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Arizona Diamondbacks Lose Lead Late and Fall to San Francisco Giants
May 2nd, 2013 at 9:16 AM
PHOENIX -- The Arizona Diamondbacks bullpen blew another late lead to the San Francisco Giants in a losing effort. The Dbacks offense showed up Wednesday night, and Arizona carried a two run lead into the eighth inning. Fastballer David Hernandez got the call in the inning to spell Matt Reynolds, who...

Arizona Diamondbacks Beat San Francisco Giants in Extra Innings for Second Game in a Row
April 25th, 2013 at 10:47 AM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Wednesday afternoon's rubber game between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the San Francisco Giants followed the script of the first two games. The starting pitchers in this game, however were nothing short of sensational for both sides. Ian Kennedy threw six shutout innings before finally being touched in...

Paul Goldschmidt’s Early Offense Coupled with Patrick Corbin’s Outstanding Outing Help Arizona Diamondbacks Fend Off San Francisco Giants
April 24th, 2013 at 7:56 AM
SAN FRANCISCO -- On a chilly night on the bay the Arizona Diamondbacks came out to push Matt Cain farther, as the San Francisco Giants starter has struggled heavily out of the gates in 2013.  ***PHOTO1*** By the time the third inning came to an end the Dbacks had a 4-0 lead on...

Arizona Diamondbacks Drop First Game in New York to Yankees 4-2. Inefficient Pitching Opens Bullpens for Each Team Going Forward.
April 17th, 2013 at 9:26 AM
NEW YORK -- Though not a first time interleague series between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the New York Yankees, the notion of playing in Yankee Stadium in April is a new concept. The Dbacks flew into New York on their off day Monday and took on the Yankees for their...

Arizona Diamondbacks Tally One in the 9th to Get the Win Against Los Angeles
April 14th, 2013 at 8:22 PM
PHOENIX -- An out and out pitcher's duel took place Sunday afternoon at Chase Field as the Arizona Diamondbacks score a ninth inning run to take the game and the series against rival Los Angeles Dodgers. Josh Beckett threw the entire game, giving the Dodgers bullpen a day off, but...

Arizona Diamondbacks: Early Runs Boost Diamondbacks to Series Win
April 11th, 2013 at 6:50 PM
PHOENIX -- 10 runs in the first four innings provided all of the offense the Arizona Diamondbacks would need to secure a comfortable win in Wednesday afternoon's game against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Nine of the runs came against starter Jonathan Sanchez, inflating his ERA to nearly 13.00. AJ Pollock provided...

Pittsburgh Pirates Staff Keeps Arizona Diamondbacks at Bay
April 9th, 2013 at 4:38 PM
PHOENIX -- Monday night in Phoenix saw the last place Pittsburgh Pirates take on and defeat the first place Arizona Diamondbacks. Pirates starter Wandy Rodriguez kept the Diamondbacks hitters guessing through the first two-and-one third innings, as he has done throughout his surprisingly successful career, giving up one run in...

Arizona Diamondbacks Outlast St Louis Cardinals in 16 Inning Slugfest
April 4th, 2013 at 11:45 AM
PHOENIX -- 5 Hours, 32 Minutes. By the time the 6:40 pm start time game ended, the Arizona Diamondbacks and St Louis Cardinals were playing under a midnight moon in the desert. The Diamondbacks outlasted the Cards to take the game in the 16th inning, but not before having to...

Arizona Diamondbacks Top St. Louis Cardinals 6-2 on Opening Day
April 1st, 2013 at 10:09 PM
  In the blink of an eye, Ian Kennedy allowed back to back doubles to the Cardinals’ two-three hitters to open the scoring in the 2013 season. Kennedy came right back in the second inning and set the Cardinals down in order, recording strikeout numbers two and three on the season....

Colorado Rockies Score Four Runs in the 13th Inning to Defeat Arizona Diamondbacks
October 2nd, 2012 at 11:05 AM
The The Colorado Rockies outlasted the Arizona Diamondbacks Monday night by scoring four runs in the 13th inning in front of a small crowd at Chase Field to win the opener of the final series of the season for both teams by a score of 7-5. ***PHOTO1*** Paul Goldschmidt hit a solo...

