Nov 24, 2016

Mariners, D-Backs make five-player trade

The Seattle Mariners finally landed the established shortstop they’ve long been trying to find. To do it, they had to part with a talented young pitcher who still has the potential to blossom. Seattle and Arizona pulled off a five-player trade Wednesday night, with ...

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 ...

Taguchi hopes to realize dream of managing in U.S.

Sep 2, 2015

Taguchi hopes to realize dream of managing in U.S.

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Former big leaguer So Taguchi has been touted as a candidate to manage the Pacfic League’s Orix Buffaloes next year and does dreams of managing one day — but in the United States rather than Japan. “My final dream is to manage over there, ...

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 ...

Diamondbacks representatives help promote MLB Cup in Japan

Aug 18, 2015

Diamondbacks representatives help promote MLB Cup in Japan

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Major League Baseball enlisted a little star power to help announce its latest youth initiative in Japan. Representatives from the Arizona Diamondbacks, including recent Baseball Hall of Fame inductee Randy Johnson, Tony La Russa and Luis Gonzalez, took time out of their goodwill tour ...

Aug 9, 2015

Diamondbacks retire Johnson's No. 51

Saying “there were a lot of special moments created here,” Randy Johnson thanked fans, teammates, front office personnel, even the clubhouse guys, when the Arizona Diamondbacks retired his No. 51 on Saturday night. Johnson won four consecutive NL Cy Young Awards and a World ...