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Diamondbacks Trends


Diamondbacks Trends: 9/19-9/30

As promised, the final edition of Diamondbacks trends covers the last eleven games of the season, from September 19th through the 30th. We'll be doing full-season trends for each section of the team over the coming weeks.

Diamondback Trends: 9/12-9/18

Before anyone asks, this set of numbers excludes this afternoon's game. So what we have covered here, is two out of three wins against the Rockies, and the same against the Dodgers. Clear on that? Right, let's go...

Trends: Where have the runs gone?

The D-backs were on the road this week, with a four-game series in San Francisco, then three in Los Angeles. They split the former, and dropped two of three in the latter, with the hitters in particular finding it tough going.

Diamondbacks Trends, 8/29-9/4

As 'charmer prepares to head off to Europe - the continent won't know what has hit it - I'll be taking over Trends for the rest of the season. So I've just come back from Costco, bearing a pallet of down-arrows.

D'backs Trends: Runs Scored, Runs Allowed

Another .500 week for the Diamondbacks, who dropped two in Philadelphia and beat San Diego for two at home. The offense didn't have too much trouble scoring runs. The problem is, the pitchers didn't have a problem giving them up.

D'backs Trends: Sinking Slowly

The Diamondbacks went 3-4 in two key series against the NL Central's Pittsburgh Pirates and Cincinnati Reds. Brandon McCarthy struggled in his two losses, but Paul Goldschmidt reached 100 RBIs on his third grand slam of the season.

Dbacks Trends: Walk-off Magic

The Diamondbacks were full of late-inning magic this week, as they rallied to beat the Baltimore Orioles in the 9th inning or later in all three games. They went 1-2 against the New York Mets.

Dbacks Trends: Boston and Tampa

The Diamondbacks finally had a winning week, albeit a very short one. After dropping two of three in Boston, the Diamondbacks came home and earned a two-game sweep of the Tampa Bay Rays. Who were the heroes and goats this week?

Diamondbacks Trends: Two Thirds of the Way

This week saw the departure of Ian Kennedy and the promotion of Tuffy Gosewisch and Zeke Spruill for their for major league starts. But it was another sub-.500 week for the Diamondbacks. Where do the problems lie?

Dbacks Trends: Second Place Week

The Diamondbacks dropped to second place in the NL West with a 3-4 week against the Giants and Cubs. The pitching and offense both seem a little stalled.

Diamondbacks Trends: The First Half

The Diamondbacks headed into the All-Star Break with a 10-game home-stand and stellar performances from Paul Goldschmidt and Patrick Corbin. Let's also take a look back at the first half expectations and outcomes of the rest of the team.

Diamondbacks Trends: Downward Spiral?

The D-backs will be glad to come home, finishing their ten-game road-trip having gone 3-7, including a five-game losing streak. But how did the individual numbers stack up this week?

Dbacks Trends: Where's the offense?

The Diamondbacks finished another week with a 3-3 record against the Reds and Nationals. What was it this time? The bullpen pitched great, but the offense has stagnated.

Diamondbacks Trends: June 14th-19th

Good evening, class. I am your substitute Trender, Mr. McLennan. Ms. 'charmer is away this week, so do not expect any easy up-arrows given out for effort from me. I grade on a harsher curve...

Dbacks Trends 6/7-6/12: Middle of the Road

The Arizona Diamondbacks continue to stay with the pack, going 3-for-3 against division rivals San Francisco and Los Angeles. It wasn't a banner week for very many players, especially the middle of the offense, but pitching is mostly steady.

Dbacks Trends 5/31-6/6: Pitching Problems

The Diamondbacks finished the week with a winning series against the Cubs and a split with the Cardinals. The three losses were all by large margins. Does that indicate a pitching problem? The offense had some blow-out wins as well.

Trends 5/24-5/30: Gaining Ground, But...

Arizona went 3-3 against the Padres and Rangers this week, gaining ground in the division. They were bolstered by strong performances by Paul Goldschmidt and Martin Prado, but Wade Miley and Brandon McCarthy struggled.

Dbacks Trends 5/17-5/22: An Even .500

The Diamondbacks went 3-3 on this quick road trip to Miami and Denver. Patrick Corbin and Brandon McCarthy pitched gems, but the offense struggled in Colorado.

Dbacks Trends, 5/9-5/15 - Solid Starters

The week against the Phillies and Braves was marked by mostly solid starting pitching and good performances from the offense. Heath Bell earned three saves, but Martin Prado and Miguel Montero are still struggling.

Dbacks Ups and Downs: 5/2 - 5/8

The Diamondbacks turned around after losing two of three to San Diego and then swept the Los Angeles Dodgers. Paul Goldschmidt is the star of the week for his four home runs in three games in L.A. The bullpen and starters performed well, too.

Diamondbacks Trends: 4/19 - 5/1

The Arizona Diamondbacks played both the Colorado Rockies and San Francisco Giants twice these last two weeks, coming away with a 6-7 record, though the sweep by the Giants certainly looked avoidable. See who's up and who's down.

Dbacks Trends: April 12th-18th

The Diamondbacks had an even .500 record in the last two series, and similarly, the blame for the woes seems to fall on both the pitching and the offense. See who's hot and who's not this week.

Dbacks Trends 4/5-4/10: Mixed Results

The Diamondbacks swept the Brewers last weekend, then lost two of three to the Pittsburgh Pirates earlier this week. How did they manage that? Who earned the gold star this week?

Dbacks Ups and Downs: 4/1-4/3

The Diamondbacks started off the season with a series win against the St. Louis Cardinals. Who was hot, who wasn't? Who were the heroes and villains? Find out here in weekly trends.

Diamondbacks Trends: The Season Finale

The Arizona Diamondbacks finished the 2012 season at the .500 mark. There were a few standout performances this week, a few tanks, and, as expected, a lot of down-the-middle guys. See what the numbers showed this week.

Trends for the Week of September 21st-27th

The Diamondbacks ended their road travels with a 4-3 record in Colorado and San Francisco. Paul Goldschmidt was a star, but Patrick Corbin struggled in his two outings.

Diamondbacks Ups and Downs: Trends for Aug 10-16

The Diamondbacks went 2-4 against Washington and St. Louis this week. But who were the heroes and villains on an individual level?

Diamondbacks Ups and Downs: Trends for Aug 3-9

The Diamondbacks went 6-4 on a road trip through the hot and humid cities of Philadelphia and Pittsburgh. Pitching was the order of the day, but eventually the offense came through, led by new acquisitions Chris Johnson and Wil Nieves.

Diamondbacks Ups and Downs: Trends for July 26 - Aug 1

The Diamondbacks proved to the NL West leaders that they're not out of the race just yet. After a split against the Mets, Arizona swept the Los Angeles Dodgers. Find out who led the team in their victories this week.

Diamondbacks Ups and Downs: Trends for July 20 - 25

The Diamondbacks saw their five game win come to an end, but scored 45 runs over those victories. See which Diamondbacks players performed the best over the past week.

Diamondbacks Ups and Downs: Trends for July 13-19

A look at individual performances for the past week for the Arizona Diamondbacks. The Diamondbacks went 2-5 on the 7-game midwest road trip.

Mid-Season Report Card: Stats and Trends for the First Half

A look back at the first half performances of the Arizona Diamondbacks - Wade Miley's success, the offensive struggles, and the debut of Trevor Bauer.