The influx of Cuban players in MLB has been much discussed, and after the wild success Jose Abreu had with the White Sox in 2014, teams will continue to scout and give big money to defectors. Yasmany Tomas is a perfect example, as the D-backs gave him a six-year, $68.5 million contract as a 24-year-old this offseason.
Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the National League’s mid-season team MVPs.
ATLANTA (AP) — Wade Miley earned his first win since early May, Paul Goldschmidt hit a two-run homer and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat Atlanta 3-1 on Sunday to end the Braves’ nine-game winning streak. Miley […]
ATLANTA (AP) — Andrelton Simmons drove in four runs, Aaron Harang won his third straight start and the Atlanta Braves beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 10-4 Saturday for their season-high ninth straight victory. Justin Upton added […]
PHOENIX (AP) — Chase Anderson pitched seven innings to become the third pitcher since 1998 to win his first five major league starts, leading the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 6-5 victory over the Atlanta Braves […]
PHOENIX (AP) — Gerardo Parra’s bloop single brought Cody Ross home from second in the 11th inning to give the Arizona Diamondbacks a 4-3 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Saturday night. One night after […]
Injuries mean opportunities. Diamondbacks’ Archie Bradley could land a spot in the starting rotation.
The Braves win game 1 of their series over the Diamondbacks. We talk to MLB.com’s Mark Bowman who covers the team with an outlook on tonight’s game and the rest of the series. . . […]
Adam Eaton could evolve into one of the best top-of-the-order hitters in the league.
Chipper Jones and Jason Heyward homered and the Atlanta Braves withstood Arizona’s comeback attempt to beat the Diamondbacks 6-4 on Wednesday night. Jones’ two-run homer off Trevor Cahill in the sixth inning was his first […]