Yankees' Masahiro Tanaka suffers second straight loss

Baseball / MLB May 2, 2019

Yankees' Masahiro Tanaka suffers second straight loss

Right-hander Masahiro Tanaka surrendered three runs over four innings on Wednesday, and suffered his third loss of the season, in the New York Yankees' 3-2 defeat to the Arizona Diamondbacks. Tanaka (2-3) struck out six of the 18 batters he faced, but allowed the aforementioned ...

CC Sabathia throws 3,000th career strikeout in defeat

Baseball / MLB May 1, 2019

CC Sabathia throws 3,000th career strikeout in defeat

CC Sabathia struck out a former teammate for No. 3,000 of his career, celebrated with the rest of the New York Yankees on the field and tipped his cap to the appreciative Arizona crowd. As the big left-hander he walked toward the batter's box, he ...

Yu Darvish fans eight to help Cubs top Diamondbacks

Baseball / MLB Apr 28, 2019

Yu Darvish fans eight to help Cubs top Diamondbacks

Yu Darvish settled down after a shaky start. He got some help from David Bote. Darvish pitched six effective innings and Bote homered twice, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 9-1 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday night. Anthony Rizzo also connected for the Cubs, who ...

Arizona's Yoshihisa Hirano earns first save of season

Baseball / MLB Apr 19, 2019

Arizona's Yoshihisa Hirano earns first save of season

Christian Walker continued his remarkable late-innings production with a two-run homer in the seventh, Luke Weaver got Arizona off to a good start and the Diamondbacks beat Atlanta 4-1 to complete a three-game sweep on Thursday. Walker lined the opposite-field homer to right-center off Chad ...

Yu Darvish allows 3 runs in 1st outing since May

Baseball / MLB Mar 31, 2019

Yu Darvish allows 3 runs in 1st outing since May

Yu Darvish had long since flopped in his return to Texas when former teammate Joey Gallo beat the Chicago Cubs with one swing. Gallo hit a three-run homer in the eighth inning and the Rangers rallied for an 8-6 victory Saturday night, giving new manager ...

Shumpei Yoshikawa signs with D-Backs

Baseball / MLB Aug 25, 2018

Shumpei Yoshikawa signs with D-Backs

Right-handed pitcher Shumpei Yoshikawa has signed with the Arizona Diamondbacks and broken amateur baseball rules in the process, informed sources said Friday. The 23-year-old Yoshikawa was expected to go high in Nippon Professional Baseball's amateur draft this October. He is the first marquee amateur to ...

Diamondbacks continue winning ways at Petco

Baseball / MLB Aug 18, 2018

Diamondbacks continue winning ways at Petco

The Arizona Diamondbacks are making themselves right at home at Petco Park. Paul Goldschmidt hit a two-run home run, Steven Souza Jr. drove in three and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the San Diego Padres 9-4 on Friday night. Goldschmidt drove the first pitch he saw from ...