Results tagged ‘ Brad Ziegler ’

NLDS Preview: Brewers vs. D-backs

Photo by Jonathan Willey

By Greg Dillard

The past two seasons had been forgettable ones for the D-backs, with Arizona sputtering to consecutive last places finishes in 2009 and ‘10. They fell victim to high strikeout totals and a lackluster bullpen, with the postseason being a distant thought.

Things have taken a drastic change in 2011.

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Ziegler Ready for Guest Spot at Monday’s Tweetup

By Josh Greene

As part of Monday’s first-ever D-backs & Fox Sports Arizona Tweetup, a special guest has been added to the Sports and Social Media forum hosted by D-backs President and CEO Derrick Hall. 

Reliever Brad Ziegler will stop by to talk about his foray into the social media arena, which consists mainly of driving support to his foundation, Pastime for Patriots.   (more…)

Ziegler Continues to Impress on the Mound

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By Josh Greene

D-backs reliever Brad Ziegler continued his strong pitching with another scoreless inning of work in Friday’s 2-0 loss in San Diego. Over his last 13 games, dating back to August 20 in Atlanta, the right-hander hasn’t given up a run and has only surrendered two hits over that span, while racking up eight strikeouts. (more…)

Ziegler adjusting to life in Arizona

Photo by Jordan Megenhardt

By Greg Dillard

The past few weeks have been a whirlwind for Brad Ziegler.

The former Oakland right-hander was traded from the Bay Area to Arizona on July 31, after three-plus seasons with the Athletics as a key piece of their bullpen arsenal. He tallied a 2.49 ERA in 223 career appearances for the A’s.

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