Arizona Diamondbacks

Braves Acquire Former All-Star

The Atlanta Braves made a trade with the Arizona Diamondbacks to acquire a former All-Star pitcher.  The Braves gave up minor league outfielder Josh Elander in the trade. Atlanta acquired 6-4, 220 pound starter Trevor Cahill in the trade. Cahill has appeared in 186 games in his major league career (170 starts) He made the American League All-Star team in 2010 when he compiled an 18-8 record and f... »

Maholm and Homers Help Braves Sweep Diamondbacks

The Atlanta Braves completed a weekend sweep of the Arizona D-backs with a 6-2 win on Sunday afternoon. The Braves won by way of the long ball on Sunday, as all 6 of their runs came off 3 home runs. The D-backs claimed the lead quick off of Braves pitcher, Paul Maholm.  Paul Goldschmidt grounded into a double play with runners on the corners.  The Braves defense gave up the run in order to turn th... »

Braves Eighth Inning Explosion Buries Diamondbacks

Braves Eighth Inning Explosion Buries Diamondbacks

Another late inning comeback lifts the Atlanta Braves over the Arizona Diamondbacks.  It was a big 8th inning that sent the Braves to an 11-5 victory on Saturday afternoon. Game 2 of this 3 game series was nothing more than a back and forth affair.  The Braves would take the lead; the D-Backs would answer.  That same pattern repeated itself until the Braves would put together a great 8th inning. I... »

Teheran Brilliant as Braves Shutout Diamondbacks

Teheran Brilliant as Braves Shutout Diamondbacks

The Atlanta Braves were able to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks on the night Chipper Jones’ #10 jersey was retired. The Braves 3-0 shutout victory was the first time the D-Backs have been shut out during the 2013 season. It was a very intriguing match-up on the mound for Friday’s game. Last year, Julio Teheran and Randall Delgado were fighting for that 5th and final starting spot for the... »

Justin Upton

Justin Upton Almost Traded to American League Team

The Arizona Diamondbacks apparently tried to trade Justin Upton for two and a half years, including a deal with the Mariners that Upton vetoed.  Another deal involving Upton to an American League team was close, but fell through. The deal with the Mariners reportedly included minor league shortstop Nick Franklin, pitching prospect Taijuan Walker, and relievers Charlie Furbush and Stephen Pryor. &#... »