The Dodgers won the most games in the Majors this year, but it wasn’t always smooth, as a late-season slide showed. In fact, Arizona swept them twice in that span, and as the two prepare to meet in the NLDS, it’s time to break this one down position by position.
The Rockies and Diamondbacks have battled all season long in the National League West, and now they’ll battle one more time to extend their seasons. Here are the Statcast facts you should know heading into the NL Wild Card Game.
The D-Backs and Rockies have baseball’s two most extreme home fields, and in Wednesday’s National League Wild Card game, Arizona can count themselves as extremely fortunate they get to face the road version of the Rockies.
The D-backs can count the league’s hottest hitter among their ranks as they prepare for the National League Wild Card Game, as Arizona slugger J.D. Martinez has won the NL Player of the Month Award for September.
When he was named manager of the Arizona Diamondbacks last fall, Torey Lovullo talked about establishing a family culture and getting to know his players on a personal level. There would be trust built both ways, he claimed.
The National League Wild game at Chase Field starts in less than 48 hours and Pedro Fuentes, the father of D-backs outfielder Rey Fuentes, can’t believe he is here.
Arizona shortstop Ketel Marte left Sunday’s win over the Royals with a tight left hamstring. He will be re-evaluated Monday in advance of Wednesday’s NL Wild Card Game against the Rockies.
David Peralta’s walk scored Daniel Descalso with the game-winning run as the D-backs walked off the Giants, 4-3, on Wednesday afternoon in their regular-season home finale. Peralta’s walk capped a three-run Arizona rally off Giants closer Sam Dyson.
Arizona players and coaches are running out of ways to describe the homers that J.D. Martinez hits and the impact that they’ve had in September. Luckily for them, he is leaving behind plenty of records to do the talking. Martinez hit his 45th homer of the season in the ninth inning to spark the D-backs’ […]
Robbie Ray will start the D-backs’ final game of the regular season when Arizona faces the Royals in Kansas City on Sunday, manager Torey Lovullo said Wednesday. As a result, Lovullo and the D-backs will have some flexibility when planning their roster for the National League Wild Card Game on Oct. 4.
Braden Shipley has settled nicely into his role in the D-backs’ bullpen in the month of September, but on Wednesday he will make his first start in nearly three months. Shipley will take the mound in a spot start as Arizona closes out a three-game set with the Giants in the regular-season home finale at […]
Even with home-field advantage in the National League Wild Card Game already firmly secured, Arizona manager Torey Lovullo doesn’t want to take his foot off the gas. Lovullo rolled out a lineup that was heavy with September callups and reserve players Monday, but he said it will be business as usual for the D-backs until […]