PHOENIX - Major league teams adjusted to their strange new normal, with more players returning to their hometowns as they realized baseball won't be played for months.Arizona manager Torey Lovullo said he feels like he's "playing hooky" every ...
Mar 18, 2020
TERRY Francona took one look at Cleveland's all-black uniforms and turned into a fashionista.His review? Not good."What's the slogan, 'Let the kids play'?" the Indians manager said. "Let the grown-ups look like morons."That was a ...
Aug 25, 2019
PHOENIX - Former major league pitcher Curt Schilling says he's thinking about running for Congress in Arizona.Schilling confirmed in an email to The Arizona Republic on Monday that he's considering a run. He declined to say which district ...
Aug 14, 2019
OUT of nowhere, the Houston Astros got a huge head start on October.On a dizzying day that featured two dozen trades, the Astros pulled off the biggest and most startling deal, adding ace Zack Greinke to an imposing rotation already loaded ...
Aug 1, 2019
CHICAGO - Kyle Hendricks mixed speeds, hit his spots and kept hitters off balance. It was a vintage performance that added up to his first win of the season and another victory for the rolling Cubs.Hendricks struck out a season-high 11 ...
Apr 20, 2019
SAN DIEGO - Merrill Kelly won his big league debut at age 30 by throwing six strong innings and benefiting from an offensive outburst started by Adam Jones' leadoff homer to lead the Arizona Diamondbacks over the San Diego Padres, 10-3, ...
Apr 2, 2019
PHOENIX - Max Scherzer struck out 11 over seven innings of four-hit ball, Trea Turner hit a leadoff home run and the Washington Nationals beat the Arizona Diamondbacks, 3-1, on Friday night (Saturday, Manila time).Scherzer (7-1) retired 15 in ...
May 12, 2018
PHOENIX - Arizona outfielder Yasmany Tomas cleared waivers and was assigned outright to Triple-A Reno by the Diamondbacks, who are responsible for the $42.5 million he is owed in the remaining three seasons of a $68.5 million, six-year contract. ...
Apr 3, 2018
DIAMONDBACKS ace Zack Greinke will start this season in the dugout.Arizona manager Torey Lovullo said on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) that Greinke won't pitch on opening day because of what's perceived to be a minor health issue. ...
Mar 20, 2018
PHOENIX - Japanese right-hander Yoshihisa Hirano and the Arizona Diamondbacks have agreed to a $6 million, two-year contract.The 33-year-old is looked at by Arizona to provide bullpen depth and possibly compete to be the team's closer. ...
Dec 23, 2017
PHOENIX - Three bags, four times.And you wouldn't believe who got in on all the fun for the Arizona Diamondbacks.Spirited reliever Archie Bradley hit a stunning triple in the seventh inning, driving in two runs with one of four ...
Oct 5, 2017
MIAMI - For the second start in a row, Adam Conley came out of the game leaving a string of zeroes behind him on the scoreboard.And for the third consecutive night, the Miami Marlins' bullpen blanked Arizona.Conley pitched 5 1/ ...
May 6, 2016
A PERSON with knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that free agent ace Zack Greinke and the Arizona Diamondbacks have reached agreement on a six-year contract.The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity Friday night because ...
Dec 5, 2015
DETROIT - Kirk Gibson has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.The 1988 National League MVP revealed the news on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time) in a statement released by Fox Sports Detroit."I have faced many different obstacles in my life, and ...
Apr 29, 2015
SAN DIEGO - All-Star catcher Miguel Montero was traded from Arizona to the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time) in a deal that relieves the Diamondbacks of having to pay $40 million over the next three years.Arizona receives minor league ...
Dec 10, 2014
A MAJOR brawl in a Triple-A game instigated by rehabbing Los Angeles Dodgers infielder Erisbel Arruebarrena against the Arizona Diamondbacks' top minor league affiliate has resulted in the suspension of 11 players.The benches cleared twice during Arruebarrena's ...
Jul 30, 2014
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CHICAGO - Patrick Corbin is finding ways to pile up victories without his best stuff.Corbin became the major leagues' first nine-game winner, laboring through six innings Sunday (Monday, Manila time) in the Arizona Diamondbacks' 8-4 win over the ...
Jun 3, 2013
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