Marlins' Volquez fires no-hitter agianst Diamondbacks

/ Jun 4, 2017

Marlins' Volquez fires no-hitter agianst Diamondbacks

Edinson Volquez’s day was nearly over after three pitches. And he strongly considered leaving the game after five innings because of sharp ankle pain. A couple hours later, nothing was hurting. He stuck around — and pitched the game of his life. Volquez threw ...

Greinke does it all as D-Backs edge Marlins

/ Jun 2, 2017

Greinke does it all as D-Backs edge Marlins

Zack Greinke had a good night on the mound, at the plate and covering first base. Greinke pitched seven innings, singled for his second hit of the year and finished a pivotal 3-6-1 double play, helping the Arizona Diamondbacks rally to snap the Miami ...

Maeda allows six in latest outing

/ Apr 23, 2017

Maeda allows six in latest outing

Kenta Maeda gave up six runs over five innings and suffered his second loss of the season as the Los Angeles Dodgers fell 11-5 to the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday. At Chase Field in Phoenix, Maeda (1-2) yielded nine hits including four home runs, ...

/ Jan 10, 2017

Diamondbacks invite ex-Marines pitcher Nakaushiro to camp

Former Chiba Lotte Marines hurler Yuhei Nakaushiro has been invited to attend major league spring training, the Arizona Diamondbacks announced Monday. The 27-year-old lefty joined the National League club on a minor league contract and finished last season with the Triple-A Reno Aces, where ...

Maeda collects 14th win in rout of D-Backs

/ Sep 6, 2016

Maeda collects 14th win in rout of D-Backs

The Dodgers mustered just one hit off Zack Greinke through three innings. Then their former teammate faltered and Los Angeles hammered the former Cy Young Award winner for five home runs. Joc Pederson joined the 20-plus home run club with a solo shot and ...

Kershaw dominates as Dodgers beat Diamondbacks

/ Jun 16, 2016

Kershaw dominates as Dodgers beat Diamondbacks

These days, it’s news when Clayton Kershaw walks a batter. He did that on Wednesday — walking one — while striking out 11 in the Los Angeles Dodgers’ 3-2 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks. Kershaw earned his 10th victory and acknowledged that a pitcher’s ...

Gibson pleased to see Upton land in Detroit

/ Jan 24, 2016

Gibson pleased to see Upton land in Detroit

Kirk Gibson and Justin Upton are being reunited — sort of. Gibson, who managed Upton in Arizona, is now doing some broadcasting for Fox Sports Detroit. The Tigers recently agreed to a $132.75 million, six-year deal with Upton, to bring one of the offseason’s ...

D-Backs add Miller behind Greinke

/ Dec 9, 2015

D-Backs add Miller behind Greinke

In another dramatic move to return to the playoffs for the first time since 2011, the Arizona Diamondbacks reached an agreement Tuesday to acquire All-Star right-hander Shelby Miller from the Atlanta Braves for overall No. 1 draft pick Dansby Swanson and two other prospects. ...

Diamondbacks land Greinke

/ Dec 5, 2015

Diamondbacks land Greinke

Zack Greinke will still pitch in the NL West. But surprise — with the Arizona Diamondbacks. The Diamondbacks unexpectedly won the Greinke sweepstakes, beating out the rival Los Angeles Dodgers and San Francisco Giants for the free agent ace Friday night. He reached agreement ...

/ Nov 13, 2015

Williams rejoins Diamondbacks as coach

Matt Williams is returning to his old job as third base coach of the Arizona Diamondbacks. The team announced the hiring on Thursday, just over a month after he was fired as manager of the Washington Nationals. Williams, who played for Arizona for six ...

D-Backs trying to set up roots in Japan

/ Aug 22, 2015

D-Backs trying to set up roots in Japan

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Takashi Saito, a former major leaguer and currently a reliever for the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles, announced his intention to retire from baseball at the end of the year on Monday in Sendai. It was a happy coincidence Saito’s news conference was the same ...