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  • Jason Isringhausen: Still in the league, a D-backs target

    The Arizona Diamondbacks’ search for bullpen help may take them to New York, where a name most haven’t heard for a while (and even more probably can’t spell) could be a player the D-backs are interested in. Jason Isringhausen, the 38-year-old reliever, is a D-backs target, according to Sports 620 KTAR’s John Gambadoro. Isringhausen, who […]
  • Arizona Diamondbacks set to outright Juan Miranda

    When the Diamondbacks traded for Juan Miranda last November they did so hoping the 28-year-old could become the every day first baseman the team needed. Swing and a miss, both literally and figuratively. The experiment appears to be coming to a close, though, as Miranda, who has hit just .213 in 174 at bats, will […]
  • D-backs could fix ‘pen by finding a new closer

    J.J. Putz has helped Diamondbacks fans forget about Brandon Lyon, Chad Qualls and Juan Gutierrez. With 21 saves and a 3.12 ERA this season, he has been a big factor in the team’s surprising play. Still, the D-backs find themselves looking for bullpen help, and Sports 620 KTAR’s Doug Franz has the solution to the […]
  • Pitching staff key to Arizona Diamondbacks postseason run

    The Arizona Diamondbacks need more pitchers. Offense is important and can carry a team through a regular season, but pitching wins in October. While the D-backs want to make a trade or two at the deadline, they will need to decide on both their short and long term goals. “I would put relievers as more […]
  • D-backs’ Allen gets the call — finally

    The Diamondbacks first basemen this year have, shall we say, struggled. Juan Miranda, who has garnered most of the playing time, has posted a Chris Burke-like .213 average with seven home runs and 23 RBI. So, really, it should not come as a surprise that the D-backs have recalled first baseman Brandon Allen from Triple-A […]
  • D-backs to target bullpen help, maybe San Diego’s Bell?

    The Diamondbacks would like to make a move. Though they’re just three games back of the first place San Francisco Giants, they understand there is room to improve. Specifically, in the bullpen. “For us, I think the biggest impact we can have on this team is bullpen help,” D-backs President and CEO Derrick Hall said […]
  • Diamondbacks would like to trade, but at what cost?

    Derrick Hall knows the Diamondbacks need help if they are to be more than just NL West champions. With holes at third, first, the starting rotation and in the bullpen, there are potentially-helpful players available to the D-backs. But, which players would Arizona, in turn, make available to other teams? Not all of them. Follow […]
  • Diamondbacks are good, but trade could make them great

    Though just three games out of first in the NL West, the Arizona Diamondbacks feel like they could win the division with the roster they have now. So, any deal they make would be with eyes towards a greater goal. “Overall, the group that we have can win and has shown they can win, but […]
  • All-Star Game was fun, doesn’t need to return

    The Arizona Diamondbacks waited a long time to host the MLB All-Star Game, and now that it’s over people may be wondering when it will return to the Valley of the Sun. Not Sports 620 KTAR’s Mark Asher. “It just didn’t have the same feel as I remember the All-Star games having,” Asher said on […]
  • If Upton puts up the numbers he’ll be an All-Star starter

    Justin Upton has been to two All-Star Games in four years, and at just 23 years of age there’s a good chance he’ll attend a few more before his career is done with. But will he ever start in the game? “He’s got to be one of those guys who hits 35-40 home runs and […]
  • Mark Grace and Justin Timberlake had All-Star Game’s most interesting moment

    There were a lot of great moments during this week’s MLB All-Star festivities in Phoenix, but the most interesting one didn’t even involve a player in the game or anything that happened on the field. The most memorable All-Star moment took place during the bottom of the 4th inning at the pool in right field […]
  • All-Star ratings are lowest ever

    Baseball fans in Phoenix may have enjoyed the All-Star game, but it does not appear the rest of the country did. According to Sportsbusiness Daily, the 2011 All-Star game was the worst rated All-Star game ever. The 7.9 overnight rating is down 13.2 percent from last season’s game. With both the NBA and NFL locked […]
  • No Home Run Derby may have been best for Justin Upton’s career

    As everybody knows, Justin Upton was not invited to this year’s Home Run Derby. While the fans were upset as they wanted to see a hometown player participate in the event, Doug Franz of Sports 620 KTAR’s Doug and Wolf thinks it might have been a good thing for the young right fielder. “One of […]
  • Kevin Towers wants to acquire a reliever for Arizona Diamondbacks

    July 31, the MLB trade deadline, is arguably one of the most exciting days of the baseball season. This year it looks like it could be even more exciting for local fans because the Diamondbacks will likely be involved. At 49-43 the Arizona Diamondbacks are three games back of the division lead and will likely […]
  • Fielder, Gonzalez turn boos into cheers from Arizona fans

    PHOENIX – It may have taken Prince Fielder and Adrian Gonzalez two days, but in the end they learned how to get Arizona Diamondback fans behind them. Both Gonzalez and Fielder were on the wrong end of loud boooos on Monday night and during the day on Tuesday. While it was for different reasons — […]
  • Justin Upton: ‘The fans were supportive, I can’t complain about that’

    Justin Upton wanted to be in the Home Run Derby. Arizona Diamondbacks fans wanted Justin Upton to be in the Home Run Derby. As we all know, Upton was not selected to participate by Prince Fielder, who instead chose Brewers teammate Rickie Weeks. Monday evening, while both Weeks and Fielder took their cuts, the fans […]
  • Montero savors opportunity of a lifetime

    Miguel Montero was one of the final additions to the All-Star lineup, but that doesn’t mean his experience is any less enjoyable. In fact, the Diamondbacks catcher had the opportunity to catch the ceremonial first pitch in Monday’s Home Run Derby, a ball that was thrown by Hall of Famer and MLB Ironman Cal Ripken […]
  • Fan says ‘no way’ to giving up gold ball at Home Run Derby

    For the first time Major League Baseball implemented gold baseballs for the final out of each contestants round during the Home Run Derby. These balls featured a panel with actual 24-karat gold leather crafted by Rawlings and Gold Sport Collectibles. Boston Red Sox slugger Adrian Gonzalez was the first one to put one in the […]
  • All-Stars tweet during Home Run Derby

    The MLB All-Star Home Run Derby is Monday, July 11 at Chase Field in Phoenix. Many of the participants and other All-Stars will be tweeting during the event and is your source for their tweets. What a night for the AL! Congrats to @RobinsonCano and thanks to A-Gon @Joeybats19 @MLB and @StateFarm raised a […]
  • Justin Upton diary of Home Run Derby

    Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Justin Upton may not be participating in the 2011 MLB All-Star Home Run Derby, but he will be tweeting during the event. will post Upton’s tweets. Are they gonna have web gems during the all star break? That kid needs to be on it! #hrderbyless than a minute ago via TweetDeck […]

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