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D-backs Preview #12: 4/13 vs. Athletics

D-backs Preview #12: 4/13 vs. Athletics

Photo by Ralph Freso/ Definitely pleased to see Gallen back. Line-ups Today's Lineups ATHLETICS DIAMONDBACKS Mark Canha - LF Tim Locastro - CF Ramon Laureano - CF Kole Calhoun - RF Jed Lowrie - 2B Eduardo Escobar - 2B Matt Chapman - 3B Asdrubal Cabrera - 3B Seth Brown - 1B Nick Ahmed - SS Stephen Piscotty - RF David Peralta - LF Elvis Andrus - SS Carson Kelly - C Aramis Garcia - C Wyatt Mathisen - 1B Jesus Luzardo - LHP Zac Gallen - RHP Roster move To make way for Gallen, the team optioned Matt Peacock to the alternate training...
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Eduardo Escobar shouldering offensive load with Ketel Marte on mend

Eduardo Escobar shouldering offensive load with Ketel Marte on mend

Infielder Eduardo Escobar has caught fire at the right time for the Diamondbacks.       
AZ Snake Pit Apr 12, 2021
D-backs Preview #11: 4/12 vs. Athletics

D-backs Preview #11: 4/12 vs. Athletics

Photo by Justin Edmonds/ A start by our pinch-hitter extraordinaire... Today's Lineups ATHLETICS DIAMONDBACKS Mark Canha - LF Tim Locastro - CF Ramon Laureano - CF Kole Calhoun - RF Jed Lowrie - 2B Asdrubal Cabrera - 1B Matt Olson - 1B David Peralta - LF Matt Chapman - 3B Josh VanMeter - 2B Sean Murphy - C Eduardo Escobar - 3B Stephen Piscotty - RF Nick Ahmed - SS Elvis Andrus - SS Stephen Vogt - C Chris Bassitt - RHP M. Bumgarner - LHP Roster move A very late change - email timed at 5:13 pm... The Arizona Diamondbacks made 2 roster...
AZ Snake Pit Apr 12, 2021
Snake Bytes: 04/12 - Red Whacking Weaver

Snake Bytes: 04/12 - Red Whacking Weaver

Rick Scuteri-USA TODAY Sports Luke Weaver hit national baseball headlines by taking a no hitter into the 7th inning, leaving many of us in awe. It was real, ladies and gentlemen. Diamondbacks News [AZ Central] Weaver takes no-hitter into 7th, Diamondbacks top Reds [Arizona Sports] Luke Weaver nearly unhittable in D-backs’ win against the Reds [mlb.com] Luke Weaver throws gem to defeat Reds [Arizona Sports] D-backs’ Eduardo Escobar hits home run for fourth game in a row In yesterday’s series win over the Reds, his average went up from .188 to .218 while the...
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Torey Lovullo says Nick Ahmed's return to create 'rotation' on infield

Torey Lovullo says Nick Ahmed's return to create 'rotation' on infield

With Nick Ahmed back and Eduardo Escobar on fire, the Diamondbacks will rotate a handful of other players around their infield.       
AZ Snake Pit Apr 11, 2021
Diamondbacks 8, Reds 3: Tim Locastro sets the table and sets a record

Diamondbacks 8, Reds 3: Tim Locastro sets the table and sets a record

Photo by Norm Hall/ The fastest man in baseball electrifies 13,000 fans at Chase Field The Diamondbacks played their best game of the year so far, defeating the Reds and improving their record to 3-6. Tim Locastro had 4 hits and set a major league record stolen base record. Riley Smith got the start, allowing just 2 runs in 6 efficient innings. Asdrubal Cabrera homered and drew two walks, Stephen Vogt had a big two out hit in a 5 run 5th. Eduardo Escobar homered for the 3rd straight game. The game started with a very efficient first inning from Smith, retiring the...
AZ Snake Pit Mar 30, 2021
Spring Training Gameday Thread, #29: 3/30 vs. Indians

Spring Training Gameday Thread, #29: 3/30 vs. Indians

Photo by Christian Petersen/ Hello, Chase Field, my old friend Diamondbacks line-up Ketel Marte, CF David Peralta, LF Eduardo Escobar, 3B Christian Walker. 1B Asdrubal Cabrera, 2B Carson Kelly, C Josh Rojas, SS Pavin Smith, RF RHP Taylor Widener, + LHP Alex Young, LHP Miguel Aguilar, LHP Sam Moll, RHP Yoan Lopez, RHP Jeremy Beasley, RHP Keury Mella, RHP J.B. Bukauskas No Toreychat for this one, but scanning the Twitter, doesn’t appear there was too much to talk about. Chris Devenski was indeed added to the 40-man roster, with an eye to having him part of the bullpen...
AZ Snake Pit Mar 29, 2021
Spring Training Gameday Thread, #28: 3/29 vs. Cubs

Spring Training Gameday Thread, #28: 3/29 vs. Cubs

Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports The Cactus League finale for the D-backs, though they do play tomorrow at Chase. Diamondbacks line-up Ketel Marte, CF David Peralta, LF Eduardo Escobar, 3B Christian Walker, 1B Asdrubal Cabrera, 2B Josh Rojas, SS Carson Kelly, C Pavin Smith, RF LHP Caleb Smith + RHP Stefan Crichton, RHP Anthony Swarzak, LHP Joe Mantiply, RHP Kevin Ginkel, RHP Miguel Aguilar, RHP Carlos Navas This will be short from me today. The SnakePitette and her husband are in SnakePit Towers putting down new tile in the kitchen. This is very nice of them. Except...
AZ Snake Pit Mar 26, 2021
Spring Training Gameday Thread, #25: 3/26 vs. Reds

