Diamondbacks right-hander Zac Gallen and Yankees ace Gerrit Cole will kick off the festivities on the mound at the 2023 All-Star game. The two pitchers were acquired by their respective clubs at very different stages of their careers.
Arizona Diamondbacks RHP Zac Gallen threw a scoreless first inning in his All-Star Game debut on Tuesday at T-Mobile Park in Seattle. Gallen was announced as the NL starter on Monday, becoming the first D-backs pitcher to do so in two decades (Curt Schilling, 2002).
With the 565th pick of the MLB Draft, the Arizona Diamondbacks selected Phoenix native Wyatt Crenshaw from Arizona State University. Wyatt Crenshaw attended Perry High School, where he graduated in the 2018 class.
Tennessee left-handed pitcher Jake Fitzgibbons was selected in the 14th round by Arizona Diamondbacks with the No. 415 overall pick in 2023 MLB Draft. Fitzgibbons pitched in 17 games out of the bullpen for the Volunteers with a 3.75 ERA.
Arizona Diamondbacks phenom Corbin Carroll recalled going to 10 Seattle Mariners game each season while growing up, give or take. The left-field entrance gate he and his family entered currently has a banner with his picture on it, as T-Mobile Park is ready to host Carroll in the MLB All-Star Game Tuesday night.
Arizona Diamondbacks ace Zac Gallen was at home drinking coffee when manager Torey Lovullo asked to FaceTime him last week. Lovullo told Gallen earlier he was in consideration to start his first All-Star Game and that it was between him and another hurler.
With the 64th pick of the MLB Draft, the Arizona Diamondbacks selected two-way star Caden Grice out of Clemson University. At Clemson, not only did Grice go 8-1 with a 3.35 ERA in his senior season, but he also finished with a .307 batting average at the plate.
The Diamondbacks made eight selections on the second day of the draft, all of them college players. D-backs scouting director Ian Rebhan downplayed any hint of a strategy, whether it was caused by the pandemic or targeting players with a more proven track record.
Arizona Diamondbacks star Corbin Carroll was named to his first All-Star Game this year, which is undoubtedly a special experience. But it has even more added meaning to him since the All-Star Game is in Seattle - where he grew up.
Zac Gallen has earned the start for the National League in the All Star Game to be played tomorrow night in Seattle, 5:00 P.M. PST. He will be opposed by Gerrit Cole of the Yankees for the AL squad. Gallen is 11-3, with a 3.04 ERA.
Arizona Diamondbacks right-hander Drey Jameson was moved to the 60-day injured list on Saturday amid fears he damaged the ulnar collateral ligament in his pitching elbow during Thursday's relief outing against the New York Mets.
The Diamondbacks selected the contract of left-hander Tyler Gilbert from Triple-A Reno, and optioned outfielder Kyle Lewis to Triple-A in the corresponding 26-man roster move. To make room on the 40-man, Arizona moved right-hander Drey Jameson to the 60-day injured list.
The Diamondbacks announced a number of roster moves heading into tonight’s matchup against the Pirates. Arizona selected corner outfielder Dominic Canzone and recalled reliever Justin Martinez from Triple-A Reno.