If you think the Diamondbacks are worried about stacking up to the Dodgers, should they meet in October, then remember what J.D. Martinez did in the fourth inning on Monday night. And the seventh inning. And the eighth inning. And, oh yes, also the ninth inning.
The D-backs and Dodgers resume their rivalry on Monday in Los Angeles less than a week after the D-backs swept a three-game series in Arizona. It was just the fourth time since 1961 that a team going into a series 50 or more games over .500 was swept. The season series is tied at eight […]
In the midst of their 10-game winning streak, the D-backs have excelled at passing and picking up the baton to string together moments that add up to victories. In a three-game set in Coors Field, the starting pitching was no different, turning in an historic succession of starts, capped by Zack Godley’s three-hitter over six […]
First things first. If it isn’t the D-backs’ mantra, it ought to be. Arizona has scored at least one run in the first inning in five straight games. On Saturday, they scored three, which was enough to win their ninth straight game, 6-2, and ensure a victory in a key series from Colorado, their closest […]
The D-backs and Rockies send two of their strong young starting pitchers to the mound for the finale of the three-game set with big National League Wild Card implications at stake. Colorado trails Arizona — which is seeking a 10th straight victory — by 5 1/2 games, and it holds a 1 1/2-game lead over […]
Zack Greinke will square off against Kenta Maeda on Thursday as the D-backs try to saddle the Dodgers with their first sweep of the season. Los Angeles has dropped four in a row for the first time, while Arizona is riding a six-game winning streak.
The D-backs smashed three home runs in a 6-4 win over the Dodgers at Chase Field Wednesday to improve to 8-2 over their last 10 games. Arizona now holds a three-game lead over the Rockies for the top NL Wild Card spot.
There is plenty of talent from the D-backs’ organization scattered throughout the roster of the Salt River Rafters, but there is also a name with D-backs ties at the helm of the team, as Double-A Jackson skipper J.R. House will manage the Rafters during the upcoming Arizona Fall League season.
Nick Ahmed’s return from the disabled list will have to wait. The D-backs shortstop fractured his right wrist when he was struck by a pitch Sunday while rehabbing at Triple-A Reno. Ahmed is expected to miss an additional six to eight weeks, Arizona general manager Mike Hazen told the Arizona Republic.
A Triple-A reliever as recently as April, Zack Godley has emerged into a legitimate No. 3 starter as Arizona chases a Wild Card spot.
Rich Hill will take the mound Tuesday when the Dodgers open a three-game set with the D-backs at Chase Field at 6:40 p.m. MST. Zack Godley starts for Arizona.