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  • Lockout over, Cardinals have plenty of work to do

    The lockout is over and now it’s time for the Cardinals to get to work. The roster is far from complete, with holes that need filling and players that need to be re-signed. Everyone knows that the quarterback position is the major concern, but what are the most pressing needs outside of that? ArizonaSports.com breaks […]
  • Clint Barmes may solve the Arizona Diamondbacks shortstop problem

    Pitching may be the focus of the July 31 trade deadline, but extra offense never hurts and with the loss of shortstop Stephen Drew, the Arizona Diamondbacks may look to add a shortstop. According to Fox Sports’ Ken Rosenthal, the Houston Astros may be able to provide the D-backs with shortstop Clint Barmes. In the […]
  • One quarterback the Cards WON’T be signing

    Apparently Daunte Culpepper wants a job in the NFL. According to ProFootballTalk, the veteran cites “unfinished business” as reason for wanting another shot. In fact, the site lists the Cardinals as a team that should at least consider giving Culpepper a tryout. Please. Unless, of course, the Cardinals are seeking a QB whose touchdown celebration […]
  • Arizona Cardinals expected to open training camp Wednesday

    Finally there is football again. After what seemed like the longest NFL offseason in history, football activities will resume shortly and training camps could start as early as Wednesday. According to Matt Pomeroy of the NFL Network, the Arizona Cardinals will be one of 10 teams opening camp on Wednesday. Teams starting camp Wednesday: Broncos, […]
  • Arizona Cardinals free agency wish list

    While the majority of the Cardinals offseason news has revolved around the quarterback vacancy, there are a few other holes which still need to be addressed. Although quarterback is an important position, teams that go 5-11 usually have more than one hole and the Cardinals are no different. Arizona could use help on the offensive […]
  • Report: Diamondbacks interested in Carlos Pena

    While the Arizona Diamondbacks are in the market for pitching at the trade deadline, they may also try to acquire some offensive help. According to a tweet by Sports Illustrated’s Jon Heyman, the Chicago Cubs are trying to move first baseman Carlos Pena, and the D-backs could be interested. carlos pena will almost surely be […]
  • The NFL lockout was about money not safety

    The NFL lockout is over and as the dust settles many people still think all of this was about protecting the players. Don’t count Ron Wolfley as one of them. Wolfley would like fans to remember, in the end this was all about the money. “A lot of people are saying this was quality of […]
  • Inside the Box: Upton carries D-backs to 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 July 24, 2011: Diamondbacks 7, Rockies 0 The Good: Colorado couldn’t get Justin Upton out on Sunday as the Diamondbacks’ star went 4-4 with three RBI’s to lead the Arizona […]
  • Inside the Box: Hudson struggles 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 22, 2011: Rockies 8, Diamondbacks 4 The Good: Geoff Blum hit his first home run of the season to put Arizona ahead 2-0 early in the game. Gerardo Parra […]
  • Owings next up in fifth starter role for D-backs

    PHOENIX – The Diamondbacks have named Micah Owings as their new fifth starter and he will get the start on Sunday against Colorado. The team is hoping Owings will work out better than the previous fifth starters that Arizona has rolled out on the mound this season. The team has gone through Armando Galarraga, Zach […]
  • Re-up or Reject: Deuce Lutui

    The Arizona Cardinals are not known for having a dominant offensive line. The pieces have changed over the years, yet the results have been, mostly, mediocre. The longest-tenured player on the line is guard Deuce Lutui, who joined the Cardinals as a rookie during the 2006 season. After an acrimonious contract battle last year, Lutui […]
  • Kolb ‘100 percent’ to be traded, likely to Arizona

    It’s settled. Kevin Kolb will be traded, and there’s a very, very, VERY strong chance it will be to the Arizona Cardinals. According to ESPN NFL insider Adam Schefter on NFL Live, it is “100 percent [Kolb’s] traded.” At this point we all figured that to be a given. The Eagles understand Kolb will leave […]
  • Re-up or Reject: Ben Graham

    There was a time when the Cardinals’ best — or at at least, most visible — player was the punter. Fortunately things have changed. Ben Graham, though, was one of the league’s best a couple years ago, putting together a campaign worthy of the Pro-Bowl but without the selection. He took a step back last […]
  • Diamondbacks looking at Royals for bullpen help?

    The Diamondbacks, it would seem, have two closers on their roster: J.J. Putz and David Hernandez. Could they be after a third? A report by Jason Stark of ESPN says the D-backs are believed to have inquired about the Royals’ Joakim Soria. Unfortunately, the price may be a little steep. But the Royals’ stance hasn’t […]
  • Arizona Diamondbacks ideal trade options

    As the end of July approaches, MLB trade rumors will intensify. The Arizona Diamondbacks are in second place in the NL West and believe acquiring pitching could help them overtake the San Francisco Giants and reach the postseason. ESPN.com took a look at contending National League teams and their trade deadline options. ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS Primary […]
  • Omar Bolden’s return to Sun Devils is unlikely

    On January 7, 2011, ASU senior cornerback Omar Bolden decided he would forgo the NFL draft and would return to the Sun Devils for his senior season. However, on April 2 he injured his knee and just three months after ACL surgery it appears his chances of playing his senior season are slim, according to […]
  • ESPN Insider: ‘Shut up and vote’

    The NFL owners have agreed to a new collective bargaining agreement, but the lockout is still in effect. While everyone is hopeful the players will recertify as a union and agree to the deal, it is not quite that simple. “It’s a messy situation,” ESPN’s NFL writer John Clayton said on Sports 620 KTAR’s Doug […]
  • Re-up or Reject: Alan Branch

    When the Cardinals traded up to nab Michigan’s Alan Branch in 2007 they did so thinking they were getting a dominant defensive lineman who, for whatever reason, fell in the draft. Four years later it is apparent why Branch fell: a lack of a motor. Incidentally enough, his play picked up just as he was […]
  • Stars step up for Diamondbacks in win

    The Arizona Diamondbacks had lost two games and a starting shortstop over the previous two days, resembling a team that seemed just about ready to begin a second-half slide. Their stars wouldn’t let it happen, at least not on this night. Ian Kennedy pitched seven shutout innings while Justin Upton, Miguel Montero and Kelly Johnson […]
  • Cardinals may be sold on Kevin Kolb, but Kurt Warner is not

    It appears as though the Cardinals are close to finding their franchise QB, as a deal for Philadelphia’s Kevin Kolb seems to be imminent. However, Arizona’s last franchise QB does not seem to be as high on the 27-year-old as others. “You have a little more book on him than you would a college quarterback […]