Arizona Diamondbacks

San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey (28) against the Arizona Diamondbacks in the fourth inning during a baseball game, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

Peavy, Posey help Giants gain ground in NL West

PHOENIX (AP) — Jake Peavy had another strong outing, Buster Posey homered and the San Francisco Giants gained a game in the NL West race with a 2-1 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday […]

09/16/2014

Arizona Diamondbacks' Cody Ross, center, celebrates with teammates after the Diamondbacks defeated the San Diego Padres 8-6 in a baseball game, Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

Arizona bullpen holds off Padres 8-6

PHOENIX (AP) — Zeke Spruill allowed one hit in three shutout innings of long relief, Will Harris escaped a bases-loaded jam in the eighth inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the San Diego Padres 8-6 […]

09/14/2014

San Diego Padres starting pitcher Eric Stults throws in the first inning during a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

Stults, Padres hand D-backs 7th straight loss, 6-5

PHOENIX (AP) — Eric Stults snapped a string of three straight losses, Rene Rivera homered and the San Diego Padres beat Arizona 6-5 on Friday night to extend the Diamondbacks’ losing streak to seven games, […]

09/12/2014

San Francisco Giants pitcher Jake Peavy throws against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the second inning of a baseball game in San Francisco, Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Peavy strikes out 8, pitches Giants past D-backs

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jake Peavy brings an all-out intensity to the San Francisco Giants that manager Bruce Bochy considers perfect for the September push. The veteran pitcher only wishes he could face the Los […]

09/12/2014

San Francisco Giants pitcher Sergio Romo celebrates the Giants' 5-0 defeat of the Arizona Diamondbacks in a baseball game Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Giants hold Diamondbacks to 2 hits in 5-0 win

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Giants have their swagger back. They’re also piling up the wins at AT&T Park again, just as they did early in the season when they owned baseball’s best record for […]

09/11/2014

San Francisco Giants' Buster Posey swings for an RBI sacrifice fly off Arizona Diamondbacks' Zeke Spruill in the sixth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Petit keeps Giants rolling in 5-1 win over D-backs

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yusmeiro Petit is making the Giants’ decision to start him instead of two-time Cy Young Award winner Tim Lincecum down the stretch look wise. Petit is also making a habit of […]

09/10/2014

Los Angeles Dodgers' Matt Kemp, top, hits a solo home run during the third inning of a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, Friday, Sept. 5, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Dodgers beat D-backs 2-1 on Kemp’s 18th homer

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dan Haren pitched well on two extra days of rest, Matt Kemp homered and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 2-1 Friday night. Haren allowed one run and four […]

09/05/2014

FILE - In this Dec. 10, 2013, file photo, Arizona Diamondbacks general manager Kevin Towers address reporters at baseball's winter meetings in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. The Diamondbacks have fired Towers on Friday, Sept. 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)

Diamondbacks fire GM Kevin Towers

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks have fired general manager Kevin Towers in the midst of a third straight disappointing season. Towers became Arizona’s general manager in 2010 and put together a roster that won […]

09/05/2014

Arizona Diamondbacks relief pitcher Randall Delgado pitches to a San Diego Padres batter during the first inning of a baseball game Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Delgado, 4 relievers lead D-backs past Padres 5-1

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Randall Delgado and four relievers combined on a four-hitter, and A.J. Pollock had three hits to help the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the San Diego Padres 5-1 Thursday night. The Diamondbacks won […]

09/04/2014

Arizona Diamondbacks starting pitcher Daniel Hudson (41) is greeted by teammates in the dugout after pitching against the San Diego Padres during the eighth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014, in San Diego. Hudson returned from two reconstructive elbow operations to pitch in the big leagues for the first time in more than two years Wednesday. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Hudson pitches in bigs for 1st time since 2012

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Daniel Hudson needed a moment alone in the dugout to comprehend his long road back from two reconstructive elbow operations. It had been more than two years since he threw a […]

09/04/2014

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