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2018 Schedule Released

The 2018 MLB schedule has been released. See what the Diamondbacks will be up to next year.

Diamondbacks option Banda, Sherfy, Lugo, re-assign J.Miller, Duncan, Gibson

The Diamondbacks re-assign 6 players from their Spring Training roster.

Diamondbacks announce Jerry Narron as interim bench coach

With bench coach Ron Gardenhire recovering from surgery to remove a cancerous tumor, the Diamondbacks have tabbed Jerry Narron to fill in the role. Narron was initially hired to be the Reno Aces manager.

Diamondbacks win arbitration hearing for Taijuan Walker

The young righty will earn $2.25M for 2017. Walker had filed for $2.6M.

How does the Chris Iannetta signing affect the Diamondbacks catching situation?

The team has made a major overhaul at the position, using every type of move possible.

MLB and PA reach new CBA

With the previous Collective Bargaining Agreement set to expire at midnight, MLB and the Player's Association were able to strike a deal to continue the run of labor peace. MLB has not had a work stoppage since 1994.

Goldschmidt, Segura, Greinke Gold Glove finalists

The reigning Gold Glove 1B and P are back on the list of finalists for the best defensive player at their position. Paul Goldschmidt is looking for his 3rd and Zack Greinke his 2nd. Also newcomer Jean Segura is looking for his first Gold Glove at 2B.

Dbacks seeking permission to interview Mike Rizzo

After passing on Rizzo for the 2006 GM job, the team is looking to bring him back in what would essentially be Tony La Russa's position from 2014-2016. For the position the Diamondbacks are offering Rizzo, it might not be the GM job, but rather that person's boss.

Dbacks GM search: An early list of candidates

Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe reports that the first five names the Diamondbacks are considering for the General Manager role. The next GM will be able to run baseball operations without a middle man between ownership and the front office.

Weeks Jr. to Bereavement List, Gosewisch Recalled

Diamondbacks place Shelby Miller on 15-Day DL

With the finger still bothering him plus bad performance, the Diamondbacks have elected to place Miller on the 15-Day DL to regather himself.

MLB announces rule changes for this season

Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Association will be tightening the rules on takeout slides, and trying to speed up mound visits, in rule changes announced his morning.

Manfredi rules out NL DH - victory over communism!

Remember all that fuss about the DH supposedly coming to the National League? Not so much.

MLB Settles Lawsuit, Offers 1-Team Price for MLBTV

If you're a Diamondbacks fan living outside the state of Arizona and want access to all 162 MLB games this year and no other MLB games, you can do so now with MLB.TV.

Griffey Jr and Piazza elected to Hall of Fame

There will be two new arrivals in the Hall of Fame this summer, as Ken Griffey Jr and Mike Piazza were elected in today's voting.

30/30 Short An Immortal Man: Ted Williams+Cryonics

The latest film in the 30 for 30 Shorts series tells the bizarre tale of the efforts to preserve Ted Williams after the great hitter’s death. "An Immortal Man," co-directed by Josh Koury and Myles Kane, premiered today on Grantland.com.

Moncada to Red Sox: no Cuban sandwich for Arizona

Cuban prospect Yoan Moncada will not be joining Yasmany Tomas and Yoan Lopez in the desert, after signing with the Boston Red Sox for a fee reported to be around $31.5 million.

Speed of play changes coming to MLB

While there won't be a pitch-clock in the major leagues this season, there will be some changes to hurry things along, which could make things interesting...

James Shields = not a Diamondback

He will, however, be in the NL West, having signed a four-year deal in San Diego, with a team option for a fifth year.

New Commissioner Rob Manfred and the Diamondbacks

Following up on Clefo's piece looking at the legacy of Bud Selig, what are the challenges likely to face new commissioner Rob Manfred, and how will they affect our team?

SnakePit 2015 Hall of Fame Voting: The results

The ballots are counted, the numbers crunched, and I'm holding an envelope with the final results. Who'd make it into Cooperstown, if the SnakePit ran things?

American League Playoff Preview

Oh, yeah. There's another league. We don't speak about it much - it's the one with the DH - but in case you are interested (and since there are no Yankees or Red Sox, I presume ESPN aren't), here are the participants...

National League Playoff Preview

The regular season is over: now it's time for the post-season. Diamondbacks fans - like most those of most other teams in the league - will be watching from the couch, but that doesn't mean we can't have an opinion...

A Diamondbacks fan's guide to the playoff races

We're into the last three weeks of the season now. While we're not technically out, an elimination number of five means we could be done during this series in San Francisco. So, who might we want to reach the playoffs in our stead?

Gerardo Parra traded to Brewers for two prospects

Gerardo Parra has been sent to Milwaukee for OF Mitch Haniger and LHP Anthony Banda

Brandon McCarthy traded to the Yankees

Two trades in two days! This time Brandon McCarthy has been sent to New York.

Thatcher + Campana traded to Angels for prospects

The LOOGY and the outfielder have been sent to Anaheim for prospects

David Peralta called up. Pollock to 15-day DL

To replace the injured Pollock, AA Outfielder David Peralta has been called up.

D'Backs name La Russa "Chief Baseball Officer"

The Hall of Fame manager has been hired by the Diamondbacks in a front office role.

Less Than Minor: Life in the Pecos League

Starting May 13th a new Fox 1 show documents the independent Pecos League, where players get by on $50 a week on dusty Southwestern baseball diamonds.

Lucas Harrell acquired from Astros

The Diamondbacks have acquired RHP Lucas Harrell from the Houston Astros for either a PTBNL or cash.

Mark Trumbo to DL; Roger Kieschnick called up

As was to probably be expected, Mark Trumbo's stress fracture has lead to a trip to the DL. OF Roger Kieschnick has been called up from Reno to take his place.