Arizona Diamondbacks

Miscues costly in D-backs' loss to Giants
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With runners on first and third and one out in the fifth innings of an eventual 8-4 Arizona loss Wednesday, San Francisco pitcher Johnny Cueto hit a grounder to shortstop Chris Owings’ left, leading him toward the bag. The only problem was Owings tried to turn the double play before he had the ball in […]

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Walker could thrive working up vs. Giants
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While most pitchers strive to keep the ball down, Arizona’s Taijuan Walker doesn’t mind elevating his deliveries — as long as one of them is his four-seam fastball. Walker will be opposed Wednesday by San Francisco’s Matt Moore.

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Bradley hopes to use full arsenal out of 'pen
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After years working on developing a pitch to go along with his fastball and curve in order to make it as a starter, D-backs right-hander Archie Bradley finally felt good about his changeup and cut fastball this spring. Now, though, Bradley finds himself in the Arizona bullpen to open the season, where having a third […]

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Q&A: Hazen talks path to Arizona
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Being general manager of the Red Sox is a dream job for any kid growing up in Massachusetts, but Mike Hazen gave it up last October for a chance to head west, taking the same position with the D-backs. Rather than serving as Dave Dombrowski’s No. 2, Hazen now has the final call on all […]

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D-backs getting heavy division dose early
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Given the nature of their schedules, the San Francisco Giants and Arizona Diamondbacks, who resume their series Tuesday following Monday’s scheduled off-day, can define their seasons within the schedule’s first months, if not weeks.

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Greinke, Bumgarner duel in desert to open '17
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Where the 2017 National League West race might be headed is a 162-game marathon away from being discovered, but it definitely will begin in Arizona on Sunday afternoon when the D-backs host the Giants in the season opener for the two division foes.

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Tomas wraps spring on a high note
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In the final exhibition game of the spring for both clubs, Edwin Encarnacion hit his first Indians homer as he helped lead the Tribe past the D-backs, 9-4, on Friday night. Yasmany Tomas went 2-for-3 with an RBI for Arizona.

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D-backs opt to release injured outfielder Blanco
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The D-backs released outfielder Gregor Blanco, the club announced on Monday night. The move leaves the total players in Arizona’s camp at 32.

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Goldy returns to lineup; Fuentes has 3 hits
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Four Dodgers hitters, including second baseman Logan Forsythe, had two RBIs, while Los Angeles handled nine Arizona pitchers in an 13-6 win, despite three hits from D-backs left fielder Reymond Fuentes.

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D-backs reassign four to Minor League camp
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The D-backs reassigned outfielder Oswaldo Arcia, right-hander Erik Davis, left-hander Brian Matusz and catcher Josh Thole to Minor League camp Friday, leaving Arizona with 40 players in big league camp at Salt River Fields.

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Shelby looking sharp for Year 2 in Arizona
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It was a Triple-A game — the kind of game Shelby Miller surprisingly wound up pitching in eight times last season. The results, then, matter even less than your average exhibition. Still, they give us a window into his status for 2017.

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Corbin strong, Herrmann homers vs. Tribe
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Lefty Patrick Corbin turned in a strong Cactus League outing in a 4-4 tie with the Indians on Sunday afternoon, logging five innings at Goodyear Ballpark in his latest push for a spot in the Arizona rotation.

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