Category: ‘NL West’

Pleskoff Scouting Report: Jared Miller
February 20th, 2017 at 9:23 AM
***PHOTO1*** TEAM: Arizona Diamondbacks AGE: 23 POSITION: Pitcher BATS: Left THROWS: Left HEIGHT: 6-foot-7 WEIGHT: 240 lbs. ACQUIRED: The Arizona Diamondbacks selected Miller in the 11th round of the 2014 First-Year Player Draft out of Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. ***** STRENGTHS The Diamondbacks may have a hidden gem in Jared Miller. Truth be...

Stokke: Greinke’s start the key to D-backs turnaround
February 17th, 2017 at 2:01 PM
***PHOTO1*** SCOTTSDALE, AZ â?? Zack Greinke says he's healthy, believing last season's' struggles were skewed by falling short of 200 innings due to 'semi-flukey' injuries. He says he believes the Arizona Diamondbacks should be a good team this year, just as he thought last year when he signed a six-year,...

New catcher could help Greinke bounce back
February 15th, 2017 at 9:52 PM
***PHOTO1*** SCOTTSDALE â?? Zack Greinke pays attention to every detail, especially the ones that play into his game, like catching metrics. When it was mentioned last spring that former Dodgers battery mate Yasmani Grandal was ranked among the top pitch-framers in the game, Greinke gently reminded the reporter that Grandal...

D-backs believe in starting rotation entering 2017
February 14th, 2017 at 5:06 PM
***PHOTO1*** SCOTTSDALE â?? It was easy to define the Arizona Diamondbacks' futility last season. Their 5.09 team ERA was a major league high. The starters' ERA was even higher, at 5.39. While pitchers who made 160 of those 162 starts are in camp this spring, new general manager Mike Hazen said...

Non-roster invitees to watch in the National League West
February 12th, 2017 at 5:09 PM
***PHOTO1*** A team-by-team look at National League West non-roster invitees with the best chances to claim Opening Day roster spots: Arizona Diamondbacks In the wake of a 93-loss season, new sets of front-office and on-field eyes will be watching, and there will be 15 non-roster invitees at the D-backs' Salt...