Sedona Red Recap: Taijuan Walker strikes out career-high 11 as D-backs beat Padres - Chris Owings homered twice, his first multi-homer game of his career. Yasmany Tomas also went deep and drove in three runs. All in support of Taijuan Walker who pitched eight solid innings for his third victory of the season, beating the San Diego Padres, 6-2, in front of 15,452 at Chase Field on Thursday.
Archie Bradley again a rotation option for Diamondbacks - With Zack Godley sent back to the minors after his spot start on Wednesday night, the Diamondbacks again have a vacancy in their starting rotation, and, once again, right-hander Archie Bradley is a candidate to fill it.
Are the Rockies and Diamondbacks turning the NL West upside down? - Prognosticators in search of a dark horse team in spring training had two options in the National League West. Some liked the Arizona Diamondbacks, with their dangerous lineup and potentially strong rotation. Others were intrigued by the Colorado Rockies, with their potent offense and remodeled bullpen.
D-backs’ upcoming games vs. Rockies could make for NL West shake-up - The Arizona Diamondbacks’ late-April and early-May matchups with the Colorado Rockies will likely decide first place in the NL West for at least a brief time. Who would’ve thought?
Rockies, D-backs enjoy view from top - The Arizona Diamondbacks and Colorado Rockies meet in a three-game series starting Friday in a matchup of National League West heavyweights.
Diamondbacks President Hall talks pitching situation, early success - Arizona Diamondbacks President and CEO Derrick Hall likes what he’s seen from his club this season, but wants to wait a little longer before drawing any conclusions.
Owings continues torrid offensive run - During spring training, manager Torey Lovullo of the Arizona Diamondbacks told listeners the shortstop job is open to competition. No one player had an edge, and Lovullo said the decision who plays will be dictated by the players themselves. In effect, he pointed out that the starter will be driven by their play and character.
"It sucks" - Diamondbacks' Miller considering Tommy John surgery - Shelby Miller has a tear in the ulnar collateral ligament and a flexor strain in his elbow, and the Diamondbacks right-hander is considering undergoing Tommy John surgery, a procedure that would end his season and likely sideline him until at least the middle of 2018.