DIAMONDBACKS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Road work ahead for D-backs

The Diamondbacks' next 25 games could determine whether they are contenders or pretenders. Nineteen games are on the road where Arizona is averaging 3.6 runs a game and are 8-11.
Via Diamondbacks.com
23 hours ago

Arizona Diamondbacks: Offense comes up with more big innings

The offense of the Arizona Diamondbacks continues to bunch runs together. The recent mantra of manager Torey Lovullo of the Arizona Diamondbacks is to have his starters go as hard and as far as possible. Hand matters off to the bullpen, and let the offense do its thing. That plan has worked in recent weeks, […] Arizona Diamondbacks: Offense comes up with more big innings - Venom...
Via Venom Strikes
1 day ago

Ray to build on scoreless start vs. Brewers

The D-backs and Brewers open a four-game series Thursday night at Miller Park, with Robbie Ray squaring off against Zach Davies. Both pitchers are coming off an improved start their last time out.
Via Diamondbacks.com
1 day ago

Injured Pollock won't join D-backs on road trip

D-backs outfielder A.J. Pollock is not scheduled to join the team on the upcoming 11-game road trip to Milwaukee, Pittsburgh and Miami.
Via Diamondbacks.com
1 day ago

Arizona Diamondbacks: Bullpen adds another dimension to winning

The bullpen of the Arizona Diamondbacks slammed the door on Tuesday night. In the recent success enjoyed by the Arizona Diamondbacks, one missing segment has been closer Fernando Rodney. After blowing celebrated save opportunities in the opening weeks of the season, Rodney quietly took a seat in the bullpen and all but disappeared. Prior to […] Arizona Diamondbacks: Bullpen adds...
Via Venom Strikes
1 day ago

Arizona on Verge of Taking Over NL West – Part One

The 2016 season was a rough one for the Arizona Diamondbacks, to be sure. After a long stretch of inconsistent and, let’s be honest, sub-standard performances by the entire pitching rotation, manager Chip Hale found himself out of a job. This year brings us a new Arizona GM (Mike Hazen) and a new skipper (Torey Lovullo). So far, it also brings a 26-18 record to the NL West, as...
Via Legends On Deck
1 day ago

Arizona Diamondbacks: Bullpen almost unhittable in May

The Arizona Diamondbacks bullpen is getting the job done during May. A 4.94 ERA suggests the Arizona Diamondbacks bullpen struggled in 2016. Then again, the relievers logged a combined 567 innings pitched, the second-most in club history behind only the 2015 pen’s record (579.1 IP). In 2017, regardless of what stat you use, the bullpen […] Arizona Diamondbacks: Bullpen almost...
Via Venom Strikes
1 day ago

Watch Zack Greinke throw nasty 65-mph eephus pitch for strikeout

Arizona Diamondbacks ace Zack Greinke is one of the most dominant pitchers in MLB right now — with a 6-2 record and 2.82 ERA — and it looks like he now has another “out” pitch to add to his arsenal.Greinke pitched another gem in Monday night’s 5-1 win, going 8 2/3 innings and completely shutting down the White Sox hitters, who often look lost at the plate. Some of the swings...
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Zack Greinke busts out a filthy eephus pitch for his 12th strikeout vs White Sox

After signing a stunning six-year, $206.5 million deal with the Arizona Diamondbacks, Zack Greinke struggled with a 4.34 ERA in 2016. While the 34-year-old may never perform like his insane 2015 season again (1.66 ERA, 9.3 WAR for the Dodgers), Greinke is back to looking like the ace Arizona thought they were getting. Greinke has a 2.82 ERA over an MLB-high 67 innings for the Diamondbacks...
Via The Comeback
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Arizona Diamondbacks: The Importance of the Next Two Seasons for Paul Goldshmidt

Via FOX Sports
3 days ago

Arizona Diamondbacks: Paul Goldschmidt Can Make History as a First Baseman

Via FOX Sports
3 days ago

Box Score 5/18: A night of blowouts

Want more news first thing in the day? Sign up for the Yardbarker Morning Bark newsletter here. Good morning and welcome to the YB Box Score, what we're reading while we wait for our 'Isaiah Thomas trying to block LeBron' poster to show up in the mail. Happy birthday today to Vince Young, Donyell Marshall, Yannick Noah and Reggie Jackson. On this date in 2004 Randy Johnson pitched...
Via Yardbarker
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Can the Arizona Diamondbacks make the playoffs in 2017?

