Aaron Hill hit a two-run double with two outs in the 12th inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks held on to beat the San Francisco Giants 7-6 on Thursday night.
The influx of Cuban players in MLB has been much discussed, and after the wild success Jose Abreu had with the White Sox in 2014, teams will continue to scout and give big money to defectors. Yasmany Tomas is a perfect example, as the D-backs gave him a six-year, $68.5 million contract as a 24-year-old this offseason.
Former San Francisco Giants player and postseason hero Cody Ross may be joining the Oakland A’s, according to a national sportswriter.
Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the National League’s mid-season team MVPs.
Former Cardinals and A’s manager Tony La Russa has been named ‘Chief Baseball Officer’ by the struggling Arizona Diamondbacks. “I texted Tony and I got an interesting response,” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning […]
“We have some legitimate rivalries right now with Los Angeles,” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew.
The Giants sit in first place in the National League West after beating the Diamondbacks 7-3 in their home opener Tuesday.
The game between the San Francisco Giants and Arizona Diamondbacks Thursday in Phoenix generated plenty of buzz on and off the field after it was briefly delayed over a swarm of bees.
Injuries mean opportunities. Diamondbacks’ Archie Bradley could land a spot in the starting rotation.
Right-hander Tim Hudson made his first start since breaking his ankle on July 24, pitching two no-hit innings, and the Giants beat the Diamondbacks 5-3 Sunday.