Former Tucson Padre blasts grand slam as Chicago wins 14-5 Friday.
ST. LOUIS — Jaime Garcia knows there’s plenty of room for improvement. He had two mishaps covering first base, one of them contributing to the Arizona Diamondbacks’ two-run first, and bounced a few fastballs, too.
Diamondback's Craig Counsell gives the game ball to pitcher Randy Johnson after their 4-0 win over the Yankees. Photo by David Sanders.
SAN DIEGO - Struggling right-hander Ian Kennedy will get a chance for a fresh start with the Padres, thanks to a general manager who is familiar with his work.
BOSTON - The Boston Red Sox acquired pitcher Jake Peavy from the Chicago White Sox in a three-team deal that also sent shortstop prospect Jose Iglesias to Detroit.
Tampa Bay's Roberto Hernandez became the seventh Rays pitcher to throw a complete game this month with a 5-2 victory over the D-backs. He came within an out of a shutout.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Wil Myers must be thinking this is easy - or least fun.
PHOENIX - Nate Schierholtz lined a two-out double into the left-field corner in the top of the 12th inning to drive in the go-ahead run and the Chicago Cubs held on to defeat the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-6 Wednesday night.
San Francisco's Buster Posey hits a two-run homer in the fifth inning to propel the Giants past the Diamondbacks. The loss cut Arizona's lead over the Dodgers to a half game and four games over San Francisco.
SAN FRANCISCO - Lasting five innings is not usually an accomplishment for a workhorse such as Matt Cain.
PHOENIX - Patrick Corbin matched a career high with 10 strikeouts for the second straight start, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Milwaukee Brewers 2-1 on Friday night.
Diamondbacks catcher Miguel Montero tags out the Dodgers' Yasiel Puig during the fifth inning.
PHOENIX - Ricky Nolasco looked right at home in Dodger blue.
Arizona shortstop Willie Bloomquist tags out Cincinnati's Joey Votto, who unsuccessfully tried to go from first to second on Brandon Phillips' fly out.
Umpires walk past storm troopers during pregame festivities for Star Wars Day at Chase Field.
PHOENIX - The Arizona Diamondbacks tried to mount another ninth-inning rally against Cincinnati, and it almost worked.
The Diamondbacks' Miguel Montero scores the winning run after Jason Kubel's walkoff two-run single rallied Arizona by the Reds, who scored two runs in the ninth to take a 3-2 lead.
PHOENIX - Jason Kubel's legs are feeling better and the Arizona Diamondbacks are reaping the benefits.
Willie Bloomquist greets Paul Goldschmidt at the plate after Goldschmidt hit the first of his two homers. He has 19, one fewer than he hit last season.
Wade Miley threw 104 pitches but couldn't get through the fifth inning. He slipped during a pitch four batters before leaving but seemed to be OK.