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  • Good thing D-backs never traded Upton

    Roughly nine months ago Kevin Towers talked about Justin Upton, with conversations centered around possibly trading the talented right fielder. Amazing what time can do. Now, when the D-backs GM speaks of the 23-year-old, there is a different tone — and focus. “The more you watch him the more you watch him on an everyday […]
  • A former MVP sees why Justin Upton is in the discussion for the award

    One former MVP thinks Justin Upton should be in the discussion to win the award this season. That man just happens to be the right fielder’s hitting coach, Don Baylor. When Baylor was hired by the Arizona Diamondbacks last fall the only discussions Upton’s name had been involved in were of the trade variety. With […]
  • D-backs GM Towers quickly turned to Overbay

    When the D-backs began play last Friday they didn’t feel like they needed another first baseman. Sure, they would have liked to have had better options at the position, but they felt fairly content with Xavier Nady and Paul Goldschmidt manning the position. Saying Lyle Overbay’s agent had called a couple days earlier asking if […]
  • Inside the Box: Overbay rallies D-backs for comeback 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 August 16, 2011: Diamondbacks 3, Phillies 2 The Good: New addition Lyle Overbay made a major impact for the D-backs getting the big 2-RBI triple off Roy Halladay in the […]
  • Diamondbacks in the market for shortstop help

    PHOENIX – The Arizona Diamondbacks have been without the services of shortstop Stephen Drew for about a month now and fill-in Willie Bloomquist has done an admirable job, but the team is still looking for another option. Dbacks will also look at backup shortstop thorugh waiver wire trade looking for insurance for Willie Bloomquist.less than […]
  • D-backs interested in Wandy Rodriguez, but deal unlikely

    PHOENIX – With Jason Marquis most likely done for the season with a fractured fibula, the Arizona Diamondbacks are once again looking for a starting pitcher to fill out the back end of their rotation. According to Sports 620 KTAR’s John Gambadoro, Arizona is looking into Houston Astros’ starter Wandy Rodriguez. Arizona does have interest […]
  • Arizona Diamondbacks call up Wade Miley from Reno

    PHOENIX – The Arizona Diamondbacks have purchased the contract of left-handed pitcher Wade Miley from Triple-A Reno and placed right-handed pitcher Jason Marquis on the 15-day disabled list. Miley was 4-1 with a 3.64 ERA (22 ER in 54.1 IP) and .255 opponents average with 16 walks and 56 strikeouts in 8 starts with Reno. […]
  • Diamondbacks have chance to prove themselves

    The Arizona Diamondbacks are 68-53 and lead the NL West by two games, yet true believers are still tough to find. That could change over the next two weeks. The D-backs start a 10-game road trip Tuesday in Philadelphia, one that will take them from the City of Brotherly Love to Atlanta, before heading up […]
  • Arizona Diamondbacks sign draft pick Archie Bradley

    We all knew it would come down to the wire, and come down to the wire it did. #Diamondbacks sign No. 7 pick Archie Bradley for $5 mil. Expect that it’s a two-sport spread deal, but don’t know that for sure. #mlbdraftless than a minute ago via HootSuite Favorite Retweet ReplyJim CallisjimcallisBA The Arizona Diamondbacks […]
  • Justin Upton: MVP today, room to improve?

    The Justin Upton for MVP crowd is getting louder seemingly by the day. The outfielder is hitting .306 with 25 home runs and 75 RBI, leading all of baseball in extra base hits and the Diamondbacks to first place in the NL West. Certainly worthy of the award now, former D-backs manager and current MLB […]
  • What pitcher could the Arizona Diamondbacks trade for?

    When Jason Marquis broke his leg on the mound at Chase Field Sunday so did the back end of the Arizona Diamondbacks’ rotation. While the pitcher had struggled in his first few starts since coming over from the Washington Nationals most believed he would settle down in his role as the team’s No. 4 starter […]
  • National media still doesn’t get these Diamondbacks

    You’d like to think that, sooner or later, the national media will see what’s going on in the desert and take notice of the Arizona Diamondbacks. Owners of the 7th-best record in baseball (and the NL West lead, too), the D-backs are now a part of the playoff conversation, something took notice of in […]
  • Wolf: ‘Why not make it sooner’ for Trevor Bauer

    With Jason Marquis going down with an injury the Diamondbacks suddenly find themselves needing another starting pitcher. While the Diamondbacks appear to be in no rush to get some of their better pitching prospects to the Majors, Sports 620 KTAR’s Ron Wolfley wonders, simply, why not Trevor Bauer? “Tell me you didn’t think, ‘Well, they’re […]
  • D-backs need a pitcher, but it shouldn’t be Skaggs or Bauer

    When Jason Marquis went down with a broken fibula Sunday the Diamondbacks began the search for another starting pitcher. There are plenty of talented arms in the farm system, pitchers who are expected to have excellent careers once they become full-time Major Leaguers — as early as next season. With marquis out, first place #dbacks […]
  • Diamondbacks’ Jerry DiPoto considered top GM candidate

    Jerry, DiPoto, the Senior Vice President of Scouting & Player Development for the Arizona Diamondbacks could find himself with a new title at the start of the next baseball season. ranked DiPoto as the number one candidate for ball clubs in need of a new general manager. While the list does not include former […]
  • Inside the Box: D-backs finish off Mets

    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 August 14, 2011: Diamondbacks 5, Mets 3 The Good: The D-backs needed a game to boost their hitters’ confidences before heading to Philadelphia and they got one on Sunday. They […]
  • Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Jason Marquis out with broken right fibula

    And the hits just keep on coming. Recent Diamondbacks acquisition Jason Marquis is expected to miss the remainder of the season with a broken right fibula suffered after a third inning line drive from Angel Pagan of the New York Mets. Marquis took the line drive to the right ankle area with one out in […]
  • Report: Arizona Diamondbacks closing in on Andrew Chafin

    The Arizona Diamondbacks are close to agreeing terms with Andrew Chafin, the 43rd overall pick in the 2011 MLB First-Year Player Draft, according to reports. #Diamondbacks, supp 1st-rder Andrew Chafin agree to terms. No details yet. Kent State LHP has 90-95 fastball, wipeout slider. #mlbdraftless than a minute ago via HootSuite Favorite Retweet ReplyJim CallisjimcallisBA […]
  • Inside the Box: Roberts, D-backs edge Mets

    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 August 13, 2011: Diamondbacks 6, Mets 4 The Good: Daniel Hudson worked against the Mets on Saturday and showed why he and Ian Kennedy are forming a lethal one-two punch. […]
  • Arizona Diamondbacks sign 1B Lyle Overbay

    Xavier Nady suffered a fractured left hand on Friday night and by Saturday afternoon the Arizona Diamondbacks made a move to shore up the depth gap at first base. Former Diamondback Lyle Overbay was signed after being unconditionally released by the Pittsburgh Pirates on August 9. Overbay hit .227 in 103 games this season with […]

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