Tucson was blanked, but at least this time it was by one of the best in the game. San Antonio doesn't have the same excuse as they stumble again. Elsinore moves back into first place on the backs of Everett Williams and Donn Roach, while Colin Rea works six shutout innings for the TinCaps.
June 9, 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
The Arizona Diamondbacks have agreed to terms with All-Star right-handed pitcher Takashi Saito on a one-year contract worth a reported $1.75 million. The D-backs have fortified their bullpen significantly this winter after already having markedly improved upon the 2010 model.
December 15, 2011
Jason Marquis, acquired on July 30 to provide depth at the back end of the Diamondbacks rotation, is likely lost for the season. The veteran right-hander fractured his right fibula when he was struck by a sharp one-hopper in the third inning of a 5-3 victory over the New York Mets on Sunday.
August 15, 2011
So far this season, the Arizona Diamondbacks are 1-5 against the San Francisco Giants, ostensibly their main competition in the NL West. But entering a key series beginning Tuesday, the D-backs have been hot thanks to some key additions while the G-men are battling injuries.
June 14, 2011
The Arizona Diamondbacks needed to clear a position player from their 25-man roster and someone from their 40-man roster in order for Micah Owings to make a start against the Twins today. They checked both boxes by releasing Russell Branyan, who hasn't hit nearly as well in the regular season as he did this spring.
May 21, 2011