Merrill Kelly Defying All Odds

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Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Merrill Kelly is showing everyone around baseball that he belongs—and after Saturday’s victory against the San Diego Padres, he is defying all the odds. Has Been Consistent With the Diamondbacks starting staff struggling early on, Kelly has been the consistent starter. You can’t speak enough about the job he has done so […] READ MORE


Kole Calhoun Bookends an Interesting 24 Hours for Arizona Diamondbacks

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Kole Calhoun Hits Bookend an Interesting 24 Hours Arizona Diamondbacks right fielder Kole Calhoun hit an inside-the-park home run Wednesday against the Houston Astros that helped wake up his team’s dormant bats. On Thursday, he hit a walk-off two-run double to beat the Astros and give the Diamondbacks their first series win of 2020. The […] READ MORE


The Arizona Diamondbacks Can Contend in 2020 If…

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Will the Arizona Diamondbacks contend in 2020? Let’s begin by saying this will be a challenging abbreviated season if they get the season completed. It could also be a lot of fun. We know Arizona Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo is an “Out of the Box Thinking” manager. He is already planning how his players will […] READ MORE


Madison Bumgarner and the Arizona Diamondbacks: Why It Happened, How It Happened, and What It Means

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Madison Bumgarner Signs with the Arizona Diamondbacks When the news broke Sunday night that Madison Bumgarner had signed a five-year deal with the Arizona Diamondbacks worth $85 million, it surprised most of the baseball world. There had been little to no indication at all that the Diamondbacks were even interested in pursuing Bumgarner. The team’s […] READ MORE


Arizona Diamondbacks Keep Jake Lamb

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Arizona Diamondbacks Keep Jake Lamb The Arizona Diamondbacks, in a surprise move, have decided at this time to keep Jake Lamb as they continue their process of putting together their roster for the 2020 season. Arbitration Eligible player Lamb is arbitration eligible and, with a possible big increase in his salary, it was a surprise […] READ MORE


Arizona Diamondbacks Host 22nd Annual Winter Classic

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Arizona Diamondbacks Host 22nd Annual Winter Classic PHOENIX, Dec. 5th – Several members of the Arizona Diamondbacks – including executives, coaches, broadcasters, players, and the manager – gathered at Chase Field Thursday morning for the 22nd Annual Winter Classic. They gave over 750 children from the area backpacks, shoes, socks, books, a sweatshirt, and more […] READ MORE


Ejection Inspection: The 2019 Earl Weaver Awards

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2019 Earl Weaver Awards Welcome to the final regular season edition 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 rating […] READ MORE


Ejection Inspection, Week 14: Arizona Diamondbacks Manager Torey Lovullo Gets Baited, Goes Nuts

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Welcome to Week 14 of Ejection Inspection! (Note: Due to health issues with the author, it has been delayed by a week.) 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 […] READ MORE


Second Half for the Arizona Diamondbacks Filled With Uncertainty

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The MLB trade deadline is July 31. The Arizona Diamondbacks must do several things in the second half of the season if they want to consider themselves in contention for a National League wild-card spot. Most Important Of the many essential changes that must happen, the most important is the need to get more wins […] READ MORE


Arizona Diamondbacks Sweep the Colorado Rockies

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Arizona Diamondbacks rookie left-hander Alex Young was stellar in his Chase Field debut, allowing one batter over the minimum as he held the slumping Colorado Rockies to no hits for six innings. Nick Ahmed hit a two-run home run as part of a four-run sixth Sunday afternoon as the Diamondbacks sweep the Rockies with a […] READ MORE