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Around the Horn: This season’s Spring Training sees a lot of familiar faces

By Ethan Greni | March 4, 2021 Spring has finally come back around, which means Major League Baseball isn’t far behind. It’s a special time of year for the Valley, as baseball fans across the...

Office Talk: Derrick Hall creates memories with the D-backs

By Dave Hogg | January 26, 2021 Like many Americans, Derrick Hall hasn’t seen much of his office in the last nine months. He probably misses it more than most of us. After all, the Arizona Diamondbacks’...

A Bitter Pill: Torey Lovullo says the postseason was tough for the D-backs

By Dave Hogg | January 18, 2021 Torey Lovullo knows the 2021 baseball season isn’t going to be normal. The Arizona Diamondbacks manager just isn’t sure how weird it is going to get. The 2020 season was...

Play Ball!: Salt River Fields hosts children’s batting academy

By Morgan Cole Kids can learn how to hit like Trevor Story or Charlie Blackmon in the Colorado Rockies’ batting cages as part of the Salt River Fields’ Baseball Academy. The hitting clinic is November 27,...

Committed to the Community: D-backs pivot Race Against Cancer to virtual run

By Kendall Rooker Diamondbacks President and CEO Derrick Hall says cancer does not sleep. It isn’t going to go away, even though the world is plagued with coronavirus. “It is vital right now to give back,”...

Cal-Boom!: Kole Calhoun enjoying his time as a Diamondback

By Nicholas Barker A decade ago, Kole Calhoun was drafted by the Los Angeles Angels in the eighth round of the Major League Baseball draft. Today, he is a member of the Arizona Diamondbacks after...

A Bittersweet Debut: Archie Bradley pitches first game with Reds

By Nicholas Barker Former Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Archie Bradley played his first game with the Cincinnati Reds on September 1, just a day after he was traded. Unfortunately for Bradley, however, it was likely not the...

Field of Dreams: David Peralta honored with Wickenburg ballpark

By Nicholas Barker Seven years ago, David Peralta made his Major League debut with the Arizona Diamondbacks. Fast forward to present day, and he officially becomes the 43rd player to have a field named after...

‘It Is What It Is:’ David Peralta is back with the D-backs

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski David Peralta is happy to be back on the field after falling ill and questioning if it was COVID-19. He tested negative four times—as recently as July 5—and reported to summer camp on...

‘This was a lightning bolt’: Baseball insider Pedro Gomez reflects on shutdown of sport

By Edith Noriega Cronkite News For Pedro Gomez, the analogy came easily. “This was a lightning bolt.” In more than 30 years covering baseball, first for newspapers and now ESPN, Gomez has seen just about everything. But nothing...

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