronkite News | February 20, 2017 6:17 pm
Monday’s Diamondbacks FanFest at Salt River Fields gave fans an opportunity to interact with players and get acquainted with this year’s team.
Ken Rosenthal: Shelby Miller ‘will be a quality major-league pitcher again’
Ryan Decker | February 20, 2017 12:44 pm
Fox Sports’s Ken Rosenthal believes that Diamondbacks pitcher Shelby Miller should be able to turn it around after a disastrous 2016.
Diamondbacks sign Jorge De La Rosa to minor league deal
Troy Tauscher | February 19, 2017 11:53 am
The Diamondbacks made another signing to bolster their needy bullpen, signing Jorge De La Rosa to a minor-league deal with a spring training invite.
ESPN Insider: Paul Goldschmidt would benefit from raised strike zone
Ryan Decker | February 18, 2017 5:03 pm
One player who would be one of the biggest “potential winners” of a higher strike zone would be Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt.
Arizona Diamondbacks’ first full-squad workout: Coming together as a family
Craig Grialou | February 17, 2017 7:50 pm
Ten years Torey Lovullo waited for this moment: to stand in front of a group of big-league ball players and address them as a Major League Baseball manager.