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  • Diamondbacks: Anatomy of a seven game win streak

    It sure has been one hell of a ride. The Arizona Diamondbacks, who began the month of May 6.5 games out of first in the NL West, entered the month’s final day with a half game lead over the San Francisco Giants. Winning — a lot — will do that for you. Victorious in their […]
  • ESPN analyst says D-backs looking to deal

    Thanks to manager Kirk Gibson the Arizona Diamondbacks have been more aggressive on the field this season and it’s paying off in the standings. They may also become more aggressive than they have been in years off it this season too, thanks to general manager Kevin Towers. ESPN’s Buster Olney, via Twitter, said that he […]
  • Inside the Box: D-backs have record night

    After every Arizona Diamondbacks game we’ll examine the box score and provide you with instant analysis. So it’s time to go Inside the Box for May 30, 2011: Diamondbacks 15, Marlins 4 The Good: We would hate to pitch against the D-backs tonight. Thankfully, the Marlins took that beating for us. The D-backs hauled in […]
  • Inside the Box: Nady lifts D-backs to first place

    After every Arizona Diamondbacks game we’ll examine the box score and provide you with instant analysis. So it’s time to go Inside the Box for May 29, 2011: Diamondbacks 4, Astros 2 The Arizona Diamondbacks completed a sweep of the Houston Astros on Sunday with a 4-2 win. The D-backs have now won 14 of […]
  • Inside the Box: Duke’s up in Houston

    After every Arizona Diamondbacks game we’ll examine the box score and provide you with instant analysis. So it’s time to go Inside the Box for April 27, 2011: Diamondbacks 11, Astros 3 The Good: Zach Duke has his first start coming off the DL with a broken hand and proved why he is a starting […]
  • Derrick Hall says D-backs gaining confidence

    PHOENIX – The Arizona Diamondbacks are the talk of Major League Baseball as nobody thought they were capable of playing this well. However, the question is, can they keep it up? “We’re over a quarter of the season in and at this point to still have momentum and belief in themselves, I do believe it’s […]
  • Inside the Box: D-backs complete amazing rally

    After every Arizona Diamondbacks game we’ll examine the box score and provide you with instant analysis. So it’s time to go Inside the Box for May 27, 2011: Diamondbacks 7, Astros 6 Don’t ever count out these Diamondbacks. Trailing 6-0 against the Houston Astros, Arizona simply buckled down and rallied all the way back for […]
  • Diamondbacks have come a long way in just one year

    We all know that the Diamondbacks, above .500 at the latest point in a season since 2008, are playing pretty well. Just 1.5 games behind the first-place Giants, Arizona has won 11 of 13, including series wins over the division rival Dodgers and Rockies. Are they contenders? That remains to be seen. What we do […]
  • Former D-back manager Bob Brenly wants automated strike zone

    In the past couple of years Major League Baseball has implemented the use of technology and tried to make their game better with the use of instant replay. There is always going to be talk and conversation of if they should expand the use of replay and by how much. We have now reached the […]
  • Deceptive delivery aides Collmenter

    Diamondbacks rookie Josh Collmenter’s windup is, well, unconventional. A 1.19 ERA through more than 30 innings seems to indicate Major League hitters are having trouble with the 25-year-old right hander, something that should not really be too surprising. According to ESPN’s Buster Olney, a scout told him Collmenter’s delivery is really one of a kind. […]
  • Inside the Box: Montero, Johnson rock Rox

    After every Arizona Diamondbacks game we’ll examine the box score and provide you with instant analysis. So it’s time to go Inside the Box for April 27, 2011: Diamondbacks 6, Rockies 3 The Good: It sure was catcher Miguel Montero’s night. His three-run homer to right brought in three runs for the D-backs. Montero is […]
  • Perfect Putz credits Gibson for Diamondbacks’ success

    Things are coming together for the Arizona Diamondbacks. A 15-win month of May has seen them return to a .500 record, a feat that seemed impossible in recent memory (see last season). They have won five of a potential eight series this month, including consecutively sweeping both the Braves and Twins. Diamondbacks closer J.J. Putz […]
  • D-backs’ Gibson isn’t taking success for granted

    The Arizona Diamondbacks are over .500 in late May for the first time since 2008. That doesn’t mean manager Kirk Gibson is letting his team’s recent success go to his head, at least publicly. “The thing is you just can’t stop,” Gibson told reporters after Wednesday night’s game. “We don’t want to let our guard […]
  • Inside the Box: Kennedy baffles Rockies

    After every Arizona Diamondbacks game we’ll examine the box score and provide you with instant analysis. So it’s time to go Inside the Box for May 25, 2011: Diamondbacks 2, Rockies 1 The Arizona Diamondbacks climbed above .500 and leapfrogged over Colorado in the NL West with a 2-1 win against the Rockies on Wednesday. […]
  • Gibson likes versatility, options at first base

    PHOENIX – First base was one of the biggest question marks for the Arizona Diamondbacks heading into Spring Training this season. The team hasn’t gotten anything eye-popping out of the position thus far, but a multitude of players are providing adequate results and options for manager Kirk Gibson. “It sets up pretty nice for us. […]
  • D-backs place Gutierrez on DL, recall Kroenke

    PHOENIX — The Arizona Diamondbacks announced today they have recalled right-handed pitcher Zach Kroenke from Triple-A Reno and placed right-handed pitcher Juan Gutierrez on the 15-day disabled list with inflammation in his right shoulder, according to D-backs’ Executive Vice President and General Manager Kevin Towers. Kroenke, 27, was 4-0 with a 5.64 ERA (28 ER […]
  • Roberts bringing passion and intensity to D-backs

    PHOENIX – One of the most valuable players for the Arizona Diamondbacks almost wasn’t even on the team to start the season. Utility man Ryan Roberts was expected to be sent down to Triple-A, but an injury to Geoff Blum allowed Roberts to break camp with the big club. Roberts has made sure to make […]
  • Inside the Box: Saunders gets first win

    After every Arizona Diamondbacks game we’ll examine the box score and provide you with instant analysis. So it’s time to go Inside the Box for May 24, 2011: Diamondbacks 5, Rockies 2 The Arizona Diamondbacks managed to get a split of their doubleheader against the Colorado Rockies with a 5-2 win in Game 2. Joe […]
  • Inside the Box: D-backs roughed up in Game 1

    After every Arizona Diamondbacks game we’ll examine the box score and provide you with instant analysis. So it’s time to go Inside the Box for May 24, 2011: Rockies 12, Diamondbacks 4 The Arizona Diamondbacks saw their six-game winning streak come to a screeching halt in the team’s 12-4 loss to the Colorado Rockies in […]
  • Matt Williams: ‘Why not us?’

    The last time the Arizona Diamondbacks made the playoffs, in 2007, the team had a slogan. It was ‘Anywhere, Anytime’, a phrase which veteran first baseman Tony Clark coined to describe the team’s mentality. With this years incarnation showing signs of life, they may have their own mantra provided by a member of their coaching […]

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