Arizona Diamondbacks Trounce Chicago Cubs 8-3 but are Eliminated from Wild Card Race
September 29th, 2012 at 11:02 AM
It was a bitter sweet victory for the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday night when they defeated the Chicago Cubs by a score of 8-3 at Chase Field but also saw their playoff hopes officially come to an end. The St. Louis Cardinals win over the Washington Nationals officially eliminated the Diamondbacks from the wild card race but that...

Paul Goldschmidt Carries Arizona Diamondbacks Past San Francisco Giants
September 26th, 2012 at 1:28 PM
Paul Goldschmidt drove in a career-high five runs to help the Arizona Diamondbacks top the San Francisco Giants 7-2 on Tuesday night in the Bay Area. The Diamondbacks are still fighting hard to stay alive in the playoff race although with every St. Louis Cardinals victory hopes are fading quickly by...

Arizona Diamondbacks’ Bats Cool Off in Series Finale Against Colorado Rockies
September 25th, 2012 at 7:24 PM
The Arizona Diamondbacks failed to complete a four-game sweep against the Colorado Rockies on Monday night when they fell 4-2 at Coors Field in the series finale. The Diamondbacks scored a combined total of 33 runs in the first three games in Colorado but could only come up with two runs on Monday against Colorado's...

Arizona Diamondbacks Fail to Rally Late Against San Diego Padres
September 21st, 2012 at 10:47 AM
The Arizona Diamondbacks wasted a golden opportunity with bases loaded and nobody out in the bottom of the ninth but came away empty handed. The San Diego Padres avoided a three-game sweep at Arizona with a 6-5 victory on Thursday night after dropping the last two games to the Diamondbacks. The...

Patrick Corbin Drives in Four Runs and Earns Win for Arizona Diamondbacks
September 17th, 2012 at 10:44 AM
Patrick Corbin got it done for the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday with both his arm and his bat driving in four runs in the 10-2 blowout win over the San Francisco Giants at home Sunday. The young left-hander had his longest outing of the year pitching eight innings and only allowing two...

Arizona Diamondbacks Rally Past Los Angeles Dodgers and Remain Alive in Wild Card Hunt
September 12th, 2012 at 10:00 PM
The Arizona Diamondbacks are making things difficult for the reeling Los Angeles Dodgers who dropped their second game in Arizona by a score of 3-2 on Wednesday night at Chase Field. ***PHOTO1*** After being shutout the night before the Dodgers got on the board early on a two-run RBI double from Adrian...

Arizona Diamondbacks Top First-Place San Francisco Giants in Extra Innings
September 5th, 2012 at 1:21 PM
Momentarily it looked like the Arizona Diamondbacks were going to blow a lead for the third straight day late in the game but they held on to beat the San Francisco Giants 8-6 in 11 innings Tuesday night. ***PHOTO1*** Aaron Hill had a career-high five hits in the game and scored the...

Arizona Diamondbacks Blow Lead Again and Drop Game to San Francisco Giants in Extra Innings
September 4th, 2012 at 1:36 AM
For the second consecutive game the Arizona Diamondbacks have blown a late lead to a divisional rival. Yesterday J.J. Putz had his first blown save since May and Monday he repeated that performance against the San Francisco Giants who beat the Diamondbacks 9-8 in extra innings at San Francisco. The Diamondbacks had...

Ian Kennedy Shuts Down Los Angeles Dodgers and Ends Arizona Diamondbacks Six-Game Losing Streak
August 31st, 2012 at 9:10 AM
Dodger Stadium has certainly brought the best out of the Arizona Diamondbacks this year and a trip to Los Angeles couldn't have come at a better time. Ian Kennedy shut down the Los Angeles Dodgers Thursday night to help end the Diamondbacks' six-game losing streak with a 2-0 win. The Diamondbacks won their seventh...

Johnny Cueto Gets Major League Best 17th Win by Defeating the Arizona Diamondbacks
August 29th, 2012 at 2:11 AM
It continues to go south for the Arizona Diamondbacks as they dropped yet another game at home on Tuesday night against the Cincinnati Reds. Johnny Cueto earned his 17th win of the year which is best in the majors and the Reds dropped the Diamondbacks 5-2. Johnny Cueto pitched seven innings...