D-backs News

  • D-backs pull off stunner at Wrigley Field

    Down to their last strike and facing loss No. 11 in 12 games, Arizona rallied for five runs in the ninth to beat the Cubs, 7-5, on Wednesday afternoon at Wrigley Field.

  • Trumbo seeking second opinion on left foot

    D-backs outfielder Mark Trumbo has a stress fracture in his left foot, and he returned to Phoenix for a second opinion from team physician Michael Lee.

  • Gibson focused on D-backs rather than job

    Kevin Towers looks at the team that he put together, and the D-backs' GM is as perplexed as anyone at the dismal start. Manager Kirk Gibson knows that there has been speculation about his job status, but he is trying to remain focused on getting his team turned around.

  • Callis: Owings pleasant surprise for D-backs

    Not much has gone right for the D-backs in the first three weeks of the 2014 season, with very little in the way of pleasant surprises. Very little, as in just one -- shortstop Chris Owings, who has been baseball's best prospect rookie during the start of the season.

  • D-backs' slide continues as bats fall short

    The D-backs' slide continued Tuesday night as they dropped a 9-2 decision to the Cubs at chilly Wrigley Field. The loss was the fourth in a row for the D-backs, who have now dropped 10 of their last 11 games and are 5-18, the worst mark in the Majors.

  • Always itching to play, Hill accepts night off

    About the best you can hope for when Aaron Hill is out of the lineup is that the D-backs second baseman will understand the reasoning behind it, because there is no chance he will like it.

  • Strop denies intent behind pitch near Montero

    Cubs right-hander Pedro Strop said there was no intent in his ninth-inning pitch that wound up behind D-backs catcher Miguel Montero.

  • Wrigley among Gibson's favorite parks to visit

    D-backs manager Kirk Gibson is a fan of old ballparks, so you can put Wrigley Field up near the top of his list of favorite places to visit.

  • Arroyo unable to slow down Cubs offense

    Travis Wood hurt the D-backs with his arm and with his bat Monday night. The Cubs left-hander smacked a three-run homer and pitched seven quality innings as the D-backs lost, 5-1, at Wrigley Field.

  • Owings excited for first game as leadoff hitter

    D-backs shortstop Chris Owings has played at Wrigley Field before, but Monday's experience was very different.

  • Campana recalls memories of time at Wrigley

    D-backs outfielder Tony Campana was drafted by the Cubs and made his Major League debut with them, so he has fond memories of his time at Wrigley Field.

  • Sore neck keeps Pollock out of lineup

    D-backs outfielder A.J. Pollock was out of the lineup Monday, one day after being removed from a game in Los Angeles with tightness on the left side of his neck.

  • Homer spoils inning for Collmenter, finale for D-backs

    Adrian Gonzalez absolutely owned the D-backs when the Dodgers visited Arizona last weekend. So with a man on and first base open with two outs in the sixth inning Sunday, manager Kirk Gibson decided to intentionally walk Gonzalez. Unfortunately for the D-backs, the next hitter -- Yasiel Puig -- blasted a three-run homer to left-center, and the Dodgers went on to a 4-1 win.

  • Cahill to stay in 'pen, with Bolsinger in rotation

    With his success in the bullpen, the D-backs have no immediate plans to return Trevor Cahill to the starting rotation.

  • Walkup song fits the bill for 'Happy' Hill

    When D-backs second baseman Aaron Hill walks to the plate at Chase Field, Pharrell Williams' "Happy" blares over the speakers.

  • Pollock leaves game early with tight neck

    D-backs outfielder A.J. Pollock was forced to leave Sunday's 4-1 loss to the Dodgers in the sixth inning after he experienced tightness on the left side of his neck.

  • After quick start, Bolsinger hits LA road block

    Mike Bolsinger got his first big league hit during a three-run third-inning outburst and took a four-run lead into the fourth inning of his first big league start, but things fell apart for the right-hander in an 8-6 loss to the Dodgers on Saturday night in Los Angeles.

  • D-backs' Cahill thinks less in first relief outing

    Desperate to get right-hander Trevor Cahill on the right track, the D-backs shifted him to the bullpen in hopes the change of scenery would help him. The results Friday night against the Dodgers were encouraging.