Ryan Roberts and Lyle Overbay hit consecutive two-out homers off Matt Cain and the Arizona Diamondbacks tied a franchise record by rallying from six runs down to beat the San Francisco Giants 7-6 Sunday and sweep the season-opening three-game series.
April 8, 2012
The Arizona Diamondbacks have added pitchers Trevor Cahill, Craig Breslow, and Takashi Saito to an already impressive staff. If Hiroki Kuroda comes into the fold as is rumored, this could be one of the best pitching staffs in all of baseball.
December 18, 2011
Having the NL West all but sewn up, the Arizona Diamondbacks can begin to think about how they would stack up in postseason play. With a pitching rotation that features impressive right-handers Ian Kennedy and Daniel Hudson, the D-backs can feel good about their chances in any short series, much as they could when they boasted the dominant duo of Randy Johnson and Curt Schilling one decade ago.
September 13, 2011
First baseman Lyle Overbay has gone 1-for-8 to extend a 4-for-37 slump. Overbay is batting .230 with seven home runs and 35 RBI. He had a brief flash from July 3 through July 17 when he went 14-for-38 at the plate. He told PiratesDugout.com's George Von Benko that he made some batting adjustments, but he has fallen back into a funk.
July 28, 2011