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  • Brandon Pfaadt Records Nine Strikeouts

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    Arizona Diamondbacks starting pitcher Brandon Pfaadt made easy work of the Cincinnati Reds during Wednesday's game. The 25-year-old recorded nine strikeouts, allowing two hits, and only one run in a no-decision. The only damage was a solo shot by Santiago Espinal in the fifth inning. Pfaadt will carry a 4.17 ERA, 1.11 WHIP and 51/10 K/BB ratio across nine starts into his next outing against the Los Angeles Dodgers.

    May 15 · Source via Arizona Diamondbacks Brandon Pfaadt
  • Corbin Carroll Resting Against Southpaw

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    Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Corbin Carroll is taking the day off on Wednesday against the visiting Cincinnati Reds and left-hander Andrew Abbott. The D-backs will give the struggling Carroll a day off in a lefty-lefty matchup after he's gone just 3-for-28 in his last seven games. Last year's National League Rookie of the Year has really struggled at the plate in his second full season in the big leagues, as he's currently slashing a disappointing .193/.284/.255 with two home runs, 14 RBI, eight stolen bases, 19 walks and 31 strikeouts in 183 plate appearances over 41 games played. Fantasy managers that paid a pretty penny for Carroll in drafts are hoping the 23-year-old can turn things around soon. Jake McCarthy is playing center field on Wednesday and will hit eighth against Abbott. McCarthy is hitting .291 (25-for-86) this year with a homer, 11 RBI and three steals, but he's a low-upside DFS option in the eight-hole.

    May 15 · Source via Arizona Diamondbacks Corbin Carroll
  • Gabriel Moreno Launches First Home Run Of The Season

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    Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Gabriel Moreno went 1-2 in the batter's box on Monday with three walks and his first home run of the season. In 33 games this season, Moreno has a .248/.350/.356 line with a stellar 15:14 BB:K ratio. The 24-year-old launched only seven home runs last season and looks to settle in around that number again this campaign. However, while Moreno lacks in power, he possesses excellent contact skills and a strong eye at the plate. Currently, Moreno has a 12.0% K rate and 12.8 % walk rate, which places him in the top 96th and 86th percentile of all qualified hitters. He remains a solid contributor for batting average in standard leagues and should remain rostered in most formats.

    May 14 · Source via Arizona Diamondbacks Gabriel Moreno
  • Kevin Newman Collects Four Hits, Including Walk-Off Knock

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    Arizona Diamondbacks shortstop Kevin Newman went 4-for-5 with two doubles, two singles, and two RBI in Monday night's walk-off win vs. the Cincinnati Reds. That makes it three games in a row that Newman has collected multiple hits; the two RBI have been his first since April 26. The right-handed hitting shortstop did have a poor .216 batting average on the season, but the four hits, one of them being the game-winning walk-off single, bumped that batting average to a more respectable .253. Despite the four-hit performance, Newman only has two home runs and 10 runs batted in on the season, batting out of the number nine spot in the Diamondbacks' batting order. This makes him someone you can avoid for your fantasy outside of deep-league formats team unless his hot streak proves to be sustainable.

    May 14 · Source via Arizona Diamondbacks Kevin Newman
  • Ketel Marte Continues Home Run Tear

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    Arizona Diamondbacks second baseman Ketel Marte hit his third home run in his last six games, a 400-foot boomer to right center field in the third inning of Friday's 4-2 loss against the Baltimore Orioles. Marte's homer, his eighth of the season, cut the deficit 2-1 and proved to be his only hit of the night in five at-bats. He continues to be a more effective hitter when playing under the lights as Marte, who started as the team's designated hitter on Friday, is hitting .321/.370/.519 (.889 OPS) at night compared to hitting just .244 during the day, albeit with a stellar .556 slugging percentage and an OPS of .859. DFS players should consider adding Marte to their lineups when he gets the chance to play after dark. Overall, Marte is off to a great start this season, slashing .295/.345/.538 with eight home runs, 19 RBI, 28 runs, and a stolen base over 174 plate appearances.

    May 11 · Source via Arizona Diamondbacks Ketel Marte
  • Paul Sewald Looks Sharp In First Save Of Season

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    Arizona Diamondbacks closer Paul Sewald notched his first save of the season on Thursday, closing the door on the Cincinnati Reds in a 5-4 win. Sewald struck out a pair and didn't allow a baserunner in his inning of work. The 33-year-old veteran was making just his second appearance of the season after recovering from an oblique strain that put him out of action for all of April and the first week of May. After being used in a non-save situation in his first appearance on Tuesday, Sewald was put right back into the fire on Thursday and looked great, putting fantasy manager's worries at ease. He should continue to be the D-backs primary closer if he can stay healthy.

    May 10 · Source via Closers Arizona Diamondbacks Paul Sewald
  • Eduardo Rodriguez Close To Starting A Throwing Program

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    Arizona Diamondbacks left-hander Eduardo Rodriguez (shoulder) got good news from his MRI exam on Wednesday. His tests showed healing, and it appears that he's close to starting a throwing program, according to manager Torey Lovullo. Rodriguez is probably still a month or so away from a potential return, though. The 31-year-old veteran southpaw was shut down in mid-April with left-shoulder tightness and has yet to make his 2024 debut with the Diamondbacks at this point. E-Rod is making some progress, but he still has a ways to go and can be left to the waiver wire in standard 12-team fantasy leagues for the time being. He had a career-best 3.30 ERA and 1.15 WHIP in his final season with the Detroit Tigers last year, but the underlying numbers show that Rodriguez was a bit fortunate. Along with his injury concerns, Rodriguez is a streamer, at best, in deep-mixed leagues when he returns.

    May 9 · Source via Arizona Diamondbacks Eduardo Rodriguez
  • Jordan Montgomery Fires Seven Strong Innings

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    Arizona Diamondbacks starting pitcher Jordan Montgomery fired seven strong innings in Wednesday's 4-3 victory over the Cincinnati Reds, surrendering just two runs on seven hits and two walks with two punchouts in his second win of the season. It was arguably Montgomery's best start as a D-back to this point, though his first start back on April 19 may have been just as impressive. The 31-year-old veteran southpaw will still want to improve on his disappointing 4.70 ERA, 1.30 WHIP, and 10:6 K:BB over 23 frames (four starts) for Arizona when he takes the ball in his next scheduled appearance at home in a soft matchup against these same Reds on Monday. Cincinnati is now batting .209 as a team through 36 games, which is the worst mark in all of baseball.

    May 9 · Source via Arizona Diamondbacks Jordan Montgomery
  • Gabriel Moreno Back In Action Wednesday

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    Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Gabriel Moreno (illness) is back behind the plate and is batting seventh on Wednesday against the Cincinnati Reds and right-hander Graham Ashcraft. Moreno had the day off on Sunday against the San Diego Padres and also sat out the series opener on Tuesday against the Reds while being under the weather, but the 24-year-old backstop is feeling good enough to play on Wednesday. Moreno has yet to clear the fences so far in 2024 and is currently hitting .241/.340/.322 with five doubles, one triple, 14 RBI and nine runs scored in 100 plate appearances over 29 games played. He has gone hitless in just two career at-bats against Ashcraft.

    May 8 · Source via Arizona Diamondbacks Gabriel Moreno
  • Paul Sewald Allows Homer In Non-Save Situation Tuesday

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    Arizona Diamondbacks closer Paul Sewald (oblique) saw his first action of the season in Tuesday's 6-2 win over the Reds. Sewald was activated from the 15-day injured list earlier in the day after recovering from an oblique strain. He pitched the bottom of the ninth inning up by five and allowed a solo home run with a strikeout. The result wasn't great, but the encouraging thing is that Sewald is now a fantasy-relevant closer once again. He accumulated 34 saves last season with a 32.1% strikeout rate, so he should be slotted right back into fantasy manager's lineups.

    May 8 · Source via Closers Arizona Diamondbacks Paul Sewald
  • Zac Gallen Tosses Quality Start, Earns Win Tuesday

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    Arizona Diamondbacks starting pitcher Zac Gallen continued his strong season in Tuesday's 6-2 win over the Reds. Gallen pitched six scoreless innings, allowing just one hit and three walks with six strikeouts. The 28-year-old has looked like a fantasy ace, going 4-2 with a 2.84 ERA and a 9.71 K/9 rate in seven starts and 38 IP. His next scheduled start will be a test at the Orioles, but Gallen is a must-start fantasy option at this point.

    May 8 · Source via Arizona Diamondbacks Zac Gallen
  • Corbin Carroll Homers, Plates Five Tuesday

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    Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Corbin Carroll had a stellar night at the plate in Tuesday's 6-2 win over the Reds. Carroll went 2-for-5 out of the leadoff spot with a single, a three-run home run, five RBI, and a strikeout. The power display was a nice sight, as the 23-year-old has slashed just .211/.300/.278 with two HR, 12 RBI, and eight stolen bases in 150 plate appearances. Hopefully, he can start to get things back on track for fantasy managers.

    May 8 · Source via Arizona Diamondbacks Corbin Carroll
  • Gabriel Moreno Out Sick Tuesday

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    Updating a previous report, Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Gabriel Moreno (illness) is under the weather and is getting the day off on Tuesday against the Cincinnati Reds, according to manager Torey Lovullo. The hope is that Moreno will be back in the lineup on Wednesday. He's available off the bench on Tuesday, Lovullo said. It's the second straight day that Moreno will be on the bench, as he was also given the day off in the series finale on Sunday against the San Diego Padres. Tucker Barnhart got the start behind the dish and is hitting eighth in the order against Reds right-hander Frankie Montas, who is making his first start since coming off the injured list. The 24-year-old Moreno is hitting .241 (21-for-87) with 14 RBI, but he has yet to clear the fences in 2024.

