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Darnell Coles plans to put his 'stamp' on Nationals' hitters

Oct. 18, 2021 15:00 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Darnell Coles was hired by the Washington Nationals as their hitting coach on Monday, returning him to an organization he worked for in the minor leagues and reuniting him with manager Dave Martinez, a former teammate. Coles was most recently the...

D-backs do soul searching after dreadful 110-loss season

Oct. 04, 2021 14:47 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — There's no getting around the fact the Arizona Diamondbacks were a bad baseball team in 2021. Very bad. Nearly historically bad. The worst part is they thought they were going to be pretty good. In MLB's current era, teams often tear...

VanMeter hits game-winning homer, D-backs beat Rockies 5-4

Oct. 03, 2021 19:18 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona's 2021 baseball season was a stunner for a lot of the wrong reasons. Josh VanMeter's game-winning homer on Sunday provided the Diamondbacks with a rare happy surprise. VanMeter's solo shot with two outs in the bottom of the...

Diamondbacks blast Rockies 11-2, end losing streak at 5

Oct. 03, 2021 00:40 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Christian Walker said it wasn't a topic in the locker room, but clearly missing out on a franchise record for losses ranks as a rare positive in a lost year for the Arizona Diamondbacks. “Avoiding the bottom of the barrel is good. Maybe that's not the...

Rockies rally from seven-run deficit, beat Diamondbacks 9-7

Oct. 02, 2021 01:39 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Trevor Story hit a go-ahead single in the ninth after Dom Nunez tied it with a solo homer and the Colorado Rockies rallied from a seven-run deficit to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 9-7 on Friday night. Colorado trailed 7-0 after three innings and 7-6 in...

Wade, Giants beat D-backs in 9th, hold 2-game NL West edge

Oct. 01, 2021 02:18 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — “Late Night LaMonte" finally delivered at home for San Francisco on Thursday night. LaMonte Wade Jr. singled home the winning run with one out in the ninth inning and the Giants held their two-game lead in the NL West, beating Madison Bumgarner...

LEADING OFF: Braves & Astros can clinch, MadBum in SanFran

Sep. 30, 2021 03:14 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ ONE FOR FOUR Atlanta can clinch its fourth consecutive NL East title with a win at home over Philadelphia, which would complete a three-game sweep of their high-stakes...

Bryant's sacrifice fly lifts Giants to win No 104

Sep. 30, 2021 01:48 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Alex Wood and three relievers combined for a four-hitter for San Francisco, Kris Bryant hit a sacrifice fly and the Giants reached 104 wins for the first time since 1905 by beating the woeful Arizona Diamondbacks 1-0 Wednesday night. Manager Gabe...

LEADING OFF: Brewers' Williams punches wall, breaks hand

Sep. 29, 2021 21:03 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on Thursday: BAD BREAK This was not the kind of punchout Milwaukee reliever Devin Williams wanted: The valuable setup man could miss the entire postseason after breaking his pitching hand when he punched a...

Giants earn 103rd win to tie third-most wins in team history

Sep. 29, 2021 02:07 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco Giants keep finding ways to win key games as more players go down injured, still chasing a coveted NL West crown. Wilmer Flores hit a go-ahead, bases-loaded single in San Francisco's four-run sixth inning, Brandon Crawford added an...