9/3/2015 | Hernandez heeds advice from hero Molina
"Yadier Molina is my hero," Hernandez said. "Tony wanted me to talk to him. So we started talking during Spring Training."
9/3/2015 | D-backs' amped-up aggression on bases pays off
Stealing bases and taking the extra base have been hallmarks of the way the D-backs have played this year. After the first few innings of Wednesday's 9-4 loss to the Rockies, D-backs manager Chip Hale did not see what he usually does from his team.
9/2/2015 | Rox drop D-backs on CarGo's slam, 7 RBIs
Carlos Gonzalez launched a go-ahead grand slam in the seventh and a two-run homer in the eighth, propelling the Rockies to a 9-4 win over Arizona in Wednesday's series finale at Coors Field.
9/2/2015 | Godley to rejoin D-backs, start opener vs. Cubs
Zack Godley will be recalled to start Friday's series opener against the Cubs.
9/2/2015 | Goldschmidt on paternity leave for birth of first child
D-backs first baseman Paul Goldschmidt left the team following Tuesday's day-night doubleheader to return to Phoenix to be present for the birth of his first child.
9/2/2015 | Lester leads Cubs in opener vs. Godley, D-backs
The D-backs and Cubs open a three-game weekend series Friday afternoon at Wrigley Field with a former Chicago farmhand on the mound for Arizona against Jon Lester.
9/1/2015 | In search of first win, Rockies' Gray faces D-backs
The Rockies and D-backs will conclude their series on Wednesday -- with Colorado sending right-hander Jon Gray (0-0, 6.00 ERA) to the hill opposite Arizona's Chase Anderson (6-5, 4.22).
9/1/2015 | Rox turn triple play on Goldschmidt, D-backs
D-backs slugger Paul Goldschmidt lined into a triple play in the top of the ninth inning of Tuesday afternoon's game against the Rockies at Coors Field. Thanks to head starts by Ender Inciarte at second and Phili Gosselin at first, Colorado's triple play was turned relatively easily. Shortstop Jose Reyes threw to DJ LeMahieu at second, and the throw to first completed the rare feat, the fourth in Rockies history and the fourth in the big leagues this season.
9/1/2015 | D-backs to be well represented in AFL
The D-backs will send eight players to the Arizona Fall League this year to play for the Salt River Rafters. Pitchers Daniel Gibson, Keith Hessler, Yoan Lopez and Adam Miller were chosen by the organization to join catcher Oscar Hernandez, shortstop Jack Reinheimer and outfielders Daniel Palka and Gabriel Guerrero. Lopez, ranked by MLB.com as the organization's No. 5 prospect, leads the pack.
9/1/2015 | Corbin flashes top form as D-backs deny Rox
Phil Gosselin went 2-for-3 with a double and a three-run homer, while Patrick Corbin (4-3) allowed two runs over 6 1/3 innings to pick up the win as the D-backs held off the Rockies, 6-4, in the first game of a day-night doubleheader at Coors Field on Tuesday.
9/1/2015 | Drury's audition gives D-backs a good problem
How the final four weeks of the regular season play out could go a long way toward determining how the D-backs' infield looks heading into 2016. The first wave of September callups began on Tuesday with right-handers Matt Stites and Enrique Burgos being recalled to bolster the bullpen. The team also brought up infielder Brandon Drury, who made his Major League debut in the opener of Tuesday's doubleheader at Coors Field and has the most to gain from the audition.
9/1/2015 | Fall League rosters packed with elite prospects
Philadelphia's J.P. Crawford, St. Louis' Alex Reyes and Pittsburgh's Austin Meadows are among nine Top 100 Prospects on the preliminary 2015 rosters released by the Arizona Fall League on Tuesday.
9/1/2015 | Feeling fatigue, Ziegler hits rough patch
Sometimes in the course of the grueling marathon of a 162-game season, a manager asks too much from one of his players due to circumstances. That's how D-backs skipper Chip Hale described things Monday night after he sent closer Brad Ziegler out to try and slam the door in the ninth inning just one day after the right-hander had thrown 30 pitches.