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  • Throwback Bauer could contribute soon for D-backs

    PHOENIX – The Arizona Diamondbacks first round selection Trevor Bauer could be making an impact for the Major League team sooner than expected. The third overall pick of the 2011 MLB Draft believes he can get big-league hitters out. “Confidence-wise I’m sure I can do it. I’m fully confident I can be competitive against Major […]
  • D-backs pick Bauer is different and that’s fine

    Trevor Bauer, who the D-backs picked with the third overall selection in the 2011 MLB Draft, is a little unconventional. From the time he takes the mound each inning and throws his first warmup selection to every pitch he throws, he’s just a little…different. And that’s fine, according to the Sports Interactive crew. “This guy’s […]
  • Gibson, Vasquez suspended following Sunday’s ejections

    When Esmerling Vasquez hit Nationals second baseman Danny Espinosa in the top of the 8th inning Sunday, both he and manager Kirk Gibson were ejected. A warning had been issued to both clubs earlier in the game, meaning if an umpire felt a pitcher threw at a hitter he and his skipper would be kicked […]
  • Diamondbacks receiving praise for draft picks

    A team holding a pair of picks in the top 10 of the draft has a lot of pressure not to mess up. It is a golden opportunity to add quality youth to the organization, securing players who could make a great impact at some point in the future. Well, the Arizona Diamondbacks didn’t mess […]
  • Newest D-backs turn to Twitter to share excitement

    If you’re in your late teens and early twenties now-a-days when something important happens in life you turn to social media to share it with your friends, family and the world. For the Arizona Diamondbacks two first round picks, Trevor Bauer and Archie Bradley, it’s no different. Within hours of being selected by the club […]
  • D-backs take Chafin with 43rd overall pick

    The Arizona Diamondbacks selected left-handed pitcher Andrew Chafin out of Kent State with their 43rd overall draft pick on Monday.
  • Are the Arizona Diamondbacks becoming the ‘bad guys’?

    After a highly contested series with the Washington Nationals that saw more players get hit than an NFL game, it’s no surprise people are starting to wonder about the Arizona Diamondbacks reputation. “Are the Arizona Diamondbacks becoming ‘that team’? Do they have ‘that’ reputation? Last year was horrible,” Dave Burns said on Sports 620 KTAR’s […]
  • Diamondbacks grab Archie Bradley with second first round pick

    One year ago, when the Diamondbacks selected pitcher Barret Loux out of Texas A&M with the sixth pick in the draft, many wondered why the team reached with such an important selection. As the months went by and Loux remained unsigned, their plan became apparent: Don’t sign Loux, instead getting a compensatory pick in the […]
  • Diamondbacks tab Trevor Bauer with No. 3 pick

    With the third pick in the 2011 MLB first year player draft, the Arizona Diamondbacks select…Trevor Bauer, right-handed pitcher from UCLA. The pick, which turned out to be a surprise to no one, looks like a good one for Arizona. The Collegiate Baseball Player of the Year and Pac-10 Pitcher of the Year, Bauer represents […]
  • Could Kerry Wood be a fit for the Diamondbacks?

    It’s no secret that the Arizona Diamondbacks are interested in adding bullpen depth via trade. Their team president, Derrick Hall, told fans and the media as much last week. For the first time, we have a name that general manager Kevin Towers and the club could have interest in. Sports 620 KTAR’s John Gambadoro thinks […]
  • D-backs to begin seven game road trip

    Just a half game out of first place, the Arizona Diamondbacks continue to be one of the hottest teams in the major leagues. Although the Diamondbacks did lose two of four to the Washington Nationals, they have won seven of their last 10 and are playing their best baseball of the season. Arizona has Monday […]
  • Drew, Upton amog top 10 vote getters at shortstop, outfield

    With the announcement of the Major League Baseball All-Star teams just less than a month away, there are two Arizona Diamondbacks in the top-10 of the voting at their respective positions. Stephen Drew ranks fifth among shortstops with 303,811 votes while Justin Upton is tenth among outfielders with 338,487 votes. If selected, Drew would be […]
  • D-backs dream scenario in the draft

    While the Major League Baseball draft doesn’t have the pomp and circumstance of the NFL and NBA drafts, that doesn’t mean it isn’t just as important to the building of a franchise. With the Arizona Diamondbacks holding the third and seventh selections in Monday’s first round, their future and farm system could dramatically change in […]
  • Third overall pick not a sure thing

    The Arizona Diamondbacks currently hold both the third and seventh overall picks in Monday’s MLB draft. While two top ten picks is certainly something to be excited about, history shows that the No. 3 pick often turns into a bust. Eric Munson, Dewon Brazelton, David McCarthy, B.J. Wallace and Chris Gruler are all players that […]
  • Inside the Box: D-backs comeback falls short

    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 June 5, 2011: Nationals 9, Diamondbacks 4 The Arizona Diamondbacks never give up, but they still fell short in their 9-4 loss to the Nationals on Sunday in 11 innings. […]
  • Inside the Box: Saunders blanks Nats

    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 June 4, 2011: Diamondbacks 2, Nationals 0 The Good: It was all Joe Saunders on Saturday at Chase Field. The Diamondbacks starter may have struggled recently, but he threw a […]
  • Inside the Box: Drew gets big hit for D-backs

    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 June 3, 2011: Diamondbacks 4, Nationals 0 The Arizona Diamondbacks evened their four-game series against the Washington Nationals with a 4-0 win on Friday night. Starter Josh Collmenter was dominant […]
  • D-backs enjoying themselves on and off the field

    PHOENIX – There has been plenty of talk about the Arizona Diamondbacks improved play on the field this season. However, not much has been made about the improved chemistry within the clubhouse. Closer J.J. Putz was a guest on Intentional Talk this week and described a funny scene where during a drill manager Kirk Gibson […]
  • D-backs lineup more set than before, but not done yet

    When a team finds success it would be well served not to mess with what led to it. The Arizona Diamondbacks have been on a roll since the middle of May, with largely the same group of players getting the majority of at bats. Does that mean they found a set lineup? Not quite, but […]
  • Giants aiding D-backs cause

    The San Francisco Giants remain focused on the Buster Posey injury and appear to be distracted just enough to allow the Arizona Diamondbacks to become a threat to San Francisco’s playoff hopes. “I think the comments of Brian Sabean immediately make the Arizona Diamondbacks, for the first time, a legitimate division contender,” Doug Franz said […]

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