Kevin Towers may loose his Powers

Kevin Towers speaks at a Diamondbacks press conference (photo courtesy of bleacherreport.com)   His contract may have been extended to stay beyond 2014, but after a very shaky start to a season in which two key pitchers Patrick Corbin, and David Hernandez were lost due to season ending elbow surgery, (Tommy John Surgery)  it does not bode well for Arizona Diamondbacks general...
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Archie Bradley’s agent calls out Diamondbacks for not calling up Bradley

(Rick Scuteri/USA Today Sports)   Kevin Towers has stated that he doesn’t want Archie Bradley to be thrown into a situation where he is viewed as the savior of the rotation. Given the D-backs starting rotation’s woes over the beginning of the season, there isn’t much doubt that Bradley, the Diamondbacks’ top prospect, would be viewed as a savior. Apparently, Bradley’s...
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Reno Aces’ SP Archie Bradley Passed On By Diamondbacks

It has been a very odd couple of days for Arizona Diamondback’s minor league phenom Archie Bradley. Just last Friday he had left his wallet on the plane during a trip to Tucson, Arizona from Reno, Nevada as he was giddy about getting prime seats for the flight, or in his words, “I got lucky on the plane and actually got a big seat.  I put it (the wallet) in the pouch in front...
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D-backs send Cahill to bullpen in another rotation move

PHOENIX -- On the night Josh Collmenter made his first start of the season, the Diamondbacks continued their rotation remake by calling up rookie Michael Bolsinger and moving Trevor Cahill to the bullpen. Bolsinger was promoted after a fast start at Class AAA Reno and is scheduled to make his first major league start Saturday against the Dodgers in Cahill's rotation spot. Cahill...
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That’s … weird: Yasiel Puig, Hyun-Jin Ryu engage in dugout tickle fight (video)

Before the Los Angeles Dodgers squared off against the rival Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday, teammates Yasiel Puig and Hyun-Jin Ryu tried to keep the mood loosey-goosey in the dugout by engaging in a tickle fight, of all things. It’s rare to see two grown ass men tickle each other, but I suppose that’s what makes […] The post That’s … weird: Yasiel Puig, Hyun-Jin Ryu engage...
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Another 'frustrating' outing for Cahill, another loss for D-backs

PHOENIX -- No one is more frustrated in the way Trevor Cahill is pitching than Cahill himself. Like every Diamondback, he wants to be the player to begin the turnaround from a disappointing start, now 4-11.  It did not happen Sunday, when the Dodgers and tormentor-in-chief Adrian Gonzalez left Chase Field with an 8-6 victory and a three-game sweep, and it leaves the D-backs in a...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
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Trevor Cahill knows he must get better soon

Trevor Cahill isn't stupid. He knows what people are saying about him, even if he swears he rarely reads the sports pages or listens to much sports-talk radio. "When things are going bad," the Diamondbacks right-hander said, "I'm definitely not looking at any of the media stuff. I try to keep my head out of that stuff." And, yes, things are going bad...
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Same story as poor pitching leads to loss for D-backs

PHOENIX -- Even reliable Wade Miley could not keep Dodgers nemesis Adrian Gonzalez in the park Saturday, when the Diamondbacks' struggles on both sides of the ball continued. Gonzalez's two-run home run in the third inning gave the Dodgers a 4-0 lead, and it was 5-0 before A.J. Pollock hit the first pinch-hit home run of his career in the fifth, the only run Arizona would...
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Tony Campana loses fly ball among flock of seagulls (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.Arizona Diamondbacks center fielder Tony Campana appeared to lose a fly ball among a flock of seagulls during Thursday night's game against San Francisco.It happened in the bottom of the eighth inning as Giants batter Brandon Crawford hit the ball to center field just as some seagulls were circling over the outfield. Campana anticipated...
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Diamondbacks News: Team signs Randy Wolf to minor league deal

The Arizona Diamondbacks signed veteran left-hander Randy Wolf, according to the team's official Twitter account. The 37-year-old will report to Triple-A Reno.OFFICIAL: The #Dbacks have agreed to terms on a minor league contract with LHP Randy Wolf.— Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) April 11, 2014 Wolf has played for six teams over his 14 years in the league, last appearing with...
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Change begins: Collmenter enters rotation

PHOENIX -- The overhaul of the Diamondbacks' starting rotation has begun. Josh Collmenter will replace Randall Delgado the next turn through, making his first start since 2012 against the New York Mets on Monday. Bronson Arroyo will go again Tuesday, getting an extra day of rest, and Delgado will move to the bullpen. "Looking at our options, that seems the smartest way to...
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Paging Mr. Towers – Please call Triple-A Reno ASAP.

For a moment at least, I for once found myself agreeing with Arizona Diamondbacks’ GM Kevin Towers on something; on the morning radio show on Arizona Sports 98.7 with Doug and Wolf, Towers said of his team’s sluggish start, “We realize it’s April. We don’t want to panic, we don’t want the players to think we’re panicking. But to me, if things don’t get better,...
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Diamondbacks Rumors: Arizona not afraid to make changes

After the acquisitions of Mark Trumbo, Addison Reedand Bronson Arroyo, the Diamondbacks were expecting to vault back into contention. Instead, they've gotten off to a dreadful 3-8 start. Many of their issues have centered around poor starting pitching as Trevor Cahill and Brandon McCarthy have ERAs of nearly eight over a combination of five starts. Some of their struggles...
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Three things the Diamondbacks need to do to turn their season around

(Photo courtesy of the @Dbacks official Twitter account.)   After falling to 2-7 to open up their 2014 season, it’s a good time to remind the Diamondbacks and their fans that a Major League Baseball season is a marathon, not a sprint. To say that there’s time to turn their fortunes around would be an understatement, with 153 games left on the schedule. However, if the D-backs...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks already running out of giant $25 corn dogs?

Arizona Diamondbacks A couple of weeks ago we introduced you to the D-Bat Dog, an 18-inch corn dog stuffed with bacon, jalapeños and cheddar cheese available at Chase Field during Arizona Diamondbacks games. “This thing costs $25,” we laughed. “Who would pay $25 for a giant corn dog?” Everyone. Everyone would pay $25 for a corndog. We’re only two days into the MLB season...
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