D-backs return Rule 5 pick Tyler Jones to Yankees
Arizona Sports | March 24, 2017 2:42 pm
Rather than carrying him on their 25-man roster all year, the D-backs opted to return Rule 5 draft pick Tyler Jones to the New York Yankees.
Sports Illustrated: Paul Goldschmidt has 11th-highest MLB trade value
Mark Harris | March 24, 2017 2:08 pm
Arizona Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt ranked as the 11th-best player in terms of 2017 MLB trade value.
The 5: Promising statistics from the D-backs’ spring so far
Arizona Sports | March 24, 2017 9:41 am
Obviously, what happens in spring stays there, but if you are looking for reasons to get excited over the 2017 Diamondbacks, here you go.
D-backs ace Zack Greinke ‘felt strong’ in longest outing of spring
Adam Green | March 23, 2017 6:05 pm
Zack Greinke gave a up a home run to Cubs pitcher Jake Arrieta, but other than that was pretty solid Thursday at Salt River Fields.
No catch: Diamondbacks confident in trio of backstops
Adam Green | March 23, 2017 5:16 pm
The Arizona Diamondbacks entered spring training with plenty of catchers, but appear to have settled on three who will play the most in 2017.
Pitcher-on-pitcher crime: Arrieta takes Greinke way deep
Vince Marotta | March 23, 2017 3:34 pm
Jake Arrieta uncorked one of the most massive home runs you’ll ever see a pitcher hit Thursday in a Cactus League game against Zack Greinke of the D-backs.
Derrick Hall, D-backs disappointed Paul Goldschmidt didn’t play much in WBC
Kevin Zimmerman | March 23, 2017 2:57 pm
Arizona Diamondbacks president Derrick Hall wished Paul Goldschmidt was more involved in the 2017 World Baseball Classic.
ESPN Insider: Diamondbacks projected for slight improvement in 2017
Matt Layman | March 23, 2017 11:13 am
One ESPN Insider believes the Diamondbacks will do better in 2017 than 2016, but it might not be the bounce-back season that some fans would hope for.
Report: D-backs SS Nick Ahmed drawing interest in trade market
Arizona Sports | March 22, 2017 5:51 pm
Diamondbacks shortstop Nick Ahmed is drawing interest on the trade market from the Yankees, Padres and Rays, and Arizona could be open to trading him.
ESPN’s Schoenfield: Robbie Ray potential breakout pitcher in 2017
Ryan Decker | March 22, 2017 5:00 pm
ESPN senior writer David Schoenfield believes in the young pitcher’s potential, naming Ray one of his eight potential breakout pitchers for the 2017 season.
Paul Goldschmidt sits in World Baseball Classic finale win over Puerto Rico
Arizona Sports | March 22, 2017 4:15 pm
Manager Jim Leyland again played Eric Hosmer over Paul Goldschmidt in Team USA’s 8-0 triumph over Puerto Rico in the WBC championship game.
Diamondbacks’ Robbie Ray shows variety in impressive outing vs. Royals
Adam Green | March 21, 2017 7:07 pm
Trying to earn one of the four remaining rotation spots, Robbie Ray put together an impressive five-inning performance Tuesday against the Royals.
Paul Goldschmidt left out of World Baseball Classic lineup, internet is confused
Haboob Blog | March 21, 2017 6:46 pm
Why did United States manager Jim Leyland start Eric Hosmer over Paul Goldschmidt in the World Baseball Classic semifinals against Japan?
With Brandon Drury locked in at 2B, only SS job remains open in D-backs’ infield
Adam Green | March 21, 2017 5:43 pm
Brandon Drury will be the Diamondbacks’ Opening Day second baseman, but the battle to be the team’s shortstop is still being waged.