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Does starting pitching make or break a team?

The Fourth Musketeer

All for one, and one for all.

More Insights on One-Run Games

The Diamondbacks could win more one-run games next season.

Mind Gym Book Review

Thinking ahead, I imagine that Mind Gym will become a timeless classic.

Insights on 1-Run Losses

Let’s look at eight possible causes.

Carson Kelly

First 30 Games With New Hitting Coaches

Did the Diamondbacks’ offense improve?

MLB Women’s Baseball Day

Who would I pick to play for the Diamondbacks?

Jake Arrieta

His career started slowly. A trade led to his success.

The Wonder of Positive Streaks

More wonderful than losing streaks.

Pavin Smith reflects upon ‘special’ first season with Arizona Diamondbacks

Smith savored every moment in the big leagues with goals to improve for next year and beyond.

Consistency is key: Riley Smith makes strides with Diamondbacks

After a steady rise in the D-backs’ farm system, Smith made his MLB debut in 2020 with plans to stay long term.

‘Our future looks very bright’: Josh Barfield has high hopes for D-backs farm system

Arizona's prospect pipeline has garnered high praise from farm director Josh Barfield.

‘It’s a different environment’: Examining the Diamondbacks’ alternate training site

In an unprecedented year, prospects gather at Salt River Fields.

D-backs prospect Daulton Varsho builds upon first MLB start

Arizona’s versatile catcher is eager to learn and improve.

A Guide to Experiencing the Diamondbacks on the Cheap

Baseball can be expensive for the fans. How can it be less expensive?

Goldy and Greinke Gold Glove Getters

The two Diamondback nominees won their Gold Gloves tonight

Uniform Tracker: 2016 Season

With the first year of the new uniform set in the books, we look at the various W/L records of the various uniforms and draw uninformed conclusions from them.

The Uniform Tracker - May

The Diamondbacks have Joined The Evolution(TM), but which evolution should be more joined than others? That sentence makes sense.

Grading potential D-backs September call-ups

On Tuesday rosters expand, meaning that anyone on the 40-man roster can potentially be added to the main squad. Who might we see on the Diamondbacks?

The 2015 Diamondbacks: Movin' on up

How does Arizona's improvement stack up against the rest of baseball?

The longest home-runs in Chase Field history

We won't forget Paul Goldschmidt's momentous blast in the late innings of Wednesday's blowout win over the Padres in a hurry. But you might be surprised to learn, it barely scrapes into the top 10 longest home-runs by a Diamondback at Chase Field.

Evan Marshall and pitcher safety

Evan Marshall may not yet be back on the mound. But his return to Chase Field yesterday, three weeks after having his skull fractured by a line-drive, was itself something of a miracle.

How Randy Johnson spoiled my love of baseball

...albeit in a good way. Kinda.

The Diamondbacks' Three Amigos are no more

The news of Carlos Quentin's retirement last week draws to a close the sad saga of the 'Three Amigos', the selections made by the Diamondbacks in the first rounds of the 2003 draft. So much was hoped for, but none reached their potential with us.

PECOTA Depth Charts Out: D-backs 4th in NL West

The Pecota Depth Charts are out today at Baseball Prospectus and have the Diamondbacks 4th in the NL West this upcoming season.

Fangraphs current 2015 D-backs projection: 74-88

Fangraphs currently has Arizona as in line for another season in the cellar of the NL West. But are they perhaps under-estimating the team?

Thoughts on the Wade Miley trade

Arizona pulled the trigger and dealt 2014's Opening Day starter to Boston, for two younger, cheaper starting pitchers, and a raw infield prospect. What are they trying to accomplish here?

More q's than a's for Arizona after the meetings

We come back from San Diego without our 2014 Opening Day starter, regular catcher or shortstop with most innings. But we have starting pitchers! LOTS of starting pitchers...

Giving Thanks on Thanksgiving

Well, it wasn't the best of seasons for the Diamondbacks, to put it mildly. But there are still reasons to be thankful, as we gather round the table and/or slump on the couch, groaning slightly...

Are the D-backs talking to the Agent of Shields?

James Shields would certainly be the top of the rotation arm they need. But can the team afford him, or any other free-agent starting pitcher this season?

The Diamondbacks rotation in 2015 and beyond

The trade for Jeremy Hellickson adds another potential arm to the Diamondbacks rotation for the next couple of years. How does our starting pitching look for the future?