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Arizona Diamondbacks' Kole Calhoun, left, celebrates a two-run home run with Christian Walker during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

D-backs blow 7-run lead, but Peralta's HR beats Angels 9-8

Sep. 16, 2020 1:38 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — David Peralta hit a tiebreaking homer in the eighth inning, and the Arizona Diamondbacks blew a seven-run lead before rallying for a 9-8 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night. Longtime Angels outfielder Kole Calhoun had two homers, three hits and a career-high five...

Seattle Mariners' Jose Marmolejos, right, celebrates his two-run home run against the Arizona Diamondbacks with Evan White during the fifth inning of a baseball game Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Mariners score early, Sheffield shines in win over D-backs

Sep. 12, 2020 11:37 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Ty France and José Marmolejos hit homers, Justus Sheffield pitched seven quality innings and the Seattle Mariners snapped a three-game losing streak by beating the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-3 on Saturday night. The Mariners jumped out to a 4-0 lead in the first inning off Arizona starter...

Arizona Diamondbacks' Nick Ahmed (13) forces out Los Angeles Dodgers' Mookie Betts (50) as he turns a double play on Corey Seager during the fourth inning of a baseball game, Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York)

Diamondbacks shake prolonged slump, beat Dodgers 5-2

Sep. 11, 2020 2:13 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Rookie pitcher Riley Smith earned his first career win. Newly acquired reliever Travis Bergen got his first major league save. The Diamondbacks have a lot of new faces these days after a three-week slump essentially ruined their playoff chances and drove general manager Mike Hazen's decision...

RingCentral Coliseum stands under skies darkened by wildfire smoke before the Oakland Athletics' baseball game against the Houston Astros in Oakland, Calif., Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020. (AP Photo/Jed Jacobsohn)

LEADING OFF: Wildfires darken California skies; Cole vs O's

Sep. 10, 2020 3:11 AM EDT

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: ___ FRIGHTENING SCENE Wildfires in Northern California have darkened the daytime skies over the Bay Area, leaving an orange-glowing haze above Oracle Park and the Coliseum. The smell of the fires wafted over the stadium as San Francisco hosted Seattle on...

Arizona Diamondbacks' Tim Locastro slides safely into third base with an RBI triple as Los Angeles Dodgers third baseman Max Muncy makes a catch on a late throw during the second inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Dodgers score twice in 10th to beat Diamondbacks 6-4

Sep. 10, 2020 1:38 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Chris Taylor and AJ Pollock each hit a run-scoring single in the 10th inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers overcame a rare off night for ace Clayton Kershaw to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-4 on Wednesday. Kershaw struggled early with his command and allowed four runs — three earned...

Arizona Diamondbacks starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner (40) stands on the mound and waits for a conference with pitching coach Matt Herges as catcher Carson Kelly and third baseman Eduardo Escobar (5) stand nearby during the fourth inning of the team's baseball game against the San Francisco Giants on Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

Giants spoil Bumgarner's return to SF, beat Diamondbacks 4-3

Sep. 6, 2020 1:39 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Evan Longoria and Darin Ruf launched back-to-back home runs in the second inning and the Giants spoiled Madison Bumgarner’s return to San Francisco with a 4-3 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday night. Bumgarner (0-4) came off the injured list to make his first start...

Arizona Diamondbacks' Ketel Marte heads for the dugout after hitting a home run off San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Tyler Anderson in the first inning of a baseball game Friday, Sept. 4, 2020, in San Francisco. Giants catcher Joey Bart, left, looks on. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

Marte 4 hits as Diamondbacks end 5-game skid, top Giants 6-5

Sep. 5, 2020 2:21 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ketel Marte homered, doubled twice and singled as the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the San Francisco Giants 6-5 on Friday night to snap a five-game losing streak. Marte went deep in the first inning off Giants lefty Tyler Anderson. The Diamondbacks escaped a late jam and ended an...

Arizona Diamondbacks starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner throws a pitch against the San Diego Padres in the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Derrick Tuskan)

LEADING OFF: Bumgarner faces former Giants teammates in SF

Sep. 5, 2020 2:05 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on today: HERE COMES MADBUM Former Giants ace Madison Bumgarner will face his former club at last when he takes the mound for the Arizona Diamondbacks in San Francisco. He might face a few ex-teammates who are still around. “I feel like I’m pretty good at...

Los Angeles Dodgers' Mookie Betts connects for a solo home run during the ninth inning of the team's baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Betts hits tying HR in 9th, Dodgers beat Diamondbacks in 10

Sep. 3, 2020 1:43 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mookie Betts hit a tying homer in the ninth inning, Will Smith lined an RBI single in the 10th and the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied past the reeling Arizona Diamondbacks 3-2 Wednesday night. The Dodgers — who lead the Majors with a 28-10 record — won their ninth in a row at...

San Francisco Giants pitcher Johnny Cueto throws against the Arizona Diamondbacks in the first inning during a baseball game, Sunday, Aug 30, 2020, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

Giants beat Diamondbacks 4-1 to win first road series

Aug. 30, 2020 8:15 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Johnny Cueto pitched effectively into the seventh inning, Alex Dickerson homered and had two RBIs, and the San Francisco Giants won their first road series by beating the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-1 on Sunday. Cueto was sharp in his last start before the trade deadline, allowing a run on three...