Latest Christian Walker News

Astros lose 5-2 to Diamondbacks as Walker gets key hit

Sep. 29, 2022 00:49 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros lost out on an opportunity to clinch the top seed in the AL when Christian Walker capped Arizona’s three-run 10th inning with a two-run single, sending the Diamondbacks to a 5-2 victory Wednesday night. With the loss and the New York Yankees’...

Kelly stops Giants again, Diamondbacks win 5-2

Sep. 24, 2022 23:58 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Merrill Kelly can’t explain his success against the San Francisco Giants this season. “I guess you’d probably have to ask them on what they see," Kelly said after the Arizona Diamondbacks defeated the Giants 5-2 Saturday night, snapping San Francisco's...

Dodgers overcome Gallen's 13 Ks, rally to beat D-backs 3-2

Sep. 23, 2022 02:27 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — So much for Mookie Betts having the night off. The Los Angeles Dodgers needed his bat in the ninth inning and their All-Star came up big off the bench. Max Muncy hit a tying infield single and Betts singled home the winning run with two outs, helping the Dodgers...

Bumgarner gets 1st win since July, D-backs beat Dodgers 6-1

Sep. 22, 2022 02:22 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Working through an ugly stretch of losing, Madison Bumgarner didn't panic. Heck, he didn't even have a game plan. “Every time I do, it don't work out too good,” he said. “I just feel it out.” Relying heavily on his curveball, Bumgarner...

Rookie Vargas, Dodgers rally past D-backs, 5th win in row

Sep. 20, 2022 19:43 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rookie Miguel Vargas drove in the go-ahead run with an infield single in a five-run eighth inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied past the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-5 Tuesday for their MLB-leading 44th comeback win in the first game of a doubleheader. “We did...

Kershaw Ks 10, Dodgers beat Diamondbacks 5-2

Sep. 20, 2022 01:59 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chris Taylor has struggled mightily this season, his feel at the plate varying day to day. Even a three-run blast didn't come easy in the Los Angeles Dodgers' 5-2 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday night. Taylor struck out 149 times in 365...

Drury hits 2 HRs, Snell goes 7, Padres topple Diamondbacks

Sep. 17, 2022 01:28 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — San Diego's blockbuster deal for Juan Soto and Josh Bell at the trade deadline garnered so much attention that the addition of Brandon Drury was barely noticed. Turns out it was a pretty important acquisition. Drury hit a pair of homers, Blake Snell...

Jameson wins in major league debut, Dbacks top Padres 4-0

Sep. 16, 2022 01:36 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Drey Jameson couldn't really put it into words how it felt to pitch a gem in his major league debut. “It was awesome. I don’t really know what to say about it,” the 25-year-old right-hander said after throwing seven shutout innings in the Arizona Diamondbacks'...

Kershaw, Dodgers win another NL West title, blank D-backs

Sep. 14, 2022 02:14 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Last year, the Los Angeles Dodgers went all the way to the last day of the regular season, won a whopping 106 games, and still lost the NL West title to the San Francisco Giants. This time, Clayton Kershaw and the Dodgers left no doubt. Kershaw pitched...

Gallen's shutout streak ends at 44 1/3, D-Backs beat Rockies

Sep. 11, 2022 20:24 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Zac Gallen retired the first nine batters he faced to extend his scoreless innings streak to a franchise-record 44 1/3 innings and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Colorado Rockies 12-6 on Sunday. Gallen's streak was the seventh-longest in major league history. Orel...