D-backs fall to Scherzer, Nationals in Shipley’s season debut - Eight years later, Max Scherzer still finds a little extra motivation when he faces his first major league team.
(Editorial: And we all have a little extra motivation to groan at the front office)
Arizona Diamondbacks: Braden Shipley adds velocity to his fastball in 2017 - Early on in his minor-league career, right-hander Braden Shipley of the Arizona Diamondbacks mowed down opposing hitters with a hard fastball.
(Editorial: Yay for faster fastiness to the fast fastball)
Archie Bradley on bullpen role: ‘Why fix something if it’s not broken?’ - When five other pitchers proved worthy of spots in the starting rotation this spring, Bradley was sent to the bullpen, a new spot for the 24-year-old who had started in all 34 of his prior major league appearances. But he’s thrived there this year, posting a 1.13 ERA and 19 strikeouts in 16 innings pitched.
(Editorial: Uh, 5th spot is broken brah.)
Former Diamondbacks GM Dave Stewart Part of Group Attempting to Buy Marlins - (Editorial: Hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha)
D-backs named 'Corporation of the Year' by Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce - The Arizona Diamondbacks will be honored as the 2017 Corporation of the Year by the Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce for its focus on connecting with the Hispanic community with new programs and initiatives.
(Editorial: Something something illegal immigration... something something Paul Penzone)
Evaluating the Shelby Miller for Jason Heyward trade in 2017 - At age 22, Shelby Miller produced a season for the St. Louis Cardinals which was good enough to finish third in National League Rookie of the Year voting. In 173 1⁄3 innings, Miller posted a 15-9 win-loss record with a 3.06 earned-run average.
(Editorial: TLDNR version. Cardinals won the trade. Duhhh.)