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Biggest Diamondbacks fan in the San Francisco Bay Area. I'm also an A's fan, but my desert boys are #1.

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Preview: Ownage at Dodger Stadium

After breaking out for nine runs last night, the Diamondbacks hope to extend the Dodgers' losing streak to six. It's Brandon McCarthy vs Josh Beckett on the mound tonight.


Snakepit Video Roundtable Episode 11

Our weekly Google + hangout, broadcasting every Sunday night at 8 PM Arizona time.

Diamondbacks Trends: 4/19 - 5/1

The Arizona Diamondbacks played both the Colorado Rockies and San Francisco Giants twice these last two weeks, coming away with a 6-7 record, though the sweep by the Giants certainly looked avoidable. See who's up and who's down.

Rockies 6, D'backs 3: McCarthy's Big Inning Woes

The Diamondbacks saw their win streak end at three games at the hands of the Colorado Rockies Friday night. Brandon McCarthy struggled with the big inning and the offense struggled with the big hit, stranding eight runners on the night.

Rockies 6, Diamondbacks 3

The Arizona Diamondbacks snapped their 3-game winning streak with a loss to the Colorado Rockies. Brandon McCarthy gave up six runs in six innings and Arizona left eight men on base in the losing effort.

D'backs 3, Giants 2: Deja Vu All Over Again

The Diamondbacks came into Wednesday with a chance to take the series from the Giants. Ian Kennedy and Madison Bumgarner both pitched well, so it was late inning drama and heroics that ended this contest in favor of Arizona.

Dbacks 1, Rockies 3: Offensive Blackout

The Diamondbacks were defeated by the Colorado Rockies in what was a very low-scoring game Coors Field. The two teams combined for eight hits and 18 strikeouts. Ian Kennedy wasn't bad, but a Troy Tulowitzki's home run was plenty of offense.

Diamondbacks 1, Rockies 3

The Rockies only had three hits this evening, but they made them count. A Troy Tulowitzki 2-run home run put Colorado ahead and they never looked back. Rockies pitchers held Arizona to five hits and struck out eight.

Dbacks Trends: April 12th-18th

The Diamondbacks had an even .500 record in the last two series, and similarly, the blame for the woes seems to fall on both the pitching and the offense. See who's hot and who's not this week.

Diamondbacks 6, Yankees 2

It took until the 12th inning, but the Diamondbacks get out of New York with a win. Didi Gregorius debuted with a home run, and Patrick Corbin pitched well against his hometown team.

Dreams Do Come True: Editable Comments Now Live!

SB Nation will soon be rolling out two major upgrades to the commenting system: collapsable threads, and editable comments. Every comment will be editable for 90 seconds after the initial post, plenty of time to catch those dratted typos!

Ross Activated, Kubel to DL

Outfielder Jason Kubel has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained quad. Outfielder Cody Ross has been recalled from his rehab assignment to take his place.

Dodgers 0, Dbacks 3: Rookie Beats Ace

Young Arizona pitcher Patrick Corbin went toe-to-toe with the Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw this evening and came out with the victory. The Diamondbacks scored three runs off of Kershaw, handing him his first loss of the year.

Dodgers 0, Diamondbacks 3

The Diamondbacks hung three runs on Clayton Kershaw tonight, Patrick Corbin pitched six scoreless innings, and the bullpen held on for the win against the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Dbacks Trends 4/5-4/10: Mixed Results

The Diamondbacks swept the Brewers last weekend, then lost two of three to the Pittsburgh Pirates earlier this week. How did they manage that? Who earned the gold star this week?

Dbacks Ups and Downs: 4/1-4/3

The Diamondbacks started off the season with a series win against the St. Louis Cardinals. Who was hot, who wasn't? Who were the heroes and villains? Find out here in weekly trends.

Four More Minor League Moves

The Diamondbacks optioned Tony Campana and Joe Patterson, and reassigned Tuffy Gosewisch and Nelson Figueroa. Veteran infielder Josh Wilson has made the Opening Day roster.

Reds 2, Diamondbacks 1 - One More Left

It's back to Chase Field for two final exhibition games between the Reds and Diamondbacks. Patrick Corbin made a solid last stand in his battle to be the 5th starter, pitching six shutout innings. A Jason Kubel home run was Arizona's only score.

Joe Paterson: The 2013 Interview

While in town for Cactus League action and the WBC, snakecharmer got the chance to catch up with Joe again, and see how he was doing this spring.

Minor League Moves: Booty, Brewer, Owings and More

The Arizona Diamondbacks reassigned 15 players to the minor leagues after their shutout of the Milwaukee Brewers. Pitchers Josh Booty and Charles Brewer and infielder Chris Owings are among those heading to minor league camp.

WBC Interview: Tony La Russa

Tony La Russa is among the most successful managers ever, and even though he has retired from that role, he's still working for the commissioner's office. Here are his thoughts on the WBC, how injuries are handled and what he misses about managing.

No Snakepit Fest SUNDAY

Join members of the Arizona Snakepit at spring training games, including Team USA taking on Team Canada in the World Baseball Classic.

Gonzo Ready for WBC

Luis Gonzalez is helping to promote the World Baseball Classic here in Phoenix. He spoke with the SnakePit about fan support for the WBC, the Diamondbacks' exhibition against Mexico, and the team's moves this off-season.

Aaron Hill's Extension: "Easy Decision"

Aaron Hill talked about his three-year extension with the Arizona Diamondbacks, saying it was an easy decision to remain in a place he and his family are in love with. The deal keeps him in Sedona Red through 2016.

Cliff Pennington Signs Two-Year $5m Deal

Infielder Cliff Pennington became the latest Diamondback to avoid going to arbitration with the Diamondbacks, choosing to sign a two-year, $5 million deal.


JenFest 2013: Spring Training Weekend!

snakecharmer will be in the 'hood March 9th and 10th.

3-Way Deal Moves Trevor Bauer, Gets Didi Gregorius

A three-way deal between the Arizona Diamondbacks, Cincinnati Reds, and Cleveland Indians is underway. Trevor Bauer has gone to Cleveland with Didi Gregarious coming over from the Reds. Other players are involved in this blockbuster trade.

Diamondbacks Report Card 2012: Second Base

The Arizona Diamondbacks had one main man play second base last season, and his name is Aaron Hill. You may have heard of him: hit for the cycle twice, won a Silver Slugger. Oh a few other players saw time at second base, but it was Hill's year.

Aaron Hill: Silver Slugger

Aaron Hill wins the 2012 Silver Slugger Award for NL second baseman. He became only the second major leaguer to hit for two cycles in one season. He hit .302 with 26 home runs.

New Broadcasters Introduced

After last month's announcement, Steve Berthiaume and Bob Brenly were formally introduced as the new Diamondbacks play-by-play and color analysts. Berthiaume comes from the Baseball Tonight anchor desk, and Brenly spent eight years with the Cubs.

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