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  • Ten D-back questions at Spring Training: Part 2

    Over the next four weeks, I will examine what the biggest question marks are surrounding the Arizona Diamondbacks as they head into the regular season. Check out the questions that were asked last week. 3. Can the veterans bring some valuable experience and grit? There’s no doubt that the D-backs front office mismanaged the young […]
  • Ten D-back questions at Spring Training: Part 1

    Over the next four weeks, I will examine what the biggest question marks are surrounding the Arizona Diamondbacks as they head into the regular season. 1. Who will fill out the rest of the starting rotation? The team is counting on Joe Saunders with his experience to be the Opening Day starter. Ian Kennedy is […]
  • D-backs, Dodgers team up for second Tucson benefit game

    The Arizona Diamondbacks and Los Angeles Dodgers will play a second spring training game at Kino Veterans Memorial Stadium to benefit the Tucson Together Fund. The game will take place on Friday, March 25, at 1:05 p.m. and will help raise funds for the victims of the tragic January 8 shooting and their families. “Words […]
  • Duke confident through spring training

    For Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Zach Duke, buying into general manager Kevin Towers’ plan is simple. In contrast to the Pittsburgh Pirates organization he was with since the beginning of his career, Duke is confident all the right moves have been made throughout the offseason to make this season’s D-backs a contender. “You can definitely tell […]
  • D-backs single game tickets to go on sale Saturday

    PHOENIX — Arizona Diamondbacks fans wanting to purchase single-game tickets for all regular-season home games at Chase Field during the 2011 season, including Opening Night on April 8 against the Cincinnati Reds, can do so beginning at 9 a.m. on Saturday. Tickets can be purchased in person at the Chase Field Ticket Office, online at […]
  • Tickets for 2011 MLB All-Star events to go on sale to the public

    PHOENIX- Tickets for the 2011 Major League Baseball All-Star events at Chase Field will go on sale Tuesday, March 1 at 10:00 a.m. on AllStarGame.com and Dbacks.com/asg. Each ticket ‘strip’ includes entrance for one into Every All-Star Week even at the ballpark, two MLB All-Star FanFest tickets and one Official All-Star Game program. MLB All-Star […]
  • D-backs, Rockies celebrate new stadium in first game

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – What started in November 2009 came full circle on Saturday when the Arizona Diamondbacks and Colorado Rockies played the inaugural spring training game at Salt River Fields. It took longer than the normal nine innings to complete the game after D-back Paul Goldschmidt hit a deep three-run shot to left field to […]
  • Top 10 questions D-backs need to answer this spring

    The Arizona Diamondbacks will have plenty of new faces when they take the field for Opening Day on April 1st in Colorado against the Rockies. Along with those faces come questions. With spring training games set to start Friday, we came up with the Top 10 things we want to learn about the Diamondbacks between […]
  • Diamondbacks sell out first home spring training game

    Tickets for the first Diamondbacks spring training game at their new facility in Scottsdale sold out Wednesday in a home game scheduled against the Rockies on April 1. The D-backs have reportedly sold 120,000 tickets so far for their 17 home games at Salt River Fields, surpassing their home attendance total of 99,778 tickets at […]
  • Franchise face Upton ready for new season

    After weathering trade rumors, injuries and an underachieving 2010 season, Justin Upton has emerged as the face of the Arizona Diamondbacks. Upton, 23, joined Sports 620 KTAR’s Gambo and Ash show Wednesday to discuss his role as one of the now longest tenured D-backs in the clubhouse. Many of his former teammates fell victim to […]
  • Russell Branyan ready for new start

    Russell Branyan has spent the majority of his career as a journeyman, playing for eight teams in 12 seasons and never finding a true home. However, the now 35-year-old Branyan hopes his ninth stop in Arizona will be more permanent as a veteran presence on a young Diamondbacks team. He joined the Sports 620 KTAR’s […]
  • Young and Johnson bring determined mindset into spring training

    While spring training signals the end of the offseason for all players, Arizona Diamondbacks center fielder Chris Young and second baseman Kelly Johnson acknowledge that a determined mindset is the most important thing to bring with them to Salt River Fields. “I’ve learned that it doesn’t matter what kind of year you had last year,” […]
  • Diamondbacks trying to capture a winning attitude

    PHOENIX – The Diamondbacks leadership wants to cultivate a winning attitude on the team for the 2011 season. Diamondbacks president Derrick Hall says that it’s important for the team to find its swagger in spring training because he expects the team to be in the race for the NL West crown at the end of […]
  • D-backs manager Gibson on line-up, team chemistry

    The Arizona Diamondbacks position players reported to spring training Friday in preparation for their first full squad workout scheduled for Saturday. It will be the team’s first workout since undergoing a roster overhaul in the offseason. The workouts this spring will help manager Kirk Gibson determine both his batting order and pitching rotation. He said […]
  • D-backs playing at Kino Stadium for charitable cause

    TUCSON – The Arizona Diamondbacks are returning to Kino Veterans Memorial Stadium, formerly Tucson Electric Park, in Tucson, with proceeds going to the Christina-Taylor Green Memorial Fund. The Arizona Diamondbacks and Chicago White Sox are playing Monday, March 7th, at 1:05 p.m. with gates opening at 11:00 a.m. Pima County, the Chicago White Sox and […]