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  • D-backs’ Gibson: Roberts has a lot to give to this team

    For the struggling Ryan Roberts, little has gone according to plan this season. So when Diamondbacks manager Kirk Gibson announced Josh Bell would be taking over the reins at third base, yet another blow was dealt to a player who showed so much promise last year. Roberts, a consummate professional, accepts his role as a […]
  • Diamondbacks call up C Konrad Schmidt, send down Patrick Corbin

    Needing another catcher due to Miguel Montero’s injury, the Arizona Diamondbacks have recalled catcher Konrad Schmidt from Triple-A Reno. The team has sent pitcher Patrick Corbin to Triple-A to make room for Schmidt. Schmidt, 27, hit .274 with three home runs and 14 RBI in 31 games for the Aces. He last played in the […]
  • Wade Miley: One thing that has gone right for D-backs this year

    Throughout all the ups and downs this season has had to offer the Diamondbacks — OK, mostly downs — one positive has emerged: Wade Miley. The rookie left-hander entered the rotation April 23rd in place of the injured Daniel Hudson, has been a breath of fresh air for a team that has seen its pitchers […]
  • Disturbing trend: D-backs struggle against soft-throwing lefties

    Whether it’s due to being over-aggressive, a few bad days or something else, one thing has proven true about the Arizona Diamondbacks this season: They stink against soft-throwing lefties. Over the last week Arizona has faced Jamie Moyer, Bruce Chen and Chris Capuano, losing to all three, and looking bad while doing so. Moyer, who […]
  • Daniel Hudson pitches well in rehab start

    Arizona Diamondbacks right-hander Daniel Hudson returned to the pitcher’s mound Monday night for Triple-A Reno in a 10-4 win over the New Orleans Zephyrs. Hudson threw five innings, allowing two runs on five hits while walking one and striking out two. Hudson threw 71 pitches, 47 of them for strikes. The 24-year-old has been on […]
  • Home not where the wins are for D-backs

    Long road trips are a part of baseball that most would like to do without. Sure, in the big leagues, team personnel travel on chartered flights, stay in five-star hotels and eat in the finest restaurants, but there’s still comfort and relief in getting home. The Arizona Diamondbacks returned from a three-city, seven-game roadie to […]
  • D-backs’ Montero day-to-day with mild groin strain

    The injury bug continues to bite the Arizona Diamondbacks. Catcher Miguel Montero exited Monday night’s game against the Dodgers due to a mild left groin strain. Montero tweaked the groin when chasing after a pop foul ball behind home plate in the top of the sixth inning. “I didn’t feel any pop, thank God,” Montero […]
  • Josh Bell ‘blessed’ for opportunity with D-backs

    The Arizona Diamondbacks search for a third baseman has taken yet another turn Monday when the club recalled Josh Bell from Triple-A Reno and designated infielder Cody Ransom for assignment. Bell, who hit eighth in the lineup Monday night against the Dodgers, will serve as the D-backs’ starting third baseman for the foreseeable future. “He’s […]
  • Diamondbacks recall Josh Bell, designate Cody Ransom for assignment

    The Arizona Diamondbacks’ quest for a third baseman continues, and it has led the team to Josh Bell. Bell, acquired by the Diamondbacks from the Orioles on April 21, hit .381 with four home runs and 30 RBI in 26 games for Triple-A Reno. Originally selected by the Dodgers in the fourth round of the […]
  • Rumor: D-backs prepared to shop Joe Saunders

    The Diamondbacks, for all their early season struggles, still have one incredibly valuable thing going for them: Outstanding pitching depth. Between Ian Kennedy, Daniel Hudson, Wade Miley, Trevor Cahill, Joe Saunders and Patrick Corbin, the team has plenty of capable big league arms, and that doesn’t include minor leaguers Trevor Bauer and Tyler Skaggs, either […]
  • Chris Young hopes to give D-backs a lift

    Whaddya know? Things are starting to look up for the Arizona Diamondbacks. Thursday, the D-backs got a 9th-inning homer from Justin Upton in a 9-7 come-from-behind win over the Colorado Rockies. And Friday, they get center fielder Chris Young back from a shoulder injury that has had him on the disabled list since April 18. […]
  • Chris Young is back with the D-backs

    The Arizona Diamondbacks got a big boost Friday as the team reinstated outfielder Chris Young to the major league roster. Young, who was placed on the disabled list with a right shoulder contusion on April 18, hit .410 with five home runs and 13 RBI in the team’s first 11 games. He rejoins the D-backs […]
  • Touch ‘Em All: Another split in Denver

    Progress… The Diamondbacks, for about 14 innings in this series, played atrociously. They looked like they were going to be swept by the Rockies. And then, they showed a resiliency that I haven’t seen in quite some time. They battled back from a 4-1 deficit Thursday and hung on for a wild 9-7 win. Even […]
  • Give up on the D-backs? Five reasons you should

    So you say it’s too soon to give up on the Diamondbacks, that there is still time to turn things around. That sounds all well and good, but we don’t live in a world filled with unicorns and chocolate-paved roads. The truth is we overestimated just how good this team was, and while they may […]
  • Give up on the D-backs? Five reasons not to

    Life may not be good in Diamondbacks land these days, but things are going to get better. Don’t believe that? Your loss. About all that could go wrong for the team this year has, and they’re still not out of the race. Stick with them just a little longer and you’ll be rewarded with another […]