Diamondbacks take a Stryker in MLB Draft

You’ve gotta love a young man with the first name “Stryker.” Evidentially the Diamondbacks did, because they made Stryker Trahan their first selection in last week’s MLB Draft.

Trevor Bauer learning, growing in minors

The Diamondbacks first pick (third overall) last year is on the fast-track to success and judging from his steady climb through the Dbacks minor league affiliates, don’t be surprised to see the 6’1 right-hander with the quirky delivery at Chase Field in the near future.

Gibson not concerned where team is right now

Prior to Friday night’s series opener against the Brewers, Diamondbacks manager Kirk Gibson took time to speak to the media, and talked about the first meeting between the teams since their playoff series last fall.

ESPN MLB insider: Dbacks not ready for high expectations

Coming off an improbable season a year ago which included a National League West title, 94 regular season wins and a trip to the NL Division Series, nobody would have expected Kirk Gibson’s Arizona Diamondbacks to be 20-25, near the bottom of the division and 10.5 games behind the Dodgers in late May.