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Walker's 2-run HR helps Diamondbacks sweep Braves, 4-1

Apr. 18, 2019 4:51 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Christian Walker had no reason to panic when he struck out in his first three at-bats. As always, the rookie was saving his best swings for last. Walker continued his remarkable late-innings production with a two-run homer in the seventh, Luke Weaver got Arizona off to a good start and the...

Jones' bases-loaded walk lifts D-backs over Braves 3-2 in 10

Apr. 18, 2019 12:15 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Adam Jones managed to lay off a couple of pitches he wanted to swing at before settling in against Jesse Biddle. Biddle couldn't find the strike zone, and Jones won the battle. "Obviously we've got scouting reports that say, 'Make him throw strikes, make him throw strikes,' " Jones said. "I...

Walker homers leading off 9th, D-Backs beat Braves 9-6

Apr. 17, 2019 12:07 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Max Fried turned in another strong start for the Braves. Then he turned it over to the bullpen — and it all fell apart for Atlanta. Christian Walker homered leading off the ninth and Arizona scored seven runs in the final three innings against the shaky Braves relievers, giving the...

Tatis sets HR record as Padres beat D-Backs 5-4

Apr. 14, 2019 2:08 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Padres rookie Fernando Tatis Jr. is already has a place in baseball history. Tatis Jr. became the youngest shortstop to hit four home runs in his first 16 games when he hit one Saturday night, and Franmil Reyes added a tiebreaking solo shot to lift San Diego to a 5-4 victory over the Arizona...

Machado, Paddack power 1st-place Padres past Diamondbacks

Apr. 13, 2019 1:59 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Gerardo Reyes was an unexpected star for the San Diego Padres. Reyes, called up earlier Friday and inserted into a tie game against Arizona, earned a victory in relief in his major league debut as the Padres beat the Diamondbacks 2-1. Manny Machado homered and Chris Paddack limited Arizona...

Padres beat Diamondbacks 7-6 after blowing late lead

Apr. 12, 2019 2:03 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The San Diego Padres coughed up a big lead late, costing Pedro Avila a victory in his major league debut. That they managed to win anyway is a testament to how this surprising season has gone so far. Manuel Margot hit a tiebreaking homer in the eighth inning and the Padres bounced back after...

Lynn, late offense help Rangers end losing skid

Apr. 11, 2019 2:30 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Texas Rangers were only down a run despite being no-hit, so Lance Lynn knew he had to keep them in the game. Lynn did his job well, and the Rangers' offense woke up in the later innings. Lynn struck out nine over six solid innings, Hunter Pence homered into Chase Field's swimming pool...

Moreland homer sends Red Sox home with 1-0 win over D-Backs

Apr. 8, 2019 4:00 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — An awful opening trip ended with a win for the Boston Red Sox. Mitch Moreland homered off Merrill Kelly on the first pitch of the seventh inning, and the World Series champions beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 1-0 on Sunday. Boston went 3-8 against Seattle, Oakland and Arizona, its worst start...

Kelly's hit lifts Diamondbacks in 9th as Red Sox fall to 2-8

Apr. 7, 2019 1:30 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Carson Kelly watched teammate Eduardo Escobar get thrown out at home plate on Nick Ahmed's hit in the bottom of the ninth inning. Kelly was on deck, and the play served as motivation for the Arizona Diamondbacks catcher. Kelly then drilled a single into the left field corner, scoring Ahmed...

Marte has 2 HRs, 5 RBIs, Diamondbacks rout Red Sox 15-8

Apr. 6, 2019 12:30 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Adam Jones wanted to make one thing perfectly clear. "I'm not replacing Paul (Goldschmidt), by any stretch," Jones said after hitting his fourth homer of the season Friday. So far, Jones and the rest of the Diamondbacks are doing a pretty good impression. Ketel Marte homered from both sides...