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2018 Schedule
82-80, 3rd in NL West

Bradford Doolittle ESPN Staff Writer 

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

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D-backs to switch from grass to artificial surface

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


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

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

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Veteran reliever Ziegler retires after 11 seasons

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

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

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

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

Ballgame! The Diamondbacks walk it off on Eduardo Escobar's home run off Kenta Maeda in the bottom of the ninth. Frustrating loss for the Dodgers as they go 2-for-12 with runners in scoring position (and 3-for-22 with men on base) and fall to 22-22 in one-run games. The NL West lead is down to a half-game over the Rockies.

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

In a not-stunning turn of events, the Dodgers have tied the game in the top of the ninth off Brad Boxberger. Chris Taylor's RBI double ties it up and there are still no outs.

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

Ketel Marte crushes a 91-mph fastball from Clayton Kershaw for a 455-foot home run to give the Diamondbacks a 2-1 lead over the Dodgers. Marte also tripled in a run in the first inning.


Rockies sweep Diamondbacks, who are eliminated

Kyle Freeland extended his unbeaten streak to 10 starts, and Colorado beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 2-0 on Sunday for a three-game sweep than kept the Rockies 1 1/2 games behind St. Louis for the NL's second wild card with one week remaining in the...

Team Stats

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