The Arizona Diamondbacks selected Vanderbilt shortstop Dansby Swanson with the No. 1 pick Monday night, setting off a history-making run at the position.
Archie Bradley shook off a shaky start, the third of his career, to pitch six effective innings, lifting the Diamondbacks to an 8-5 win over the Rangers on Wednesday night.
Prince Fielder showed his power Tuesday night. He hit his first home run in almost a year and drove in three runs to lead the Rangers to a 7-1 victory over the Diamondbacks.
The influx of Cuban players in MLB has been much discussed, and after the wild success Jose Abreu had with the White Sox in 2014, teams will continue to scout and give big money to defectors. Yasmany Tomas is a perfect example, as the D-backs gave him a six-year, $68.5 million contract as a 24-year-old this offseason.
Mark Trumbo and Paul Goldschmidt both slammed home runs, leading the Diamondbacks to an 8-7 preseason victory over a split-squad of Rangers on Tuesday.
Mark Trumbo and Paul Goldschmidt homered, leading the Arizona Diamondbacks to an 8-7 victory over a split-squad of Texas Rangers on Tuesday.
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Injuries mean opportunities. Diamondbacks’ Archie Bradley could land a spot in the starting rotation.
According to a report, Texas and Arizona are among the teams vying for free agent outfielder Shin-Soo Choo, one of the best position players left on the market.
Yu Darvish struck out 14 batters, matching the most in his 50 major league starts, and the Rangers beat the Diamondbacks 7-1 in a makeup game on Thursday night.
Ian Kennedy hit Yasiel Puig and Zack Greinke with high pitches, sparking a heated brawl that involved players and coaches and resulted in six ejections from the Diamondbacks, Dodgers game Wednesday night.
The Rangers postponed their game Wednesday night against Arizona due to unplayable field conditions caused by a severe thunderstorm about an hour before the scheduled start.