CHICAGO (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks placed catcher Jose Herrera on the injured list Thursday without a designation, indicating a potential COVID-19 issue with the team.
The move with Herrera comes one day after left-hander Kyle Nelson and outfielder Cooper Hummel were placed on the IL without any injury designation.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis catcher Andrew Knizner had to take a peak at the scoreboard.
He couldn't believe his eyes after a catching a 103.1 mile-per hour fastball from reliever Ryan Helsley in the eighth inning of the Cardinals' 7-5 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Merrill Kelly threw seven shutout innings and Ketel Marte and Nick Ahmed each homered in the eighth inning, lifting the Arizona Diamondbacks 2-0 over the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday.
PHOENIX (AP) — Hits have been hard to come by for the Arizona Diamondbacks and probably will be all season, so they will need to find other ways to win games.
Arizona certainly did against the Los Angeles Dodgers, winning with two hits a day after beating them with four.
Houston Astros (3-1) vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (1-3)
Phoenix; Tuesday, 9:40 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Astros: Luis Garcia (0-0); Diamondbacks: Madison Bumgarner (0-0, 3.00 ERA, 1.67 WHIP, two strikeouts)
San Diego Padres (2-1) vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (1-2)
Phoenix; Sunday, 4:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Padres: Blake Snell (0-0); Diamondbacks: Caleb Smith (0-0)
San Diego Padres (1-1) vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (1-1)
Phoenix; Saturday, 8:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Padres: Joe Musgrove (0-0); Diamondbacks: Zach Davies (0-0)
San Diego Padres (0-1) vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (1-0)
Phoenix; Friday, 9:40 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Padres: Sean Manaea (0-0); Diamondbacks: Merrill Kelly (0-0)
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carson Kelly hit a two run-homer and drove in three runs, Nick Ahmed added a two-run blast, Christian Walker had a career-high four hits and Zac Gallen pitched five strong innings in his first start in his hometown, leading the Arizona Diamondbacks to an 8-7 win over the slumping Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday night.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A night after Arizona's bullpen blew a game against the NL West-leading San Francisco Giants, a reliever helped the Diamondbacks stun the San Diego Padres.
Matt Peacock hit a go-ahead, two-run single in a six-run fourth and pitched 4 2/3 innings of scoreless relief as the Diamondbacks rallied from a 5-0 deficit to beat the Padres 8-5 on Friday night.
PHOENIX (AP) — David Peralta stood up at his postgame interview session and pointed to a spot on his left leg just above his knee.
“Feels good,” the Arizona outfielder said. “Walk-off win. Just hit my quad.
PHOENIX (AP) — Will Smith has been behind the plate for plenty of Walker Buehler's starts dating back to their minor league days. It doesn't take the Dodgers catcher long to know if Buehler's got the good stuff.
PHOENIX (AP) — Walker Buehler's no-hit bid for the Los Angeles Dodgers ended in the eighth inning Saturday when Arizona's David Peralta lined a leadoff single into center field.
The 26-year-old right-hander cruised through the Diamondbacks' order, walking two, hitting a batter and striking out a season-best 11.
PHOENIX (AP) — Exasperated by a run of brutal baseball, the Arizona Diamondbacks shook up their coaching staff in an effort to stabilize their season.
D-backs manager Torey Lovullo fired hitting coach Darnell Coles and assistant hitting coach Eric Hinske on Thursday with the team struggling to score runs and mired in a 5-30 stretch dating back to May 4.
PHOENIX (AP) — Evan Longoria had three hits, including a three-run homer, and drove in four runs, Kevin Gausman struck out nine in five scoreless innings and San Francisco broke a three-game losing streak with an 8-0 victory over Arizona on Tuesday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gavin Lux hit his first career grand slam and Julio Urías pitched three-hit ball into the seventh inning of the Los Angeles Dodgers’ sixth victory in seven games, 9-1 over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night.
MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Marlins are the only team in the NL East that hasn't spent a day in first place this season.
They're also the only NL East team to score more runs than they've allowed this season...
ATLANTA (AP) — Madison Bumgarner definitely had no-hit stuff, even if the Major League Baseball record book said he didn't...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ketel Marte homered, doubled twice and singled as the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the San Francisco Giants 6-5 on Friday night to snap a five-game losing streak...
In order to get back on the baseball field, Nick Ahmed is willing to play as a masked man.
The two-time Gold Glove shortstop for the Arizona Diamondbacks said he's seen some pictures of recent baseball games in Asia where players have worn protective masks to shield themselves from the spread of the coronavirus.