    May 7 · Source via Arizona Diamondbacks Gabriel Moreno
  • Alek Thomas Feeling More Hamstring Discomfort

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    Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Alek Thomas (hamstring) felt more discomfort in his left hamstring and is headed back to Phoenix to be re-evaluated, according to manager Torey Lovullo. Thomas was on a minor-league rehab assignment and was expected to rejoin the big-league club on Tuesday in Cincinnati, but that won't be the case now. The 24-year-old first injured his hamstring on March 31 and had only played in four rehab games with Triple-A Reno. There's a chance he'll now have to restart a rehab assignment. As long as Thomas continues to sit out, Corbin Carroll should handle center field in Arizona, with Jake McCarthy and Randal Grichuk seeing more time in the outfield as well. Thomas is a defense-first player, so he can remain on waiver wires in mixed fantasy leagues.

    May 7 · Source via Arizona Diamondbacks Alek Thomas
  • Diamondbacks Reinstate Paul Sewald From Injured List

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    The Arizona Diamondbacks officially reinstated closer Paul Sewald (oblique) from the 15-day injured list on Tuesday and optioned right-hander Scott McGough to Triple-A Reno in a corresponding move. Sewald has returned from his oblique strain and should immediately return to closing duties for the Diamondbacks out of the bullpen, although he could see some extra days off as he gets eased back into the fold. In his absence, Kevin Ginkel had five saves in his 14 appearances, but he'll now go back into more of a setup role in front of Sewald. Sewald will be making his 2024 debut for the Snakes when he gets into a game after posting a career-high 34 saves with the D-backs and Seattle Mariners in 2023. Thirteen of his 34 saves came during the regular season with Arizona.

    May 7 · Source via Closers Arizona Diamondbacks Paul Sewald
  • Gabriel Moreno Sitting Against Reds

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    Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Gabriel Moreno is not in the starting lineup on Tuesday against the Cincinnati Reds. Tucker Barnhart will do the catching for right-hander Zac Gallen and will hit eighth against Reds right-hander Frankie Montas. It's the second straight game that Moreno will take a seat on the bench in favor of Barnhart. The D-backs are just trying to give the young catcher some extra rest early in the season. The 24-year-old should be back in there on Wednesday. Through his first 87 at-bats of the year, he's hitting .241/.340/.322 with no home runs and 14 RBI. Barnhart is hitting .750 in four career at-bats against Montas but will be a low-upside play in DFS at the bottom of Arizona's lineup.

    May 7 · Source via Arizona Diamondbacks Gabriel Moreno
  • Corbin Carroll Back In Leadoff Spot Tuesday

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    Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Corbin Carroll has returned to the leadoff spot for the Diamondbacks on Tuesday against the Cincinnati Reds and right-hander Frankie Montas, who is making his first start since returning from the injured list. The 23-year-old also continues to start in center field for Arizona. It's the first time since April 22 that Carroll has higher than seventh in the batting order. The Snakes moved last year's National League Rookie of the Year down in the lineup after his early season struggles in 2024. Since April 22, Carroll has gone just 7-for-40 (.175) with just one extra-base hit (a double) and two RBI, but perhaps his move back to the top of the order will get him going again. It will certainly make the former 16th overall pick more attractive in all fantasy formats with more chances for at-bats.

    May 7 · Source via Arizona Diamondbacks Corbin Carroll
  • Geraldo Perdomo Expected To Start Hitting This Week

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    Arizona Diamondbacks shortstop Geraldo Perdomo (knee) has not been cleared for all baseball activities, but manager Torey Lovullo thinks he will start hitting this week. Perdomo has been in the cages tracking while getting work in fielding and throwing. The 24-year-old had surgery to fix a torn meniscus in his right knee after being put on the injured list and has a ways to go before he's ready to return to the major leagues. However, barring a setback once he begins full baseball activities, there's a chance he could return to Arizona before the end of May. With Perdomo out, rookie Blaze Alexander has been the D-backs' primary shortstop and has played well, hitting .286 (20-for-70) with three home runs, 13 RBI and a stolen base. The switch-hitting Perdomo should return to primary duties at the 6 when he's fully healthy.

    May 6 · Source via Arizona Diamondbacks Geraldo Perdomo
  • Paul Sewald Pain-Free And Ready To Return

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    Arizona Diamondbacks closer Paul Sewald (oblique) is on the brink of returning from the 15-day injured list after he said that his minor-league rehab outing in rookie ball on Saturday went as planned. He plans on traveling with the team to Cincinnati to begin a series with the Reds on Tuesday, and manager Torey Lovullo said it was a great sign that Sewald woke up without any pain after pitching in the Arizona Complex League. The 33-year-old said he got a couple of strikeouts and ground balls during his outing over the weekend. Sewald took a step back on his rehab assignment after feeling some soreness following an outing with Triple-A Reno on April 23, but he said he hasn't "felt anything in 10 days now." When Sewald returns to the team's bullpen, he'll be the primary closer, so fantasy managers should scoop him up right away if he was dropped when he landed on the injured list.

    May 6 · Source via Closers Arizona Diamondbacks Paul Sewald
  • Eduardo Rodriguez Could Resume Throwing Program Soon

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    Arizona Diamondbacks left-hander Eduardo Rodriguez (shoulder) will have another MRI exam this week and could start his throwing program shortly after, according to manager Torey Lovullo. "He said he feels great and he's hoping for good news. And once we get that good news, he's going to be full steam ahead getting into a throwing program," Lovullo said. As long as the imaging shows significant healing and Rodriguez is asymptomatic, Lovullo expects a throwing program to begin quickly. The skipper said E-Rod told him he has been pain-free after he was initially shut down from throwing in mid-April due to left-shoulder tightness. It's good news for the 31-year-old veteran southpaw, but he won't be eligible to come off the 60-day injured list until late May and he's going to need a lengthy minor-league rehab assignment before he's able to rejoin Arizona's starting rotation.

    May 6 · Source via Arizona Diamondbacks Eduardo Rodriguez
  • Ryne Nelson Returning On Sunday

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    Arizona Diamondbacks starting pitcher Ryne Nelson (elbow) is slated to return to action and start Sunday in the final game of a three-game set against the San Diego Padres. Nelson was battling a right elbow contusion after being hit by a line drive in mid-April. The 26-year-old did not need a rehab appearance and is returning directly to the Arizona rotation. Nelson carries a 4.60 ERA and 1.53 WHIP with 13 strikeouts across 15 innings into Sunday's matchup against the Padres and is probably best to fade in DFS and should be used as a streamer in the right matchups in most formats.

    May 5 · Source via Arizona Diamondbacks Ryne Nelson
  • Alek Thomas Expected Back Soon

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    Arizona Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo said that outfielder Alek Thomas (hamstring) is expected to come off the injured list and be back with the team at the start of the team's road trip to Cincinnati against the Reds that starts on Tuesday. Thomas is serving as the designated hitter on a minor-league rehab assignment for Triple-A Reno on Friday, so as long as he doesn't have a setback with his strained left hamstring over the weekend, he'll be back with the Snakes next week. The 24-year-old is more valuable to Arizona on defense in center field than he's been with his bat, as he's hit just .230/.273/.362 with 18 home runs, 82 RBI and 13 stolen bases in 242 games at the big-league level since debuting in 2022. When Thomas returns, it will mean less playing time for the likes of Pavin Smith and Jake McCarthy.

    May 3 · Source via Arizona Diamondbacks Alek Thomas
  • Yilber Diaz Tallies Season-High 11 Punchouts In Seven Scoreless Frames

    Arizona Diamondbacks starting pitching prospect Yilber Diaz posted his best start of the season on Thursday evening when he threw seven shutout innings, allowing just two hits and tallying eleven punchouts. This outing raises Diaz's strikeout total to an eye-catching 42 in just 25 innings. The 23-year-old sits with a 3.96 ERA and 1.32 WHIP in his first full taste of Double-A after making just three starts last season. Diaz is not projected to reach the major leagues until 2025 but could make a push for a late-season promotion, especially if he can reach Triple-A quickly. With his elite strikeout potential, dynasty managers should closely monitor his development this summer.

    May 3 · Source via Prospects Arizona Diamondbacks Yilber Diaz
  • Paul Sewald Likely To Be Activated On Tuesday

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    Arizona Diamondbacks relief pitcher Paul Sewald (oblique) is expected to be activated from the injured list ahead of Tuesday's game against the Cincinnati Reds. The 33-year-old has been sidelined since late March due to a left oblique strain. Luckily, it sounds like Sewald is finally ready to contribute to the D-Backs bullpen. That being said, Kevin Ginkel should only hold onto the closer role through the weekend before Sewald returns.

    May 3 · Source via Closers Arizona Diamondbacks Kevin Ginkel Paul Sewald
  • Gabriel Moreno Back For D-Backs On Friday

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    Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Gabriel Moreno (mouth) is back behind the plate and is batting seventh in the lineup on Friday against the San Diego Padres and right-hander Dylan Cease. Moreno had a dental procedure the other day and was held out of lineup on Wednesday, but he's back in there on Friday and is good to go for the series opener against the division-rival Padres. The 24-year-old backstop will be looking to get going offensively this weekend after starting his second year in Arizona with a disappointing .238/.344/.325 slash line with no home runs, 13 RBI and nine runs scored in 93 plate appearances and 27 games played. He has hit just .143 (2-for-14) in the last week and is going up against a tough pitcher in his first game back.

