Taijuan Walker has been one of the D-backs’ most consistent pitchers during the second half of the year, and if the season ended today, his 3.66 ERA would be his best since 2014. But even in the midst of a strong season, the 25-year-old right-hander isn’t tallying the wins to back up his success.
One side is the established power; the other the rising upstart. Together, the Washington and Arizona rotations are striking out batters at a rapid rate — and giving opposing lineups nightmares.
Arizona right-hander Zack Greinke will take another shot at getting his 15th win this season while San Francisco will counter with lefty Ty Blach when the D-backs and Giants open a three-game series in Phoenix on Friday night as part of Players Weekend.
Tommy Milone will make his first appearance for the Mets since going on the disabled list on May 24 with a left knee injury, while Patrick Corbin starts for Arizona.
The D-backs and Twins wrap up a three-game weekend set at Target Field on Sunday, as Minnesota righty Bartolo Colon (4-10, 6.70 ERA) counters Arizona lefty T.J. McFarland (4-4, 4.14) in an Interleague matchup. The Twins are tied with the Angels for the second American League Wild Card, while the D-backs are one game behind […]
The Twins and D-backs continue a three-game Interleague clash at Target Field on Saturday, with Minnesota right-hander Jose Berrios slated to oppose Arizona ace righty Zack Greinke.
D-backs manager Torey Lovullo was faced with a tough decision in the fifth inning of Arizona’s 8-3 loss to the Cubs at Chase Field on Friday, and the choice he made ultimately backfired.
The Cubs don’t have to wait too long to get another shot at the D-backs, as they’ll travel to Arizona to begin a three-game set Friday night at Chase Field.
Archie Bradley’s emotional reaction during the D-backs’ 6-3 win Tuesday made big waves throughout the Arizona sports community.
After Archie Bradley forced Cody Bellinger to fly out and end the eighth inning on Tuesday, he had a message for the fans in attendance. “This is our house,” Bradley screamed passionately as he walked back to the dugout during Arizona’s 6-3 win over the Dodgers at Chase Field.
It’s been a homecoming for D-backs outfielder Gregor Blanco. Blanco is in San Francisco for the first time since signing with Arizona in the offseason.
Last year, the D-backs lost 93 games, thanks to a 5.19 rotation ERA that was baseball’s second highest. Thanks to changes at catcher, the outfield, and the rotation itself, this year’s Arizona’s rotation has a 3.55 ERA — baseball’s second best.