The influx of Cuban players in MLB has been much discussed, and after the wild success Jose Abreu had with the White Sox in 2014, teams will continue to scout and give big money to defectors. Yasmany Tomas is a perfect example, as the D-backs gave him a six-year, $68.5 million contract as a 24-year-old this offseason.
Fans of the Arizona Diamondbacks will be leaving the stadium with full bellies during the 2015 season.
Gibson and Trammell were teammates on the 1984 Detroit Tigers team that won the franchise’s most recent World Series.
Miguel Cabrera hit a three-run homer, Austin Jackson a three-run double and the Detroit Tigers wore out the Arizona Diamondbacks 11-5 in a slugfest at Chase Field on Wednesday.
Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the National League’s mid-season team MVPs.
The Arizona Diamondbacks, although they probably will not say so on the record, apparently decided the seventh inning was a good time to plunk Ryan Braun.
I used to think a baseball game was the ideal place to bring a date.
Injuries mean opportunities. Diamondbacks’ Archie Bradley could land a spot in the starting rotation.
A home run for Gibson and the Dodgers have won the game, 5-4. I don’t believe what I just saw!”
Partying in the pool? Bold, brash, irreverent. Not demure. Not particularly respectful. Not so much concerned with etiquette. Isn’t that what celebrating is all about?