    May 3 · Source via Arizona Diamondbacks Gabriel Moreno
  • Diamondbacks Demote Blake Walston, Acquire Matt Bowman

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    The Arizona Diamondbacks have sent pitcher Blake Walston back down to Triple-A Reno. Walston made his debut on Monday versus the Los Angeles Dodgers. Walston went 3 2/3 out of the bullpen for the Diamondbacks and was wild with four walks and two runs allowed. Walston's trip was brief, but it is likely that he will be back with the Diamondbacks when they need more pitching depth or an injury occurs. Replacing Walston on the active roster will be pitcher Matt Bowman. Bowman was acquired from the Minnesota Twins for cash considerations on Thursday. Both Walston and Bowman can remain on the waiver wire in all formats.

    May 3 · Source via Prospects Arizona Diamondbacks Minnesota Twins Matt Bowman Blake Walston
  • D-Backs Acquire Matt Bowman From Twins

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    The Diamondbacks announced they've acquired reliever Matt Bowman from the Twins for cash considerations. Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic reported the move (on X) shortly before the announcement. Arizona optioned southpaw Blake Walston to Triple-A Reno in a corresponding active roster transaction. Starter Merrill Kelly moved from the 15-day to the 60-day injured list to clear 40-man...

    May 3 · MLB Trade Rumors Arizona Diamondbacks Minnesota Twins Matt Bowman
  • Merrill Kelly Transferred To 60-Day Injured List

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    Arizona Diamondbacks starting pitcher Merrill Kelly (shoulder) will shift to the 60-day injured list to free up a 40-man roster spot for incoming right-hander Matt Bowman from the Minnesota Twins for cash considerations. This is a fairly significant update for Kelly, considering manager Torey Lovullo said on April 23 that the hurler's strained right shoulder would undergo re-imaging in the upcoming weeks. As a result, the D-backs and fantasy managers will now be without Kelly until early July at the earliest. The 35-year-old right-hander was working to an excellent 2.19 ERA, 0.93 WHIP, and 21:6 K:BB over 24 2/3 innings (four starts) before heading to the IL, and he's well worth a stash for those who can afford the roster spot. Right-hander Slade Cecconi should continue functioning from Arizona's rotation, and he's trending up with a 2.25 ERA, 0.50 WHIP, and 11:1 K:BB across 12 frames (two starts).

    May 2 · Source via Arizona Diamondbacks Merrill Kelly
  • Zac Gallen In Line To Pitch Tuesday

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    Arizona Diamondbacks right-hander Zac Gallen (hamstring) is penciled in to make his next start on Tuesday in Cincinnati against the Reds. Gallen left his last start last Friday with a minor hamstring injury. He was set to make his return on normal rest this Wednesday to face the Los Angeles Dodgers, but a long delay before Tuesday night's game caused lefty Jordan Montgomery to be pushed back to Wednesday. It allowed the D-backs to give the 28-year-old a little more rest before his next start. It's a bummer for fantasy managers that Gallen isn't starting at all this week, but he'll also get a much better matchup in the Reds than the Dodgers. He shouldn't have any issues with his hammy and should be returned to starting lineups in all fantasy formats next Tuesday.

    May 2 · Source via Arizona Diamondbacks Zac Gallen
  • Joc Pederson On Base Three Times Wednesday

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    Despite a strong performance from Yoshinobu Yamamoto, Arizona Diamondbacks designated hitter Joc Pederson collected three of the five hits that the righty allowed in the outing, with Pederson ending the game 3-for-4. Although all three hits were singles and the D-backs were unable to scratch across even one run in the contest, Pederson was able to raise his batting average to .317 while increasing his OBP to .451, which is second-best in baseball to only NL MVP front-runner Mookie Betts. The inflated OBP is also due in part to his robust 15.7% BB% on the season. The 32-year-old has shown a little pop too, with six doubles and two home runs in 2024.

    May 2 · Source via Arizona Diamondbacks Joc Pederson
  • Yu-Min Lin Suffers Freak Injury

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    Arizona Diamondbacks pitching prospect Yu-Min Lin (jaw) will miss around six weeks after being struck in the dugout by a foul ball this past Friday. Lin suffered multiple face fractures to his jaw that will require surgery. The team's No. 4 prospect is expected to make a full recovery, and the surgery is considered minor. On the season, Lin has struggled with a 7.00 ERA in four starts for Double-A Amarillo, but he does have 21 strikeouts in 18 innings with just five walks. The numbers should not be read into that much, as he is playing in a hitter-dominant Pacific Coast League. Lin, 20, has ascended at every level for the Diamondbacks, and his ability to limit damage and rack up strikeouts is a big reason why. It wouldn't be unreasonable to think that he could be in Arizona before the season is over, and he could be worth monitoring in dynasty leagues when he returns from his injury.

    May 2 · Source via Prospects Arizona Diamondbacks Yu-Min Lin
  • Diamondbacks Call Up LHP Blake Walston, Debuts Wednesday

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    The Arizona Diamondbacks have called up 2019 first-round draft pick Blake Walston. The left-handed pitcher is expected to provide depth to the bullpen, which he was able to do in Wednesday's 8-0 loss to the Dodgers. The 22-year-old's debut was a mixed bag, tossing three-and-two-thirds in relief of starter Jordan Montgomery. He walked four batters but was able to strike out five Dodgers as well, giving up three hits and two earned runs during the outing. He's off the radar for season-long fantasy, but if he were able to earn a spot start (he's worked predominantly as a starter in the minors) he could be a potential DFS option depending on the matchup.

    May 2 · Source via Arizona Diamondbacks Blake Walston
  • Diamondbacks Promote Blake Walston For MLB Debut

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    The Diamondbacks announced that they have optioned left-hander Andrew Saalfrank, with fellow lefty Blake Walston recalled in a corresponding move. The latter will be making his major league debut as soon as he gets into a game. Walston, 23 next month, was the club's first round pick in 2019. The Diamondbacks used the 26th overall...

    May 1 · MLB Trade Rumors Prospects Arizona Diamondbacks Blake Walston Andrew Saalfrank
  • Gabriel Moreno Scratched From Wednesday's Lineup

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    The Arizona Diamondbacks scratched catcher Gabriel Moreno from Wednesday's lineup against the division-rival Los Angeles Dodgers. There's no word yet from the D-backs as to whether or not Moreno is dealing with an injury, but Tucker Barnhart is now catching left-hander Jordan Montgomery and batting ninth on Wednesday. Until more is known, consider Moreno day-to-day with a day off on Thursday ahead of Friday's series opener at home versus the visiting San Diego Padres. The 24-year-old former top prospect is slashing a weak .238/.344/.325 with six extra-base hits, 13 RBI, and nine runs scored as Arizona's primary backstop during the 2024 regular season.

    May 1 · Source via Arizona Diamondbacks Gabriel Moreno
  • Zac Gallen Pushed Back

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    Arizona Diamondbacks right-hander Zac Gallen (hamstring) is asymptomatic, but left-hander Jordan Montgomery being scratched on Tuesday night due to a lengthy delay gave the team the opportunity to give Gallen some more rest. Gallen is being pushed back to, at the earliest, Sunday against the San Diego Padres, according to manager Torey Lovullo. Slade Cecconi will take the hill for the Snakes in the series opener on Friday night. The 28-year-old Gallen suffered a minor hamstring injury last week and was originally scheduled to take his regular spot in the rotation until Montgomery was pushed back on Tuesday night. While Gallen may not make a start for fantasy managers this week, he'll at least avoid a tough matchup against the division-rival Dodgers on Wednesday night. Fantasy managers will want to start him the next time he's on the bump on extra rest.

    May 1 · Source via Arizona Diamondbacks Zac Gallen
  • Deyvison De Los Santos Has Big Week At Plate

    Arizona Diamondbacks third base prospect Deyvison De Los Santos was snatched by the Guardians in December's Rule 5 draft but returned to Arizona this spring. He has seen his prospect stock drop lately (he was MLB Pipeline's No. 5 Diamondbacks prospect in 2023; he opens 2024 at No. 14) but still continues to flash significant upside in the field and at the plate. The 20-year-old converts excellent bat speed into plenty of power, and he's done a good job keeping his strikeout rate somewhat in check so far this season. In the field, he has a slightly erratic glove and arm at the hot corner, suggesting he's destined for first base or designated hitter long-term. Last week, De Los Santos did what he does best: turn heads with a big showing at the plate. The Dominican Republic native went 13-for-24 over the six-game span, adding three homers, nine RBI, two walks, and three strikeouts. He's been in Double-A ever since September 2022 but could secure a much-deserved promotion if he continues to hit the ball well.

    May 1 · Source via Prospects Arizona Diamondbacks Deyvison De Los Santos
  • Christian Walker Hits Walk-Off Homer

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    Arizona Diamondbacks first baseman Christian Walker played hero for the club in Tuesday's victory against the division rival Los Angeles Dodgers. The slugger went 3-for-5 with two homers, including a walk-off, two-run homer off Nabil Crismatt in the bottom of the 10th inning. Walker is now hitting .283 with seven homers and 22 RBI over his first 113 at-bats. Even at age 33, Walker continues to remain an underrated player with his ability to hit for plenty of power without sinking ones batting average. He should be rostered in most formats and will look to keep it going on Wednesday when the Diamondbacks finish their series against the Dodgers and ace Yoshinobu Yamamoto.

