3/16/2014 | Cahill solid as D-backs walk off to Australia
The D-backs got in their last bit of Cactus League action before heading to Australia on Sunday afternoon, walking off with a 6-5 victory against the Brewers at Salt River Fields.
3/16/2014 | Battling excitement, Cahill gets in final work
Trevor Cahill had not gotten a lot of sleep, and he arrived at camp excited about getting on a plane shortly after Sunday's game to travel to Australia. But Cahill had one more Cactus League start, so he had to make sure he shifted into game mode for at least a couple of hours more.
3/16/2014 | Injury puts Miley in position to start opener
Wade Miley will throw the first pitch of the regular season when he takes the ball in place of Patrick Corbin for the first game of the Opening Series in Sydney, Australia.
3/16/2014 | Corbin has damaged elbow ligament
For Patrick Corbin and the D-backs, the news couldn't have been much worse Sunday, when the team revealed the ace left-hander had sustained damage to the ulnar collateral ligament in his elbow.
3/15/2014 | Forearm stiffness ends Corbin's last spring start
D-backs left-hander Patrick Corbin left Saturday's game in the seventh inning with forearm stiffness, leaving Goodyear Ballpark immediately thereafter to be examined by team medical personnel.
3/15/2014 | Corbin deals solid outing in final spring tuneup
The D-backs got the best of the Indians bullpen and Patrick Corbin turned in a strong start in a 4-2 Arizona victory on Saturday afternoon at Goodyear Ballpark.
3/15/2014 | Time winding down for Arroyo to avoid DL
Bronson Arroyo has been a Major League pitcher long enough and he has been through back issues enough times to know that he should be on track to start the season in the D-backs rotation, barring any more setbacks.
3/14/2014 | Arroyo's stiff back feeling better
The news on veteran starter Bronson Arroyo was good Friday, although the conclusion of this mid-spring episode of back stiffness won't be known for sure for a couple of weeks.
3/14/2014 | Delgado's future as starter remains unclear
Randall Delgado knows that he'll be heading to Australia as part of the D-backs pitching staff, but his immediate future as a starter remains up in the air.
3/14/2014 | Pollock taking advantage of opportunity with D-backs
A.J. Pollock has something to prove. The 26-year-old was selected by the D-backs in the first-round of the 2009 First-Year Player Draft. At the start of the 2013 season, he was ranked by MLB.com and Baseball America as the No. 6 prospect in Arizona's organization.
3/14/2014 | Prado feeling comfort of second season with D-backs
As Martin Prado returns for his second season with Arizona, he's back to being in a comfort zone, and it's showing in his demeanor, his approach and perhaps even in his results in Spring Training games.
3/14/2014 | Parra's big day, late homers not enough for D-backs
Gerardo Parra drove in three runs and scored another, Paul Goldschmidt scored three times and the D-backs staged a late rally, but were edged, 9-8 in an extra-inning loss to the Brewers at Maryvale Baseball Park on Friday.
3/13/2014 | Bradley has command issues vs. Mariners
Archie Bradley was hitting his spots while warming up in the bullpen, but when the game started, it was a different story. Bradley allowed four runs on five hits and walked two while striking out one over two innings of work Thursday against the Mariners.
3/13/2014 | Trumbo familiar with Sydney Cricket Ground
When the D-backs play at the Sydney Cricket Ground next week, it won't be the first time that left fielder Mark Trumbo has visited the stadium. Trumbo has friends in Australia, and he attended a cricket game there around five years ago.
3/13/2014 | Ross likely won't be active for home opener
For the second straight year, it looks like outfielder Cody Ross will not be active for the D-backs' home opener. Ross is ahead of schedule in his rehab from a fractured and dislocated right hip suffered last August, but the team is not planning on taking him to Australia next week.
3/13/2014 | Rowland-Smith excited for busy week in Australia
Ryan Rowland-Smith figures to be a busy man next week both on and off the field. The Australian-born left-hander will pitch for Team Australia on Thursday against the Dodgers, and then Friday he will pitch for the D-backs against Team Australia. Those two exhibition games will take place just before the D-backs and Dodgers open the regular season March 22-23 in Sydney, Australia.
3/13/2014 | Bradley struggles for first time this spring
In his first two starts of the spring, D-backs top prospect Archie Bradley had mostly dominated opposing hitters. The Mariners changed that Thursday as they knocked Bradley around a bit en route to a 6-3 win at Salt River Fields. Bradley wound up allowing four runs on five hits and two walks over two innings.
3/13/2014 | Miley cruises against Rockies
Wade Miley tossed five impressive innings and Brandon Drury hit a two-run double in the eighth inning to lift the D-backs to their second win on Wednesday, 6-4, over the Rockies at Salt River Fields.
3/12/2014 | Perez will be ready for Opening Series
Newly signed left-hander Oliver Perez should be ready to pitch if needed on March 22, when the D-backs open the regular season against the Dodgers in Sydney, Australia.
3/12/2014 | Cahill still sore, but on schedule
D-backs pitcher Trevor Cahill, who jammed his knee covering first base on Tuesday, is feeling better by the day and remains on schedule to start the second game of the regular season during the Opening Series in Australia.
3/12/2014 | Didi, Pennington lead D-backs' offensive charge
Cliff Pennington and Didi Gregorius each delivered three hits as a split squad of D-backs roughed up Dodgers pitchers Zack Greinke and Zach Lee in a 9-2 win Wednesday in Glendale, Ariz.
3/12/2014 | D-backs' shortstop competition has roots in AFL
The competition for the D-backs' starting shortstop job between Didi Gregorius and Chris Owings will likely go right down to the wire. But this is not the first time these two have competed against each other.
3/11/2014 | Shortstop battle likely to continue Down Under
Manager Kirk Gibson said Tuesday that the D-backs would most likely carry both Didi Gregorius and Chris Owings for the March 22-23 series with the Dodgers.
3/11/2014 | Australia series to skip new replay system
The Opening Series in Australia between the D-backs and Dodgers will not use the new expanded instant replay, instead falling back on the system in place last year for home runs and fair/foul calls.
3/11/2014 | Cahill shaken up as D-backs fall to Indians
Trevor Cahill was forced to leave Tuesday's game with two outs in the fifth inning with a jammed right knee, and the D-backs went on to fall to the Indians, 7-1.
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