PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Zack Greinke is on track to make his next scheduled start Tuesday at San Diego after throwing a bullpen session before Saturday's game, Diamondbacks...
San Francisco Giants (18-25, fifth in the NL West) vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (25-20, second in the NL West)
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...
San Francisco Giants (18-24, fifth in the NL West) vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (24-20, second in the NL West)
Phoenix; Friday, 9 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Giants: Jeff Samardzija (2-1,...
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder David Peralta has left a game with tightness in the area of his upper shoulder and back.
Peralta exited after five innings Wednesday against...
Pittsburgh Pirates (21-18, fourth in the NL Central) vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (23-20, second in the NL West)
Pittsburgh Pirates (20-17, third in the NL Central) vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (22-19, second in the NL West)
Atlanta Braves (20-20, second in the NL East) vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (22-18, second in the NL West)
Phoenix; Sunday, 4 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Braves: Max Fried (4-2, 2.98 ERA,...
Atlanta Braves (18-20, second in the NL East) vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (22-16, second in the NL West)
Phoenix; Friday, 9 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Braves: Julio Teheran (2-4, 4.63...
PHOENIX (AP) — After playing 13 innings on the road the day before, a long game with a taxed bullpen was about the last thing the Arizona Diamondbacks wanted Thursday night.
Diamondbacks look to stop 3-game skid
Arizona Diamondbacks (20-16, second in the NL West) vs. Tampa Bay Rays (23-12, first in the NL East)
Diamondbacks to face Rays on the road
Arizona Diamondbacks (20-15, second in the NL West) vs. Tampa Bay Rays (22-12, first in the NL East)
DENVER (AP) — Luke Weaver's comfort level with his new team is on the rise, and so is his pitching.
Weaver tossed seven strong innings, Nick Ahmed and Carson Kelly hit back-to-back home runs...
New York Yankees (17-12, second in the AL East) vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (17-13, second in the AL West)
New York Yankees (17-11, second in the AL East) vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (16-13, second in the AL West)
Phoenix; Tuesday, 9 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Yankees: CC Sabathia (1-0, 2.40...
Bote homers twice as Cubs beat Diamondbacks 9-1
PHOENIX (AP) — Yu Darvish settled down after a shaky start.
He got some help from David Bote.
Darvish pitched six effective innings and Bote homered twice, leading the Chicago Cubs to...
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,...
Ray set to start for Arizona against the Cubs
Chicago Cubs (12-11, second in the NL Central) vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (15-11, second in the NL West)
Phoenix; Friday, 9 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Cubs: Kyle Hendricks (1-3, 3.54...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pirates reliever Nick Burdi left in tears with a right arm injury, a chilling low point for Pittsburgh in a 12-4 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday night.
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....
Arizona plays Atlanta after Greinke’s strong outing
Arizona Diamondbacks (7-9, third in the NL West) vs. Atlanta Braves (9-6, second in the NL East)
Atlanta; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Diamondbacks: Robbie Ray (0-1, 3.52...
PHOENIX (AP) — Zack Greinke and David Peralta delivered in a game Arizona manager Torey Lovullo said the Diamondbacks needed to stop a lengthy losing streak.
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...
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.
Wilmer Flores, Diamondbacks finalize $4.25M, 1-year contract
PHOENIX (AP) — Wilmer Flores endeared himself to New York Mets fans when he got emotional during a game in 2015 after believing media reports he had been traded.
About 3½ years later, a deal with the Arizona Diamondbacks suits him just fine.
Flores and the Diamondbacks finalized a one-year contract on Monday, guaranteeing the infielder $4.25 million. He gets a $3.75 million salary this year as part of the deal, which includes a $6 million team option for 2020 with a $500,000 buyout.
D-backs avoid arbitration with Ahmed, Peralta, 7 others
PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks have avoided arbitration with nine of their 10 arbitration-eligible players, leaving only left-handed reliever T.J. McFarland without a deal.
Among those reaching agreements Friday were shortstop Nick Ahmed, outfielder David Peralta, third baseman Jake Lamb and starting pitcher Robbie Ray.
John Ryan Murphy, D-Backs reach $900,000, 1-year deal
PHOENIX (AP) — Catcher John Ryan Murphy and the Arizona Diamondbacks agreed to a $900,000, one-year contract, a raise from his $558,000 salary last year.
The 27-year-old set career bests with nine homers and 24 RBIs in 223 plate appearances, hitting .202. He split time behind the plate with Alex Avila and Jeff Mathis, who left for Texas.
Escobar’s homer lifts D-Backs over Dodgers, tightens NL West
PHOENIX (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers surged into the NL West lead with a superb September, yet have struggled to shake the Colorado Rockies.
Eduardo Escobar homered off Kenta Maeda leading off the ninth inning, and the Arizona Diamondbacks tightened the NL West race with a 4-3 victory over the Dodgers on Tuesday night.
Springer helps Astros beat D-backs 10-4, extend AL West lead
HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros were in a celebratory mood after helping Charlie Morton get a milestone win.
George Springer had four hits and scored three runs to back Morton in his career-high 15th victory as the Astros beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 10-4 Saturday night.
Turner lifts Dodgers over Diamondbacks 3-2
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Justin Turner homered on Zack Greinke's first pitch of the eighth inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 3-2 on Friday night.
Los Angeles began the day two games behind Arizona in the NL West and 2 1/2 games back in the wild-card race.
The Dodgers also announced they had acquired third baseman David Freese from the Pirates in exchange for minor league infielder Jesus Manuel Valdez.