    May 1 · Source via Arizona Diamondbacks Christian Walker
  • D-Backs’ Kyle Nelson To Undergo Thoracic Outlet Surgery

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    Diamondbacks reliever Kyle Nelson will undergo surgery to treat thoracic outlet syndrome, manager Torey Lovullo told reporters (link via Alex Weiner of Arizona Sports). There's no official timetable for Nelson's return to game action, but the Snakes placed him on the 60-day injured list when they called up Brandon Hughes this afternoon. The track record for players,...

    May 1 · MLB Trade Rumors Arizona Diamondbacks Brandon Hughes Kyle Nelson
  • Jordan Montgomery Pushed From Tuesday Start Due To Delay

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    Arizona Diamondbacks starting pitcher Jordan Montgomery will not make his scheduled start in Tuesday's game against the Dodgers because the game was delayed to deal with a bee infestation by home plate. Brandon Hughes, whose contract was selected from Triple-A Reno earlier in the day, will fill in to start instead. Fantasy managers should keep an eye out for more news regarding Montgomery's next start. Hughes had a 1.84 ERA in 14 2/3 relief innings in Triple-A this season, but fantasy managers should not trust him against the Dodgers.

    May 1 · Source via Arizona Diamondbacks Brandon Hughes Jordan Montgomery
  • Diamondbacks Select Brandon Hughes

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    The Diamondbacks announced that they have selected the contract of left-hander Brandon Hughes. Fellow lefty Tommy Henry was optioned to Triple-A Reno to open an active roster spot. To get Hughes onto the 40-man, lefty Kyle Nelson was transferred to the 60-day injured list. Hughes, now 28, had a solid debut with the Cubs in...

    Apr 30 · MLB Trade Rumors Arizona Diamondbacks Brandon Hughes
  • Zac Gallen To Start Wednesday Against Dodgers

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    Arizona Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo said that right-hander Zac Gallen's (hamstring) bullpen session went well on Monday and he will start on Wednesday in his normal spot in the rotation against the visiting Los Angeles Dodgers. Gallen was forced from his start last Friday with hamstring spasms, but the 28-year-old was never too worried that he would miss his next start, and he wasn't wrong. In traditional single-year leagues, fantasy managers will probably want to leave him in their starting lineups this week despite the tough matchup against the division-rival Dodgers. But in DFS at a high cost, you probably want to fade Gallen against one of the best offenses in the league. Through his first 32 innings in 2024, Gallen has a 3.38 ERA and 1.22 WHIP with nine walks and 35 K's.

    Apr 30 · Source via Arizona Diamondbacks Zac Gallen
  • Zac Gallen Throws Bullpen With No Issues

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    Arizona Diamondbacks starting pitcher Zac Gallen (hamstring) threw a successful bullpen session before Monday's series opener against the division-rival Los Angeles Dodgers. It coincides with the optimism that Gallen won't need to miss a turn in the rotation after exiting Friday's start against the Seattle Mariners with tightness in his right hamstring. The 28-year-old ace right-hander appears firmly on track to take the hill in Wednesday's scheduled start against the Dodgers, and fantasy managers should be relieved Gallen isn't dealing with a significant injury. Gallen owns a solid 3.38 ERA, 1.22 WHIP, and 35:9 K:BB over 32 frames (six starts) this year, but he'd be a risky fantasy start in a tough matchup at home if he's ultimately cleared for the start.

    Apr 29 · Source via Arizona Diamondbacks Zac Gallen
  • Ryne Nelson Throws Sim Game Monday

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    Arizona Diamondbacks right-hander Ryne Nelson (elbow) threw a five-inning simulated game on Monday that went smoothly, according to manager Torey Lovullo. Nelson was able to toss 75 pitches during the session and may not even need a minor-league rehab assignment before being activated from the 15-day injured list. He's only dealing with a right-elbow contusion after being hit by a line drive. It's a good bet that he'll come off the IL when he's eligible on May 4. The former second-round selection in 2019 out of Oregon made four starts before his injury and has gone 1-2 with a 4.60 ERA (4.14 FIP) and 1.53 WHIP with five walks and 13 strikeouts in 15 2/3 innings pitched. Nelson is going to need more strikeouts to become attractive in shallow mixed fantasy leagues. Until then, he'll be a matchup-based streamer in deeper leagues when he returns to Arizona's rotation.

    Apr 29 · Source via Arizona Diamondbacks Ryne Nelson
  • Paul Sewald To Throw Bullpen On Wednesday

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    Arizona Diamondbacks closer Paul Sewald (oblique) will throw a bullpen session on Wednesday, according to manager Torey Lovullo. Sewald was supposed to throw a bullpen on Sunday, but the Diamondbacks pushed him back a bit after he experienced soreness in his oblique after a minor-league rehab outing with Triple-A Reno. While the team has slowed the 33-year-old veteran down slightly, it's great news that he's still on track to throw a bullpen this week. After Wednesday's session, Sewald could make another rehab appearance before being cleared to return to Arizona's bullpen. He has yet to make his 2024 debut, but Sewald should be stashed in all fantasy leagues as Arizona's primary closer when he's healthy. He had a career-high 34 saves in 65 regular-season outings with the D-backs and Seattle Mariners in 2023.

    Apr 29 · Source via Closers Arizona Diamondbacks Paul Sewald
  • D-backs, Ian Clarkin Agree To Minor League Deal

    The Diamondbacks signed left-hander Ian Clarkin to a minor league contract and assigned him to Triple-A Reno, per the club's transaction log at MLB.com. The former Yankees first-rounder and top prospect -- selected one pick after Aaron Judge -- had been pitching in the Mexican League. Now 29 years old, Clarkin has yet to make...

    Apr 29 · MLB Trade Rumors Arizona Diamondbacks Ian Clarkin
  • Joc Pederson, Jake McCarthy Sitting Against Southpaw

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    Arizona Diamondbacks designated hitter Joc Pederson and outfielder Jake McCarthy are both out of the lineup on Monday against left-hander James Paxton and the Los Angeles Dodgers. As a result, rookie infielder Blaze Alexander is the DH and is batting leadoff, while outfielder Randal Grichuk is in right field and hitting sixth in the batting order. Pederson is hitting a nice .296 (16-for-54) to begin his first season with the D-backs, but he's been afforded just three at-bats against left-handers. Alexander has really impressed so far in his first season in the big leagues and will be a pretty attractive DFS option in the leadoff spot on Monday. Grichuk will be more of a deep sleeper in daily lineups, but he does have a homer and two RBI while hitting .267 against Paxton in 15 career at-bats.

    Apr 29 · Source via Arizona Diamondbacks Jake McCarthy Joc Pederson
  • Blaze Alexander Hitting Leadoff For Diamondbacks

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    Arizona Diamondbacks rookie infielder Blaze Alexander is serving as the designated hitter and will bat leadoff on Monday against the Los Angeles Dodgers and left-hander James Paxton. Alexander will serve as the club's DH instead of Joc Pederson with the veteran left-hander on the mound in the series opener in Arizona. The 24-year-old former 11th-round pick in 2018 has been great for the Snakes so far in 2024, hitting .322 (19-for-59) with three home runs, 13 RBI and 10 runs scored in his first 20 major-league contests. In his last seven games, he's gone 9-for-24 (.375) with a homer, five doubles, nine RBI and four runs scored. Against left-handers, he's gone 12-for-32 (.375) with two home runs and six RBI, so it's easy to see why he's hitting leadoff against Paxton on Monday.

    Apr 29 · Source via Arizona Diamondbacks Blaze Alexander
  • Deyvison De Los Santos Continues To Crush Double-A Pitching

    Arizona Diamondbacks corner infield prospect Deyvison De Los Santos went 4-for-5 with six RBI and a pair of two-run homers for Double-A Amarillo on Sunday. De Los Santos has been on fire to open the season and is now hitting a shiny .395 with seven home runs and 18 RBI in just 81 at-bats. The 20-year-old out of the Dominican Republic is too aggressive at the plate, but he counters that with top of the class exit velocities and raw power. De Los Santos spent all of 2023 in Double-A, so it would seem to reason that a promotion to Triple-A could be coming with his dominance of Double-A pitching now. It would be nice to see more plate discipline, but De Los Santos is worth rostering in dynasty leagues and would be an exciting speculative add if the Diamondbacks call his name in 2024.

    Apr 29 · Source via Prospects Arizona Diamondbacks Deyvison De Los Santos
  • Kevin Ginkel Locks Down Fifth Save

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    Arizona Diamondbacks relief pitcher Kevin Ginkel has been a viable option for the team early in the season. The right-hander was asked to take over the closer role after Paul Sewald (oblique) went down. On Sunday, Ginkel made it look easy as he threw a scoreless ninth inning to hold the one-run lead over the Seattle Mariners. He holds a 3.00 ERA, 1.08 WHIP, and a 13/3 K/BB ratio, while converting five of his seven save chances. The expectation is that Ginkel will remain the primary closer until Sewald is ready to return.

