Diamondbacks Hire Chip Hale As New ManagerHale has served as the Athletics' bench coach for the past three seasons.
Playoff Pinch Hits: Four LDS Matchups In Full Swing For Weekend ActionAll four League Division Series are well underway now in the 2014 MLB Playoffs, and as usual, there are plenty of surprises.
Vin Scully Will Return For 66th Season In Dodgers' Booth"I've soul-searched and this is not the time" to call it quits, Scully said.
Kennedy, Mattingly, Gibson Among 8 SuspendedArizona pitcher Ian Kennedy was suspended for 10 games and Diamondbacks infielder Eric Hinske for five Friday for their roles in a brawl this week, while managers Don Mattingly and Kirk Gibson were given one-game bans.
Kirk Gibson To Jeff Samardzija: 'Shut The F*** Up And Pitch'After the game, D-backs manager Kirk Gibson was asked what he thought about Samardzija yelling at his team.
Kirk Gibson: MLB Needs Stronger Penalties For Steroid Users The Arizona Diamondbacks currently sit 6 1/2 games out of first place behind the Dodgers and Giants in the National League West.
Diamondbacks Pound Maholm, Beat Cubs 10-5David DeJesus and Starlin Castro, the top two players in the Chicago Cubs' batting order, had four hits apiece on Saturday night. And neither table-setter scored.
Gibson, Maddon Named Managers Of YearKirk Gibson and Joe Maddon won Manager of the Year awards Wednesday — one for overseeing a worst-to-first turnaround that lasted all season, the other after a frantic playoff push in the final month.
Quade Added to N.L. All-Star Coaching StaffGiants manager Bruce Bochy announced Tuesday that Cubs manager Mike Quade will replace Jim Riggleman on his National League All-Star coaching staff.
Soriano And Cubs Go For Consecutive WinsThe Chicago Cubs are going for their first consecutive wins of the young 2011 season. Alfonso Soriano, like he has so far this season, could play a big factor in that.