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  1. UPDATE: X-rays come back negative on Jose Altuve’s hand

    Jun 12, 2014, 11:52 PM EDT

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    Bad news for the Astros. MLB-hit leader Jose Altuve left Thursday’s game after he was hit on the right hand/wrist while squaring to bunt.

  2. A.J. Pollock undergoes hand surgery, won’t resume baseball activities for eight weeks

    Jun 2, 2014, 9:53 PM EDT

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    Diamondbacks outfielder had surgery Monday to repair a fractured right hand and won’t resume baseball activities for eight weeks.

  3. Johnny Cueto broke A.J. Pollock’s right hand

    Jun 1, 2014, 9:38 AM EDT

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    Some unfortunate news here for the Diamondbacks. As relayed by Jack Magruder of FOX Sports Arizona, center fielder and primary leadoff man A.J. Pollock suffered a fractured fourth metacarpal on his right hand Saturday when he was struck by a pitch from Reds starter Johnny Cueto.

  4. And That Happened: Monday’s scores and highlights

    May 27, 2014, 7:11 AM EDT

    George Springer

    After a rough start to his big league career, George Springer has sprung.

  5. Settling the Scores: Saturday’s results

    May 18, 2014, 6:30 AM EDT

    Paul Goldschmidt

    Paul Goldschmidt and the Diamondbacks took Clayton Kershaw and the Dodgers to the woodshed.

  6. Mark Trumbo out six weeks with stress fracture in left foot

    Apr 25, 2014, 8:35 PM EDT

    Arizona Diamondbacks v Los Angeles Dodgers

    The downtrodden Diamondbacks will be without their slugger for six weeks.

  7. Replay system’s flaws rear head in Giants-Diamondbacks game

    Apr 2, 2014, 12:11 AM EDT

    Brandon Belt, A.J. Pollock

    MLB chose not to institute a replay system whose sole goal was getting calls right, instead opting for a system that involved managerial challenges and strategy, at least until the seventh inning of games.

  8. Diamondbacks outfielder A.J. Pollock proposed to his girlfriend in Australia

    Mar 26, 2014, 11:51 AM EDT

    A.J. Pollock Diamondbacks

    Sure, the Diamondbacks lost both games to the Dodgers during the season-opening series in Australia, but Arizona center fielder A.J. Pollock still had a productive time in Sydney. Steve Gilbert of MLB.com writes that Pollock proposed to his girlfriend, who’s from Australia, “while at the Bondi Beach cliff walk.” Gilbert notes that they met back…

  9. Dodgers’ bullpen nearly coughed up the lead in 7-5 victory over the D-Backs

    Mar 23, 2014, 2:26 AM EDT

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    Diamondbacks starter Trevor Cahill couldn’t overcome his control issues and the Dodgers took advantage in the second and final game played at the Sydney Cricket Grounds in Australia, winning 7-5. They fly back home having swept the D-Backs in the two-game overseas set. The Dodgers rallied for a two-out run in the first inning when…

  10. 2014 Preview: Arizona Diamondbacks

    Mar 17, 2014, 6:02 PM EDT

    Towers Gibson AP

    Between now and Opening Day, HardballTalk will take a look at each of baseball’s 30 teams, asking the key questions, the not-so-key questions, and generally breaking down their chances for the 2014 season. Next up: The Arizona Diamondbacks. The Big Question: Can the Diamondbacks withstand the injury to Patrick Corbin and get over the .500…

  11. Diamondbacks may look to trade J.J. Putz

    Jan 5, 2014, 10:51 AM EDT

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    From Ken Rosenthal’s latest FOX Sports notebook: Don’t be surprised if the Diamondbacks trade right-hander J.J. Putz following their addition of former White Sox closer Addison Reed. Putz is signed for $7 million in 2014, and the D-backs most likely would be required to accept a comparable salary in return. Rosenthal suggests that Yankees outfielder…

  12. D’backs, Angels, White Sox agree to three-team Mark Trumbo deal

    Dec 10, 2013, 3:00 PM EDT

    Mark Trumbo

    3:00 p.m. EST update: A source told the Arizona Republic’s Nick Piecoro that the deal is done. The Diamondbacks will get Trumbo and two players to be named, and they give outfielder Adam Eaton to the White Sox and left-hander Tyler Skaggs to the Angels. Left-hander Hector Santiago will go from Chicago to Anaheim. Trumbo…

