Arizona Diamondbacks

Before they were postseason bound: D-backs
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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 […]

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Go Wild! D-backs clinch NL's top WC spot
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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 […]

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D-backs fall short in first chance to clinch WC
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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.

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D-backs welcome 2 top prospects for BP
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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.

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Greinke, D-backs hope to hold NL WC lead
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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.

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Pollock's 2 HRs can't end offensive struggles
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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.

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Ray, D-backs continue Wild Card push vs. SD
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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.

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Walker up and down as D-backs drop finale
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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 […]

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D-backs pitchers producing at plate
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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.

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Greinke brilliant, Goldy homers to beat Giants
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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 […]

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Inbox: What would 'pen look like for WC Game?
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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.

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Ray looks to keep rolling vs. Giants
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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.

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