Strikeouts will be common Wednesday at Petco Park, as Arizona’s Robbie Ray faces San Diego’s Dinelson Lamet in the final matchup between the D-backs and Padres this season. San Diego’s batters have the second most strikeouts in the National League, while the D-backs rank third.
Continuing to prove himself as a serious candidate for a 2018 rotation spot, Giants right-hander Chris Stratton pieced together another strong outing Sunday against the surging D-backs. He spun six innings of two-run ball while teammate Pablo Sandoval backed him up with three RBIs to help the Giants break a four-game losing streak in a […]
The starting pitchers have been a huge part of the success for the D-backs this season. But it’s not just on the mound where they’ve been getting it done. Arizona’s pitchers have provided a spark at the plate as well.
Whenever Zack Greinke takes the mound at AT&T Park, he defaults to his dominant form. That trend continued Saturday, when Greinke spun eight innings of two-hit ball to lower his career ERA in San Francisco to 1.37. Paul Goldschmidt delivered all the offense Greinke needed with a two-run homer in the first to power Arizona […]
Would Arizona take on more relievers if it makes the National League Wild Card Game? Does Jimmie Sherfy qualify for the postseason? Beat reporter Steve Gilbert opens up the Inbox.
D-backs lefty Robbie Ray will test his four-game winning streak Friday when Arizona opens a three-game set against the Giants at AT&T Park. Ray, who owns a 1.33 ERA over his last five starts, will go against Giants starter Jeff Samardzija.
Zack Godley delivered his longest outing of the year on Thursday, and was backed by a five-run Arizona first inning as the D-backs shut out the Rockies, 7-0, at Chase Field.
With a double in the third inning off the Rockies’ German Marquez in Wednesday night’s 8-2 D-backs win, Paul Goldschmidt joined Luis Gonzalez as the only players to record 1,000 hits in an Arizona uniform.
The Rockies will pit Chad Bettis against the D-backs’ Zack Godley on Thursday afternoon in Phoenix in the finale of a four-game series featuring the National League Wild Card leaders. Arizona snapped Colorado’s six-game winning streak on Wednesday and has a four-game lead on the top spot.
It’s back to the drawing board for Patrick Corbin, who will make his 30th start of the season for the D-backs as they face the Rockies Wednesday in a showdown of the National League Wild Card leaders at Chase Field. Colorado is riding a six-game winning streak and has trimmed Arizona’s lead to three games.
Colorado left-hander Kyle Freeland will face Arizona ace Zack Greinke on Monday at Chase Field as the Rockies and D-backs open a four-game set with heavy National League Wild Card implications.
The Padres and D-backs meet Saturday in the second installment of their three-game set at Chase Field. The Padres took the first game to end the D-backs’ franchise-best 13-game win streak. Arizona will send out left-hander Zack Godley, while San Diego counters with right-hander Jhoulys Chacin.