Arizona Diamondbacks News

Arizona Diamondbacks Baseball News

  • Hazen in wait-and-see mode on direction ahead
    D-backs general Mike Hazen met with managing general partner Ken Kendrick and team president/CEO Derrick Hall last week to discuss the direction of the organization going forward. No firm determination has been made yet.
  • D-backs to install synthetic grass at Chase Field
    The D-backs will install state-of-the-art synthetic grass at Chase Field as part of a partnership with Shaw Sports Turf.
  • Pipeline names D-backs' Prospects of the Year
    Right-hander Taylor Widener learned to trust his changeup, while shortstop Jazz Chisholm turned lessons learned during his rehab into success on the field. The pair were rewarded for their efforts by being named the D-backs' Pitching and Hitting Prospects of the Year, respectively, by MLB Pipeline.
  • Q&A with WWE superstar Daniel Bryan
    On Sunday, January 27, the WWE makes its Chase Field debut hosting the Royal Rumble -- the official kickoff on the road to WrestleMania. As part of promoting the event, WWE Superstar Daniel Bryan took batting practice and threw out the ceremonial first pitch at the Arizona Diamondbacks' final home game of the regular season last month.
  • Ellis hits two-run home run in Fall League
    Here's a team-by-team breakdown of how all 30 teams' prospects fared in Arizona Fall League action on Thursday.
  • Pitcher who led in games in last decade retired
    Pitcher who led in games in last decade retired
  • Mark OK after taking Vlad Jr. liner to head
    On Thursday, D-backs prospect Tyler Mark tweeted that "all is well" after he was struck in the head by a line drive off the bat of Vladimir Guerrero Jr. in the third inning of an Arizona Fall League game on Wednesday night at Salt River Fields.
  • D-backs' Top 30 prospects list
    Who do the D-backs have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Arizona's Top 30 Prospects on MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Watch.
  • Gonzo gives D-backs top postseason moment
    To kick off the first week of postseason play, this week we take a look at the greatest postseason moments of the division era. Even if your team isn't a postseason team, you can remember your great October moments … and if it is, you can dream of maybe having another one this month that's even better.
  • Veteran reliever Ziegler announces retirement
    After 11 years in the big leagues, D-backs reliever Brad Ziegler announced Wednesday via Twitter that he was retiring from baseball.
  • Here are key FAQs about D-backs' offseason
    The offseason is underway for the D-backs and it figures to be one of their most interesting in recent years. Here's a look at some of the frequently asked questions as the D-backs begin to turn the page to 2019.
  • Chisholm gets two hits in AFL
    Here's a team-by-team breakdown of how all 30 teams' prospects fared in Arizona Fall League action on Wednesday.
  • D-backs, hitting coach Magadan part ways
    In the wake of a disappointing season, the D-backs on Monday mutually parted ways with hitting coach Dave Magadan. Magadan, who had a 16-year big league career as a player, had been the D-backs hitting coach for the past three seasons.
  • 30 top prospects in the AFL -- 1 from each team
    Seven clubs are sending their No. 1 prospect to the Arizona Fall League this year, and each team is sending an impressive array of up-and-coming talent. Here is a list of the top prospect from each organization that fans can check out in AFL action next week.
  • 5 offseason questions looming for D-backs
    The D-backs had planned to still be playing this week, but a disappointing finish got them started on the offseason early. As the front office continues its end-of-the-year meetings, here are five questions the D-backs have to answer this offseason.
  • D-backs end '18 with odd walk-off loss in 10th
    It seems only fitting that the D-backs' 2018 season ended with a walk-off loss against the Padres. Manuel Margot scored from third with the game-winning run after Francisco Mejia struck out and the ball got away from catcher John Ryan Murphy in the 10th inning of a 4-3 loss to the Padres on Sunday at Petco Park.
  • D-backs' instructs group reminiscent of '09 class
    To say that D-backs vice president of player development Mike Bell is excited about the crop of young talent currently assembled at Salt River Fields would be a bit of an understatement.
  • 2019 Draft order set: D-backs pick 16th, 26th
    Unlike in 2017, when the race for the No. 1 overall pick in the next year's Draft came down to a walk-off homer on the final day of the season, there was no such drama this summer. The Orioles, whose 115 losses were the fourth-most in modern big league history, clinched the top choice in 2019 with nine games remaining.
  • Vargas' 1st homer carries D-backs over Padres
    Ildemaro Vargas realized his dream last year when he made his Major League debut in September, but it took until this September's callup for him to make a big impact. Vargas hit his first career homer and drove home three runs as the D-backs beat the Padres, 5-4, on Saturday night at Petco Park.
  • D-backs take lead in 12th, but fall in 15 innings
    The D-backs thought they had the Padres on the ropes twice Friday night, only to watch San Diego respond each time. In the end it was the Padres who delivered the knockout blow with Freddy Galvis driving in Javy Guerra with a double in the 15th inning as the D-backs fell, 3-2, at Petco Park.
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