We are about a quarter way through the 162 game schedule and there have been a decent amount of surprises in the standings in each of the six divisions. Perhaps, one of the biggest surprises is that the Arizona Diamondbacks, 41 games into the season, have a hold of the first Wildcard spot in the National League by a half a game with a record of 23-18 over the Los Angeles Dodgers...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Meet the Newest Exciting Diamondbacks Pitcher

Let’s take a look at the standings, shall we? The Diamondbacks are presently sitting in…okay, third place. But while they might be third place in the National League West, they’re also fifth place in the National League, overall, meaning they occupy a playoff spot. In other words, it’s been more of a good start than a bad one. And an encouraging start, given the organizational...
Via Fangraphs
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks welcome back Ron Gardenhire after battle with cancer

The Arizona Diamondbacks are welcoming back bench coach Rob Gardenhire, who missed time after being diagnosed with prostate cancer.Monday night, the team announced on Twitter Gardenhire would be back returning to his duties for the first time this season. Back in February, the Diamondbacks announced bench coach Ron Gardenhire had been diagnosed with cancer and that he would require...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Ianetta admits he remembers little of being hit in face by pitch

Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Chris Iannetta spoke to the media for the first time since he was hit in the face by a pitch on Friday night.Iannetta frighteningly remarked that he remembered very little of the incident.“I don’t remember a lot of it,” Iannetta said Sunday, via Barry M. Bloom of MLB.com. “The first thing I really remember is getting hit in the face.”Iannetta...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Iannetta suffered broken teeth, nose after pitch to face

Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Chris Iannetta was forced to exit Friday’s game against the Pittsburgh Pirates after getting hit in the mouth with a 93 MPH fastball from reliever Johnny Barbato.The entire episode was stomach-churning. Iannetta immediately began pouring blood from his face and it was evident that his injuries were severe. And while he was able to walk off under his...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Iannetta leaves game after taking 93-mph fastball right to the face

Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Chris Iannetta was drilled in the face by a 93-mph fastball from Pittsburgh Pirates right-hander Johnny Barbatos on Friday night at Chase Field. Iannetta fell to the ground and was down for a couple minutes, but was able to walk off the field and exit the game. He had a towel over a bloody nose and his mouth as he walked off. Here’s video of the very...
Via The Comeback
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Iannetta exits game against Pirates after getting hit in face by pitch (Video)

Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Chris Iannetta had to exit Friday’s game against the Pittsburgh Pirates after getting hit in the face by a pitch. Iannetta was facing Pirates reliever Johnny Barbato in the bottom of the seventh inning when he took the 93 mph pitch to his nose area. The veteran catcher was visibly bleeding to exit the game, but Steve Gilbert of MLB.com reports that...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Pay Attention to the Diamondbacks

Over the last few seasons, the Diamondbacks haven’t been a team worthy of positive attention. Ever since Mike Hazen took the reins back in October, however, we’ve been keeping tabs on them. It started when Dave correctly noted that there wasn’t a clear direction for the D-backs to pick heading into the 2017 season. We’ve seen why through the first six weeks of the 2017 campaign...
Via Fangraphs
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Zack Greinke’s Is Back

Last night, Zack Greinke took a no-hitter into the 8th inning. Gregory Polanco ended the no-hit bid and the shutout with one swing, but Greinke’s 8/1/1/1/11 line was still his best outing of the year. And that’s saying something, because in the first five weeks of 2017, Greinke has been as good as he was in his prime. Back in spring training, the narrative was primarily about...
Via Fangraphs
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies-Diamondbacks game included a broken-bat homer and the longest homer of 2017

Chase Field really has played quite similarly over the last few years to the hitters’ paradise that Coors Field is, and the Colorado Rockies probably wouldn’t argue that after Saturday night.The ball was flying out of Chase Field, with Saturday night’s game having a 481-foot homer and a BROKEN-BAT HOMER.We’ll first look at the 481-foot homer, which came off the bat of Arizona...
Via The Comeback
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks SP Shelby Miller opts for Tommy John Surgery

The news was expected and on Saturday, Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Shelby Miller made it official. He will undergo season-ending Tommy John Surgery. While no timetable for his return has been released, recovery from Tommy John Surgery usually lasts more than one year. With that, Miller shouldn’t be expected to return to the Arizona rotation until late in the 2018 season, at the...
Via Sportsnaut
26 days ago  |  Discuss

A.J. Pollock and David Peralta Are Just What Arizona Needed

Just about everything from the 2016 season could be viewed as a disaster for the Arizona Diamondbacks. Looking back now, it was probably a bit of foreshadowing when outfielder — and spark plug — A.J. Pollock went down with an elbow injury on the eve of the regular season. Instead of taking a step forward from the 79-83 record they posted in 2015, they took a step back with a...
Via The Sports Daily
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Dave Stewart takes credit for Diamondbacks’ success

After a disastrous 2016 season, the Arizona Diamondbacks fired general manager Dave Stewart. But 21 games into the 2017 season, Arizona sits at a respectable 13-8 and Stewart is not bashful about taking some credit for it.“This means a lot to me because this is the same team, or very close to the one that I put on the field,” Stewart said, via Bob Nightengale of USA Today....
Via Sportsnaut
April 25, 2017  |  Discuss
MORE STORIES >>


Diamondbacks News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Three Up, Three Down: Some surprises way out (NL) West

The 'Let's go to the videotape!' quiz

Why the Indianapolis 500 is called 'the greatest spectacle in racing'

The 'Farewell to the Manu, the Myth, the Legend' quiz

NBA Referee Hotline Bling: Dejounte Murray gets his calls blocked twice

It's reality check time for the Texas Rangers

The 'Walk on home, boy' quiz

NBA Weekend Awards: Who will take a bite of the Snow White Crystal Apple?

Why wait? Our too soon Cavaliers-Warriors NBA Finals preview

The 10 best sports docs available for streaming

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker