1. Diamondbacks Considering Changes to Chase Field

    In an article first reported by Nick Piecoro, the Diamondbacks beat writer for the Arizona Republic, team officials admitted they are considering changes to Chase Field that would change the way the stadium plays...

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  2. 2010 Arizona Diamondbacks Mirror 1998 Expansion Team

    For all intents and purposes, the 2010 Arizona Diamondbacks have been a disappointment. There have been high points such as the no-hitter by Edwin Jackson on June 25, 2010 and the ...

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  3. Roster Expansion Via Contraction

    September 1st represents the date that rosters expand from 25 to 40 men. Teams fall into two categories when contemplating who should be called up...

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  4. Idaho Falls Chukars No-Hit Missoula Osprey

    The Arizona Diamondbacks have had a long history of affiliation with the Pioneer League. The league is classified as a short-season rookie advanced, meaning it is the beginning classification ...

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  5. The Retired Number 42 at Chase Field

    After the Arizona Diamondbacks retired the number of Luis Gonzalez, I began receiving a lot of questions from fans visiting Chase Field asking who wore number 42 for the Diamondbacks and who it is hanging next to Gonzo’s number...

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  6. Arizona Diamondbacks' State of the Homestand Address: August 17-22

    With the final out of a classic pitching duel between the Arizona Diamondbacks against the Colorado Rockies, where the Diamondbacks lost 1-0, the team gathered their things for a difficult ...

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  7. Diamondbacks Offer Another Benefit For Season Ticket Holders

    As we arrived at Chase Field, there appeared to be a large group of people collecting near the Season Ticket Services area behind Section 111-112. Looking at those in line I recognized several as being current Diamondbacks Season Ticket Holders...

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  8. Replica Spring Training Stadium Giveaway

    I’ll admit, I am a junkie for stadium swag. Every year when the Arizona Diamondbacks release their promotional schedule I will scour Internet looking for photos and information about each and every free stadium giveaway...

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  9. Looking a Little Rusty, Error Costs Diamondbacks Dearly

    Just a day after the latest Diamondbacks bullpen implosion, the team was back on the field trying to avoid being swept by the red hot Cincinnati Reds. With the Diamondbacks facing a left-handed pitcher, everyone expected changes to Arizona’s line-up

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  10. Frustrations Continue for Arizona Diamondbacks Fans

    The announced attendance at last night’s game was 15,509. Looking around the stadium, that number appeared to be very generous. The upper deck was a veritable ghost town with minimal fans scattered around...

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  11. Diamondbacks LaRoche and Johnson Clear Waivers

    Many casual baseball fans unsafely assume that once the July 31st Trade Deadline has passed that players cannot be traded. This is of course false...

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  12. Miscellaneous Grab-bag of Baseball

    Every so often I accumulate subjects that I find interesting but that may not have enough content to warrant a blog entry of their own. I usually jot down a couple of notes and throw the paper on my desk...

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  13. Draft Deadline Has Diamondbacks Working Clock

    At the conclusion of the third day of the amateur draft in June, the clock began ticking towards August 16. The significance of that date is that it represents the deadline for clubs to sign any of their draft picks to professional contracts...

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  14. Stephen Strasburg Doesn't Kill Arizona Diamondbacks

    Earlier this month the Washington Nationals visited Chase Field for a four-game series. Diamondbacks fans had looked forward to this series as an opportunity to see Stephen Strasburg first-hand...

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  15. Arizona Diamondbacks Negotiating To Start 2011 Season in Taiwan

    Prior to today’s game against the Washington Nationals, the Arizona Diamondbacks players met with representatives of the Major League Players Association. The subject was Opening Day 2011...

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  16. Friday the 13th and the Diamondbacks, No Luck at All

    Of all the major sports, baseball is perhaps the most superstitious. We’ve all heard of the “Curse of the Bambino” and the infamous “Goat Curse” that plagued the Boston Red Sox and the Chicago Cubs for decades...

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  17. Monitoring and Managing the Arizona Diamondbacks' Pitchers

    Before the 2010 season began, the Arizona Diamondbacks' player development staff got together to create a plan for managing the team's pitching staff. One of the items on their agenda was to determine the workload for their young starting pitching...

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  18. Chris Young Becomes First Player to Be Part Of 20-20 Club This Season

    One year ago today, the Arizona Diamondbacks sent center fielder Chris Young to the Triple-A Reno Aces. The demotion was to help him resolve the issues he was having at the plate...

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  19. Arizona Diamondbacks State of the Home Stand Address – August 2 – 8

    With the final out of a very long game against the San Diego Padres where the Diamondbacks were drummed 10-1, the team gathered their things and headed to the airport to make the trip ...

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  20. Diamondbacks Complete Dan Haren Trade

    When the Arizona Diamondbacks announced the trade of pitcher Dan Haren to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, the deal included left-handed pitcher Joe Saunders, right-handed pitcher ...

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  21. My Experience on the Fox Sports Pre-Game Show

    “Life is not a spectator sport.” It’s interesting how much truth you can glean from a bumper sticker. Looking back over the past month of my life, I had to agree with the bumper...

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  22. Keeping Your Head in the Game

    The sound of a baseball hitting a batting helmet is unmistakable. You could clearly hear that sound from nearly every seat at Chase Field when Diamondbacks third baseman Mark Reynolds ...

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  23. Diamondbacks Season Ticket Renewal Options

    As the calendar turns from July to August two things are certain—the Diamondbacks will not make the playoffs for the third consecutive year and it is time to begin thinking about season ticket renewal...

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  24. Washington Nationals May Serve As Map Of Arizona Diamondbacks' Future

    When the Arizona Diamondbacks returned to town to begin a four game series against the Washington Nationals, I was pretty excited...

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  25. Arizona Diamondbacks: Roster Move on the Horizon

    When the Chris Snyder trade was announced it began a trickle down effect throughout the Arizona Diamondbacks...

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