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Diamondbacks News

[Arizona Sports] Diamondbacks fall to Rockies on a Trevor Story walk-off HR

Stefan Crichton is 0-3. That sucks.

[dbacks.com] Three takeaways from D-backs’ road slide

  1. We sucked.
  2. We suck.
  3. We will suck.

[Arizona Sports] Diamondbacks pitcher Taylor Widener exits start vs. Rockies in 2nd inning

Is it just me or is this guy always injured? That sucks for him.

[dbacks.com] Josh VanMeter optioned; Taylor Widener activated

“Go down there, get those consistent reps, get back to what you know and we will see you soon,” Lovullo told VanMeter.

Well, I mean, if we don’t see you again soon...you very suck.

[AZ Central] Diamondbacks lose on Trevor Story’s walk-off HR, take over bottom of NL West

You say suck? I say sucker. We are the suckers of the NL West.

Around The MLB

[CBS Sports] Weekend winners and losers

The Rays are going the opposite way of the Diamondbacks, the Padres have some swag chain and Scott Kazmir goes 4 innings for 1 run ball for the San Francisco Giants. Giants can throw whatever TBD out there and he’ll give them a chance.

[MLB Trade Rumors] Injury updates

Dodgers are slowly getting back to their “normal” lineup, although they are taking things easy with Mookie Betts these days. However, they had to place Jimmy Nelson on the 10-day IL. Padres activated Will Myers, who always has D-Backs for lunch. Former Padre Franmil Reyes hit the 10-day IL though, but the most disappointing news came out of St. Louis, where the Cardinals had to place Miles Mikolas on the 10-day IL due to forearm tightness. Bad news for the pitcher who returned to the mound after 19 months without a serious baseball game.

[MLB Trade Rumors] Erik Kratz Makes Sign-Stealing Allegations

MLBTR implies the former Brewers catcher is accusing the Dodgers of sign-stealing.

[USA Baseball] USA baseball announces 28-man roster for Olympics qualifier

A lot of familiar names. Some old glory like Todd Frazier or Matt Kemp, but also some former Diamondbacks like, James Sherfy, Edwin Jackson and Marc Rzepczynski. A couple of prospects got permission from their teams to participate as well: Joe Ryan (Tampa Bay) and Simeon Woods Richardson (Blue Jays).

Mike Scioscia will have to drop two within a week to bring the squad to 26.

[Yahoo Sports] MLB: Ultra-rare Honus Wagner card sells for record $3.75M

“All of the piece’s truly important features remain clear and attractive, and its Sweet Caporal reverse is legible in its dramatic, crimson-printed entirety.”

Sounds like a good buy then.