    Apr 28 · Source via Closers Arizona Diamondbacks Kevin Ginkel
  • Brandon Pfaadt Looks Excellent In No-Decision

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    Arizona Diamondbacks starting pitcher Brandon Pfaadt looked terrific on the mound during Sunday's game against the Seattle Mariners. The right-hander threw six innings, allowing five hits, and striking out 11 batters during a no-decision. The D-Backs would end up winning the game, but they didn't get the lead until Pfaadt was already done for the day. The hope is that this performance will help Pfaadt improve his 4.63 ERA and 1.11 WHIP. His next outing will be against the San Diego Padres next weekend.

    Apr 28 · Source via Arizona Diamondbacks Brandon Pfaadt
  • Gabriel Moreno Sitting Out On Sunday

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    Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Gabriel Moreno (rest) is out of the starting lineup ahead of Sunday's game against the Seattle Mariners. The young backstop will get the day off after going 0-for-6 in the first two games of this series. Tucker Barnhart will make the start behind the plate and bat seventh versus right-hander Logan Gilbert on Sunday.

    Apr 28 · Source via Arizona Diamondbacks Gabriel Moreno
  • Alek Thomas Doing Everything But Running Full Speed

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    Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Alek Thomas (hamstring) started baserunning activities on April 24, with manager Torey Lovullo saying that Thomas is doing everything except running full speed. The skipper doesn't have a target date for Thomas' return, but he said Thomas is progressing well. The 24-year-old strained his left hamstring when he grounded into a double play on March 31 against the Colorado Rockies and underwent an MRI exam on April 1 that showed a strain that was greater than a Grade 1 strain. It sounds like he's getting close to being able to go on a minor-league rehab assignment. Until Thomas is able to return, Corbin Carroll will continue to operate as the team's center fielder, giving Jake McCarthy and Randal Grichuk more reps in the outfield. Thomas has still yet to show much offensively for fantasy managers, but he's a stud on defense when healthy.

    Apr 28 · Source via Arizona Diamondbacks Alek Thomas
  • Zac Gallen Plans To Make His Next Start

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    Arizona Diamondbacks right-hander Zac Gallen (hamstring) left the series opener against the Seattle Mariners early on Friday with tightness in his right hamstring, but he is optimistic that he'll be able to make his next start. "I feel pretty encouraged," Gallen said. "So my plan is to make my next start." The 28-year-old apparently made some pretty good progress with his hamstring in just one day. It's not official just yet, but he's currently scheduled to face the Los Angeles Dodgers in Arizona on Wednesday. Gallen is a fantasy ace, but managers will want to be hesitant in deploying him next week if he indeed gets the nod to face the first-place Dodgers, who have one of the most feared lineups in baseball. Through his first six starts of 2024, Gallen is 3-2 with a 3.38 ERA and 1.22 WHIP with 35 strikeouts and nine walks in 32 innings.

    Apr 28 · Source via Arizona Diamondbacks Zac Gallen
  • Paul Sewald's Rehab Slowed Due To Soreness

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    Arizona Diamondbacks right-hander Paul Sewald (oblique) will have his rehab slowed a bit due to soreness. He was scheduled to throw a bullpen session on Saturday but was scrapped after feeling soreness during a rehab stint with Triple-A Reno. The 33-year-old has been sidelined all season with a strained left oblique. He was on track to return from the injured list soon, but Sewald needs more time to recover from his oblique strain. Kevin Ginkel will continue to be Arizona's primary closer while Sewald is sidelined. Ginkel has been solid handling ninth-inning duties for the D-Backs, converting 4-of-6 saves while posting a 3.48 ERA, 1.16 WHIP, and an 11:2 K: BB across 10 1/3 innings.

    Apr 27 · Source via Closers Arizona Diamondbacks Paul Sewald
  • Diamondbacks Optimistic About Zac Gallen's Injury

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    Arizona Diamondbacks right-hander Zac Gallen (hamstring) left his start early on Friday against the Seattle Mariners with hamstring tightness, but after the game, both manager Torey Lovullo and Gallen were optimistic that it was just a cramp or spasm. Gallen thinks he might even be able to make his next start. "I didn't feel like it was really too severe, honestly," Gallen said. His next test will come Monday, when he's scheduled to throw his between-starts bullpen session. It's good news that both Gallen and the team don't think his injury are very serious, but it doesn't mean he won't eventually land on the injured list. The 28-year-old gave up three earned runs in five-plus innings on Friday and now has a 3.38 ERA in six starts. If he does make his next scheduled start next Wednesday against the Dodgers, he'll be extra risky in fantasy in a tough matchup.

    Apr 27 · Source via Arizona Diamondbacks Zac Gallen
  • Zac Gallen Dealing With Hamstring Tightness

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    The Arizona Diamondbacks announced that starting pitcher Zac Gallen (hamstring) left Friday's start against the Seattle Mariners due to tightness in his right hamstring. Before exiting, Gallen surrendered three runs on three hits and one walk with three strikeouts over five innings of work. He was pulled from the game after his 64th pitch in the sixth inning and relieved by Scott McGough. Although the extent of the setback won't be known until Gallen is evaluated further, the d-Backs and fantasy managers should be relieved the ace isn't dealing with an injury to his throwing arm. It remains to be seen if Gallen will need a trip to the injured list, or if he'll just need his next turn in the rotation skipped, but his next start is tentatively slated for Wednesday's series finale versus the division-rival Los Angeles Dodgers. The 28-year-old workhorse right-hander owns a 3.38 ERA, 1.22 WHIP, and 35:9 K:BB over 32 frames (six starts) this year.

    Apr 27 · Source via Arizona Diamondbacks Zac Gallen
  • Paul Sewald Likely Needs Another Rehab Game

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    Arizona Diamondbacks closer Paul Sewald (oblique) is scheduled to throw a bullpen session on Saturday, and the team will likely have him appear in another rehab game if all goes well there. There was some optimism that Sewald's next appearance would come for the major-league club, but it sounds like fantasy managers will have to wait a few more days before the hurler is reinstated from the 15-day injured list due to a strained left oblique. Look for the 33-year-old right-hander to re-enter Arizona's bullpen and reclaim his closing gig sometime during Week 5 of fantasy baseball, which begins on Monday with a three-game series versus the division-rival Los Angeles Dodgers. Righty Kevin Ginkel owns a solid 3.48 ERA (2.85 FIP), 1.16 WHIP, and 11:2 K:BB with four saves through 10 1/3 innings, but fantasy managers should be trying to make other arrangements for saves before he reverts to a setup role upon Sewald's return.

    Apr 27 · Source via Closers Arizona Diamondbacks Paul Sewald
  • D-Backs Sign Chris Ellis To Minor League Deal

    The Diamondbacks have signed right-hander Chris Ellis to a minor league contract. The deal was announced by the Atlantic League's Long Island Ducks, with whom Ellis had been slated to pitch. Ellis is one of two players signed from the Ducks today, as veteran righty Dan Straily landed with the Cubs on a minor league deal....

    Apr 26 · MLB Trade Rumors Arizona Diamondbacks Chris Ellis
  • Ryne Nelson To Throw Bullpen Wednesday

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    Arizona Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo said that right-hander Ryne Nelson (elbow) will throw a bullpen session at Salt River Fields on Wednesday, and it sounds like it could be close to the minimum 15 days on the injured list for him. Nelson was hit by a comebacker on his elbow and was put on the 15-day injured list last week, but he appears to be making good progress and could be ready to return when he's eligible on May 4. The 26-year-old former second-round pick in 2019 out of Oregon should have a starting rotation spot waiting for him in Arizona when he's ready. In his first four starts this year in his third major-league season, Nelson has gone 1-2 with a 4.60 ERA and 1.53 WHIP with five walks and 13 strikeouts covering 15 2/3 frames.

    Apr 24 · Source via Arizona Diamondbacks Ryne Nelson
  • Paul Sewald "Getting Extremely Close"

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    Arizona Cardinals closer Paul Sewald (oblique) is back in Arizona working with the medical team to determine whether he will need another minor-league rehab assignment or if he's ready to rejoin the D-backs. Manager Torey Lovullo said Sewald is "getting extremely close" to returning from the 15-day injured list. The 33-year-old made his first rehab appearance on Tuesday with Triple-A Reno and gave up an unearned run on two hits while walking one and striking out two, and that may be all he needs before returning to Arizona's bullpen. He has yet to pitch in the big leagues in 2024 due to a strained left oblique, but when he's back, he will operate as the team's full-time closer. Make sure he's not available for some reason on the waiver wire in your fantasy league.

    Apr 24 · Source via Closers Arizona Diamondbacks Paul Sewald
  • Corbin Carroll Hitting Seventh On Wednesday

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    Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Corbin Carroll is starting in center field but has been moved to the seven-hole on Wednesday for the matchup against the St. Louis Cardinals and right-hander Kyle Gibson. The 23-year-old will be down near the bottom of the D-backs' lineup for the first time this year as manager Torey Lovullo looks to get last year's National League Rookie of the Year going at the plate. After making his first All-Star team and leading Arizona to the World Series last fall, Carroll has come out cold at the plate in 2024, slashing .215/.324/.269 with a homer, five RBI and eight stolen bases in his first 23 games. While the drop in the batting order is likely just a temporary thing to try and help Carroll get going offensively, it's not what fantasy managers want to see. Outfielder Pavin Smith is hitting leadoff after driving in six on Tuesday.

