Scouting The MLB - July 8

Paul Goldschmidt, Jose Altuve, Gregory Polanco headline today's top DFS plays
July 8, 2014

Arizona Sweeps Opening Series

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

Diamondbacks Boast Impressive Pitching Staff

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

Diamondbacks Winter Meeting Review

As expected, the Arizona Diamondbacks did not make a lot of noise in the winter meetings, but they did get a pitcher in the Rule 5 draft and lay the groundwork for the resolution of the Lyle Overbay and Joe Saunders situations.
December 9, 2011

Diamondbacks Winter Meetings Preview

The Arizona Diamondbacks will be looking for two pitchers and a backup first baseman at the winter meetings next week.
December 2, 2011

Kennedy, Hudson a Formidable Duo

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

Lyle Overbay Returns to the Desert

The Arizona Diamondbacks signed free-agent first baseman and former D-back Lyle Overbay after placing Xavier Nady on the 15-day disabled list with a fractured left hand. Overbay will split time with rookie Paul Goldschmidt at first base.
August 13, 2011

Overbay remains in batting funk

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