Latest Caleb Smith News

Lindor, Mets rally after dugout dustup; blame vermin debate

May. 08, 2021 02:08 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Francisco Lindor blamed his apparent dugout dustup with Jeff McNeil on a runaway rodent. One saw a rat, he claimed, and the other a raccoon. The story stunk like a skunk, but either way, the night ended in a New York Mets victory. ...

Rockies start May with lopsided win, beat Diamondbacks 14-6

May. 02, 2021 01:04 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — April was pretty awful for the Colorado Rockies. May is off to a much better start thanks to a big offensive performance. Dom Nuñez hit a grand slam, Trevor Story had three hits that included a two-run homer and the Rockies pounded out 18 hits in a 14-6...

Smith leads stellar D-backs' bullpen in 5-3 win over Rockies

Apr. 30, 2021 01:40 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Caleb Smith doesn't mind admitting he was angry at being pulled from Arizona's starting rotation after one ineffective start at the beginning of the season. In fact, he still is. But instead of moping, he got better. Now he's among the reasons the...

Peralta's 7 RBIs help D-Backs overcome 6 HRs, top Reds 14-11

Apr. 22, 2021 18:14 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — David Peralta hit a three-run triple in a six-run 10th inning to finish with five hits and a career-best seven RBIs, and the Arizona Diamondbacks overcame six Cincinnati home runs to beat the Reds 14-11 Thursday. Carson Kelly followed Peralta with a...

Locastro's speed, Smith's pitching help D-backs top Reds 8-3

Apr. 11, 2021 00:27 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona manager Torey Lovullo has often said that Tim Locastro is the fastest man in the majors. You don't have to take his word for it: The video game MLB The Show agrees. “He's got a 99 rating,” Lovullo said, grinning. Locastro...

Barnhart's two-out single leads Reds over D-backs 6-5 in 10

Apr. 10, 2021 02:26 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Tucker Barnhart's clutch 10th-inning single kept the Reds rolling on Friday night. Cincinnati's playing so well these days that the only surprise was the catcher's heroics were ever needed. “It was a roller coaster,” Barnhart said. “We got out to a...

Musgrove dominates Diamondbacks for 7-0 win in Padres debut

Apr. 04, 2021 01:39 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Joe Musgrove popped up out of the dugout on the first base side of Petco Park, paused at the foul line, doffed his cap and reflected for a moment before continuing out to the mound. He was home. Musgrove was brilliant in his debut...

Hosmer homers again, Snell fans 8 as Padres beat Arizona 4-2

Apr. 03, 2021 03:03 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Blake Snell walked off the mound to a nice ovation maybe a little earlier than he had hoped in his San Diego debut, knowing there are things to work on but overall happy with his effort. The left-hander struck out eight before being pulled after 86...

Rizzo ends talks; Odor getting cut; restrictions to loosen

Mar. 29, 2021 19:18 PM EDT

Anthony Rizzo is cutting off talks with the Chicago Cubs on a new contract and is prepared to play the season as free agency looms after the World Series. The first baseman, who in 2016 helped the Cubs win their first title in 108 years, agreed in March 2013 to a $41...

Mad Bum gets opener for D-backs; Kluber is Yanks' No. 2

Mar. 29, 2021 00:22 AM EDT

The Arizona Diamondbacks are ready to open the season in familiar fashion: with Mad Bum on the mound. Madison Bumgarner was tabbed by manager Torey Lovullo to make his second straight opening day start for the Diamondbacks on Thursday at San Diego. ...