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Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Diamondbacks Try To Squeeze More Money From Taxpayers; County Supervisor Tells Team To Screw Themselves

The Diamondbacks have been playing in their current ballpark since 1998. Their stadium cost $364 million to build, and Maricopa County picked up $238 of the tab. Eighteen years later, it is need of some repairs, and the fight over who is going to pay for them has gotten ugly.

spanx for the memories Posted: August 09, 2016 at 08:09 AM | 14 comment(s)
  Beats: arizona diamondbacks

Friday, July 15, 2016

MLBTR: Diamondbacks option Shelby Miller to AAA

That trade sure worked out well.

The Diamondbacks announced tonight that they have optioned struggling right-hander Shelby Miller to Triple-A Reno. Arizona did not announce a corresponding move at this time.

Esoteric Posted: July 15, 2016 at 06:28 AM | 10 comment(s)
  Beats: arizona diamondbacks

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Tony LaRussa invades booth to argue with Pirates braodcaster

Despite not being division rivals, the Pirates and Diamondbacks have a bit of bad blood dating back to 2014, when Andrew McCutchen and Paul Goldschmidt were at the center of a hit-by-pitch war. McCutchen suffered a rib fracture as a result of being hit.
Tuesday night in Pittsburgh, the two teams again traded hit-by-pitches. Pirates righty Arquimedes Caminero hit both Jean Segura and Nick Ahmed with pitches up around the head, which is always scary. D-Backs righty Evan Marshall responded by hitting David Freese.

spanx for the memories Posted: May 26, 2016 at 02:37 PM | 32 comment(s)
  Beats: arizona diamondbacks, pittsburgh pirates

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Legendary broadcaster Joe Garagiola passes away at 90.

Garagiola, who was awarded the Ford Frick Award—presented annually to a broadcaster for “major contributions to baseball”—by the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1991, was the play-by-play voice of baseball for NBC for nearly 30 years, beginning in 1961. He worked alongside Curt Gowdy, Tony Kubek and Bob Costas on the network’s “Game of the Week.

spanx for the memories Posted: March 23, 2016 at 04:35 PM | 53 comment(s)
  Beats: arizona diamondbacks, st louis cardinals

 

 

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