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  • Diamondbacks interested in Wood, Coffey, Isringhausen

    Now that the San Francisco Giants have traded for Jeff Keppinger, the pressure to respond is on the Arizona Diamondbacks. Keppinger is not a big name player that will turn a division race upside down, but the Giants have a four-and-a-half game lead in the NL West and are showing their desire to improve. If […]
  • Arizona Diamondbacks are looking to strengthen their pitching staff

    The San Francisco Giants have one of the best pitching staffs in baseball. The same can’t be said about the Arizona Diamondbacks. As divisional races heat up and the trade deadline approaches, the D-backs will look to improve their pitching staff in an attempt to close the four-and-a-half game gap between them and the division […]
  • Inside the Box: Enright thumped in D-backs loss

    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 July 19, 2011: Brewers 11, Diamondbacks 3 The Good: Brandon Allen hit a mammoth home run in the fifth inning that has to go down as one of the longest […]
  • D-backs could pursue Isringhausen in trade

    PHOENIX – The Arizona Diamondbacks are believed to be looking for a reliever at the trade deadline to bolster their bullpen and a new name has surfaced as a possible target. The D-backs could make a run for New York Mets reliever Jason Isringhausen to provide another quality arm to go along with David Hernandez […]
  • Heilman had to go, no way around that fact

    The Diamondbacks released pitcher Aaron Heilman Tuesday, ending a period of time that the pitcher — and Diamondbacks fans — would like to forget. Heilman went 4-1, but had an ERA of 6.88, a WHIP of 1.67 and a batting average against of .318. With the way the Diamondbacks are swinging the bats right now, […]
  • Diamondbacks offense must improve

    The Arizona Diamondbacks are 3-1 since the All-Star break, a record that would be looked at in a positive light if they had scored more than 14 runs in the four games. Alas, they have not, and while Kirk Gibson said the important thing is that the team is winning games, Sports 620 KTAR’s Dave […]
  • Diamondbacks interested in Dodgers starter

    The Diamondbacks’ search for another starting pitcher may end just a few hundred miles to the West. According to Jim Bowden of, Arizona has been linked to the Dodgers’ Hiroki Kuroda. The 36-year-old Kuroda is 6-11 this year, but his 3.13 ERA and 1.20 WHIP belie his record. All told, he’s actually pitching as […]
  • Enright is right for Diamondbacks

    The Arizona Diamondbacks announced they’ve recalled starting pitcher Barry Enright from Triple-A Reno Tuesday. To make room for the right-hander the D-backs released pitcher Aaron Heilman, who was 4-1 with a 6.88 ERA. Enright, who was in the starting rotation when the season began, went 1-3 with a 6.49 ERA in six starts. However, since […]
  • Why is Justin Upton struggling?

    Arizona Diamondbacks All-Star right fielder Justin Upton is marred in a month long slump. Upton’s average has dropped from .300 on July 1st to .281 on July 19th. His OPS has gone from .892 to .847 in the same timeframe. In June Upton was incredible and he is following it up with his worst month […]
  • Hernandez thriving as closer, will be great as setup man

    When J.J. Putz went on the DL in late June there are some who thought the Diamondbacks would be in trouble. After all, the veteran had stabilized the D-backs bullpen, locking down saves at a rate not seen since 2007 when Jose Valverde was closing games for the D-backs. But then 8th inning man David […]
  • TatMan saves the day again for Diamondbacks

    Josh Collmenter was pitching great, and yet the D-backs seemed ready to waste another one of the rookie’s outings. Collmenter had not allowed a run through six innings, yet the D-backs only led 1-0. With two outs and Chris Young on base, Ryan Roberts stepped to the plate…and hit a two-run home run. “This guy…I […]
  • Enright up, Heilman down — reliever on way out?

    The Diamondbacks need a roster spot with Barry Enright scheduled to be recalled Tuesday. Aaron Heilman has such a spot. Or does he? Heilman, who is 4-1 with a 6.88 ERA in 32 appearances this season, cleaned out his locker following Monday night’s game and left the clubhouse with a large box under his arm. […]
  • Inside the Box: Collmenter baffles Brewers

    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 July 17, 2011: Diamondbacks 3, Brewers 0 The Good: Josh Collmenter continued to baffle the Brewers Monday night. He only gave up three hits in his eight innings and kept […]
  • So, looks like the D-backs won the Daniel Hudson trade

    On July 30th, 2010, the Arizona Diamondbacks and Chicago White Sox consumated a trade in which Daniel Hudson and David Holmberg heading to the Valley and Edwin Jackson making his way to the Windy City. Not even one full year later, it is obvious who won that trade. Give you a hint: their name rhymes […]
  • J.J. Putz getting closer to returning to mound

    J.J. Putz is getting closer to returning to the mound. On the disabled list since June 29th, Putz threw in a rookie league game Sunday night at Salt River Fields. The closer said things went well. “Threw 17 pitches, threw all my pitches,” he said. “Didn’t have any hesitation, feel great today, so I think […]
  • Hudson is the silver lining to 2010’s dark cloud

    As the saying goes, every dark cloud has a silver lining. At least, that’s what people tell themselves when things aren’t going so well. Whether or not you really believe it to be true, the concept has been alive and well within Valley sports over the last year. “Daniel Hudson is to last year what […]
  • Justin Upton left his swing in St. Louis

    Justin Upton was an All-Star, and deservedly so. Hitting .293 at the break with 15 home runs and 46 RBI, the D-backs right fielder was looking every bit the part of franchise player. Then the All-Star break ended, and since then Upton has looked more Eric Byrnes than, well, someone people actually like. The 23-year-old […]
  • Inside the Box: Hudson is one-man army

    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 July 17, 2011: Diamondbacks 4, Dodgers 1 The Good: D-backs starting pitcher Daniel Hudson was a one-man army in Sunday’s win over the Dodgers. Not only did he throw his […]
  • What should the Arizona Diamondbacks do with Kelly Johnson?

    If you took a quick glance at Kelly Johnson's stats, the 16 home runs he has hit this season jumps off the page and you would think he is having a great season.
  • Inside the Box: Kennedy gets career-high 10 wins

    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 July 16, 2011: Diamondbacks 3, Dodgers 2 The Good: Ian Kennedy has had a great season so far, and he got a well-deserved win Saturday night. In his seven innings, […]

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