Jake Oliver

Jake Oliver

Jake Oliver is a Baseball Reporter for Inside the Diamondbacks, part of the Sports Illustrated Network. His passion is statistics along with all things MLB. Jake used to be the site expert for Venom Strikes. Be sure to follow him for Diamondbacks updates, Dbacks breaking news, Star Wars love, and more on Twitter @DarthDbacks.

Jul 4, 2024; Los Angeles, California, USA; Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Zac Gallen (23) throws during the first inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jason Parkhurst-USA TODAY Sports
Arizona Diamondbacks Game Day

Zac Gallen Looks to Stay Hot at Chase Field and Lead the D-backs to Victory

The Arizona Diamondbacks look to get back to .500 against the vaunted Braves and All-Star Cy Young Contender Chris Sale

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Arizona Diamondbacks Manager Torey Lovullo address the media ahead of the D-backs game against the Atlanta Braves on July 8th, 2024
Arizona Diamondbacks News

Torey Lovullo Gives D-backs Health Updates on Merrill Kelly and Others

Drey Jameson won't return this year, Eduardo Rodriguez and Jordan Montgomery getting closer to returning, and Castro is away from the team for now.

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Jul 7, 2024; San Diego, California, USA; Arizona Diamondbacks third baseman Eugenio Suarez (28) hits a two-run home run against the San Diego Padres during the seventh inning at Petco Park. Mandatory Credit: Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports
Arizona Diamondbacks Game Day

Ryne Nelson Pitches a Gem and Leads Diamondbacks Back to .500

Eugenio Suarez has been hot for a week and had his finest game as a D-backs player as he powered the offense with five RBI and a homer in a 9-1 victory

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Jun 30, 2024; Phoenix, Arizona, USA; Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Brandon Pfaadt (32) pitches against the Oakland Athletics during the first inning at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports
Arizona Diamondbacks Game Day

D-backs Look to Brandon Pfaadt to Save the Bullpen and Get a Win

Brandon Pfaadt is on the bump against the Padres and Matt Waldron, plus Arizona looks to get back to one game under .500 in a must-win game.

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Adrian Del Castillo during photo day at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick on Feb. 21, 2024.
Arizona Diamondbacks Prospects

Catching Up with Star D-backs Prospect Adrian Del Castillo

The fast-rising Diamondbacks prospect speaks out about his improving defense, his swing changes that led to immediate offense, and more

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Jun 21, 2024; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Lourdes Gurriel Jr (12) celebrates with teammates after hitting a home run against the Philadelphia Phillies in the second inning at Citizens Bank Park. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Ross-USA TODAY Sports
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Arizona Diamondbacks Promotions and Giveaways for July

The D-backs have plenty of special events, giveaways, and promotions for July for fans to take advantage of.

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Jun 25, 2024; Phoenix, Arizona, USA; Arizona Diamondbacks infielder Ketel Marte celebrates after hitting a two run home run in the first inning against the Minnesota Twins at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports
Arizona Diamondbacks Game Day

MVP Candidate Ketel Marte Saves the Day for D-backs in Win Over Twins

Marte showcased his MVP-worthiness as the Diamondbacks came up with timely hits and excellent bullpen pitching to beat the Twins 5-4.

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Arizona Diamondbacks managing general partner Ken Kendrick and President/CEO Derrick Hall (right) hold a news conference during spring training workouts at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick near Scottsdale on Feb. 19, 2024.
Arizona Diamondbacks News

D-backs CEO Derrick Hall Talks About Chase Field Plans and Income

The CEO spoke about extending a lease for Chase Field, a new plan to finance needed renovations, and how successful the team's income has been this year.

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Jun 7, 2024; San Diego, California, USA; Arizona Diamondbacks starting pitcher Brandon Pfaadt (32) delivers during the first inning against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park. Mandatory Credit: Denis Poroy-USA TODAY Sports at Petco Park.
Arizona Diamondbacks Game Day

Diamondbacks Back at Home to Take on Twins in Must-Win Series

Brandon Pfaadt faces off against Joe Ryan in a game that looks like a must-win if the D-backs are to stay close in the Wild Card Race.

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Amarillo Sod Poodles    Caleb Roberts (7) leads off first base in a Texas League Championship game against the Arkansas Travelers, Tuesday night, September 26, 2023, at Hodgetown, in Amarillo, Texas. The Arkansas Travelers won 6-5.
Arizona Diamondbacks Prospects

Diamondbacks Minor League Round-Up of Stars of Past Week

The Diamondbacks had stellar outings from multiple prospects including a player who won Player of The Week

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Jun 16, 2024; Phoenix, Arizona, USA; Arizona Diamondbacks second base Ketel Marte (4) reacts after hitting a single against the Chicago White Sox during the first inning at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports
Arizona Diamondbacks News

Ketel Marte Takes Lead at Second Base in All-Star Voting

The Diamondbacks star second baseman now leads over Luis Arraez but he still needs help to get voted into the Mid-Summer classic.

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Apr 15, 2024; Phoenix, Arizona, USA; Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Merrill Kelly pitches against the Chicago Cubs during the first inning at Chase Field. All players wore number 42 to commemorate Jackie Robinson Day. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports
Arizona Diamondbacks News

Behind the Scenes with Merrill Kelly and his Q&A

Merrill Kelly gets candid with the fans about his life, time in Arizona, what the fans mean to him, and more

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