8/3/2015 | Simply divine: Godley wins first 3 starts
Zack Godley has a very simple approach to pitching, and given the results he's had in his first three big league starts, the D-backs right-hander is best served sticking to it.
8/3/2015 | Godley dazzles as D-backs hold off Nats
The D-backs smacked four home runs and got another outstanding performance from right-hander Zack Godley as they beat the Nationals, 6-4, on Monday night at Nationals Park.
8/3/2015 | Nats turn to Scherzer against D-backs
With the NL East race tightened, Washington will look to its ace, Max Scherzer, to produce yet another quality start Tuesday night in Game 2 of a four-game set against the D-backs, who counter with lefty Patrick Corbin.
8/3/2015 | Hale tones down criticism of players
One day after criticizing his team's energy level, D-backs manager Chip Hale said his comments were made in the heat of the moment Monday.
8/3/2015 | D-backs may consider 6-man rotation
Chase Anderson threw four scoreless innings in a rehab start Sunday, but where his next outing will take place has not been decided. D-backs manager Chip Hale said the club might want to build up Anderson's pitch count in the Minors and also brought up the possibility of the team going with a six-man rotation.
8/2/2015 | Hale unhappy with D-backs' energy level
It wasn't just that the D-backs dropped their second straight game to the Astros on Sunday -- this one by a 4-1 margin -- or that they struggled to covert scoring opportunities that bothered Chip Hale. It was the way they went about it that had their manager a little hot under the collar.
8/2/2015 | Nats vet Fister, D-backs rookie Godley meet in opener
The D-backs and Nationals open a four-game series Monday night with rookie right-hander Zack Godley facing off against veteran right-hander Doug Fister at Nationals Park.
8/2/2015 | Day after being pulled, Tomas in lineup
One day after removing outfielder Yasmany Tomas apparently for lack of hustle on a grounder to first base, D-backs manager Chip Hale once again declined to get into the specifics of his decision before Sunday's 4-1 loss, but he did shine some light on what he expects in those situations.
8/2/2015 | Arizona can't deliver KO on Keuchel
The D-backs knew that Astros ace Dallas Keuchel was going to pose a tough challenge Saturday night, especially pitching in front of the home crowd at Minute Maid Park. Still, they had him on the ropes in the second, but he managed to limit the damage and was dominant after that as the Astros ended the D-backs' six-game winning streak by beating them, 9-2.
8/1/2015 | Tomas pulled for apparent lack of hustle
D-backs outfielder Yasmany Tomas was pulled from Saturday night's 9-2 loss to the Astros in the bottom of the sixth inning apparently for not running hard enough on a grounder to first base in the top half of the inning.
8/1/2015 | Correa, Conger hit 2 HRs; Astros rout D-backs
Carlos Correa and Hank Conger each notched their first career multihomer games, while Astros ace Dallas Keuchel overcame control issues to earn his 13th win and improve to 10-0 at Minute Maid Park this season, snapping the D-backs' six-game winning streak with a 9-2 victory on Saturday night.
8/1/2015 | Astros' McHugh, D-backs' Ray meet in finale
The D-backs and Astros wrap up a three-game Interleague series Sunday afternoon at Minute Maid Park with Arizona lefty Robbie Ray squaring off against Houston righty Collin McHugh in the rubber game.
8/1/2015 | Pollock out with left knee tightness
D-backs All-Star center fielder A.J. Pollock was out of the lineup in Saturday's 9-2 loss to the Astros and likely will also miss Sunday's game after experiencing tightness behind his left knee during Friday night's game.
8/1/2015 | 'Beef' Welington continues to feast at plate
The D-backs call it "Beef Mode" when Welington Castillo shows his power at the plate. That has been happening a lot lately, with the most recent example his 10th-inning go-ahead homer Friday night that helped power the D-backs past the Astros, 6-4, at Minute Maid Park. The win was the sixth in a row for the D-backs and the seventh in their past eight.