Latest Nick Ahmed News

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

Sep. 17, 2019 1:24 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Robbie Ray pitched 5 2/3 innings of no-hit ball, Jake Lamb hit a crucial three-run double and the Arizona Diamondbacks rallied for a 7-5 victory over the Miami Marlins on Monday night. Arizona, clinging to slim postseason hopes, remained 5½ games back of the Chicago Cubs for the second...

Diamondbacks snap 6-game skid with 1-0 win over Reds

Sep. 15, 2019 12:02 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Nick Ahmed smacked the ball down the left-field line and was running hard from the moment he left the batter's box. When Cincinnati's Josh VanMeter slightly misplayed the ball in the corner, the Arizona shortstop accelerated around second and slid into third with a triple. He would be the...

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...

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...

Diamondbacks extend surge, beat Reds 7-5 behind Marte

Sep. 7, 2019 12:25 AM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks watched closer Archie Bradley escape a bases-loaded threat, and then saw they had gained more ground in their unexpected playoff chase. September has been a fun month for a team that seemed out of it in July. Ketel Marte hit a three-run homer , Josh Rojas singled...

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...

Escobar homers late, Arizona tops Dodgers in a wild one

Sep. 1, 2019 1:06 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Don't tell the Arizona Diamondbacks they are out of the race for the National League wild card. Not when Eduardo Escobar is on a tear, Archie Bradley is closing out important games and the Diamondbacks have come from behind for three straight wins over the rival Los Angeles Dodgers in front...

Balk plates tiebreaking run, lifts Diamondbacks over Dodgers

Aug. 31, 2019 2:38 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Josh Rojas completed an important trade Friday night. Rojas, the Diamondbacks left fielder, hit a game-tying two-run homer that helped set the stage for the Arizona's 5-4 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers. Rojas got the ball from his first big league homer in exchange for a ball and a signed...

Average Arizona: Diamondbacks set record for being OK

Aug. 31, 2019 1:42 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks had an absolutely amazing run of being average. In a strange Major League Baseball record that's the epitome of OK, the Diamondbacks were within two games of .500 — plus or minus — for more than two months. They lost to the Colorado Rockies on June 18...