LOS ANGELES (AP) — Drey Jameson pitched six strong innings in his second big league game and Ketel Marte homered as the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-2 Tuesday to split a doubleheader.
PHOENIX (AP) — Drey Jameson couldn't really put it into words how it felt to pitch a gem in his major league debut.
“It was awesome. I don’t really know what to say about it,” the 25-year-old right-hander said after throwing seven shutout innings in the Arizona Diamondbacks' 4-0 victory over the San Diego Padres on Thursday night.
PHOENIX (AP) — The Diamondbacks did a little throwback to the 1980s on Monday night, swiping bags, bunting for singles and leaning on small ball to generate their offense.
Couple that approach with a dominant pitching performance by Zac Gallen and Arizona is pretty tough.
PHOENIX (AP) — The hapless Washington Nationals made three errors in the field, a mental mistake on defense and a few baserunning miscues that nixed some great scoring opportunities.
PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks were refreshed and ready after the four-day All-Star break, playing arguably their best game of the season in a lopsided 10-1 victory over the Washington Nationals.
Washington Nationals (31-63, fifth in the NL East) vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (40-52, fifth in the NL West)
Phoenix; Friday, 9:40 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Nationals: TBD; Diamondbacks: Zac Gallen (4-2, 3.65 ERA, 1.09 WHIP, 89 strikeouts)
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A fired-up Yu Darvish struck out nine in seven innings and the scuffling San Diego Padres beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-3 on Friday night.
“He was terrific,” San Diego manager Bob Melvin said.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Brandon Crawford hit a game-ending RBI single, and the San Francisco Giants rallied from an early 3-0 deficit to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-3 on Wednesday.
Wilmer Flores tied the game in the eighth with a pinch-hit homer.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco Giants were counting on coming back to the Bay Area and building some momentum from two impressive wins at San Diego last weekend.
Instead, the defending NL West champions flopped at home again — this time against a team that was 10 games under .500.
Colorado Rockies (36-47, fifth in the NL West) vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (37-46, fourth in the NL West)
Phoenix; Friday, 9:40 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Rockies: Chad Kuhl (5-5, 3.83 ERA, 1.32 WHIP, 59 strikeouts); Diamondbacks: Zac Gallen (4-2, 3.51 ERA, 1.06 WHIP, 77 strikeouts)
San Francisco Giants (40-39, third in the NL West) vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (37-44, fourth in the NL West)
Phoenix; Wednesday, 9:40 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Giants: Alex Cobb (3-3, 4.94 ERA, 1.39 WHIP, 56 strikeouts); Diamondbacks: Merrill Kelly (7-5, 3.46 ERA, 1.26 WHIP, 74 strikeouts)
San Francisco Giants (40-38, third in the NL West) vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (36-44, fourth in the NL West)
Phoenix; Tuesday, 9:40 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Giants: Alex Wood (5-7, 5.03 ERA, 1.36 WHIP, 71 strikeouts); Diamondbacks: Tyler Gilbert (0-0)
DENVER (AP) — Brendan Rodgers homered, Connor Joe had a three-run triple and the Colorado Rockies overcame a two-homer game by Arizona's Christian Walker and beat the Diamondbacks 11-7 on Saturday night.
PHOENIX (AP) — Zac Gallen pitched seven effective innings despite an early bout of wildness, and the Arizona Diamondbacks used a four-run eighth inning to top the Cincinnati Reds 7-4 on Wednesday.
Geraldo Perdomo hit a two-run homer for the Diamondbacks, who avoided a sweep after the Reds took the first two games of the series.
Cincinnati Reds (21-39, fifth in the NL Central) vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (29-33, fourth in the NL West)
Phoenix; Monday, 9:40 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Reds: Mike Minor (0-2, 8.64 ERA, 1.44 WHIP, eight strikeouts); Diamondbacks: Merrill Kelly (5-3, 3.32 ERA, 1.32 WHIP, 54 strikeouts)
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rob Thomson took his first loss as interim manager and the Philadelphia Phillies ended a nine-game winning streak Sunday, falling 13-1 to the Arizona Diamondbacks.
