Arizona’s top prospect, Braden Shipley, starts against the Padres for the first time in Sunday’s finale, and San Diego counters with Rule 5 pick Luis Perdomo.
The time between starts seemed a little longer for D-backs right-hander Zack Greinke this time around. Coming off one of the worst starts of his career against the Red Sox last Sunday at Fenway Park, Greinke was eager to put up a good one Friday night against the Padres and he did just that allowing […]
Jarred Cosart will start for the Padres on Friday, opposing Zack Greinke, who’s looking to bounce back from a nine-run outing against the Red Sox, in which he lasted just 1 2/3 innings for Arizona.
The Padres made something out of nothing with a three-run, two-out rally in the eighth inning Thursday night. Then, in the ninth, that something nearly turned back into nothing, as the D-backs mounted a charge of their own, before closer Brandon Maurer slammed the door on a wild, 9-8 victory over Arizona.
For four innings, D-backs rookie right-hander Braden Shipley was handling the Mets again. But in the fifth inning of Tuesday’s 7-5 loss at Chase Field, it unraveled for Arizona’s No. 1 prospect. Shipley allowed seven runs (six earned) on 10 hits and was chased before recording an out in the sixth.
The Red Sox have a history of handing losses to Arizona right-hander Zack Greinke. However, their Sunday afternoon series finale against the D-backs won’t be a walk in the park.
It was a ready-made excuse for Archie Bradley, but the D-backs right-hander was not about to use it as he showed accountability in taking the heat for Arizona’s 6-3 loss to the Red Sox on Saturday night at Fenway Park.
A couple of first-inning errors proved to be too difficult for D-backs starter Patrick Corbin to overcome, as he allowed eight runs (four earned) in lasting just 1 2/3 innings Friday night in Arizona’s 9-4 loss to the Red Sox at Fenway Park.
Locked in a tight race for a postseason berth, the Red Sox probably would have been better off if their series with the D-backs had come a week earlier, when Arizona was in the midst of a 7-25 free-fall.
On Thursday, Noah Syndergaard will start opposite Braden Shipley, Arizona’s No. 1 prospect according to MLBPipeline.com, when the Mets and D-backs wrap up a three-game series at Citi Field.
The Arizona D-backs placed catcher Welington Castillo on the paternity leave list Tuesday, activated right-hander Zack Greinke (left oblique strain) from the 15-day disabled list and recalled catcher Oscar Hernandez from Double-A Mobile.