Escobar hits 30th HR, Diamondbacks rout Dodgers 11-5
PHOENIX (AP) — Eduardo Escobar joined an elite class Thursday, and Arizona knocked around one of the top pitchers in the National League.
Escobar became the fourth switch-hitter in major...
Mike Leake earns first win with Diamondbacks, beats Giants
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — It took Mike Leake five starts to earn his first win with Arizona. What matters most to him right now is taking his success from Tuesday night into September and through the...
Dyson’s defense helps Diamondbacks hold off Giants, 6-4
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Not long after his leaping catch at the wall, Jarrod Dyson used a little pre-planning to put himself in perfect position to make a second spectacular play.
Marte, Jones lead Diamondbacks over Nationals 7-5
PHOENIX (AP) — Ketel Marte, an All-Star for the first time in his career, continues to put on a show for Diamondbacks fans.
His inside-the-park home run was part of a three-hit Sunday...
Oh, baby! D-backs rookie dad wins Yankee Stadium debut, 4-2
NEW YORK (AP) — This momentous month just keeps getting better for Taylor Clarke.
Five days after the birth of his daughter, the rookie pitcher was an impressive winner in his Yankee Stadium...
Escobar triples twice, Jones has 3 hits as D’backs top O’s
PHOENIX (AP) — Diamondbacks outfielder Adam Jones wasn't caught up in the emotions of playing against his former team.
Jones downplayed the significance of his first game against the...
Diamondbacks hit 4 HRs off Strasburg, beat Nationals 10-3
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks jumped all over three-time All-Star Stephen Strasburg from the opening pitch.
Ketel Marte hit two of Arizona's four solo homers off Strasburg and...
Matz, Mets to take on Kelly, Diamondbacks on Sunday
New York Mets (28-30, third in the NL East) vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (29-30, fourth in the NL West)
Phoenix; Sunday, 4 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Mets: Steven Matz (4-3, 3.55 ERA,...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ildemaro Vargas was adamant that he scored before the Giants completed an inning-ending double play in the first, quickly calling for Arizona manager Tory Lovullo to ask for a...
Diamondbacks break out of slump with 18-2 win over Giants
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks took out a week of frustrations on San Francisco's pitching staff.
Ildemaro Vargas had five hits and a home run, Adam Jones added four hits and...
Escobar’s 3-run triple helps Diamondbacks beat Giants 7-0
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona had good pitching, timely hitting and solid defense.
It's just the kind of game Torey Lovullo likes from the Diamondbacks, helping him become the second-fastest...
Arizona takes 3-game losing streak into matchup with Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh Pirates (20-17, third in the NL Central) vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (22-19, second in the NL West)
Fried returns to lead Braves to 5-3 win over Diamondbacks
PHOENIX (AP) — The Atlanta Braves wriggled out of one jam after the next with a series of spectacular plays.
Nick Markakis had the best of the bunch in the game's biggest...
Marte homers from both sides, Diamondbacks beat Rockies 10-9
DENVER (AP) — Ketel Marte put on a power display from both sides of the plate.
Marte homered from opposite sides for the third time this season and the Arizona Diamondbacks...
Diamondbacks ride 5-game win streak into matchup with Cubs
Chicago Cubs (12-12, third in the NL Central) vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (16-11, second in the NL West)
Phoenix; Saturday, 8 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Cubs: Yu Darvish (1-3, 5.96 ERA,...
Flores helps Diamondbacks beat Cubs 8-3 for 5th straight win
PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks are rolling along quite nicely.
Wilmer Flores and Adam Jones led the way Friday night.
Flores drove in three runs, helping Arizona beat the...
Bote lifts Cubs past Diamondbacks 2-1
CHICAGO (AP) — David Bote had to go. So he took matters into his own hands.
Bote hit a tiebreaking single in the ninth inning, and the Chicago Cubs used a terrific performance by Tyler...
Chicago faces Arizona, aims to build on Hamels’ strong performance
Arizona Diamondbacks (10-9, third in the NL West) vs. Chicago Cubs (8-9, fourth in the NL Central)
Chicago; Friday, 2 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Diamondbacks: Merrill Kelly (1-1,...
Walker’s 2-run HR helps Diamondbacks sweep Braves, 4-1
ATLANTA (AP) — Christian Walker had no reason to panic when he struck out in his first three at-bats.
As always, the rookie was saving his best swings for last.
Braves host the Diamondbacks following Gausman’s strong performance
Arizona Diamondbacks (9-9, third in the NL West) vs. Atlanta Braves (9-8, third in the NL East)
Atlanta; Thursday, 12 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: The Braves are 7-5 on their home turf....
Jones’ bases-loaded walk lifts D-backs over Braves 3-2 in 10
ATLANTA (AP) — Adam Jones managed to lay off a couple of pitches he wanted to swing at before settling in against Jesse Biddle.
Biddle couldn't find the strike zone, and Jones won the...
Machado, Paddack power 1st-place Padres past Diamondbacks
PHOENIX (AP) — Gerardo Reyes was an unexpected star for the San Diego Padres.
Reyes, called up earlier Friday and inserted into a tie game against Arizona, earned a victory in relief in his...
Red Sox head to home opener with win after 3-8 trip
PHOENIX (AP) — Mitch Moreland homered off Merrill Kelly on the first pitch of the seventh inning, and the World Series champion Boston Red Sox ended an awful opening trip with a 1-0 win over the...
Marte has 2 HRs, 5 RBIs, Diamondbacks rout Red Sox 15-8
PHOENIX (AP) — Adam Jones wanted to make one thing perfectly clear.
"I'm not replacing Paul (Goldschmidt), by any stretch," Jones said after hitting his fourth homer of the season...
30-year-old Kelly wins MLB debut as D-backs rout Padres 10-3
SAN DIEGO (AP) — It was a night of memorable debuts for the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Merrill Kelly paused for a moment before making his first big league appearance at age 30.
Dodgers set opening day mark with 8 HRs in win over Arizona
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Joc Pederson and Enrique Hernandez each hit two of the Los Angeles Dodgers' eight home runs Thursday in a 12-5 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Now with D-backs, Adam Jones eager for fresh start
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Adam Jones had been climbing Camelback Mountain and hitting at Grand Canyon University for the past two weeks, waiting for a major league team to give him a job. On...
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Outfielder Adam Jones and the Arizona Diamondbacks have finalized a $3 million, one-year contract.
Jones is likely to start in center field between Steven Souza Jr....
AP source: Adam Jones, D-Backs agree to $3M, 1-year deal
Outfielder Adam Jones and the Arizona Diamondbacks have agreed to a $3 million, one-year contract, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press.
Broncos promote Langley to replace Jones on roster
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos have promoted cornerback Brendan Langley from their practice squad.
He replaces veteran cornerback Adam Jones, who was waived Tuesday, 48 hours after playing just five snaps on defense and returning a kickoff 16 yards in Denver's 23-22 win over the Los Angeles Chargers.
Langley is a 2017 third-round draft pick who played in 11 games his rookie season, when he averaged 30.5 yards on six kickoff returns.
Cards right guard Pugh active with big wrap on left hand
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona Cardinals right guard Justin Pugh was active for Thursday night's game against Denver, his injured left hand encased in a large cast-like wrap.
There were no other surprises among inactives. Broncos left guard Ron Leary (Achilles tendon) and right tackle Jared Veldheer (knee) already had been declared out, as was Cardinals left guard Mike Iupati (back) and safety Tre Boston (shoulder, ribs).
Jones, Showalter preside over Orioles’ 4-0 win over Astros
BALTIMORE (AP) — Adam Jones began the season by hitting a game-winning home run in the 11th inning. He ended it by walking off the field to a standing ovation.
In between opening day and the season finale, there was a whole lot of anguish for Jones and the Baltimore Orioles.
The Orioles closed out a trying season Sunday with a salute to Jones and a 4-0 victory over the Houston Astros that could end up serving as a parting gift to manager Buck Showalter.
Case Keenum returns to Broncos practice after missing 1 day
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Denver Broncos quarterback Case Keenum returned to practice Thursday after missing a day with a sore knee.
Keenum didn't want to miss Wednesday's workout but said he understood that being cautious in September will give him a better chance of staying in the lineup all season.
Mullins gets 4 hits to help Orioles beat White Sox 8-4
BALTIMORE (AP) — The young players on the rebuilding Baltimore Orioles have endured a whole lot of losses in front of quite a few small crowds this season.
Some days, however, are worth savoring.
Rookie Cedric Mullins had a career-high four hits, Jonathan Villar and Adam Jones homered and the Orioles beat the Chicago White Sox 8-4 Sunday to avoid a three-game sweep.
Seahawks, Broncos have lost star power in secondary
DENVER (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks' "Legion of Boom" blew up with Kam Chancellor's neck injury and Richard Sherman's exit. The Denver Broncos' "No Fly Zone" was grounded by Aqib Talib's trade and T.J. Ward's departure.
Not so fast, insist the holdovers.
These two teams may not have the star power in their respective secondaries that they've boasted in years past, but they still have formidable, youth-infused defensive backfields expected to play leading roles in 2018.
Jones’ slam helps Orioles beat Blue Jays 10-5 for sweep
BALTIMORE (AP) — Residing among all those young guys in the clubhouse of the rebuilding Orioles is 33-year-old Adam Jones, one of few holdovers from an era when Baltimore was a contender in the AL East.
The old fella can still rake, and those around him can sure benefit from his experience.
Remember me? O’s Jones, Blue Jays’ Jansen reunite at plate
TORONTO (AP) — Adam Jones stepped to the plate in the first inning, saw a familiar face behind the plate and gave the Toronto catcher a warm, welcoming thump.
Quite an unlikely reunion, indeed.
"It was cool," Blue Jays rookie Danny Jansen said Tuesday. "He hit me on the chest and said, 'I'm proud of you, man. You made it.' I'll never forget it."
On Monday night, Jansen and the Baltimore Orioles star outfielder met up for the first time in quite a while.