NL West-leading D-backs beat Dodgers 3-1 in series opener
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It had been nearly four months since the Diamondbacks and Dodgers played each other.
Not much has changed. Arizona remains the dominant team.
David Peralta hit a three-run homer in the fifth inning and the NL West leaders won 3-1 on Thursday night in the opener of a pivotal series.
"This is a tight division right now and to be able to start out like this and put a little bit more of a gap between us is huge," winning pitcher Robbie Ray said.
Buchholz pitches five-hitter, Diamondbacks beat Padres 5-1
SAN DIEGO (AP) — For a player who was without a job in April, Clay Buchholz is performing like a mainstay.
Buchholz pitched a five-hitter, David Peralta hit a three-run homer and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the San Diego Padres 5-1 on Thursday night in the opener of a four-game series.
Goldschmidt homers twice as Diamondbacks beat Reds 9-2
CINCINNATI (AP) — Paul Goldschmidt and the Arizona Diamondbacks powered their way to a sorely needed win.
Goldschmidt hit two of Arizona's five homers, and the Diamondbacks avoided a sweep by pounding the Cincinnati Reds 9-2 on Sunday.
Daniel Descalso, Eduardo Escobar and David Peralta also connected for Arizona, and Zack Godley pitched 6 2/3 innings of two-run ball. Goldschmidt finished with three hits and three RBIs, and Descalso also drove in three runs.
Reds rally with 4 in 8th, beat Diamondbacks 6-3
CINCINNATI (AP) — Arizona's road trip against three last-place teams is off to a tough start.
Archie Bradley struggled during Cincinnati's four-run eighth inning, and the Diamondbacks lost 6-3 to the Reds on Saturday night.
Arizona dropped back-to-back games for the first time in more than two weeks. The Diamondbacks also remained in a tie for the NL West lead with the Los Angeles Dodgers, who lost 3-2 at Colorado.
Corbin strikes out 9, Diamondbacks beat Phillies 6-0
PHOENIX (AP) — Patrick Corbin got into a rhythm with catcher Alex Avila, leaving Philadelphia's hitters flailing.
The Arizona Diamondbacks have hit their stride at just the right time, leaving the desert with the NL West lead before heading out on a nine-game road trip.
Corbin struck out nine in a combined four-hitter, David Peralta had four hits and two RBIs, and the Diamondbacks rolled over the Philadelphia Phillies 6-0 on Wednesday.
Peralta’s homer in 14th lifts Dbacks over Phillies 3-2
PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks had chances to win in the ninth inning, again in the 10th, and the next three innings after that.
After all those chances and more than 4 1/2 hours of baseball, David Peralta finally ended it with his first walk-off home run.
Peralta hit his second solo homer off the game off the top of the wall in the 14th inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks rallied from a two-run deficit in the ninth to beat the Philadelphia Phillies 3-2 on Monday night.
Goldschmidt, Peralta homer in D-backs’ win over Giants
PHOENIX (AP) — Maybe some day, milestone home runs will mean more to Paul Goldschmidt.
The Arizona Diamondbacks slugger hit the 200th of his career during a five-run first inning in Arizona's 6-3 win over the San Francisco Giants Friday night. Goldschmidt, as he often does when it comes to his own stats, downplayed the achievement.
"I couldn't care less," Goldschmidt said. "I'm just trying to go out there and help us win."
Peralta’s blast lifts Diamondbacks over Rockies, 5-3
DENVER (AP) — Tyler Anderson kept Arizona in check for six innings. Once he left, the Diamondbacks pounced on the Colorado Rockies bullpen.
David Peralta and A.J. Pollock homered in Arizona's four-run seventh inning, and the Diamondbacks beat the Rockies 5-3 on Tuesday night.
"It's good when you do something to help the team to win," said Peralta, who has 16 home runs. "You have to be ready for a mistake. I was trying to slow down the game. I was really happy."
PHOENIX (AP) — Five home runs, 18 hits, 20 runs.
The Arizona Diamondbacks have never had a better offensive night than they did Saturday against the San Diego Padres.
David Peralta drove in three runs and matched his career best with five hits and the Diamondbacks set a single-game franchise scoring record with a 20-5 rout of the Padres.
"It wasn't just a good night for me," Peralta said. "It was a good night for everybody."
WASHINGTON (AP) — Mark Reynolds homered twice and drove in a career-high 10 runs, Max Scherzer won for the first time since June 5, and the Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 18-4 on Saturday night.
Washington has won three straight and scored a combined 35 runs since calling a players-only meeting on Wednesday after falling under .500 for the first time since May 2.
Reynolds (5 for 5) tied his career high for hits and equaled the Nationals' RBI record.
Murphy’s 3 RBIs leads Diamondbacks in 5-3 win
MIAMI (AP) — John Ryan Murphy had a busy day at the plate.
Murphy drove in a career-high three runs to help the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 5-3 victory over the Miami Marlins on Tuesday night.
"There wasn't a lot of runs tonight so it was nice to contribute to the ones that we did have," Murphy said.
Zack Godley (9-5) pitched five innings and allowed two runs and six hits for the Diamondbacks, who are 14-4 in their last 18 games.
Greinke pitches Diamondbacks past Pirates 7-2
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Arizona manager Torey Lovullo had quite the dilemma when the game was stopped by rain for the second time in the middle of the fourth inning.
When the showers subsided, Lovullo gave the ball back to Zack Greinke, and the ace right-hander delivered.
Greinke pitched six scoreless innings, Paul Goldschmidt homered and the Diamondbacks beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-2 on Saturday for their third consecutive win.