— Yan Gomes homered, drove in two runs and became the first major league catcher to throw out Tim Locastro on a steal attempt after 29 consecutive swipes to start his career, helping the Nationals beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-2 for their first...
Nick Heath, who had been designated for assignment earlier in the week, has been on the fringe of making the Royals' major league club the past several years.
— Kyle Schwarber hit a game-ending homer in the ninth inning, helping the Washington Nationals beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 1-0 on Friday night after Max Scherzer passed Cy Young on baseball's career strikeouts list.
— Andrew Young delivered a grand slam for his first hit of the season to cap Arizona's 10-run outburst in just two innings against Washington starter Patrick Corbin, and the...
— Jed Lowrie hit a tying, three-run homer in the seventh inning, Seth Brown had a solo shot in the next frame and the Oakland Athletics rallied from a five-run deficit to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-5 on Tuesday.
— Matt Chapman homered among his three hits, Jed Lowrie added two hits and three RBI, and the Oakland Athletics roughed up Madison Bumgarner in a 9-5 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday night.
Right-hander Zac Gallen is set to start for the Diamondbacks on Tuesday against the A's after missing the season's first few weeks with a hairline fracture in his right forearm.
— Luke Weaver retired the first 17 batters he faced, Eduardo Escobar homered for the fourth straight game and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Cincinnati Reds 7-0 on Sunday.
Tim Locastro broke Time Raines' record for the most stolen bases to start a career without getting caught after swiping his 28th bag on Saturday.
— Riley Smith pitched six effective innings in his first career start, Tim Locastro had four hits and the Arizona Diamondbacks cooled off the Cincinnati Reds by beating them 8-3 on Saturday night.
— Tucker Barnhart hit a run-scoring single in the 10th inning, Tyler Naquin crushed his big league-best fifth homer, and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-5 on Friday night.
— Jon Gray took a no-hit bid into the seventh inning and got his first win of the season, pitching the Colorado Rockies over the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-3 on Thursday.
Infielder Ketel Marte was placed on the 10-day injured list by the Arizona Diamondbacks on Thursday, a day after hurting his right hamstring against the Colorado Rockies.
— Antonio Senzatela pitched eight electric innings on a cool evening, Chris Owings had three extra-base hits before leaving with right leg soreness, and the Colorado Rockies snapped a four-game skid by beating the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-0 on Wednesday...
Diamondbacks reliever Chris Devenski was placed on the restricted list Wednesday. The team did not give a reason.
— Stephen Vogt homered and hit a go-ahead single in the 13th inning as the Arizona Diamondbacks overcame Ryan McMahon's three home runs, beating the Colorado Rockies 10-8 in a game delayed at the start by snow flurries Tuesday night.
— Rookie Taylor Widener flustered San Diego's potent offense for six scoreless innings to win his first big league start and David Peralta hit a two-run triple for the Arizona Diamondbacks, who beat the Padres 3-1 Sunday to avoid a four-game sweep.
— Joe Musgrove was brilliant in his debut for his hometown Padres, Manny Machado homered for his first hit of 2021 and Wil Myers drove in three runs on two doubles as San Diego beat Arizona 7-0 Saturday night to open the season 3-0.
— Blake Snell struck out eight before being pulled after 4 2/3 scoreless innings in his Padres debut, and Eric Hosmer homered for the second straight game and drove in three runs as San Diego beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-2 on Friday night.
— Eric Hosmer had a homer among his three hits and drove in three runs, newcomer Victor Caratini also had three RBI and the San Diego Padres gave up four long balls in the fifth inning to blow a five-run lead before beating the Arizona Diamondbacks...
David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer
For the second time in franchise history, the Diamondbacks slugged four home runs in one inning. In the top of the fifth, Ketel Marte and Asdrubal Cabrera homered off Yu Darvish and then Tim Locastro and Stephen Vogt homered off Padres reliever Tim Hill as Arizona rallied from a 6-1 deficit to take a 7-6 lead.
David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer
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