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D-backs trending up, striving to catch Dodgers

Sep. 30, 2019 7:55 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks lost some of their best players to trades or free agency over the past 12 months. They went ahead and won 85 games anyway. It was an encouraging season for Arizona, which hung around the NL wild-card race deep into September and finished with an 85-77 record despite...

Walker returns, Locastro lifts D'backs over Padres in 9th

Sep. 29, 2019 8:01 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Long after his day was done and the Arizona Diamondbacks' season had ended, Taijuan Walker was still in uniform in a clubhouse abuzz with teammates saying their goodbyes to one another. in a thrilling 1-0 win over the San Diego Padres, He didn't have time to change, having taken extra time...

Vargas hits game-winner in 19th, D-backs top Cards 3-2

Sep. 25, 2019 5:38 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona had ample reasons to be a beaten-down ballclub one day after being officially eliminated from the National League playoff race. Instead, the Diamondbacks powered through 19 innings of baseball, used 13 pitchers and earned an unlikely 3-2 win over the St. Louis Cardinals in a game...

Cardinals' Jack Flaherty loses no-hitter on bad-hop single

Sep. 25, 2019 12:24 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — St. Louis Cardinals right-hander Jack Flaherty lost his no-hit bid in the seventh inning when Eduardo Escobar's hard grounder took a bad hop and couldn't be fielded cleanly by first baseman Paul Goldschmidt. Escobar lined a one-hopper that appeared to hit the seam between the turf and dirt...

Rookie Mejias-Brean's 2-run homer gives Barajas 1st win

Sep. 22, 2019 9:03 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Rookie Seth Mejias-Brean got a sports drink shower at home plate after hitting his first career walkoff home run, leading to a beer shower in the clubhouse for Rod Barajas after his first victory as interim manager of the San Diego Padres. Mejias-Brean, 28, who made his big league debut on...

Almonte, Diamondbacks beat Padres 4-2 in Barajas' debut

Sep. 22, 2019 1:01 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A new manager didn't change the results for the staggering San Diego Padres. Rod Barajas lost his debut as San Diego's interim manager, falling 4-2 to the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday night as former Padres player Abraham Almonte had three hits and scored three runs. Barajas was...

Ray dominant, D-backs rally for 7-5 win over Marlins

Sep. 17, 2019 2:10 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Jake Lamb has spent a big chunk of this season injured and even when healthy, his .199 batting average entering Monday was proof of a year gone awry. But in a big moment for the Diamondbacks, he came through. Lamb hit a three-run double in the seventh inning as Arizona rallied for a 7-5...