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2018 Schedule
82-80, 3rd in NL West
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5d

25 players eligible for MLB arbitration as super 2s

Cincinnati outfielder Scott Schebler and Texas pitcher Matt Bush just missed the cutoff for salary arbitration eligibility, while Chicago Cubs pitcher Carl Edwards Jr. and Toronto pitcher Joe Biagini earned the final spots.

Bradford Doolittle ESPN Staff Writer 

The potential free-agent class has shrunk by one. The Arizona Diamondbacks have announced a three-year deal with infielder Eduardo Escobar, keeping him from the open market. Escobar enjoyed a career season in 2018, split between Arizona and Minnesota. He hit .272 with 23 homers, 48 doubles and 84 RBI.

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32d

D-backs to switch from grass to artificial surface

Arizona will install "state of the art" synthetic grass for the 2019 season. Team president Derrick Hall says the team has been looking at using an artificial surface for many years because of the challenges of maintaining grass in a desert climate.

33d

BBTN: Champ. Series Preview, Diamondbacks' Fire Sale, Numbers Game

Buster talks to Keith Law about his thoughts on the LCS in both leagues, the D-Backs' impending fire sale and more (3:22). Plus, Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (28:25), Bill Shaikin with some potential changes to expect in 2019 and some Inside Heat on the Dodgers (33:13).

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34d

Veteran reliever Ziegler retires after 11 seasons

Reliever Brad Ziegler, who is the Diamondbacks' all-time leader with 377 appearances, is retiring after 11 major league seasons. He also played for the A's, Red Sox and Marlins.

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

David Peralta hammers a long home run to right-center, his 30th of the season, to give the Diamondbacks a 7-2 lead ... and giving us a quick burst of "Beat L.A.!" chants. At least the Diamondbacks are competing and giving the Dodgers some tough games -- unlike the Phillies forgetting to show up in Coors Field this week.

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Team Stats

  • Pitching
  • Batting
Earned Run Average3.724th
Quality Starts86Tied-8th
WHIP1.2511th
BAA.2399th
Runs69319th
Batting Average.23527th
On Base Percentage.31023rd
Slugging Percentage.39722nd