1. Return of the Prince

    When Prince Fielder took the field during Gatorade All-Star Workout day preceding the Home Run Derby a week ago, the fans in attendance voiced their displeasure with the Milwaukee Brewers star first baseman...

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  2. Cheering: A Fine Line

    Arizona Diamondbacks starting pitcher Daniel Hudson did just about everything he could to ensure he would finally win his tenth game of the season...

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  3. All-Star Sunday

    From a fan’s perspective Chase Field has been dark for nearly two weeks since the Arizona Diamondbacks completed their final home game before the All-Star break on June 29, 2011...

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  4. All-Star Cacti Scenic Tour

    Beginning in mid-June, the Arizona Diamondbacks in conjunction with Major League Baseball began distributing All-Star Cactus statues throughout the valley at key locations...

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  5. Baxter's Big Birthday Bash

    Usually I am not a big fan of mascots at baseball games. In most cases they are an annoyance and add little or no value to the baseball experience...

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  6. Draft Preparations in Full Swing

    For the first time in the history of the Major League Baseball amateur draft, a team has two picks in the top ten. That team is the Arizona Diamondbacks who will be selecting players with the third pick and also with the seventh pick...

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  7. Pontificating on Pitching

    The old baseball adage that you can never have enough pitching is more than a tired cliché, every team in Major League Baseball at one time or another wishes they could find pitching help that would make a difference to their team...

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  8. What a Difference a Year Makes

    June 2, 2010 the baseball world was focused on Comerica Park in Detroit. The Detroit Tigers were hosting the Cleveland Indians...

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  9. Tidbits and Trivia from a Historic May

    Through the first part of May the Arizona Diamondbacks that looked destined to deliver a third consecutive sub-par season that would end in the cellar of the National League Western Division...

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  10. Root, Root, Root for the Home Team

    Fresh from a 6-1 road trip that began in Denver for four games with the Colorado Rockies and finishing with a three game sweep of the Houston Astros deep in the heart of Texas; the ...

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  11. Bullpen Gospels: Major League Dreams of a Minor League Veteran

    The Major League Baseball season lasts six months but there are 14 days during the season (not counting the All-Star break) that I struggle with when the Arizona Diamondbacks have a day off...

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  12. The Wins Keep on Coming

    Diamondbacks closer J.J. Putz entered the game in the ninth inning and shut down the Minnesota Twins offense recording his 12th save, securing a win and series sweep for the Arizona Diamondbacks...

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  13. It's Gnomeageddon!

    Even before the season began the date of May 21, 2011 was circled in Sedona Red on my calendar. No, it had nothing to do with the fact that some crazed senior citizen was proclaiming the earth would end that day...

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  14. MLB All-Star Voting Begins at Chase Field

    Prior to yesterday’s game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Major League Baseball held a press conference around home plate at Chase Field. The subject was the 82nd All-Star game that is scheduled for July 12th in Phoenix...

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  15. Arizona Diamondbacks: Welcoming the Digital World at Chase Field

    For the past several years I have begged, pleaded, and generally made a nuisance of myself to the Arizona Diamondbacks , asking them to please install Wi-Fi at Chase Field...

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  16. Arizona Diamondbacks: Changes in the Team's Day of Game Policies

    When the Arizona Diamondbacks began play in March 1998, they implemented a policy that the gates to then-Bank One Ballpark would be open to fans two hours prior to first pitch...

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  17. MLB All-Star FanFest Ticket Hunt

    As a father of five children, I have sat through more than my fair share of Dora the Explorer episodes...

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  18. Arizona Diamondbacks: Another Long Night at Chase Field

    “Please keep your arms and legs inside the car at all time,” after the first 11 games of the 2011 Major League Baseball season, I’ve come to the conclusion that ...

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  19. 2011 MLB Season: Opening Day Arrives

    For as long as I can remember I have been petitioning for this day to be a holiday. I mean if we can celebrate the weather prognosticating of a rodent or commemorate a guy who ...

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  20. Arizona Diamondbacks Ring Changes at Chase Field

    While the fans may have been dormant during the offseason, the Arizona Diamondbacks were far from idle...

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  21. It's Good To Be Home

    September 26, 2010 seems so very long ago. The Arizona Diamondbacks were finishing up their final home stand and not even with a win over their divisional rivals could ease the pain ...

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  22. Justin Upton Focused as Arizona Diamondbacks Spring Training Starts

    Saturday, February 19 marked the voluntary Spring Training reporting date for non-pitchers and catchers. You would have been hard-pressed to guess that at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick, the new Spring Training home of the Arizona Diamondbacks...

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  23. Wily Mo Pena: New Arizona Diamondback Puts on Power Display

    During the offseason, I happened to be looking over the Major League Baseball transaction log when I came across a rather nondescript signing...

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  24. Arizona Diamondbacks' Baseball Interactive

    The Arizona Diamondbacks invited special guests to an exclusive event held at the new Salt River Fields at Talking Stick...

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  25. Michael Young: Are Arizona Diamondbacks in the Young Sweepstakes?

    Almost from the moment that super-utility man Michael Young demanded a trade from the American League champion Texas Rangers, teams seemed to be lining up to inquire about a trade...

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