Owings helping Dbacks overcome injuries to stay in NL West race

A check of the National League West Division standings this morning shows the Arizona Diamondbacks right in the thick of things. The Snakes are now 36-25, tied with the Los Angeles Dodgers in second place, two games behind the Colorado Rockies.The Dbacks dropped three straight games in Miami last weekend. But now back home at Chase Field, Arizona has … Continue reading Owings helping Dbacks overcome injuries to stay in NL West race

Jake Lamb shepherds Dbacks renaissance

Heading into Thursday night action in Major League Baseball, the Arizona Diamondbacks are tied atop the National League West Division standings with a 10-6 record.This comes one year after a disheartening 69-93 campaign for the Dbacks. Last season found Arizona avoiding the division cellar by just a single game.The biggest offensive contributor in the lineup thus far … Continue reading Jake Lamb shepherds Dbacks renaissance

No Tomas; What next for Phillies?

Cuban Yasmany Tomas signed with Arizona DiamondbacksThe Philadelphia Phillies, considered the front-runners in many media circles for months, did not lose out in the bidding process for the services of young Cuban slugger Yasmani Tomas.The player’s agent, Jay Alou, said that the Phillies never even made a formal offer to his client. “The player wanted … Continue reading No Tomas; What next for Phillies?

Yasmany Tomas and Phillies: A perfect match

Cuban defector Yasmani Tomas looks perfect for PhilliesEver since it was announced that Cuban phenom Yasmany Tomas had left the island nation and would be seeking a job in Major League Baseball this past summer, speculation has run rampant as to which organization was his most likely landing spot.In recent weeks, that speculation has focused squarely … Continue reading Yasmany Tomas and Phillies: A perfect match