D-backs News

  • Marte steps up for D-backs in return to Majors

    In his first Major League game since 2010, Andy Marte powered the D-backs to a 7-4 win over the Pirates in the series opener on Thursday night at Chase Field.

  • D-backs' deals add prospects, free up salary

    The D-backs accomplished a couple of objectives Thursday when they dealt veterans Martin Prado and Gerardo Parra just ahead of the Trade Deadline. First, the D-backs acquired a trio of prospects they like, and second, they gave themselves some financial flexibility for 2015 and beyond.

  • Chavez retires rather than push ailing knee

    Eric Chavez officially announced the end of his career in Phoenix after 17 years in the Major Leagues with the A's, Yankees and D-backs. A knee injury had relegated him to a part-time role, and he rarely saw the field. But when he did, he still provided the solid defense that led to him winning six Gold Glove Awards at third base.

  • Prado to Yanks for catching prospect O'Brien

    The D-backs traded third baseman Martin Prado to the Yankees on Thursday in exchange for catching prospect Peter O'Brien and a player to be named later or cash.

  • D-backs acquire Haniger, Banda for Parra

    The D-backs acquired Minor League outfielder Mitch Haniger and Minor League left-hander Anthony Banda on Thursday from the Brewers in exchange for outfielder Gerardo Parra.

  • Nuno looking to corral long ball against Pirates

    D-backs left-hander Vidal Nuno will take the mound Friday against Pittsburgh having given up 19 home runs this season, tied for sixth-most in the Majors. He squares off with Pirates right-hander Edinson Volquez, who is trying to regain his dominant form from a month ago.

  • Kieschnick, Marte called up to bolster D-backs

    After dealing Gerardo Parra to the Brewers and Martin Prado to the Yankees at the Trade Deadline, the D-backs called up outfielder Roger Kieschnick and infielder Andy Marte to take their places on the big league roster.

  • Pirates win challenge to erase pickoff at first

    Pittsburgh manager Clint Hurdle's challenge Thursday night against the D-backs turned out to be an easy call.

  • Miley, offense lead D-backs to series victory

    Wade Miley tossed 6 2/3 solid innings Wednesday as the D-backs beat the Reds, 5-4, to take two of three games of the series at Great American Ball Park. Paul Goldschmidt and Didi Gregorius each belted two-run homers. The victory moved manager Kirk Gibson into a tie with Bob Melvin for the most wins in club history with 337.

  • D-backs: Schultz called up, Marte optioned

    The D-backs promoted Bo Schultz to help their overworked bullpen while demoting outfielder Alfredo Marte. Schultz pitched two perfect innings of relief in Tuesday's 3-0 loss to the Reds.

  • Gibson ties Melvin for most D-backs' wins

    Arizona manager Kirk Gibson earned his 337th victory Wednesday afternoon, tying him with Bob Melvin for the most in franchise history. Gibson guided the D-backs to a 5-4 win over the Reds at the Great American Ball Park.

  • D-backs' Chavez retires after 17 seasons

    D-backs infielder Eric Chavez has decided to retire after 17 big league seasons. Chavez, who has been on the disabled list since June 8 with an injured left knee, hit .246 for Arizona this year.

  • Cahill solid but bats silent vs. Reds

    Trevor Cahill turned in an impressive start Tuesday night, but Mike Leake was a little better as the Reds beat the D-backs, 3-0, at Great American Ball Park.

  • Reds' successful challenge leads to run

    Reds manager Bryan Price successfully challenged a call in the second inning of Tuesday's game against the D-backs at Great American Ball Park.

  • Ahmed's RBI single wins it for D-backs in 15

    Nick Ahmed's two-out single to left-center proved to be the game-winner as the D-backs outlasted the Reds, 2-1, in 15 innings Monday night at Great American Ball Park.

  • D-backs lose challenge on interference claim

    The D-backs lost a manager's challenge in the ninth inning during Monday night's game against the Reds at Great American Ball Park.

  • La Russa: Support key to Hall of Fame career

    Speaking without looking at his notes on Sunday in Cooperstown, Tony La Russa made it clear during his 17-minute Hall of Fame induction speech that his unease at taking credit for all those accomplishments is rooted in a deep conviction that he benefited from an uncommonly good support system.

  • D-backs release Evans, activate Pacheco

    The D-backs placed Nick Evans on unconditional release waivers, clearing the way for him to sign with the Rakuten Golden Eagles in Japan.