D-backs trending up, striving to catch Dodgers
PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks lost some of their best players to trades or free agency over the past 12 months.
Vargas hits game-winner in 19th, D-backs top Cards 3-2
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona had ample reasons to be a beaten-down ballclub one day after being officially eliminated from the National League playoff race.
Diamondbacks host Reds, aim to build on Kelly’s solid performance
Cincinnati Reds (69-80, fourth in the NL Central) vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (76-73, second in the NL West)
Diamondbacks snap 6-game skid with 1-0 win over Reds
PHOENIX (AP) — Nick Ahmed smacked the ball down the left-field line and was running hard from the moment he left the batter's box. When Cincinnati's Josh VanMeter slightly misplayed the ball in...
Diamondbacks give contract extension to GM Mike Hazen
PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks have extended the contract of general manager Mike Hazen.
The team didn't release details of the extension, which was announced before Friday night's...
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...
Colorado faces off against Arizona in division matchup
Colorado Rockies (57-69, fifth in the NL West) vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (64-63, second in the NL West)
Phoenix; Wednesday, 3 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Rockies: Jon Gray (11-8, 3.84...
Freeland expected to start for the Rockies against Diamondbacks
Colorado Rockies (57-68, fifth in the NL West) vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (63-63, third in the NL West)
Phoenix; Tuesday, 9 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Rockies: Kyle Freeland (3-10,...
Rockies put 4-game win streak on the line against Diamondbacks
Colorado Rockies (57-67, fifth in the NL West) vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (62-63, third in the NL West)
Phoenix; Monday, 9 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Rockies: Chi Chi Gonzalez (0-4,...
Ray, Diamondbacks to face Freeland, Rockies
Arizona Diamondbacks (61-59, second in the NL West) vs. Colorado Rockies (53-67, fifth in the NL West)
Denver; Wednesday, 3 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Diamondbacks: Robbie Ray (10-7,...
Dyson hits leadoff homer, Dbacks power past Rockies 9-3
DENVER (AP) — The usually sure-footed Arizona Diamondbacks made a couple of uncharacteristic base-running mistakes.
It didn't matter. They found an easy way to around them — the long...
Diamondbacks use 3 homers in 6th to rally past Rockies
DENVER (AP) — Somewhere around the fifth inning, Josh Rojas began to gaze around the ball park and a particular thought dawned on him.
"I realized I'm in the big leagues right now," the...
Diamondbacks top Phils, gain ground in wild-card race
PHOENIX (AP) — Zac Gallen would have liked to pitch longer in Wednesday's game against the Philadelphia Phillies. But the Arizona Diamondbacks' right-hander was on a pitch count, so he made the...
Diamondbacks open 3-game series at home against Nationals
Washington Nationals (57-51, third in the NL East) vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (54-55, third in the NL West)
Phoenix; Friday, 9 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Nationals: Joe Ross (0-3, 9.85...
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...
Rookie OF Ramirez homers to help Marlins beat Arizona 5-1
MIAMI (AP) — Harold Ramirez committed an ugly error and disagreed with a ruling that cost him an RBI double. Even so, the rookie outfielder had one of his best games yet.
Arizona Diamondbacks to visit the Miami Marlins
Arizona Diamondbacks (53-52, second in the NL West) vs. Miami Marlins (39-63, fifth in the NL East)
Miami; Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Diamondbacks: Robbie Ray (9-6, 3.95...
MIAMI (AP) — The second time through the batting order, the Arizona Diamondbacks solved Jordan Yamamoto.
After the Miami Marlins rookie retired his first nine hitters, the Diamondbacks were...
Davies to start series opener for Milwaukee at Arizona
Milwaukee Brewers (50-47, second in the NL Central) vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (49-47, second in the NL West)
Locastro wins it, D-backs end six-game losing streak
PHOENIX (AP) — Tim Locastro has been hit by pitches 12 times in 102 plate appearances this season. Avoiding it with the bases loaded on Sunday still worked in his favor.
Scherzer strikes out 10, Nationals beat Arizona 7-3
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Nationals gave Max Scherzer early run support, and that made his job a lot easier Friday night.
Scherzer struck out 10 in seven innings, Anthony Rendon and...
Greinke and 4 relievers lead Diamondbacks past Blue Jays 6-0
TORONTO (AP) — Zack Greinke got an extra day off after being slowed by a stiff neck in his last start. It paid off as he came out strong against the struggling Toronto Blue Jays.
Locastro’s hit in 11th inning sends Arizona past Mets 6-5
PHOENIX (AP) — Tim Locastro's arms and legs are covered in sizable bandages after being hit by pitches eight times in 18 major league games this season, including Saturday.
Arizona hosts San Francisco, looks to build on Greinke’s strong performance
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,...
Diamondbacks visit the Rockies after Weaver’s solid showing
Arizona Diamondbacks (20-13, second in the NL West) vs. Colorado Rockies (15-19, fourth in the NL West)
Denver; Sunday, 3 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Diamondbacks: Zack Greinke (5-1,...
Weaver solid as Diamondbacks power past Rockies 9-2
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...
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...
Kelly’s hit lifts Diamondbacks in 9th as Red Sox fall to 2-8
PHOENIX (AP) — Carson Kelly watched teammate Eduardo Escobar get thrown out at home plate on Nick Ahmed's hit in the bottom of the ninth inning. Kelly was on deck, and the play served as...
Kelly’s hit lifts D-backs in 9th, Red Sox fall to 2-8
PHOENIX (AP) — Carson Kelly drilled a single into the left field corner, scoring Nick Ahmed with two outs in the ninth inning to lift the Arizona Diamondbacks over the struggling Boston Red Sox...
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...
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.
Diamondbacks, Ray avoid sweep with 9-0 win over Cubs
PHOENIX (AP) — After resting most of their regular hitters, the Arizona Diamondbacks came through with a big win to avoid falling further behind in their playoff chase.
Christian Walker and Chris Owings homered off Cole Hamels, and Robbie Ray held the Cubs to one hit over six innings as Arizona beat the NL Central-leading Chicago Cubs 9-0 Wednesday night.
Jay triples in 8th, D-backs top Astros 4-2, races tighten
HOUSTON (AP) — In a stretch where the Arizona Diamondbacks feel like things haven't been going their way, a lucky break on Friday night helped them to a much-needed win.
Pinch-hitter Jon Jay's tiebreaking triple in the eighth inning sent them past the Houston Astros 4-2, tightening a pair of playoff races.
The AL West-leading Astros had their edge cut by Oakland to 2 ½ games. Arizona moved within three games of St. Louis and Los Angeles for the second NL wild-card spot.
Swanson saves Braves in 10th for 5-4 win over Diamondbacks
PHOENIX (AP) — The series between National League playoff hopefuls Atlanta and Arizona has been a wild ride, and Saturday night's ending might have topped them all.
Braves shortstop Dansby Swanson made a diving stop on the outfield grass and cut down Nick Ahmed at home plate for the final out to preserve Atlanta's 5-4 victory in 10 innings.
"He just gave every last bit of energy he had and obviously won the game for us," Braves manager Brian Snitker said.
Ahmed homers twice, Diamondbacks beat Giants 9-3
PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks are playing downhill baseball and moving up the standings.
Nick Ahmed homered twice and had four RBIs, Steven Souza Jr. drove in three more runs and the Diamondbacks jumped on the San Francisco Giants early for a 9-3 victory on Saturday night.