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Spring Training Guide 2019 Digital Edition

  Hint: Click the "Fullscreen" icon in the lower-right corner of the viewer to better read the guide. Get the inside scoop on Arizona's dynamite annual Spring Training featuring stadiums, teams and hundreds of exciting games,...

Brewers unveil rebuilt Spring Training facility

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Maryvale Baseball Park has been rechristened American Family Fields of Phoenix after a year-long project that brings together the Major and Minor League systems. But Tyler Barnes, Milwaukee Brewers’ senior vice president, communication...

‘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...

For the Love of the Game: D-backs exec headed to hall of fame

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski | August 19, 2021 Josh Rawitch was in his last week as an executive with the Arizona Diamondbacks. It was the All-Star week and he was just leaving a meeting about the...

Plate Appearance: New food, guidelines and amenities ready at Chase Field

By Zakkary Brog | April 7, 2021 When the Arizona Diamondbacks take the field for their sold-out home opener on Friday, April 9, it will be the first time doing so with fans at Chase...

‘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...
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Power-hitting third baseman is hoping for that elusive World Series ring

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski   Arizona Diamondbacks infielder Jake Lamb is surrounded by a flurry of activity in the Salt River Fields clubhouse. Outfielder Yasmany Tomas is doing an interview nearby with the help of a translator....

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...

Security Change: Clear bag policy to go in effect for D-backs Fan Fest at...

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski The Arizona Diamondbacks and Chase Field will implement the clear bag policy for all Chase Field events, including D-backs games, starting at D-backs Fan Fest on Saturday, February 15. “The safety of our...

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...

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