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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...

Greinke, Peralta leads Arizona over SD 8-4, end 4-game skid

Apr. 14, 2019 8:36 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Zack Greinke and David Peralta delivered in a game Arizona manager Torey Lovullo said the Diamondbacks needed to stop a lengthy losing streak. Greinke pitched seven strong innings and helped himself with two hits, Peralta connected for a pinch-hit, three-run homer and the Diamondbacks beat...

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...

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...

Dyson's pinch-hit HR in 9th rallies D-backs past Rangers 5-4

Apr. 10, 2019 2:20 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Jarrod Dyson hit two home runs during a 2018 season shortened by a groin injury. The speedy outfielder already has two in 11 games this year, and his latest one was a game-winner. Dyson connected for a pinch-hit, two-run shot with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Arizona...

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...

D-Backs' Avila goes on injured last with strained quadriceps

Apr. 7, 2019 3:10 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona placed catcher Alex Avila on the injured list with a strained left quadriceps, an injury sustained while circling the bases on a home run. Avila was hurt when he homered off Boston infielder Eduardo Nunez, who was on the mound during the eighth inning of the Diamondbacks' 15-8...

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...