Miguel Tejada, Oakland A’s (2001) Not only did Miguel Tejada hit a grand slam, this one finished off a rare achievement. Tejada had already hit a single, double and triple in this September game against the Seattle Mariners, so Tejada hit for the cycle while propelling the A’s to an 8-4 win. Jason Kubel, Minnesota Twins (2009) The Twins entered the bottom of the eighth trailing the Los Angeles Angels 9-4.
Posted: April 5, 2020, 11:16 am
1st Inning The game started off with the Diamondbacks going three up and three down despite a one-out walk by Peralta. Things did not improve much for the Diamondbacks once they took the field. Ian Happ led things off by rapping a double to center field that hit off the bottom of the wall with an exit velocity of 106.9 mph.
Posted: April 4, 2020, 9:30 pm
Here at BCB, we are going to play simulated games for every game on the Cubs‘ 2020 schedule via MLB The Show 20. This will continue until the actual schedule begins, or we get some clarity on what’s actually going to happen with baseball this year. Here is the complete BCB Mediacenter where all our BCB simulated games will be located.
Posted: April 4, 2020, 7:30 pm
A growing number of health experts believe everyone should wear a mask when going out — not because it will keep you from getting the virus, but because it could stop you from giving it to others if you don’t even know you have it. “We recognize that this virus is mostly transmitted in clusters where people are in close contact for a little bit of time,” said Dr. Aileen Marty of Florida International University.
Posted: April 3, 2020, 9:51 pm
With a week gone in the sim season, we now have some standings and league leaders for you, for both leagues, through games of April 2. National League Central standings National League East standings National League West standings American League East standings American League Central standings American League West standings National League batting average leaders American League batting average leaders National League home run leaders American League home run leaders National League RBI leaders…
Posted: April 3, 2020, 7:30 pm
When The Athletic first reported that team officials from the Arizona Diamondbacks visited BC Place on not one but two occasions, it hardly sent shockwaves through the city of Vancouver. This isn’t because baseball lacks popularity in the city — look no further than the success of the Short Season Single A Vancouver Canadians and the number of Toronto Blue Jays fans that make the trip down the road to Seattle every year for evidence of that.
Posted: April 3, 2020, 5:56 pm
The Diamondbacks added Madison Bumgarner and Starling Marte, but is it enough to make noise in the NL West? Dalton Del Don previews the team for 2020 fantasy.
Posted: April 3, 2020, 2:32 pm
There continues to be a lack of news around the baseball world. With all transactions halted, and The Powers That Be awaiting decisions that are well outside their areas of expertise, not much is happening with the teams. The entire world is in a holding pattern, and baseball isn’t any different.
Posted: April 3, 2020, 2:00 pm
PHOENIX – Opening Day has come and gone, but the main attraction, the centerpiece of it all, wasn’t there. In 2020, it was just a date on a calendar. There was no baseball on March 26, when all 30 major league clubs were scheduled to play.
Posted: April 2, 2020, 11:13 pm
Manager Buck Showalter tabbed the red hot Erubiel Durazo to get the start over slumping Travis Lee in this game. Otherwise he went with his regular everyday lineup. The 2006 Diamondbacks will start Miguel Batista in the 2nd game of their tournament.
Posted: April 2, 2020, 10:00 pm
Check out where MLB writers have Chase Field in some recent rankings of baseball stadiums and their thoughts on the state of the ballpark. The stadium is ranked in the bottom 10 of MLB ballparks in every recent ranking we found. The highest the stadium is ranked?
Posted: April 2, 2020, 5:55 pm
With the MLB season suspended due to the coronavirus outbreak, there are no baseball games and limited baseball news. So I’m creating a hypothetical season — complete with news and recaps — until baseball resumes. All news and recaps will have the hypothetical tag, so you can at least know when you’re suspending reality.
Posted: April 2, 2020, 2:00 am
But let’s take a look at what we were thinking, back in the dim and distant past, which was the beginning of February. not confident in the slightest) 0% – 2 2% – 3 1% – 4 3% – 5 13% – 6 39% – 7 27% – 8 14% – 9 (very, very, VERY confident) That’s a slight uptick in overall confidence, likely resulting from the trade for Starling Marte, which was the main move made between January and February polls.
Posted: April 1, 2020, 10:00 pm
With the preliminary round have been completed last week, the first of those shows up on Thursday, after the end of the simulated series against the San Francisco Giants, and will be the first game of the Sweet Sixteen. So we’ll get to see all of the top teams in action, beginning tomorrow with the #1 seeds, the 1999 Diamondbacks. They’ll be taking on the #16 seeds, the 2006 Diamondbacks.
Posted: April 1, 2020, 7:00 pm
Nick Ahmed is ready to get back to baseball, and the Arizona Diamondbacks infielder said the team is willing to take the field in protective masks in the name of safety. Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Association continue dialogue regarding returning to the field and the stipulations for starting the season. Other pro sports leagues have held similar conversations, which include the possibility of playing in empty stadiums and arenas.
Posted: April 1, 2020, 5:44 pm
In order to get back on the baseball field, East Longmeadow native Nick Ahmed is willing to play as a masked man. The two-time Gold Glove shortstop for the Arizona Diamondbacks said he’s seen some pictures of recent baseball games in Asia where players have worn protective masks to shield themselves from the spread of the coronavirus. He said the masks “wouldn’t be ideal” but if it means baseball could be played, he’s ready.
Posted: April 1, 2020, 3:45 pm
After seeing televised highlights of a baseball game in Asia where players were wearing masks to counteract the spread of COVID-19, Nick Ahmed wondered if Major League Baseball might try something similar. Speaking to the Arizona Republic, Ahmed said he wouldn’t rule out anything if it meant salvaging the 2020 season. I’ll be up for anything at this point just to be able to play,” Ahmed said Tuesday afternoon.
Posted: April 1, 2020, 2:07 am
Nick Ahmed of the Arizona Diamondbacks wonders if wearing masks is a viable option to get the MLB season started.
Posted: April 1, 2020, 12:20 am