The D-backs have traded for A’s infielder Adam Rosales, the teams announced Monday. In return, Arizona will send right-hander Jeferson Mejia to Oakland.
D-backs infielder Chris Owings broke his right middle finger on a second-inning bunt attempt in the D-backs’ 3-2 loss to the Cardinals on Sunday. He was removed from the game immediately and then headed back to Phoenix after the game when the team headed to Chicago for a series with the Cubs.
When Zack Greinke takes the mound after a D-backs loss, you can pretty much count on an Arizona win.
After going hitless in his first five at-bats for the D-backs following his trade from the Tigers, outfielder J.D. Martinez has shown why Arizona made him its top non-waiver Trade Deadline target.
The Twins and D-backs announced a deal Thursday that will send Minor League reliever Gabriel Moya to Minnesota and catcher John Ryan Murphy to Arizona.
The D-backs offense came alive on Wednesday, as it rode standout hitting performances from J.D. Martinez and Ketel Marte to a 10-3 victory over the Braves at Chase Field. With the win, Arizona took two out of three from the Braves.
This was what the Arizona front office had in mind when they made the decision to trade for J.D. Martinez on July 18.
D-backs right-hander Zack Greinke did a little bit of everything Monday night as he tossed eight quality innings and drove in a run, and J.D. Martinez introduced himself to Arizona with a massive home run in a 10-2 victory over the Braves at Chase Field.
For the most part this season, D-backs manager Torey Lovullo has had the luxury of rolling out the same starting rotation every week. Arizona entered Saturday boasting the second best team ERA (3.49) in the Majors and using just eight starting pitchers.
In his first career Major League start on Saturday, D-backs left-hander Anthony Banda found himself on the wrong end of a 4-3 loss to the Nationals. But for most of his outing, Arizona’s No. 1 prospect kept the best offense in the National League handcuffed.
The Nationals and D-backs — two teams that made acquisitions this week looking to bolster their postseason chances — will begin a three-game series on Friday night in Phoenix, with former Arizona right-hander Max Scherzer squaring off against his former club in the opener.
Three batters into Thursday’s game at Great American Ball Park, the D-backs set the tone. After the first two batters reached, Jake Lamb slugged a three-run home run that sent Arizona on its way to a 12-2 victory over the Reds. That claimed two of three games in the series.