The Phillies lost for the first time since May 31, and Thomson was beaten for the first time since replacing Joe Girardi on June 3.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Graham Ashcraft pitched six shutout innings to extend his impressive debut run, Joey Votto led an early homer barrage and the Cincinnati Reds beat the slumping Arizona Diamondbacks 14-8 Tuesday night.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Rookie Alek Thomas hit two of Arizona’s five home runs and the Diamondbacks opened a long road trip by beating the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-6 Friday night.
Ketel Marte homered while extending his hitting streak to 15 games and Christian Walker and Jake McCarthy also connected for Arizona.
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona pitcher Zac Gallen got mad in the fifth inning, catcher José Herrera got a little madder but manager Torey Lovullo was the maddest of them all, rushing onto the field to argue with the home plate umpire before his quick ejection.
PHOENIX (AP) — Mookie Betts led off Saturday night's game with a homer. Dave Roberts — sarcastically — said he was disappointed there weren't many highlights that followed.
“He only got two hits tonight,” the Dodgers manager said with a grin.
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona's familiarity with Zack Greinke led to a solid offensive night against the Diamondbacks' former pitcher.
Christian Walker and Pavin Smith homered and Ketel Marte’s two-run double broke a fourth-inning tie to help the Diamondbacks beat Kansas City 9-5 Monday night in Greinke’s first appearance at Chase Field since he left at the 2019 trade deadline after 3 1/2 seasons in Arizona.
Chicago Cubs (12-20, fourth in the NL Central) vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (18-16, fourth in the NL West)
Phoenix; Sunday, 4:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Cubs: Justin Steele (1-4, 5.32 ERA, 1.77 WHIP, 19 strikeouts); Diamondbacks: Humberto Castellanos (2-1, 4.32 ERA, 1.20 WHIP, 16 strikeouts)
PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks played a ton of one-run games last season and lost most.
This year's team is built to not only survive, but thrive in tight games. They did it again Friday night.
Chicago Cubs (11-19, fourth in the NL Central) vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (17-15, fourth in the NL West)
Phoenix; Friday, 9:40 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Cubs: Drew Smyly (1-3, 3.04 ERA, 1.23 WHIP, 17 strikeouts); Diamondbacks: Zach Davies (1-1, 3.34 ERA, 1.21 WHIP, 22 strikeouts)
PHOENIX (AP) — Ketel Marte smashed a solo homer to take the lead and closed out the win by starting a nifty double play for the final outs.
That's the guy the Arizona Diamondbacks had in mind when they signed the second baseman to a long-term contract during spring training.
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona's starters have taken turns stringing together quality starts all season for one of baseball's best rotations.
To say they're feeding off each other might be a stretch.
MIAMI (AP) — Christian Walker had a home run, double and three RBIs, and Arizona Diamondbacks held on to beat the Miami Marlins 5-4 Tuesday night.
Arizona starter Humberto Castellanos completed his longest outing of the season, pitching 5 2/3 scoreless innings.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Merrill Kelly threw seven shutout innings and Ketel Marte and Nick Ahmed each homered in the eighth inning, lifting the Arizona Diamondbacks 2-0 over the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday.
NEW YORK (AP) — Sergio Alcantara snapped a scoreless tie with a two-run homer in the seventh inning, Ketel Marte added an RBI double and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the New York Mets 3-2 Saturday.
PHOENIX (AP) — Seth Beer's dramatic game-winning, three-run homer was the talk of Arizona's opening day.
He came through in a critical situation again Wednesday.
Beer tied the game in the 10th inning with an RBI single, and Ketel Marte followed with a game-ending sacrifice fly to give the Diamondbacks a 3-2 win over the Houston Astros.
PHOENIX (AP) — Nabil Crismatt's experience in a big league bullpen has taught him to be ready to pitch from the moment the first inning starts.
He had to be ready even earlier on Sunday.
Crismatt pitched three scoreless innings in an emergency start, Jurickson Profar hit a grand slam and the San Diego Padres used a big second inning to win their third straight game, beating the Arizona Diamondbacks 10-5.
PHOENIX (AP) — The veterans did the early work, the rookies followed with a few clutch moments and the San Diego Padres have found a winning formula early in the season.
The Padres won their second straight game, beating the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-2 on Saturday night.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks have decided to anchor their offensive future around Ketel Marte's ample talents.
The club announced on Tuesday that it had finalized a $76 million, five-year contract with Marte that begins in the 2023 season and includes a team option for the 2028 that could be worth up to $13 million.