Spring Training Gameday Thread, #25: 3/26 vs. Reds

Photo by Doug Pensinger/ A familiar face for the Reds... Diamondbacks line-up David Peralta, LF Ketel Marte, CF Eduardo Escobar, 3B Christian Walker, 1B Asdrubal Cabrera, 2B Nick Ahmed, SS Carson Kelly, C Josh Rojas, RF Madison Bumgarner, LHP + LHP Alex Young, LHP Joe Mantiply, LHP Sam Moll, LHP Taylor Guilbeau, RHP Yoan López, RHP Jeremy Beasley Old friend alert! For starting as a Red this afternoon will be former Diamondback Wade Miley. He has been quite the nomad since last pitching for Arizona in 2014. He has appeared for Boston, Seattle, Baltimore, Milwaukee and...
AZ Snake Pit Mar 24, 2021
Spring Training Gameday Thread, #24: 3/24 vs. Indians

Spring Training Gameday Thread, #24: 3/24 vs. Indians

Photo by Christian Petersen/ Watch, listen or simply join us here - the choice is yours... Diamondbacks line-up Ketel Marte, CF David Peralta, RF Josh Rojas, 2B Eduardo Escobar, 3B Asdrubal Cabrera, 1B Nck Ahmed, SS Carson Kelly, C Tim Locastro, RF Caleb Smith, LHP + RHP Yoan López, RHP Anthony Swarzak, RHP Jon Duplantier, RHP J.B. Bukauskas, RHP Carlos Navas, LHP Tyler Gilbert, LHP Taylor Guilbeau Roster moves The Arizona Diamondbacks made 6 roster moves and have 33 players in camp. Optioned to Triple-A Reno: C/OF Daulton Varsho Reassigned to Minor League...
AZ Snake Pit Mar 23, 2021
Spring Training Gameday Thread, #23: 3/23 vs. Mariners

Spring Training Gameday Thread, #23: 3/23 vs. Mariners

Photo by Jill Weisleder/MLB Photos via Another day, another tie? Diamondbacks line-up Ketel Marte, CF Asdrubal Cabrera, 2B Eduardo Escobar, 3B Christian Walker, 1B Stephen Vogt, C Nick Ahmed, SS Trayce Thompson, RF Pavin Smith, LF Merrill Kelly, RHP + RHP Joakim Soria, RHP Chris Devenski, LHP Ryan Buchter Torey Lovullo notes A second opinion confirmed Zac Gallen has a hair line stress fracture on the right lateral forearm at the radial head. That is just below the elbow, on the outside. There is no tendon, ligament or muscle damage. It’s confirmed this came from...
AZ Snake Pit Mar 23, 2021
Two Approaches to Scoring Runs

Two Approaches to Scoring Runs

Eduardo Escobar hit a homer. | Rick Scuteri-USA TODAY Sports Let’s look at each approach starting from league trends and ending with Diamondbacks who can make teamwork succeed.   Teams can approach scoring runs in two ways. Homers or teamwork. Let’s look at each approach. Homers. Homers per Game. Let’s build an overview by looking at trends in the Majors. The first trend is homers per game. Homers per game increased by 14% in 2016. It appears the step up is permanent. After the step up, the yearly changes in homers per game could be random. Perhaps we...
AZ Snake Pit Mar 21, 2021
Spring Training Gameday Thread, #21: 3/21 vs. Royals

Spring Training Gameday Thread, #21: 3/21 vs. Royals

Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports Lovullo discusses the Clippard situation, and Bumgarner’s back-field outing. Diamondbacks line-up David Peralta, LF Ketel Marte, CF Asdrubal Cabrera, 1B Eduardo Escobar, 3B Nick Ahmed, SS Josh Rojas, 2B Daulton Varsho, RF Bryan Holaday RHP Taylor Clarke + RHP Stefan Crichton, RHP Kevin Ginkel, LHP Joe Mantiply, LHP Miguel Aguilar, RHP Jeremy Beasley, RHP Keury Mella, LHP Tyler Gilbert Change in starting pitcher today, which was originally scheduled to be Madison Bumgarner. He seems to have been a bit elusive in terms of Cactus League...
AZ Snake Pit Mar 18, 2021
Spring Training Gameday Thread, #18: 3/18 vs. Dodgers

Spring Training Gameday Thread, #18: 3/18 vs. Dodgers

Photo by Ralph Freso/ The return of the Ahmed... Diamondbacks line-up David Peralta, LF Nick Ahmed, SS Asdrubal Cabrera, 1B Eduardo Escobar, 3B Stephen Vogt, C Josh Rojas, 2B Trayce Thompson, CF Pavin Smith, RF RHP Merrill Kelly, + RHP Carlos Navas, LHP Joe Mantiply, RHP Keury Mella Yep, Ahmed is in the line-up... though after last time, you’ll understand I’m a little gun-shy until he actually takes the field. It’ll be his first Cactus League action since March 6, so he has missed slightly less than two weeks. He probably can’t afford to miss much more time,...
AZ Snake Pit Mar 16, 2021
Spring Training Gameday Thread, #16: 3/16 vs. A’s

Spring Training Gameday Thread, #16: 3/16 vs. A’s

Photo by Ralph Freso/ Let’s see if MadBum can live up to his previous outing... Diamondbacks line-up David Peralta, RF Ketel Marte, CF Asdrubal Cabrera, 1B Eduardo Escobar, 3B Josh Rojas, SS Stephen Vogt, C Trayce Thompson, RF Domingo Leyba, 2B LHP Madison Bumgarner + RHP Taylor Clarke, RHP Anthony Swarzak This is a slight change from the previously-announced lineup, which originally had Nick Ahmed starting at short. As I type, we’ve waiting word from Torey Lovullo on the reason for this. Also of note, this afternoon is the first time we will see pitchers hit in...

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