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Sandoval, Belt homer in Giants' win over D'backs

May. 19, 2019 2:55 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — His pitching line didn't completely indicate it, but Madison Bumgarner couldn't have felt better on the mound Saturday night. It helped that his San Francisco Giants teammates provided plenty of run support. Bumgarner allowed four runs and five hits with six strikeouts in 6 1/3 innings in...

Escobar's 3-run triple helps Diamondbacks beat Giants 7-0

May. 18, 2019 1:37 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona had good pitching, timely hitting and solid defense. It's just the kind of game Torey Lovullo likes from the Diamondbacks, helping him become the second-fastest manager in team history to reach 200 wins. Eduardo Escobar hit a three-run triple and David Peralta homered, lifting the...

Greinke exits with abdominal tightness, D-backs rout Pirates

May. 15, 2019 8:10 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Zack Greinke was cruising along when he felt something wrong. Taking no chances, the Arizona Diamondbacks ace called it a day. Greinke pitched shutout ball into the eighth inning before exiting with abdominal tightness and the Diamondbacks routed Chris Archer and the Pittsburgh Pirates 11-1....

McCann, Camargo homer, lead Braves over Diamondbacks 6-4

May. 12, 2019 12:31 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Atlanta has a found lineup it can win with. Brian McCann homered over the swimming pool behind the right-field wall, every regular had a hit, and the Braves beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-4 Saturday night to win their second straight after manager Brian Snitker reworked the order to put...

Acuña crushes tiebreaking homer, Braves beat D'backs 2-1

May. 11, 2019 1:58 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Ronald Acuña Jr. made an auspicious return to the leadoff spot Friday night, driving a career-best 466-foot homer to lift the Atlanta Braves past Arizona. Acuña's tiebreaking shot off the batter's eye in center with two outs in the eighth inning helped the Braves end a four-game...

Peralta, Marte lift Diamondbacks over Braves 3-2 in 10

May. 10, 2019 2:32 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — After playing 13 innings on the road the day before, a long game with a taxed bullpen was about the last thing the Arizona Diamondbacks wanted Thursday night. Ketel Marte made sure this one ended in 10. David Peralta hit a tying homer with two outs in the ninth inning and Marte singled home...

Flores' 13th-inning single lifts Diamondbacks over Rays, 3-2

May. 8, 2019 7:52 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Running out of options in an expended bullpen, Arizona manager Torey Lovullo turned to Archie Bradley and Zack Godley. One was coming off a late-inning meltdown that triggered a three-game losing streak. The other was dropped from the starting rotation less than a week ago....

Blake Snell sparkles, Rays rout Diamondbacks 12-1

May. 6, 2019 11:20 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Blake Snell's bid for a perfect game was over even before the reigning AL Cy Young Award winner allowed a two-out single in the sixth inning of Tampa Bay's 12-1 rout of the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday night. Losing the no-hitter merely made it easier for Rays manager Kevin...

Weaver solid as Diamondbacks power past Rockies 9-2

May. 5, 2019 12:46 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Luke Weaver's comfort level with his new team is on the rise, and so is his pitching. Weaver tossed seven strong innings, Nick Ahmed and Carson Kelly hit back-to-back home runs in a three-run second and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Colorado Rockies 9-2 on Saturday night for their ninth...

Marte homers from both sides, Diamondbacks beat Rockies 10-9

May. 4, 2019 1:40 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Ketel Marte put on a power display from both sides of the plate. Again. Marte homered from opposite sides for the third time this season and the Arizona Diamondbacks fended off Colorado's late rally to beat Rockies 10-9 on Friday night. "As a switch hitter, the night was a dream come true,"...