    Apr 24 · Source via Arizona Diamondbacks Corbin Carroll
  • Logan S. Allen Picks Up First Save

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    Arizona Diamondbacks relief pitcher Logan S. Allen received his first career save in Tuesday's 14-1 rout against the St. Louis Cardinals. Allen tossed the final three innings to earn the save and looked good. The lefty allowed one hits, no runs, one walk and struck out two on the evening. Allen is in the swingman role for Arizona and it may be a while until he sees another save opportunity. He can safely remain on the waiver wire in all formats.

    Apr 24 · Source via Arizona Diamondbacks Logan Allen
  • Pavin Smith Knocks In Six Runs

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    Arizona Diamondbacks first baseman/outfielder Pavin Smith started as the designated hitter on Tuesday versus the St. Louis Cardinals and had himself a big game. Smith went 2-for-5 with two runs, a home run and six RBI. His home run was a grand slam against Zack Thompson in the top of the sixth inning. Smith was recalled on April 19 and was 0-for-5 entering Tuesday's contest. Smith has shown power in the past, but that is about it and without regular playing time, he can remain on the waiver wire.

    Apr 24 · Source via Arizona Diamondbacks Pavin Smith
  • Merrill Kelly Out For At Least A Month

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    Arizona Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo said Tuesday that the team could be without starting pitcher Merrill Kelly (shoulder) for at least a month. Kelly was placed on the injured list earlier in the day with a right shoulder strain. When asked if the 35-year-old would be back by the All-Star break, Lovullo said, "I don't know. Hard to say." This is a big blow to the Diamondbacks and fantasy managers, as Kelly had a 2.19 ERA, 0.93 WHIP, and 22.8% strikeout rate in his first four starts. Tommy Henry figures to slot into the rotation in Kelly's place, but fantasy managers may want to look elsewhere for immediate replacements.

    Apr 24 · Source via Arizona Diamondbacks Merrill Kelly
  • D-backs Claim Joe Jacques From Red Sox, Acquire Sergio Alcantara From Pirates

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    The Diamondbacks announced a pair of acquisitions Tuesday: left-hander Joe Jacques was claimed off waivers from the Red Sox, while infielder Sergio Alcantara was acquired from the Pirates in exchange for cash. Both players are headed to Triple-A Reno. Jacques is on the 40-man roster, but Alcantara -- who'd signed a minor league deal with...

    Apr 23 · MLB Trade Rumors Arizona Diamondbacks Pittsburgh Pirates Boston Red Sox Sergio Alcantara Joe Jacques
  • Blaze Alexander Still Out On Tuesday

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    Arizona Diamondbacks rookie infielder Blaze Alexander (hamstring) remains out of the team's starting lineup on Tuesday as they get set to face the St. Louis Cardinals. Alexander injured his right hamstring on Sunday and will miss his second straight game as a result. The 24-year-old was reportedly available off the bench in Monday's game, though, so it doesn't appear to be a serious injury and he should be considered day-to-day. Kevin Newman is starting at the 6 on Tuesday and will hit eighth against Cardinals left-hander Steven Matz. Although Newman has hit .583 with a 1.416 OPS and five RBI in 12 career at-bats against Matz, he'll still be a low-upside DFS sleeper on Tuesday. Alexander has looked great in his first 18 major-league games in 2024, going 17-for-53 (.321) with three home runs, 13 RBI and a steal in his first 58 plate appearances.

    Apr 23 · Source via Arizona Diamondbacks Blaze Alexander
  • Corbin Carroll Sitting Versus Southpaw

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    Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Corbin Carroll (rest) is out of the starting lineup ahead of Tuesday's game against the St. Louis Cardinals. This appears to be a routine rest day for the young slugger against left-hander Steven Matz. The 23-year-old is off to a slow start to the season, but fantasy managers shouldn't lose hope. Possibly a rest day will help Carroll get back on track. Randal Grichuk, Jake McCarthy, and Lourdes Gurriel Jr. will cover the outfield during Tuesday's game.

    Apr 23 · Source via Arizona Diamondbacks Corbin Carroll
  • Merrill Kelly Placed On Injured List

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    Arizona Diamondbacks starting pitcher Merrill Kelly (shoulder) has been placed on the 15-day injured list on Tuesday. The right-hander is dealing with a shoulder strain, but reportedly won't need surgery, according to manager Torey Lovullo. The D-Backs have not given a timetable on Kelly's possible return to the mound. It sounds like the organization plans to have Kelly undergo further testing before they decide on what to do. Southpaw Tommy Henry has been recalled from the minors and figures to slide into the open spot in the starting rotation.

    Apr 23 · Source via Arizona Diamondbacks Merrill Kelly
  • Brandon Pfaadt Strikes Out Four In Monday's Game

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    Arizona Diamondbacks starting pitcher Brandon Pfaadt had a rollercoaster night in Monday's 5-3 loss against the St. Louis Cardinals. Pfaadt pitched 5 innings while allowing two hits, and two runs with three walks and four strikeouts. The 25-year-old pitcher has been able to mellow out the runs in recent starts but still has an ERA of 4.97 in 29 innings pitched with 17 runs, four homers, six walks, and 27 strikeouts. He will be facing the Seattle Mariners in his next start which isn't a bad matchup at all, and he remains a solid starting option throughout all leagues with his strikeout capabilities

    Apr 23 · Source via Arizona Diamondbacks Brandon Pfaadt
  • Eugenio Suarez Brings In Two Runs Monday

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    Arizona Diamondbacks third baseman Eugenio Suarez's plate vision was displayed in Monday's 5-3 loss against the St. Luis Cardinals. Suarez went 3-for-4 with two doubles, two RBI, and one run, finally connecting at the plate after going hitless in back-to-back games over the weekend against the Giants. He is 21-for-85 (.247) with five doubles, two homers, 16 RBI, 16 runs, eight walks and 24 strikeouts through 23 games. The season has had ups and downs for the third baseman and with his recent slump, the matchup against St. Luis favors him. With the favorable matchups for this week, Suarez is a strong stash option with upside across all formats.

    Apr 23 · Source via Arizona Diamondbacks Eugenio Suarez
  • Druw Jones Off To Slow Start

    Arizona Diamondbacks outfield prospect Druw Jones has been off to a slow start in 2024 for Single-A Visalia. Early in the season, Jones is hitting a weak .171 with five RBI and no home runs or steals. The son of Andruw Jones, Druw has battled injuries in his young professional career, since being drafted second overall in 2022. Jones, 20, already plays great defense like his father and also is very smooth on the basepaths, but he needs to improve his hit tool. Since being drafted, Jones has dealt with shoulder, quad and hamstring injuries and that is a big reason why his hitting hasn't developed as planned. As Jones fully recovers from those past injuries, his hit tool should improve. For now, Jones is a name to monitor in dynasty leagues, but can be a big asset if he reaches all his potential. He remains a few years away from being talked about a big-league promotion.

    Apr 23 · Source via Prospects Arizona Diamondbacks Druw Jones
  • D-Backs To Recall Tommy Henry, Likely To Place Merrill Kelly On IL

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    The Diamondbacks will recall left-hander Tommy Henry from Triple-A Reno to start tomorrow evening's game against the Cardinals, manager Torey Lovullo told reporters (including Theo Mackie of AZ Central). Arizona optioned Henry five days ago. Pitchers need to stay on optional assignment for at least 15 days unless they're recalled to replace a player who is...

    Apr 23 · MLB Trade Rumors Arizona Diamondbacks Tommy Henry Merrill Kelly
  • Diamondbacks Release Jace Peterson

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    The D-Backs have released Jace Peterson, according to the infielder's transaction log at MLB.com. That was expected after Arizona designated him for assignment last week. That ends Peterson's tenure with the Snakes, which began last summer. The D-Backs sent minor league righty Chad Patrick to the A's to take a flier on the versatile infielder. Peterson...

    Apr 23 · MLB Trade Rumors Arizona Diamondbacks Jace Peterson
  • Merrill Kelly "Most Likely" Headed To The Injured List

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    Arizona Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo said that right-hander Merrill Kelly (shoulder) is "most likely" headed to the injured list to make room for the call-up of left-hander Tommy Henry, who will start on Tuesday on the road against the St. Louis Cardinals. Kelly was scratched from his scheduled start on Sunday against the San Francisco Giants and is now most likely going to have to miss the next couple weeks at the very least due to a shoulder strain. The 35-year-old veteran should be stashed in most fantasy leagues while he's on the injured list, as he's currently 2-0 with a strong 2.19 ERA (3.82 FIP) and 0.93 WHIP with six walks and 21 strikeouts in 24 2/3 innings over his first four starts. Henry should fill in in Arizona's rotation in the short-term, but the soft-tossing southpaw has minimal fantasy upside and was sporting a 6.87 ERA and 1.80 WHIP in his first four starts before being optioned to the minors.

    Apr 22 · Source via Arizona Diamondbacks Merrill Kelly
  • Paul Sewald To Begin Rehab Assignment On Tuesday

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    Arizona Diamondbacks relief pitcher Paul Sewald (oblique) is set to begin a rehab assignment with Triple-A Reno on Tuesday. The right-hander continues to work his way back from a Grade 2 left oblique strain that has sidelined him since the beginning of the season. The 33-year-old has been able to throw bullpen sessions without any issues. He should need a few rehab appearances before he's ready to return to the big league bullpen. Sewald should get the bulk of the saves once he's back. Fantasy managers who are in need of relievers or save might want to stash Sewald if he's available.

