Results tagged ‘ Greg Dillard ’

Strong Night for Kennedy Lifts D-backs

Photo by Jordan Megenhardt

By Greg Dillard

On Wednesday night, the D-backs suffered a pair of disheartening losses. They not only fell to the Brewers in extra innings, but also lost shortstop Stephen Drew to a season-ending ankle injury. So, heading into Thursday’s series finale against Milwaukee, Arizona was in desperate need of some good news on the diamond.

The team turned to ace Ian Kennedy who took the mound against Brewers’ right-hander Zach Greinke. In what was a classic pitcher’s duel early on, Kennedy cruised through seven sharp innings en route to a much needed 4-0 win. (more…)

Cano wins State Farm All-Star HR Derby

Photo by Jordan Megenhardt

By Greg Dillard

It was power on power, Yankees vs. Red Sox… The 2011 State Farm Home Run Derby featured a battle between two arch division rivals in Robinson Cano and Adrian Gonzalez. (more…)

D-backs Insider: Josh Collmenter

 

Rookie right-hander Josh Collmenter recently sat down with D-backs Insider’s Greg Dillard and Jordan Megenhardt for an exclusive interview, covering everything from growing up a Tigers fan to cracking the D-backs’ starting rotation.

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