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Diamondbacks give contract extension to GM Mike Hazen

Sep. 13, 2019 10:20 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks have extended the contract of general manager Mike Hazen. The team didn't release details of the extension, which was announced before Friday night's game against the Cincinnati Reds. The 43-year-old was hired in 2016 and has helped the Diamondbacks stay competitive...

Mets hit team-mark 6 HRs, rout D-Backs 11-1 for 4-game sweep

Sep. 12, 2019 7:43 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Juan Lagares, Marcus Stroman and the New York Mets kept up their playoff push by pounding the Arizona Diamondbacks. Lagares hit his first career grand slam and a two-run shot as the Mets set a team record for homers in a home game by going deep six times, routing Arizona 11-1 Thursday for a...

Wilson, Alonso help Mets escape shaky 9th, beat D-backs 3-2

Sep. 11, 2019 2:08 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Wilson watched Mets first baseman Pete Alonso dive for Ketel Marte's line drive and thought maybe the game was over. Then Alonso smothered the ball, and nobody at Citi Field was sure what the Polar Bear would do next. "Your mind goes a mile a minute in that situation," third baseman...

Dodgers beat Orioles 7-3, clinch 7th straight NL West title

Sep. 11, 2019 12:02 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers clinched their seventh consecutive NL West title in fitting fashion, using two home runs by Corey Seager and a masterful pitching performance by Walker Buehler to beat the Baltimore Orioles 7-3 on Tuesday night. After the final out, the first team to clinch a...

Lorenzen's pinch-hit double lifts Reds over D-backs 4-3

Sep. 8, 2019 5:47 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — A few days after his Ruthian two-way feat, relief pitcher Michael Lorenzen was again the right man in the batter's box for the Cincinnati Reds. Lorenzen lined a game-ending, pinch-hit double in the ninth inning to help the Reds snap the Arizona Diamondbacks' five-game winning streak with...

Young, Marte, surging Dbacks top Reds 2-0 for 5th win in row

Sep. 7, 2019 11:56 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Win by win, the Arizona Diamondbacks are closing in. Left-hander Alex Young set a team rookie record by striking out 12 in eight innings, Ketel Marte drove in a run and scored another and the playoff-contending Diamondbacks beat the Cincinnati Reds 2-0 Saturday for their fifth straight...

Surprising Arizona winning big, jumps into NL wild-card race

Sep. 5, 2019 5:30 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Josh Rojas was a 26th round draft pick two years ago who unexpectedly shot up through the Houston Astros' minor-league system, recently got traded to Arizona, and is now a key cog in the Diamondbacks' lineup during a push to make the playoffs. Arizona's Torey Lovullo said it's not uncommon...

Gallen, Marte lead D-backs to sweep of Padres

Sep. 5, 2019 1:52 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Even before Manny Machado singled into right field, Zac Gallen knew it wasn't his night to throw a no-hitter. The rookie right-hander took a no-hit bid into the seventh inning, Ketel Marte hit a grand slam for his 30th homer and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the San Diego Padres 4-1...

Rojas, Marte power D-backs past Padres 14-7

Sep. 2, 2019 9:25 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Spurred by a motivational video that showed highlights of race leaders easing up at the finish line and losing to others running hard to the end, the Arizona Diamondbacks came out swinging from the start of Monday's game and didn't let up. After a six-run second inning, Josh Rojas, Eduardo...

HRs rally Dodgers past Diamondbacks 4-3 in 11 to avoid sweep

Sep. 1, 2019 9:58 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — On the way to 89 wins so far and a huge lead in the NL West, the Los Angeles Dodgers have enjoyed plenty of exciting moments this season. Still, an 11th-inning homer Sunday by Joc Pederson earned special mention from manager Dave Roberts. Pederson went deep after teammate Cody Bellinger tied...