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3 hrs ago | Venom Strikes

Diamondbacks bullpen starting to perform

Apr 18, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Arizona Diamondbacks relief pitcher Joe Thatcher pitches against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the tenth inning at Dodger Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Paul Goldschmidt, Arizona Diamondbacks, Major League Baseball, Los Angeles Dodgers, Addison Reed

Sat Apr 19, 2014

AZ SnakePit

Diamondbacks 4, Dodgers 2

The Diamondbacks snapped a 6 game losing streak in Los Angeles tonight, but it wasn't for lack of trying.

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Related Topix: Sports, Wade Miley, Baseball Players, Miguel Montero, Scott Van Slyke, Chris Withrow, Addison Reed

Wed Apr 16, 2014

BleacherReport

Mid-April Report Card Grades for All 30 MLB Teams

A team's win-loss record early on during the season is not always the best indicator of how the team has performed, simply because it is such a small sample size to work with.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Paul Goldschmidt, Didi Gregorius, Addison Reed, Brad Ziegler, National League, Major League Baseball

Tue Apr 15, 2014

ArizonaSports.com

Diamondbacks clobbered by Mets: By The Numbers

Starting pitcher Jenrry Meija held the Diamondbacks to just two hits over five innings, extending Arizona's losing streak to a season-high five games.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Oliver Perez, Addison Reed

Mon Apr 14, 2014

ArizonaSports.com

Dose of Venom: Early hole costs D-backs in fourth straight loss to Dodgers

The Dodgers scored two in the second, two in the third and then added a run in the fourth for a 5-0 advantage.

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Related Topix: Sports, Wade Miley, Baseball Players, Juan Uribe, Paul Goldschmidt, Miguel Montero, Yasiel Puig

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Miami Herald

Recap: San Francisco vs. Arizona

San Francisco, CA - Tony Campana plated the go-ahead run with a two-out single in the top of the 10th inning, as the Arizona Diamondbacks earned a 6-5 win over the San Francisco Giants on Thursday in the rubber match of a three-game set at AT&T Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Brandon Crawford, San Francisco Giants, Major League Baseball, Pablo Sandoval, Gerardo Parra, Yusmeiro Petit

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Venom Strikes

Diamondbacks Get Waxed by the Giants.Again

The good news: the Arizona Diamondbacks scored three runs off Tim Hudson . The bad news: Trevor Cahill gave up more runs in a lot less innings.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Paul Goldschmidt, Brandon Crawford, Brandon Belt, Buster Posey, Miguel Montero

Fri Apr 04, 2014

AZ SnakePit

The Bard's Take: Daniel Hudson Special Edition

What does Daniel Hudson's recovery from a second Tommy John surgery and his subsequent conversion to a bullpen arm mean for his future and the future of the Arizona Diamondbacks? "I think we would not do that," D-backs manager Kirk Gibson said this week about a future role for Hudson.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Daniel Hudson, Josh Collmenter, Arizona Diamondbacks, Major League Baseball, Ian Kennedy, Brad Ziegler

AZ SnakePit

Diamondbacks 2, Rockies 12: The evisceration will not be televised

Ironcially, before this game, I was discussing with Turamabar the possibility of a combined recap/Fang Food piece.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Charlie Blackmon, Paul Goldschmidt, Brad Ziegler, Arizona Diamondbacks, Major League Baseball

KNBR-AM San Francisco

Angel is a Godsend as Giants Take Opening Series and Head to LA

Tim Lincecum pitched six innings and didn't walk a batter for the 17th time in 221 career starts.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Tim Lincecum, Brandon Belt, Mark Trumbo, Micah Owings, David Hernandez

Mon Mar 31, 2014

ABC15.com

3 BIG questions for the Diamondbacks in 2014

Thanks to back-to-back losses to the Los Angeles Dodgers in their season-opening series in Australia, the Arizona Diamondbacks find themselves in the unfortunate position of trailing every other Major League Baseball team as the official Opening Day arrives.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Paul Goldschmidt, Arizona Diamondbacks, Wade Miley, Addison Reed

Sat Mar 29, 2014

AZ SnakePit

2014 Expectations: Brad Ziegler

In a 2013 heavily marked by bullpen failures, Brad Ziegler was a shining light of success.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Brad Ziegler, Addison Reed, Paul Goldschmidt, Arizona Diamondbacks, Major League Baseball

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Venom Strikes

A Platoon in the Arizona Diamondbacks' Bullpen?

Feb 26, 2014; Salt River Pima-Maricopa, AZ, USA; Arizona Diamondbacks relief pitcher Brad Ziegler throws against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the sixth inning at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick.

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Related Topix: Sports, Arizona Diamondbacks, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Brad Ziegler, David Hernandez, Addison Reed

Venom Strikes

David Hernandez Diagnosed With a Torn UCL

David Hernandez was diagnosed with a torn ulnar collateral ligament and is now seeking a second opinion.

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Related Topix: Sports, David Hernandez, Daniel Hudson

Thu Mar 27, 2014

BleacherReport

Arizona Diamondbacks Look Like a 4th-Place Team in the NL West

I have been trying to look at the Arizona Diamondbacks ' glass half-full this spring.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, Arizona Diamondbacks, Addison Reed, Baseball Players, David Hernandez, Brad Ziegler

AZ SnakePit

Snake Bytes 3/27: Homer Happy Edition

The Diamondbacks teed-off against the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday to the tune of 14 runs while Brandon McCarthy threw a quality start.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Paul Goldschmidt, David Hernandez, Addison Reed, Arizona Diamondbacks, Major League Baseball

Wed Mar 26, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Back from Japan, Cleveland's Nyjer Morgan fondly remembers 2011

Nyjer Morgan has been around the world and back again, and he still has nothing but love for the Milwaukee Brewers.

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Related Topix: Sports, Nyjer Morgan, Baseball Players, John Axford, Cleveland Indians, Major League Baseball, Milwaukee Brewers, Carlos Gomez

Venom Strikes

Arizona Diamondbacks Pound Chicago Cubs 14-4

Chris Owings hit one of six D'back home runs as Arizona beat the Chicago Cubs 14-4.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs, Arizona Diamondbacks, Didi Gregorius, Baseball Players, Oliver Perez, David Hernandez

Sat Mar 22, 2014

Call to the Pen

Yasiel Puig struggles in leadoff spot

Cuban phenomenon Yasiel Puig launched himself onto the big league stage in 2013 with a colossal rookie campaign, eventually just missing out on Rookie of the Year.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Yasiel Puig, Brad Ziegler, Clayton Kershaw

AZ SnakePit

Game #1: Diamondbacks vs. Dodgers

Hello? Hello? Is this thing on? I'm not sure I even remember how to do these, it has been so long.

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Related Topix: Sports, Josh Collmenter, Baseball Players, David Hernandez, Brad Ziegler, Wade Miley, Addison Reed

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