Diamondbacks bounce back to defeat Royals 6-2 in Jordan Montgomery’s return
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by Michael McDermott
2h ago
The Diamondbacks bounced back to even the series against the Kansas City Royals with a 6-2 victory in Kauffman Stadium. Arizona scored three runs in the first inning and never looked back, as Jordan Montgomery was victorious in his return from the injured list. “It was a great bounceback win,” Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo told Jody Jackson in the Dbacks TV postgame coverage. “Yesterday was a tough day for all of us to digest. We know what happened, we know why we lost the game, and we came out and executed really well in the first inning.” Singles by Corbin Carroll and Joc Pederson, wit ..read more
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Diamondbacks division rival Dodgers targeting high-impact rotation arms at the deadline
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by Michael McDermott
5h ago
The Diamondbacks’ division rival in Los Angeles is seeking a high-impact arm to bolster their starting rotation at the deadline, according to this report from Fabian Ardaya from The Athletic. “(We’re) certainly looking for impact-type players,” Dodgers general manager Brandon Gomes told Ardaya. “We think our team right now is really good, especially once we get back to full strength. Targeting starting pitching, but it’s going to be an impact-type arm.” While the Dodgers are in excellent shape to win their 12th National League West division title in the last 13 years, their starting rota ..read more
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Arizona Cardinals: underrated and ready to surprise in 2024?
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by Jacob Hardin
7h ago
Depending on who you ask, you will likely see completely different results regarding the Arizona Cardinals’ chances in 2024. For some, the Cardinals are just that team that has posted a mere one winning season since 2016. They are the team that goes through a new head coach every season and a new quarterback every other year. But, for the others, the Cardinals are now officially underrated. After they picked Marvin Harrison Jr. #3 overall in the 2024 draft, this sentiment has grown quite a bit. The Cardinals will finally have a full healthy, knock-on-wood, season from their franchise quarterb ..read more
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Minnesota native, high school LHP Max Arlich de-committed from Texas A&M, flips to ASU
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by Alec Cipollini
7h ago
Seeing multiple players either leave by signing professionally or transferring elsewhere, ASU baseball is looking to replenish its pitching roster and has taken a high school prospect from a rival school. Announced on his personal X (formerly Twitter) account, East Ridge (Minn.) High School left-handed pitcher Max Arlich posted that after circling back to his decision of where he will go to college, he de-committed from Texas A&M and has switched to Arizona State. “Due to coaching changes at Texas A&M University and many discussions with my family and people close to me, I have d ..read more
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Diamondbacks sign first rounder Ryan Waldschmidt
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by Michael McDermott
8h ago
First rounder Ryan Waldschmidt has signed with the Diamondbacks. The former Kentucky outfielder posted an image of him signing a contract in the Interview Room at Chase Field. Terms of the deal have yet to be reported. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Ryan waldschmidt (@ryanwaldschmidt) Waldschmidt, 21, was selected by Arizona with the No. 31 overall pick. That selection was awarded to them as Corbin Carroll, a prospect who qualified for the Prospect Promotion Incentive as a consensus Top-5 prospect, won the 2023 National League Rookie of the Year. There’s a strong chance they ..read more
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A’ja Wilson, Breanna Stewart lead Team USA to 84-57 blowout victory over Germany
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by Alec Cipollini
8h ago
In England, A’ja Wilson scored 19 points and collected 14 rebounds for a double-double as she led the USA Basketball Women’s National Team to a resounding 84-57 exhibition win over Germany on Tuesday afternoon. Bounce Back W. #USABWNT pic.twitter.com/vDo6x1DpN6 — USA Basketball (@usabasketball) July 23, 2024 After she exploded with 31 points against Team WNBA in the 2024 WNBA All-Star Game, Breanna Stewart posted 15 points for the U.S. who are set to begin the Olympics in under a week. Sabrina Ionescu, Alyssa Thomas and Jackie Young all had eight points each in the blowout victory. Luisa Ge ..read more
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Jordan Montgomery officially activated from 15-day injured list, Humberto Castellanos optioned to Triple-A Reno
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by Michael McDermott
8h ago
The Diamondbacks have officially reinstated left-handed pitcher Jordan Montgomery from the 15-day injured list. As the corresponding roster move, right-hander Humberto Castellanos has been optioned to Triple-A Reno. Arizona now has a five starters and eight relievers on their active roster. Today's #Dbacks roster moves. pic.twitter.com/C2P4E3PKZq — Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) July 23, 2024 It was reported on Monday that Montgomery was in the Diamondbacks clubhouse when the team arrived in Kansas City, indicating he was on track to start against the Royals on Tuesday. The left-hander miss ..read more
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Cardinals waive offensive lineman on 1st day of training camp
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by Brendan Mau
8h ago
PHOENIX — The Arizona Cardinals have made their first move of training camp after the team reported to camp Tuesday. The Cardinals announced via a team release that the team has waived/injured offensive lineman Carter O’Donnell. O’Donnell appeared in five game (three starts) for Arizona in the 2023-24 season after being claimed off waivers last August. In January, the team announced O’Donnell was being re-signed a one-year contract, reported to be worth $915,000. The 25-year-old came into the league as a undrafted free agent out of Alberta (Canada) with the Indianapolis Colts, where he remain ..read more
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Kevin Durant supports USA women’s team in exhibition against Germany
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by Brendan Mau
10h ago
Phoenix Suns superstar Kevin Durant stayed an extra day in London to support the USA basketball women’s national team in their first exhibition game against Germany. The USA basketball men’s national team just wrapped up its final two exhibition games at The O2 in London yesterday with a 92-88 win over Germany. Durant missed all five of the team’s exhibition games due to a calf strain and his availability for the beginning of the 2024 Paris Olympics is reportedly in doubt. pic.twitter.com/U26pAI3WqT — Phoenix Suns (@Suns) July 23, 2024 Stephen Curry, Durant’s Team USA and former Golden Stat ..read more
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2024 WNBA All-Star Game viewership numbers soared, recorded whopping 3.44 million viewers
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by Alec Cipollini
12h ago
With Team USA getting to play their first game together before the Olympics, rookies Angel Reese and Caitlin Clark teaming up and Arike Ogunbowale dropping 34 points in the second half, the 2024 WNBA All-Star Game smashed previous records of viewership in the highest watched WNBA broadcast of all-time. According to The Athletic writer Richard Deitsch, he stated that the star-studded spectacle amassed 3.44 million viewers on the station ABC, breaking the second-highest record of 1.441 million set in 2003. In addition, it is the 17th WNBA time this season that a game has exceeded 1 million ..read more
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