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Diamondbacks Rumors: Arizona designates Ryan Rowland-Smith for assignment

The Arizona Diamondbacks and designated left-hander Ryan Rowland-Smith for assignment, according to a Diamondbacks official press release.The Arizona Diamondbacks reinstated outfielder Cody Ross from the 15-day disabled list (dislocated right hip) and designated left-handed pitcher Ryan Rowland-Smith for assignment, according to D-backs Executive Vice President & General Manager...
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Top Six MLB Teams That Have Surprised In 2014

For every MLB season, despite our ever-thoughtful preseason predictions, there are bound to be surprises that occur which shock fans as to how teams perform. Granted, it’s only three weeks into the season, but here’s a look at some teams who are off to some pretty astounding starts, both good and bad. Honourable mentions go to the New York Yankees, 10-6, 1st in AL East; Minnesota...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

D-backs activate Ross from DL

The Diamondbacks reinstated outfielder Cody Ross from the 15-day disabled list Friday and designated reliever Ryan Rowland-Smith for assignment. Ross suffered a dislocated right hip on Aug. 11 last season while running to first base during a game against the Mets and missed the rest of the season. At the time, he was hitting .278 with eight homers and 38 RBIs. The 30-year-old Ross...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks to wear Kansas City throwback uniforms

The Arizona Diamondbacks will be suiting up in some very retro uniforms for their game against the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday.  It’s a special event to mark the 100th Anniversary of the first game played at the now legendary Wrigley Field, home of the Cubs. The first game played at Wrigley Field was played in 1914 between the Chicago Feds and the Kansas City Packers.  The game...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Arizona Diamondbacks To Wear Another Team’s Throwback Uniforms (Photos)

The Chicago Cubs and Arizona Diamondbacks will honor Wrigley Field’s 100th birthday on April 23 with some sweet throwback uniforms that pay homage to their storied past. Well, one team’s storied past. The Diamondbacks are, of course, an expansion team that played their first game in 1998, meaning that they will take the field against the Cubs in jerseys that have no connection...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks News: Club president says manager and GM safe for now

With the highest payroll in their history at $112 million, the Diamondbacks expected to contend for a playoff spot in 2014. Instead, they’ve gotten off to a 4-14 start. To make matters worse, they have lost 11 of 12 at home. With the Dodgers and Giants tied for first place in the NL West, the Diamondbacks’ terrible record out of the gate has left them seven games off the pace...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Arizona Diamondbacks Pitching Is Off To A Disastrous Start

The word terrible really isn’t strong enough to truly capture just how bad the pitching has been for the Arizona Diamondbacks this season. In 18 games the starters have a combined 7.63 ERA thus far yielding 78 earned runs in only 92 innings pitched. Arizona has given up runs at an alarming rate of over six per game with five or more in 13 of the 18 total games. They are on pace...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks have reason(s) to believe

PHOENIX -- Brad Ziegler has this feeling. In a day or two, or maybe next week, the Diamondbacks will start on the path that will lead to a whimsical reflection later this season. "Gosh," someone will say, "remember how bad we started this year?" The D-backs understand their plight: With the worst record in the major leagues at 4-14, there is little time to waste...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Roundup: What to Make of McCarthy

Have you given us your opinion in this week’s Reader Survey? It takes 30 seconds so do it now! McCarthy has a very friendly upcoming schedule, making him a decent stream candidate (Photo: AP/Marcio Jose Sanchez) Despite Brandon McCarthy’s recent struggles, some fantasy owners (including this one) thought he was a good spot start against the Mets for two reasons: The Mets are...
Via Baseball Professor
2 days ago  |  Discuss

D-backs need 'exorcism' after franchise-worst start

PHOENIX -- If there were one thing the Diamondbacks couldn't afford to let go to waste Wednesday afternoon it was a quality outing from its scuffling starting rotation. While Brandon McCarthy's performance fell one out shy of an official "quality start," it was the exact kind of effort the D-backs needed from him -- the kind that could have helped them avoid a sweep...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks Slow Start

(Courtesy of sfgate.com) Off to their worst start in the teams’ 16 year history, the Arizona Diamondbacks have had a difficult time getting things going thus far this season. Paul Goldschmidt has carried the bulk of the load offensively, while newly acquired outfielder Mark Trumbo has added some power to the lineup. The D-backs are struggling all-around through the first 17 games...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Keith Hernandez ogles busty female fan wrapping mouth around huge hot dog (video)

With the game well in hand and little game-wise to discuss, Keith Hernandez went into full horndogger mode when SNY cameras captured a rather busty woman engorging on a hot dog during Tuesday night’s coverage of the New York Mets-Arizona Diamondbacks game. The Mets were up 9-0 in the 5th inning when a roving camera […] The post Keith Hernandez ogles busty female fan wrapping...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Towers may loose his Powers

Kevin Towers speaks at a Diamondbacks press conference (photo courtesy of bleacherreport.com)   His contract may have been extended to stay beyond 2014, but after a very shaky start to a season in which two key pitchers Patrick Corbin, and David Hernandez were lost due to season ending elbow surgery, (Tommy John Surgery)  it does not bode well for Arizona Diamondbacks general...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
3 days ago  |  1 Comment

Reno Aces’ SP Archie Bradley Passed On By Diamondbacks

It has been a very odd couple of days for Arizona Diamondback’s minor league phenom Archie Bradley. Just last Friday he had left his wallet on the plane during a trip to Tucson, Arizona from Reno, Nevada as he was giddy about getting prime seats for the flight, or in his words, “I got lucky on the plane and actually got a big seat.  I put it (the wallet) in the pouch in front...
Via FF Locker Room
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Tony Campana loses fly ball among flock of seagulls (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.Arizona Diamondbacks center fielder Tony Campana appeared to lose a fly ball among a flock of seagulls during Thursday night's game against San Francisco.It happened in the bottom of the eighth inning as Giants batter Brandon Crawford hit the ball to center field just as some seagulls were circling over the outfield. Campana anticipated...
Via Holdout Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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