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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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.
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.
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,...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Three home runs, two video reviews that went their way and some nice defense helped the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the San Diego Padres 5-4 Sunday for a three-game sweep.
Paul Goldschmidt and Nick Ahmed each hit a two-run homer and A.J. Pollock also connected for the Diamondbacks, who bounced back nicely after a disappointing loss Thursday at the Chicago Cubs in which they blew a five-run lead.
CHICAGO (AP) — David Bote hit a tying, two-run homer off Brad Boxberger with one out in the ninth inning, Anthony Rizzo followed two pitches later with a winning home run and the Chicago Cubs overcame a five-run deficit to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-6 on Thursday.
Bote was called up when Kris Bryant was put on the disabled list because of inflammation in his left shoulder.
Eddie Butler (1-1) retired Jon Jay on a flyout that stranded two runners in the ninth. Boxberger (1-4) was the loser.
Cubs edge Diamondbacks 2-1 on unearned run in eighth
CHICAGO (AP) — Jon Lester rebounded from a poor outing and Javier Baez from a sore knee.
Lester bounced back from his worst start of the season by pitching one-run ball over six innings, and the Chicago Cubs broke an eighth-inning tie on shortstop Nick Ahmed's throwing error in a 2-1 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday.
ATLANTA (AP) — Zack Godley's control was sharp. That usually means good things for the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Nick Ahmed hit a tiebreaking single in the seventh after Godley allowed a run over six innings, and the Diamondbacks beat the Atlanta Braves 2-1 on Friday night.
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."