  13. Carlos Beltran turned down more money from the D-Backs to sign with the Yankees

    Dec 7, 2013, 8:58 AM EDT

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    Carlos Beltran has reportedly agreed to a three-year, $45 million contract with the Yankees and word is that he took less money for the opportunity to play in pinstripes. According to Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic, the Diamondbacks made a “strong, under-the-radar push” to sign Beltran, offering him more than three years and $45…

  14. Update: Yusmeiro Petit loses perfect game with two outs in the ninth against the Diamondbacks

    Sep 7, 2013, 12:01 AM EDT

    Yusmeiro Petit

    Giants starter Yusmeiro Petit has retired 21 Diamondbacks in a row and will bring a perfect game into the eighth inning at AT&T Park. He has thrown 16 of 21 first pitches for strikes and has thrown 64 pitches in total. Petit has pitched well since being inserted into the Giants’ rotation on August 27,…

  15. Cody Ross lands on DL with dislocated hip, likely done for season

    Aug 12, 2013, 7:18 PM EDT

    Cody Ross Getty

    The Diamondbacks placed outfielder Cody Ross on the 15-day disabled list today, one day after he dislocated his right hip while running to first base and had to be carted off the field. The injury immediately looked quite serious and Diamondbacks general manager Kevin Towers confirmed on MLB Network Radio on Sirius XM today that…

  16. And That Happened: Tuesday’s scores and highlights

    Jul 24, 2013, 7:07 AM EDT

    Cleveland Indians v Seattle Mariners

    Mariners 4, Indians 3: The M’s just keep on winning. That’s eight in a row, with this one ending interestingly. The Indians had runners on the corners with no one out in the ninth. Then Drew Stubbs got caught in a rundown he probably shouldn’t have gotten caught in between third and home, ending the…

  17. Adam Eaton finally cleared to rejoin the Diamondbacks

    Jul 9, 2013, 6:30 PM EDT

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    Adam Eaton was supposed to open this season as Arizona’s starting center fielder and leadoff man. It’s three months late, but he’s finally in that role. According to television reporter Jody Jackson of FOX Sports Arizona, Eaton, who suffered a sprained UCL in his left elbow during the middle of spring training, has officially been activated…

  18. And That Happened: Wednesday’s scores and highlights

    Apr 11, 2013, 6:53 AM EDT

    Pittsburgh Pirates v Arizona Diamondbacks

    I spent the evening seeing a preview showing of the Jackie Robinson movie, “42,” — review coming later today — so I didn’t get to watch really any baseball. Kinda glad I didn’t too. After seeing and thinking about Robinson I would have probably just thrown something at my TV if I had to watch…

  19. 2013 Preview: Arizona Diamondbacks

    Mar 23, 2013, 5:31 PM EDT

    Kevin Towers AP

    Between now and Opening Day, HardballTalk will take a look at each of baseball’s 30 teams, asking the key questions, the not-so-key questions, and generally breaking down their chances for the 2013 season. Up next: The Arizona Diamondbacks. The Big Question: Will Kevin Towers’ odd offseason pay dividends? After winning 94 games and the National…

  20. Adam Eaton to miss 6-8 weeks with a sprained UCL

    Mar 22, 2013, 5:11 PM EDT

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    Bad news for the Diamondbacks: OFFICIAL: @dbacks OF @adamspankyeaton will miss 6-8 weeks with left elbow UCL sprain — Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) March 22, 2013   Eaton left Monday’s game early after a hard slide into third, but it was said that he was removed simply because Kirk Gibson was giving him the rest of…

  21. Diamondbacks activate Chris Young from disabled list

    May 18, 2012, 3:49 PM EDT

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    Chris Young is back from the disabled list after the Diamondbacks center fielder missed the past 28 games with a partially torn shoulder ligament. To make room for his return Arizona optioned rookie A.J. Pollock back to Triple-A after he hit just .229 with one homer and a .611 OPS in 20 games filling in…

  22. Chris Young doubles twice on rehab assignment, nears return to Diamondbacks

    May 16, 2012, 10:15 AM EDT

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    Diamondbacks center fielder Chris Young is close to coming off the disabled list after doubling twice in a minor-league rehab game yesterday at Single-A. It was Young’s second rehab outing and he’s expected to play one more game for Visalia before moving his assignment to Triple-A. From there a return to the Diamondbacks could happen…

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