Carson Kelly, Asdrubal Cabrera among 10 Diamondbacks on the Injured List

Asdrubal Cabrera, Carson Kelly among 10 Diamondbacks on the Injured List The Arizona Diamondbacks have been decimated by injuries recently. Infielder Asdrubal Cabrera went on the 10-day injured list Friday with a strained right hamstring that he suffered Thursday night against the Miami Marlins. On Saturday, three more players went on the injured list. Right-handed […] READ MORE


Nationals Clobber Wounded Diamondbacks, but David Peralta Accomplishes a Personal Goal

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Nationals 17, Diamondbacks 2 Washington Nationals third baseman Starlin Castro entered Friday’s game against the host Arizona Diamondbacks riding an 11-game hit streak. The Diamondbacks snapped his hitting streak, but that was the only good news of the night for them. Castro’s teammates socked 22 hits, including 10 for extra bases, as the Nationals drubbed […] READ MORE




Ejection Inspection, Week Five: Three Kansas City Royals Ejected after Epic Meltdown

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Three Kansas City Royals Ejected after Epic Meltdown Welcome to Week Five of Ejection Inspection! The premise and ground rules are detailed here. The condensed version: each ejection from the previous week (Thursday through Wednesday) is listed in a table. The author – a former player/coach/umpire – analyzes each ejection and assigns it an entertainment […] READ MORE


Marlins Use Five Pitchers to Blank Diamondbacks

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Marlins 8, Diamondbacks 0 Ross Detwiler, Jordan Holloway, John Curtiss, Anthony Bender, and Zach Pop combined to allow zero runs on five hits as the Miami Marlins blanked the visiting Arizona Diamondbacks, 8-0, Wednesday night. Adam Duvall added a three-run homer and RBI single to pace the Marlins to victory. Marlins Jump on Diamondbacks Early […] READ MORE




Ejection Inspection, Week Four: Joe Girardi Goes Nuts, Aaron Boone Tossed as Well

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Joe Girardi Goes Nuts after Two Phillies Get Plunked but Both Teams Get Warned Welcome to Week Four of Ejection Inspection! The premise and ground rules are detailed here. The condensed version: each ejection from the previous week (Thursday through Wednesday) is listed in a table. The author – a former player/coach/umpire – analyzes each […] READ MORE


Padres Ride Big Inning to Victory over Diamondbacks

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Padres 12, Diamondbacks 3 The San Diego Padres notched seven consecutive hits in the fifth inning, scoring six runs en route to a 12-3 victory over the streaking Arizona Diamondbacks Wednesday night in Phoenix. Fernando Tatis Jr., Manny Machado, Jorge Mateo, Jurickson Profar, and Ha-Seong Kim each had two hits for the Padres. The victory […] READ MORE