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 […]
Manager Torey Lovullo has had a calm demeanor and steady hand, working his way into the discussion for NL Manager of the Year honors as he guides Arizona back to the postseason.
The D-backs will begin their last homestand of the season Monday with a bit of weight off their shoulders. Arizona locked up home-field advantage in the National League Wild Card Game on Sunday to clinch their first playoff spot since they won the NL West in 2011.
The D-backs are back in the postseason for the first time since 2011 and sixth time overall. A national audience awaits National League MVP candidate Paul Goldschmidt and superstar J.D. Martinez, who will lead a loaded lineup into the NL Wild Card Game at Chase Field, and potentially beyond. For many on Arizona’s roster, this […]
The 2017 Arizona Diamondbacks celebrated their National League Wild Card berth with the traditional champagne shower in the clubhouse, and then they all went and jumped into the pool just beyond the wall in right-center at Chase Field. After the 3-2 victory over the Marlins on Sunday afternoon that secured home-field advantage for the NL […]
The Marlins spoiled whatever party the home team had planned as they beat the D-backs, 12-6, on Saturday night, keeping Arizona’s magic number for clinching a National League Wild Card berth at one.
Two of the top young players in Arizona’s organization, Pavin Smith and Kristian Robinson, joined the D-backs for batting practice and met with players and coaches before Saturday’s matchup with the Marlins.
A battle between two of the National League Most Valuable Player Award frontrunners takes place in Arizona, as Giancarlo Stanton continues his chase for 60 home runs and Paul Goldschmidt hopes to keep the D-backs atop the Wild Card standings.
The D-backs’ bats — aside from A.J. Pollock’s two homers — were quiet once again Tuesday night, as Arizona dropped its second straight game to the Padres, and third overall, 6-2, at Petco Park.
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 […]