    Apr 22 · Source via Closers Arizona Diamondbacks Paul Sewald
  • Merrill Kelly Experiencing Shoulder Discomfort

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    Arizona Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo said that right-hander Merrill Kelly (shoulder) is experiencing some shoulder discomfort and went for an MRI exam on Sunday night. The 35-year-old veteran is still being evaluated after being scratched from his scheduled start on Sunday against the division-rival San Francisco Giants. The Diamondbacks are hoping Kelly can avoid a trip to the injured list, but that will depend on the results of his MRI, which we'll pass along once we have them. Slade Cecconi was called up from the minors to start against the Giants on Sunday and he pitched well, giving up only two earned runs with no walks and three strikeouts over six innings in a win. Losing Kelly for any stretch of time would be a big blow for Arizona and fantasy managers, as he currently has a 2.19 ERA and 0.93 WHIP with 21 K's in 24 2/3 frames over his first four starts.

    Apr 22 · Source via Arizona Diamondbacks Merrill Kelly
  • Blaze Alexander Exits Early On Sunday

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    Arizona Diamondbacks infielder Blaze Alexander (hamstring) was forced to exit early during Sunday's game against the San Francisco Giants. The young shortstop was pulled out of the game due to cramping in his right hamstring. This sounds like a minor issue that shouldn't force Alexander to the injured list. For the moment, fantasy managers should consider Alexander as day-to-day. Kevin Newman figures to see more playing time until Alexander is ready again.

    Apr 21 · Source via Arizona Diamondbacks Blaze Alexander
  • Merrill Kelly Scratched From Sunday Start

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    Arizona Diamondbacks starting pitcher Merrill Kelly (undisclosed) has been scratched from his scheduled start on Sunday in the final game of a four-game set against their division rival San Francisco Giants. Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic reported the news, but there has not been any clarity on why the 35-year-old will not be on the bump, so fantasy managers should pay close attention over the next few days. Kelly was off to another strong season, sporting a 2.19 ERA and 0.93 WHIP across 24 innings. Slade Cecconi is slated to serve as the Arizona starter and has yet to take the mound this season.

    Apr 21 · Source via Arizona Diamondbacks Merrill Kelly
  • Gabriel Moreno Getting A Rest Saturday

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    Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Gabriel Moreno is on the bench for Saturday's game against the San Francisco Giants and left-hander Kyle Harrison. Moreno started and went 2-for-3 with a walk, a double, two runs, and three RBI as part of a massive 17-1 blowout win over the Giants but will get a break in a day game following a night game on Friday. The young backstop is hitting .241 without a homer on the season but his impressive 14.3% BB% is roughly double his tiny 7.9% K% across his first 63 trips to the plate on the young season. Moreno has dealt with a thumb injury that cost him a couple of starts earlier in the week but he is back to health and is a batting average-first fantasy asset.

    Apr 20 · Source via Arizona Diamondbacks Gabriel Moreno
  • Ryne Nelson Has Elbow Contusion

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    Updating a previous report, Arizona Diamondbacks right-hander Ryne Nelson (elbow) was removed from Thursday night's loss to the San Francisco Giants after two innings due to a right-elbow contusion that he suffered when he was hit by a comebacker. While Nelson looked to be in considerable pain after taking the shot to his pitching arm, it looks like he avoided any fractures or breaks to his elbow. That doesn't mean the 26-year-old won't have to go on the injured list, but for now, it appears Nelson has avoided a serious injury and has a good shot to make his next scheduled start for the D-backs. Coming into Thursday's start, his fourth of the season, the former second-rounder in 2019 out of Oregon had a 5.27 ERA and 1.61 WHIP with five walks and 13 strikeouts in 13 2/3 innings in starts against the Yankees, Braves and Cardinals.

    Apr 19 · Source via Arizona Diamondbacks Ryne Nelson
  • Ryne Nelson Removed From Start After Taking Comebacker To The Wrist

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    Arizona Diamondbacks right-hander Ryne Nelson (wrist) was removed from his start early on Thursday night against the San Francisco Giants in the second inning after taking a comebacker off his right wrist before recording the final out of the frame. Before hitting the showers early and likely going for an X-ray on his wrist, Nelson tossed two shutout innings with two hits allowed, no walks and no strikeouts to lower his season ERA to 4.60. He was replaced on the mound by left-hander Logan Allen. Fantasy managers wondering if the 26-year-old Nelson will be able to make his next start will need to check back later on Thursday night or Friday morning for more information on the severity of his injury. If Nelson needs a stint on the injured list, the D-backs could bring Tommy Henry back after just optioning him to Triple-A Reno.

    Apr 18 · Source via Arizona Diamondbacks Ryne Nelson
  • Slow Start For Arizona's Tommy Troy

    Former first-round draft pick Tommy Troy is having trouble getting out of the gate in 2024. Through 34 plate appearances at High-A Hillsboro, Troy is hitting .188/.235/.313 with a home run. The former Stanford shortstop has only struck out seven times, and his .208 BABIP and strong pedigree suggest better days are ahead. Troy remains an intriguing fantasy prospect and should get the benefit of the doubt over the small sample size thus far. Fantasy Owners should consider any buy-low opportunities and monitor his progress this season, as the Diamondbacks will be patient with their young shortstop.

    Apr 18 · Source via Prospects Arizona Diamondbacks Tommy Troy
  • Lourdes Gurriel Jr. Sitting Out Thursday

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    Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Lourdes Gurriel Jr. is not in the team's starting lineup for the start of a series on Thursday against the division-rival San Francisco Giants on the road. The 30-year-old will take a seat for a day of rest, with outfielder Jake McCarthy playing left field and batting ninth and Randal Grichuk in right field and hitting eighth versus Giants right-hander Logan Webb. McCarthy is hitting .375 with an RBI in 16 career at-bats against Webb but will have limited DFS upside in the nine-hole. Meanwhile, Grichuk has one hit in his 10 career at-bats against Webb. Gurriel has five home runs and 20 RBI already this year in 18 games played, but he has just one hit (a homer) in his last 16 at-bats over four games, so he could use a little breather here.

    Apr 18 · Source via Arizona Diamondbacks Lourdes Gurriel
  • Gabriel Moreno Back In The Lineup Thursday

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    Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Gabriel Moreno (thumb) is back behind the plate and is batting sixth in the lineup on Thursday against the San Francisco Giants and right-hander Logan Webb. Moreno injured his right thumb on a wild pitch on Monday against the Chicago Cubs and was scratched from the starting lineup on both Tuesday and Wednesday. The 24-year-old did appear as a defensive replacement late in Tuesday's extra-inning game, though. Moreno is still looking for his first home run of the year while going 11-for-46 (.239) in his first 16 games of the 2024 season. Webb isn't the greatest of matchups for those setting DFS lineups, but don't ignore the fact that Moreno is currently hitting .444 in nine career at-bats against Webb.

    Apr 18 · Source via Arizona Diamondbacks Gabriel Moreno
  • Joc Pederson Homers In Second Straight Game

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    Arizona Diamondbacks designated hitter Joc Pederson homered for the second straight game in Wednesday's 5-3 loss to the Cubs. Pederson came on to pinch hit in the sixth for Blaze Alexander, lining out to first in his initial at-bat before homering in the next at-bat in the bottom of the ninth off of lefty Drew Smyly. Pederson is off to a solid start this season, hitting .333 (11-for-33) with two doubles, two home runs, five RBI, and seven runs scored. Last season, Pederson saw an increase in his BB% by 3.7% over the prior year, up to 13.4%, and it appears he's brought the keen eye into 2024, having walked nine times while striking out just once. The result is a superb .467 OBP thus far.

    Apr 18 · Source via Arizona Diamondbacks Joc Pederson
  • Tommy Troy Hits First Homer

    Arizona Diamondbacks shortstop prospect Tommy Troy went 1-for-4 on Wednesday for High-A Hillsboro. His lone hit would be his first home run of the season. Although he is hitting .188 to start the season, it is nice to see him improving after recovering from a fractured foot this summer. The 12th overall pick in the 2023 draft, Troy offers good bat-to-ball skills to go along with good plate discipline. Troy also plays variety infield positions which should help him ascend throughout the minor league system. For now, the consensus Top-100 prospect is a name for dynasty managers to keep tabs on, but he is a few years away from making an impact in redraft leagues.

    Apr 18 · Source via Prospects Arizona Diamondbacks Tommy Troy
  • D-backs Select Logan Allen, Transfer Eduardo Rodriguez To 60-Day IL

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    The D-backs announced Wednesday that they've selected the contract of left-hander Logan Allen from Triple-A Reno and transferred lefty Eduardo Rodriguez from the 15-day IL to the 60-day IL to open a roster spot. The Snakes also recalled righty Justin Martinez from Triple-A. Right-hander Luis Frias and left-hander Tommy Henry were optioned to Reno to...

    Apr 17 · MLB Trade Rumors Arizona Diamondbacks Logan Allen Eduardo Rodriguez
  • Gabriel Moreno Scratched From Lineup

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    Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Gabriel Moreno (thumb) was scratched from Wednesday's starting lineup against the Chicago Cubs in the series finale. Moreno suffered a right-thumb contusion on a wild pitch on Monday night and was then scratched from Tuesday's starting lineup as well before appearing later in the extra-inning win as a defensive replacement. The 24-year-old appears to be not quite comfortable enough swinging a bat to return to action for the Snakes, so Tucker Barnhart will catch again and bat eighth against Cubs left-hander Jordan Wicks. Fantasy baseball managers will want to check back on Thursday to see if Moreno is able to return to the field when the team faces the division-rival San Francisco Giants on the road.

