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Zack Greinke battered in Rockies’ 10-5 win over D-backs

BY: ED COLE PHOENIX – The season opener between the Arizona Diamondbacks and Colorado Rockies went 4:11 – a D-backs team record for a nine-inning game. In the end, it was all about the $206 million man, Zack Greinke, and his performance, which was pretty rough. In 4.0 innings, the Rockies tagged Greinke for nine hits (three of them were ... Read More »

Can the Dbacks Contend Despite Pollock’s Injury?

  By: Brian Kreps – Contributing Writer PHOENIX— It was supposed to be a season filled with promise, a year when the Arizona Diamondbacks made a move in the National League West. But, before this promising season even got started, the Diamondbacks got bad news. All-star center fielder A.J. Pollock will miss the first part of the season after fracturing his right ... Read More »

Tyrann Mathieu and Patrick Peterson never lacking in confidence

BY: ED COLE GLENDALE, Ariz. — Tyrann Mathieu, and his fellow savage, Patrick Peterson, are two of the most confident young men in the world today. They’re both regarded as being the best players at their respective positions, and they take that to heart, especially with the strength and conditioning program only two weeks away. All of that elite level player ... Read More »

Report: DE Noah Spence to visit with Cardinals

BY: ED COLE GLENDALE, Ariz. – There’s no doubt in this world that Noah Spence is an exceptional defensive talent, who will do some organization proud by selecting him at the end of the month at the 2016 NFL Draft. Hey #BirdGang: Wouldn’t Spence look great in a Cardinals uniform?? The team’s certainly doing their due diligence on Spence, according ... Read More »

Opening Day roster is set for Arizona Diamondbacks; Josh Collmenter and A.J. Pollock to start on 15-day DL

BY: ED COLE GLENDALE, Ariz. – The Arizona Diamondbacks’ Opening Day roster is set, with the team making seven roster moves on Saturday. The D-backs will face the Colorado Rockies in the season opener on Monday at 6:40 p.m. at Chase Field. Opening Day roster: Right-handed Pitchers (9) – Jake Barrett, Silvino Bracho, Tyler Clippard, Rubby De La Rosa; Randall ... Read More »

Arizona Rattlers Win Season Opener; 80-28 vs. Portland Steel

By: Brian Kreps – Contributing Writer PORTLAND, Ore. – The Arizona Rattlers began their quest for an Arena Bowl championship with an 80-28 win on the road against the Portland Steel on Friday night at the Moda Center in front of 6,782 fans. The Rattlers were led by quarterback Nick Davila who was 10-for-16 for 124 yards and five touchdowns with ... Read More »

Deone Bucannon and Tyrann Mathieu among top-3 defensive backs in fantasy football in 2015

BY: ED COLE GLENDALE, Ariz. – Even if Deone Bucannon and Tyrann Mathieu just sniff the football field, they’re automatic locks in fantasy football. They’re both supremely talented athletes. The fantasy world knows it, and Pro Football Focus surely knows it. Recently, PFF did a review of how defensive backs performed last season, and although Bucannon doesn’t play in the ... Read More »