Accordingly Wade Miley will get the ball again today, and face the team with the best OPS+ in Franchise History, the 1999 D-backs. Once again 2012 will have to square off against Randy Johnson, this time the 1999 version. of one, half a dozen of the other.
Posted: July 9, 2020, 8:00 pm
The team just issued the following press release: D-BACKS ANNOUNCE 2021 SCHEDULE Opening Day to take place April 1 at San Diego and home opener to be held at Chase Field on April 9 vs. Reds PHOENIX – Major League Baseball announced the 2021 regular season schedule which will see the D-backs (@Dbacks @LosDbacks) open in San Diego for the second consecutive season, following this year’s July 24 opener.
Posted: July 9, 2020, 6:20 pm
With the 2020 MLB season a couple of weeks away, Dalton Del Don reveals his list of 30 sleepers to target.
Posted: July 9, 2020, 5:23 pm
The Arizona Diamondbacks won’t follow suit with some other professional sports leagues and teams, opting not to have graphics or images of fans in the stands at their games that will be closed to the public because of the coronavirus pandemic. I think it’s going to be a lot of fun. We’re going to have to pipe in some ambience type music, and not only music but crowd noise, so it does have that feel,” D-backs CEO Derrick Hall told Arizona Sports’ Doug & Wolf.
Posted: July 9, 2020, 4:49 pm
The University of North Carolina football team paused their voluntary summer workouts after 37 student-athletes, coaches, and staff tested positive for COVID-19. The Orange County Health Department has also identified a “cluster” of 5+ related cases from these tests. The university has tested more than 420 people involved with the athletics department since June 12, when student-athletes returned to campus as part of their “Athletics Roadmap” for the fall 2020 season.
Posted: July 9, 2020, 2:28 pm
Robbie Ray already knew 2020 would be a big season for his financial future because it’s his last one before becoming a free agent. Now the Arizona Diamondbacks left-hander has less time to make a strong impression. Major League Baseball’s coronavirus-delayed 60-game season is much shorter than the usual 162-game grind.
Posted: July 9, 2020, 7:00 am
Really just trying to emphasize to the guys I’m catching and when I get a chance to talk to our pitchers that, ‘Hey, there’s no time to ease into this,’” Vogt said Wednesday. Everybody’s been working, everybody looks great but there’s not a whole lot of time to kind of feel our way into it. We gotta be ready to go right now.
Posted: July 9, 2020, 2:51 am
On the day one Diamondbacks player returned from a COVID-19 absence, another went down with the virus, with manager Torey Lovullo telling reporters on Wednesday that the club experienced its fourth 40-man roster positive test. The Diamondbacks did not reveal the identity of the player, but center fielder Starling Marte has not been seen by reporters at workouts on either Tuesday or Wednesday.
Posted: July 9, 2020, 2:49 am
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: Arizona Diamondbacks reliever Junior Guerra has returned to the team after missing the start of summer camp because of a positive coronavirus test. Guerra is one of four Arizona players to test positive and had not participated in summer camp since its start last week. Guerra said his first test for the virus was negative, but his second about 10 days ago was positive.
Posted: July 9, 2020, 2:01 am
Arizona Diamondbacks reliever Junior Guerra has returned to the team after missing the start of summer camp because of a positive coronavirus test. Guerra is one of four Arizona players to test positive and had not participated in summer camp since its start last week. Guerra said his first test for the virus was negative, but his second about 10 days ago was positive.
Posted: July 9, 2020, 1:36 am
WJZ Afternoon News & Weather Update 7-7-2020
Posted: July 7, 2020, 4:38 pm
Baseball’s two World Series teams canceled workouts Monday because of coronavirus testing delays that one executive worried could endanger the season. The defending champion Washington Nationals and reigning American League champion Houston Astros called off training camp practices after not receiving test results from Friday. The St. Louis Cardinals also scrubbed their scheduled workout for similar reasons.
Posted: July 7, 2020, 4:18 am
Major League Baseball released its pandemic-shortened schedule Monday, featuring a tantalizing season opener between the New York Yankees and World Series champion Washington Nationals, even as some teams were still bogged down by coronavirus concerns. The St. Louis Cardinals also scrubbed their practice for the same reason. Nick Markakis became the second Atlanta Braves veteran to opt out of the season, swayed by a phone call with teammate Freddie Freeman, who has been stricken with COVID-19.
Posted: July 7, 2020, 4:10 am
Arizona Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo says outfielder Kole Calhoun has tested positive for COVID-19. The Diamondbacks have revealed three players on the 40-man roster who tested positive for COVID-19. Arizona outfielder David Peralta was back on the field Monday after missing the first three camp workouts because he was feeling sick.
Posted: July 7, 2020, 2:39 am
David Price, Félix Hernández are the latest players to opt out of the 2020 MLB season due to coronavirus concerns.
Posted: July 6, 2020, 3:31 pm
Arizona manager Torey Lovullo says that relief pitchers Silvino Bracho and Junior Guerra have both tested positive for COVID-19. The Milwaukee Bucks have closed their practice facility following the team’s Friday round of testing for the coronavirus. Bucks officials confirmed Sunday that they had closed the facility and that they aren’t planning to reopen it before leaving for Florida on Thursday to prepare for the NBA’s resumption of the season at Walt Disney World.
Posted: July 6, 2020, 1:55 am
Price: “I have decided it is in the best interest of my health and my family’s health for me to not play this season”
Posted: July 5, 2020, 1:56 am