    Apr 17 · Source via Arizona Diamondbacks Gabriel Moreno
  • Eduardo Rodriguez Moved To 60-Day Injured List

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    The Arizona Diamondbacks moved left-hander Eduardo Rodriguez (shoulder) to the 60-day injured list on Wednesday. Rodriguez recently suffered a setback with his left shoulder and now won't be able to return to Arizona's starting rotation until late May. The oft-injured 31-year-old southpaw pitched well in his final season with the Detroit Tigers in 2023 but was in line for regression with his move to the desert. Now that he's been unable to stay healthy early on in 2024, fantasy baseball managers in mixed leagues should probably look for better options instead of keeping him stashed in an IL spot. The good news for the D-backs is lefty Jordan Montgomery is set to join the rotation to make his season debut later this week.

    Apr 17 · Source via Arizona Diamondbacks Eduardo Rodriguez
  • Diamondbacks Send Tommy Henry Down

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    The Arizona Diamondbacks optioned left-hander Tommy Henry and pitcher Luis Frias to Triple-A Reno on Wednesday and recalled pitchers Justin Martinez and Logan Allen from Reno in corresponding moves. Henry allowed five runs in 4 1/3 innings in Tuesday's extra-inning win over the Chicago Cubs and has a 6.87 ERA and 1.80 WHIP with eight walks and 18 strikeouts in 18 1/3 innings over his first four starts of the 2024 season. The 26-year-old soft-tossing southpaw will go down to the farm to work on his craft while serving as starting pitching depth for the Snakes. He has become the odd-man out in Arizona's rotation with lefty Jordan Montgomery's debut with the team coming later this week.

    Apr 17 · Source via Arizona Diamondbacks Tommy Henry
  • Gabriel Moreno Back Behind The Plate Against Cubs

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    Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Gabriel Moreno (thumb) is back behind the plate and is hitting seventh on Wednesday against left-hander Jordan Wicks and the Chicago Cubs. Moreno was scratched from Tuesday's lineup with a right-thumb contusion that he picked up on a wild pitch on Monday night. However, the 24-year-old entered the game as a defensive replacement late in Tuesday's extra-inning win and is now back in the starting lineup a day later for the series finale. One of the best young catchers in the game, especially on defense, Moreno is still searching for his first home run of the year and is hitting a modest .244 (11-for-45) with six RBI and five runs scored in his first 15 games. Moreno is hitless in his two career at-bats against Wicks.

    Apr 17 · Source via Arizona Diamondbacks Gabriel Moreno
  • Gabriel Moreno Scratched With Thumb Contusion

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    Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Gabriel Moreno (thumb) was scratched from Tuesday's starting lineup against the Chicago Cubs with a right-thumb contusion, according to manager Torey Lovullo. The skipper said that Moreno is day-to-day, so check back on Wednesday to see if he's back in the lineup. The injury occurred on the wild pitch that Moreno tried to block in the top of the ninth inning that ended up tying the game in Tuesday's extra-inning loss to the Cubbies. The 24-year-old Venezuelan backstop has gone 11-for-45 (.244) to start the year with no homers and six RBI for the Snakes. Tucker Barnhart is catching left-hander Tommy Henry on Tuesday and is hitting ninth against Cubs right-hander Kyle Hendricks.

    Apr 16 · Source via Arizona Diamondbacks Gabriel Moreno
  • Kevin Ginkel Blows His Second Save Monday

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    Arizona Diamondbacks relief pitcher Kevin Ginkel blew his second save of the season in Monday's 3-2 extra-inning loss to the Chicago Cubs. Ginkel entered the ninth inning with a one-run lead but allowed an earned run on two hits while walking none and striking out one. The tying run ended up scoring on a wild pitch all the way from second base to tie the game and eventually send it to extra frames. The 30-year-old was coming off three straight successful saves, so this hiccup probably won't hurt him too much as he fills in for Paul Sewald (oblique) in the short term in the closer's role. In his eight appearances out of the 'pen for Arizona so far this year, Ginkel has allowed five runs (three earned) on eight hits (one homer) while walking two and striking out 10.

    Apr 16 · Source via Closers Arizona Diamondbacks Kevin Ginkel
  • Paul Sewald To Throw Another Bullpen On Tuesday

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    Arizona Diamondbacks closer Paul Sewald (oblique) will throw his second bullpen session of his recovery process on Tuesday. In his first bullpen session on Saturday, Sewald threw 18 pitches after initially landing on the injured list with a Grade 2 left-oblique strain. The 33-year-old could be getting close to going on a minor-league rehab assignment, but oblique injuries for pitchers can be hard to predict. Until Sewald is able to return to Arizona's bullpen, he should remain stashed in an IL spot in all fantasy leagues. Kevin Ginkel has served as the Snakes' fill-in closer since Sewald landed on the IL, with Ryan Thompson and Kyle Nelson setting him up in the late innings. Sewald had a career-high 34 combined saves in 2023 with the D-backs and the Seattle Mariners.

    Apr 15 · Source via Closers Arizona Diamondbacks Paul Sewald
  • Corbin Carroll Avoids Injury On Sunday

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    Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Corbin Carroll (wrist) collided with teammate Jake McCarthy in the outfield on Sunday against the St. Louis Cardinals, and Carroll was down on the ground for a moment before getting up and jogging off. Manager Torey Lovullo said Carroll fell on his left wrist but that no X-rays were done and the outfielder would be in the lineup on Monday versus the visiting Chicago Cubs. The 23-year-old finished Sunday's game going 1-for-4 with two RBI and a stolen base and is now hitting .233 (14-for-60) with a homer, four RBI and five stolen bases in his first 15 games in 2024. The reigning National League Rookie of the Year hasn't hit his stride yet this year at the plate but should remain in all fantasy lineups this week after his injury scare on Sunday.

    Apr 15 · Source via Arizona Diamondbacks Corbin Carroll
  • Gabriel Moreno Getting A Rest Day On Sunday

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    Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Gabriel Moreno will get a breather in Sunday's series finale against the St. Louis Cardinals. Moreno has continued to hit the ball well and post a low strikeout rate once again this season, as he is currently in the 99th percentile among all qualified hitters with an 8.2% K-rate. He also has a strong .256 AVG with six RBI, three doubles, and one triple. Veteran Tucker Barnhart will serve as the backstop for Zac Gallen and make his fifth start of the season. Over his first four, Barnhart has hit for a .300 AVG and swiped one bag. Barnhart, who will bat ninth on Sunday, is worth looking at in DFS as he will face Miles Mikolas, who comes into the game with a hefty 4.76 ERA and 1.47 WHIP.

    Apr 14 · Source via Arizona Diamondbacks Gabriel Moreno
  • Eugenio Suarez Heads To The Bench On Sunday

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    Arizona Diamondbacks third baseman Eugenio Suarez will be out of the lineup for the first time this season as the Snakes play the rubber match of a three-game set against the St. Louis Cardinals. The 32-year-old has an excellent start with his new team, with a .259/.313./414 line with two home runs and 12 RBI. Veteran Jace Peterson will man the hot corner and bat in the six-hole this afternoon and comes into this game on a bit of a cold streak, as he has just one hit over the past two weeks. He could be a sneaky play in DFS as he will face Miles Mikolas, who has a 1-1 record and a high 4.76 ERA.

    Apr 14 · Source via Arizona Diamondbacks Eugenio Suarez
  • Lourdes Gurriel Jr. Goes Deep In Victory

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    Lourdes Gurriel Jr. recorded a three-run homer in the bottom of the sixth as the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-2 on Saturday. With the game tied 1-1, and runners on first and second with no outs, Gurriel Jr. took Kyle Gibson deep. Gurriel Jr. finished the game going 2-for-4 with one home run, three RBIs and did strike out once. The outfielder now has four homers on the year.

    Apr 14 · Source via Arizona Diamondbacks Lourdes Gurriel
  • Kevin Ginkel Notches Third Save

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    Arizona Diamondbacks right-hander Kevin Ginkel threw a scoreless inning to earn the save in Saturday's 4-2 win over the St. Louis Cardinals. Ginkel entered the ninth inning to protect a two-run lead. The 30-year-old retired the side to earn his third save of the season. Ginkel owns a 2.45 ERA, 1.07 WHIP, and nine strikeouts over 7 1/3 innings in 2024. He is Arizona's primary closer, while Paul Sewald (oblique) is sidelined. Sewald recently threw a bullpen session on Saturday as he continues to work his way back from a Grade 2 left oblique strain. Ginkel should see plenty of save chances until Sewald returns from the injured list and should be rostered in league formats.

    Apr 13 · Source via Closers Arizona Diamondbacks Kevin Ginkel
  • Jordan Montgomery Will Make Season Debut On Friday

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    Arizona Diamondbacks left-hander Jordan Montgomery will make his season debut on Friday against the San Francisco Giants. Montgomery signed a one-year, $25 million contract late into the offseason with the Diamondbacks. In his final tune-up with Triple-A Reno, Montgomery was torched for seven runs on nine hits and two walks while striking out six over 3 2/3 innings. The 31-year-old will join Arizona's rotation next week and likely replace Tommy Henry or Ryne Nelson. Montgomery was solid for the Rangers/Cardinals in 2023, posting a 3.20 ERA, 1.19 WHIP, and a 166:48 K: BB across 188 2/3 innings.

    Apr 13 · Source via Arizona Diamondbacks Jordan Montgomery
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