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  • How good is Paul Goldschmidt?

    Just how good is Paul Goldschmidt? That is the question fans and baseball minds alike have been wondering since he was called up to the Majors back at the beginning of August. The first baseman wasn’t really viewed as a legitimate big league prospect by those around baseball until recently despite tearing the cover off […]
  • What stands between the Diamondbacks and the NL West crown?

    The Diamondbacks are looking at a golden opportunity to shut the door on the San Francisco Giants’ season and wrap up an NL West title. With 31 games remaining on the schedule, the Diamondbacks begin a 6-game homestand Friday where they host two teams who are already looking towards next season. The Padres followed by […]
  • Cardinals need O’Brien Schofield to step up

    The Cardinals selected O’Brien Schofield in the fourth round of the 2010 draft believing they were getting a top-notch pass rusher at a discounted rate. Roughly 19 months since tearing his ACL, the hope is the linebacker will turn into the dominant pass rusher the Cardinals need. “The two guys that had been starting there, […]
  • Arizona football loses another player to injury

    University of Arizona lost another player to a knee injury when sophomore cornerback Jonathan McKnight tore his anterior cruciate ligament after jumping for a pass and landing awkwardly, according to the Arizona Daily Star. McKnight was expected to be a starter on defense after playing in all 13 games as a freshman. “You feel very […]
  • Defense may be Cardinals’ biggest question mark

    The Arizona Cardinals are making a lot of changes, with the most prominent being the one at quarterback. And yes, while it is tough to integrate a new signal caller — especially over the course of a truncated offseason — the most difficult transformation the team faces may be on the defensive side of the […]
  • Inside the Box: D-backs finally find their bats

    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 25, 2011: Diamondbacks 8, Nationals 1 The Good: The D-backs have struggled on offense for their entire road trip, but remembered how to swing the bat on Thursday. Both […]
  • 2011-12 Phoenix Coyotes’ Season Just Around Corner

    GLENDALE – I realize it doesn’t feel like it outside in the triple-digit heat, but the Coyotes’ off-season quickly is coming to an end. In 11 days, the crew at Jobing.com Arena will begin installing the ice for the 2011-12 season, and soon after they’re finished training camp will begin for the rookies and the […]
  • Ken Whisenhunt realistic about his expectations against Chargers

    Ken Whisenhunt has been realistic about his expectations for the Arizona Cardinals through the first two preseason games. So much so that he really just wanted to see his club run their systems without issue. Even with the expectations so low, the team has yet to live up to them. “My expectations were that we […]
  • White Sox downplay how good Diamondbacks’ starter Daniel Hudson is

    In hindsight the Arizona Diamondbacks committed armed robbery — pun intended –when they traded Edwin Jackson for Daniel Hudson. The question is, did some in the Chicago White Sox organization know just how good Hudson was before the right-hander was sent to the desert? It looks like at least one executive in the south sider’s […]
  • The Arizona Diamondbacks have the San Fransisco Giants rattled

    It’s not just the national media who is starting to take notice of the Arizona Diamondbacks. The defending world champion San Fransisco Giants are too. According to D-backs president Derrick Hall, the Giants are concerned enough about his team to attempt to stop them from making deals before the August 31 waiver deadline. “Coming off […]
  • Inside the Box: Pitching rules again in Washington

    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 24, 2011: Diamondbacks 4, Nationals 2 The Good: Daniel Hudson followed Ian Kennedy’s strong performance with one of his own, coming within one out of a complete game. He […]
  • Cardinals would do well adding Packers’ Ryan Grant

    While the Cardinals are scrambling to find a running back in the wake of rookie Ryan Williams’ season ending knee injury, the Packers are facing the problem of having too many options on the roster. The odd man out may be veteran Ryan Grant, and Sports 620 KTAR’s John Gambadoro talked about the possibility of […]
  • Jared Dudley to play in new Impact League

    It looks like there will be a league for NBA stars to play in this fall. No, sadly it is not the NBA, as that lockout continues, but there is a new league forming in Las Vegas called the the Impact league. The league will feature 70 NBA players and the Suns’ Jared Dudley will […]
  • Cardinals coach Whisenhunt excited for home game

    For some there is nothing sweeter than playing in front of a home crowd. The Cardinals will get that chance Saturday night in their home preseason debut against the San Diego Chargers. One person who is happy to be back at home is head coach Ken Whisenhunt. “I’m excited to get back to University of […]
  • Kirk Gibson not concerned with Diamondbacks’ recent struggles

    It’s no secret that the Arizona Diamondbacks, particularly their bats, have struggled as of late. Just like fans, a prolonged slump can affect the players’ psyche. It’s manager Kirk Gibson’s job to make sure that a few losses in a row don’t turn into a season ending slide. It’s a challenge he’s up for. “There […]
  • Cardinals add Brodie Croyle to QB mix

    Down some quarterbacks, the Arizona Cardinals picked up free agent Brodie Croyle Wednesday. The question is, why? The 28-year-old Croyle was drafted in the 3rd round of the 2006 NFL Draft by the Kansas City Chiefs, and has thrown for just 1,669 passing yards and eight touchdowns during his career. Croyle spent the last two […]
  • Kevin Kolb eager to work 2-minute drill

    Kevin Kolb is looking forward to playing deep into the game this Saturday night. Kolb and the rest of the starters will probably see action into the third quarter, and the quaterback plans on using this extended playing time to his advantage. “I need to run through the 2 minute drill at least one time […]
  • Kevin Kolb, Cardinals working through ‘hiccups’

    Everyone knew it would take time. Kevin Kolb has been with the Cardinals for less than a month, and with the season opener nearly two weeks away the offense is under the gun, so to speak, to get ready as quickly as possible. And, while mistakes have been made, Kolb says the important thing is […]
  • Ian Kennedy steps up when Diamondbacks needed him most

    Riding a six game losing streak, the Arizona Diamondbacks looked to their ace to make it stop. And stop it he did. Ian Kennedy pitched seven innings, allowing just six hits and two walks while striking out eight as the D-backs topped the Nationals 2-0 and, at least for one night, seemed to have righted […]
  • D-backs GM Towers expects Aaron Hill to make an impact

    Two years ago, as a member of the Toronto Blue Jays, Aaron Hill hit .286 while collecting 36 home runs and 108 RBI. In one and a half seasons since, the second baseman has combined for just 32 home runs and 113 RBI. His batting average dipped to .205 last year, and was sitting at […]