Hosmer’s 2-run homer lifts Padres over Diamondbacks, 3-2

Baseball 05/21/19, 23:37

Eric Hosmer's two-run, opposite-field home run off Zack Greinke highlighted the three-run sixth inning that carried the San Diego Padres to a 3-2 victory against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night.Greinke (6-2), who recorded his 2,500th career strikeout in the fourth, was working on a one-hit shutout when he ran ...

Leading off: Greinke exam, Turner tagged, CC faces Rays

Sports 05/16/19, 18:47

A look at what's happening around the majors Friday:CHECK HIMArizona ace Zack Greinke is set for an MRI after making an early exit in his last start.Los Angeles Dodgers' Justin Turner hits a two-run home run against the Atlanta Braves during the eighth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, May ...

Maeda strikes out 12, drives in 2 as Dodgers top Padres 2-0

Sports 05/16/19, 00:49

Kenta Maeda struck out 12 batters and drove in both runs as the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the San Diego Padres 2-0 on Wednesday night.The right-hander gave up three hits in 6 2/3 innings and reached double-digit strikeouts for the fifth time in the majors. He finished one short of ...

Greinke exits with abdominal tightness, D-backs rout Pirates

Sports 05/15/19, 18:05

Zack Greinke pitched shutout ball into the eighth inning before exiting with abdominal tightness and the Arizona Diamondbacks routed Chris Archer and the Pittsburgh Pirates 11-1 on Wednesday.Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo said Greinke would get an MRI on Friday.Greinke (6-1) allowed four hits in 7 2-3 innings, then walked off ...

Acuña crushes tiebreaking homer, Braves beat D’backs 2-1

Baseball 05/11/19, 00:02

Ronald Acuña Jr. hit a long, tiebreaking homer in the eighth inning, and the Atlanta Braves overcame Zack Greinke's latest strong start to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 2-1 Friday night.After hitting cleanup for much of the season, Acuña returned to the leadoff spot — his regular place while winning NL ...

Diamondbacks beat Yankees 3-1 as Sabathia hits 3K strikeouts

Baseball 04/30/19, 23:28

CC Sabathia became the 17th player in major league history and third left-hander to reach 3,000 career strikeouts, but was outpitched by Arizona ace Zack Greinke in the Diamondbacks' 3-1 win over the New York Yankees Tuesday night.Sabathia (1-1) arrived in the desert needing three strikeouts to hit 3,000 and ...

Greinke leads Diamondbacks past Pirates for 4-game sweep

Baseball 04/25/19, 15:11

Zack Greinke and two Arizona relievers allowed five hits in a 5-0 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday that secured a four-game sweep for the Diamondbacks. The shutout was the second of the season for the Diamondbacks, who improved to 15-11 and moved into a tie for first place in ...

Greinke dominates, Diamondbacks hit 3 HRs, beat Cubs 6-0

Baseball 04/20/19, 16:54

Zack Greinke pitched three-hit ball over six innings and the Arizona Diamondbacks supported him with three home runs in a 6-0 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday.Greinke (3-1) won for the third time in four starts since a season-opening loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers. The 2009 AL Cy ...

Greinke, Peralta leads Arizona over SD 8-4, end 4-game skid

Baseball 04/14/19, 18:17

Zack Greinke pitched seven strong innings and helped himself with two hits, pinch-hitter David Peralta connected for a three-run homer and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the San Diego Padres 8-4 Sunday to stop a four-game losing streak.The Padres had won four in a row.Peralta, out of the starting lineup for ...

Dyson’s pinch-hit HR in 9th rallies D-backs past Rangers 5-4

Baseball 04/10/19, 00:15

Pinch-hitter Jarrod Dyson connected for a two-run homer with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Arizona Diamondbacks a 5-4 victory over the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night.Dyson, batting for John Ryan Murphy with Eduardo Escobar on second base, ripped a 2-2 pitch from Rangers ...

Greinke homers twice, fans 10 in Arizona’s 8-5 win vs Padres

Baseball 04/03/19, 00:44

Zack Greinke hit a career-best two homers and struck out 10 in six innings to rebound from a rocky opening day, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the San Diego Padres 8-5 Tuesday night in a wild game that included an unusual batter's interference call on Manny Machado.Greinke (1-1) allowed two ...

Dodgers set opening day mark with 8 HRs in win over Arizona

Baseball 03/28/19, 22:10

Joc Pederson and Enrique Hernandez each hit two of the Los Angeles Dodgers' eight home runs Thursday in a 12-5 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks.The Dodgers set a major league record for homers on opening day and tied the franchise mark for any game.Hernandez, Austin Barnes and Corey Seager all ...

Power surge! Dodgers hit 8 homers in 12-5 win over Arizona

Sports 03/28/19, 18:17

Joc Pederson and Enrique Hernandez each hit two of the Los Angeles Dodgers' eight home runs, which set a major league record for opening day and tied the franchise record for any game, during a 12-5 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Thursday.Hernandez, Austin Barnes and Corey Seager all homered ...

Verlander’s $94M, 3-year deal has 4th-highest average salary

Baseball 03/26/19, 22:54

Justin Verlander has the fourth-highest average salary in the major leagues in his $94 million, three-year contract with the Houston Astros.The 36-year-old right-hander had been due $28 million in 2019, the final guaranteed season of a $180 million, seven-year deal he signed with Detroit before the 2013 season.That salary is ...

source: Trout, Angels close to record $432M, 12-year deal

Sports 03/20/19, 02:46

Mike Trout is about to cash in.Big time.Trout and the Los Angeles Angels are close to finalizing a $432 million, 12-year contract that would shatter the record for the largest deal in North American sports history, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press.The deal was disclosed Tuesday ...

source: Trout, Angels close to record $432M, 12-year deal

Sports 03/19/19, 12:00

A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press that Mike Trout and the Los Angeles Angels are close to finalizing a $432 million, 12-year contract that would shatter the record for the largest deal in North American sports history.The deal was disclosed Tuesday by a person familiar with ...

Rockies’ Arenado says ‘my heart was here’ after $260M deal

Sports 02/27/19, 12:02

Colorado Rockies slugger Nolan Arenado says "at the end of the day my heart was here" and he wants to emulate Todd Helton and Derek Jeter by spending his entire career with one team, explaining why he gave up a chance to become a free agent after this season.The All-Star ...

source: Rockies, Arenado agree to $260M, 8-year contract

Sports 02/26/19, 17:44

Nolan Arenado likes where he's at and the direction the Colorado Rockies are headed.So he's staying put. For possibly a long, long time. And for a chance to finish what this team has been brewing.The All-Star third baseman agreed to a $260 million, eight-year contract on Tuesday, a person familiar ...

Newcomer Kelly gets 1st chance to catch Arizona ace Greinke

Baseball 02/25/19, 19:53

The Arizona Diamondbacks have tried to match up Zack Greinke with the same catcher per the pitcher's request. On Monday, 24-year-old Carson Kelly got his first chance behind the plate in the ace's first spring training start.It was a good partnership. Greinke needed just 16 pitches — 14 strikes — ...

Diamondbacks drop Dodgers to second in NL West with 7-2 win

Sports 09/27/18, 01:12

A.J. Pollock hit a three-run homer and the Arizona Diamondbacks dropped Los Angeles to second place in the NL West with a 7-2 win over the Dodgers on Wednesday night.The Dodgers (88-71) rallied to tie Arizona in the ninth inning Tuesday night, only to have Eduardo Escobar hit a walkoff ...

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