Tag Archive: Arizona Diamondbacks

Mar 20

VenomStrikes.com: Arizona Diamondbacks: Five story lines from spring training

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Five compelling stories are facing the Arizona Diamondbacks in spring training. With just over two weeks left, decisions are forthcoming. The debate persists on the value of playing the World Baseball Classic. The Arizona Diamondbacks were honored with the selection of nine players to seven WBC teams, and things seem to have worked out well. …

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Mar 04

VenomStrikes.com: Arizona Diamondbacks: Robbie Ray unconcerned about high pitch count

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Lefty Robbie Ray of the Arizona Diamondbacks says he wants to perfect another pitch to land in the strike zone Left-hander Robbie Ray of the Arizona Diamondbacks seemed to pick up right where he left off last season. Despite one of the top strikeout pitchers in the National League last season, Ray’s essential malady dealt …

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Aug 27

VenomStrikes.com: Arizona Diamondbacks-Mitch Haniger Optioned to Triple-A Reno

A.J. Pollock is ready to make his long awaited return tonight at Chase Field* On Thursday night, the Arizona Diamondbacks optioned outfielder Mitch Haniger to Triple-A Reno and made room on the 25-man roster for A.J. *Pollock. The 28-year-old center fielder makes his 2016 season debut Friday night. That’s when the Diamondbacks entertain the Cincinnati …

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May 23

VenomStrikes.com: Pick up Chris Herrmann in your fantasy league

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Who would have thought two months ago*that Chris Herrmann would even make the Diamondbacks? Never mind become their hottest hitter. Just under two months into the season, Herrmann has done just that. He’s batting .290/.342/.609 with five home runs and 19 RBI in 24 games this season, including 13 RBI in his last ten starts. …

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May 16

This was the worst possible weekend for the Diamondbacks

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When someone asks a Diamondbacks fan how their weekend was at work or school tomorrow, they’ll probably say “good.” But the truth is, they’re dying on the inside. Heading into this*weekend’s series against the Giants, the Diamondbacks were only one game out of first place– with a golden chance to move into sole possession […] …

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Mar 23

Rumors & Rants: Baseball Diplomacy: Hope Comes to Cuba Amid Painful History

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When Richard Yates’*Revolutionary Road was published in 1961, many critics and readers dismissed it as yet another indictment of the American suburbs, a theme which even then had become trite (amazing how some things don’t change). For years, the best book of Yates’ career was essentially ignored, isolated to a corner of the literary community. …

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Mar 23

VenomStrikes.com: Fantasy baseball’s best pitching sleepers

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Yesterday you got all of the position player fantasy sleepers you could ever ask for. It was awesome. Today, you get all of the pitching sleepers you could ever ask for. Enjoy! Starters:* *Adam Wainwright: Wainwright’s value is somewhat low this year as he comes back from an Achillies tear. In five seasons prior to …

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Nov 23

VenomStrikes.com: Arizona Diamondbacks Daily Dose: Spring Training Schedule

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The Arizona Diamondbacks will play 36 games in Spring Training as they prepare for the 2016 season. It is never too early to talk Spring Training. Just think, 90 days from now pitchers and catchers will be reporting to camp as the journey for the World Series begins. The Arizona Diamondbacks have released their Spring …

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Nov 10

VenomStrikes.com: Arizona Diamondbacks: 3 Middle Relief Options

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I don’t know how many times it has been stated already but it bears repeating. The Arizona Diamondbacks will be looking for starting pitching this offseason. They have already been linked to Mike Leake and Dave Stewart has already been on record saying he “loves” Japanese right-hander Kenta Maeda. The D-backs are looking to add …

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Oct 31

VenomStrikes.com: Arizona Diamondbacks Free Agent Profile: John Lackey

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With the season in the rear view mirror, the 2015 offseason is in full swing for the Arizona Diamondbacks and that means it’s almost time for the crazy period known as free agency. Five days after either the Kansas City Royals or New York Mets win a World Series championship, the free agency period in …

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