Summer is officially here. You know what that means baseball fans! It is time to start taking those MLB trade rumors seriously. As we close in on just over a month before the trading deadline, rumors will begin to become more prominent. It is time for teams to start deciding if they want to buy or sell this season. Names such as Andrew McCutchen, Sonny Gray, Yu Darvish, Ian Kinsler
In recent news, former FBI Director James Comey has been under questioning by the Senate Intelligence Committee. During the hearing, Senator McCain apparently asked questions that were found confusing by some. The feedback from social media led to the most important discovery to be made from these hearings. McCain is an Arizona Diamondbacks fan. "I get the sense from Twitter that my line of questioning today went over people's heads.
Miami Marlins pitcher Edinson Volquez has thrown a no-hitter. The Marlins were facing the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday. Volquez completely dominated from the hill. He tossed the game in just 98 pitches, walking two and getting 10 strikeouts. It’s the first no-no of the 2017 season. The right-hander dedicated the game to two of his late friends, Jose Fernandez and Yordana Ventura. Fernandez died in a boating accident last September.
The Arizona Diamondbacks entered Monday night with a 21-18 record and are currently 3rd in the NL West. This club may not look like a champion right now, but players should still want to come to Arizona and perform with the rattlesnake on their uniform. Here's why: [caption id="attachment_94032" align="alignright" width="353"] May 14, 2017; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Arizona Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt (44) hits a solo home run in
With the New York Yankees having one of the best records in Major League Baseball, trade whispers are starting to happen. Paul Goldschmidt's name is now starting to get mentioned when it comes to possible trade targets. Some feel that with the Yankees playing well, they are one or two players away right now to make a championship run. Thus, entering Goldschmidt's name. Several people around baseball have said that
What's the deal with Shelby Miller? The once top- prospect has fallen hard over the last three seasons. What has caused this massive decline, and can he right the ship? The former St. Louis Cardinals minor league ace hasn't performed up to standard for the majority of his major league career. This holds especially true for his time as an Arizona Diamondback, where he's been absolutely dreadful. In 2016 and
The Arizona Diamondbacks finished the 2016 season with a record of 69-93. One of the biggest reasons for their fall has to do with the injuries their players sustained over the course of the season. The team had high expectations with Yasmany Tomas, Zack Greinke, and Paul Goldschmidt, but they faltered and were unsuccessful. This season will still be no easy feat, as the Dodgers, Giants, and Rockies will continue
Last season did not go as well as the Arizona Diamondbacks would have hoped, and a lot of that had to do with the pitching staff. They let loose some serious capital to get both Shelby Miller and Zack Greinke. Neither were any good in 2017, and the middle of the rotation was also a mess. Now we turn to 2017, and the hurlers in the desert are likely to
After looking at the Arizona Diamondbacks’ hitters and their potential fantasy baseball contribution in 2017, it’s time to look at the arms that will round out the Arizona pitching staff to see if we can shake out some value. [Jeff] The Starters Zack Greinke The jewel of the pre-2016 acquisitions for the Diamondbacks. After his sparkling 1.66 ERA, 0.84 WHIP and career high 222 strikeouts in 2015, he nearly tripled
Today we take our first look at the upcoming fantasy baseball season, as we start our team previews going in the only logical order: alphabetically. The Arizona Diamondbacks are up first, with part one outlining everything you need to know about the Desert Snakes’ hitters to prepare for your fantasy baseball draft. [Jeff] Catcher – Jeff Mathis/Chris Herrmann After the D’backs moved on from Welington Castillo, Herrmann and Mathis became