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Ryne Nelson’s dominant spring signals resurgent 2024 campaign with Arizona Diamondbacks

PHOENIX – After a grim 2023 campaign, Arizona Diamondbacks right-hander Ryne Nelson’s excellent spring signals a bounce-back season. Due to the team’s offseason additions, Nelson will likely fill a bullpen role this season.

Overcoming past struggles, Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Ryne Nelson secures a spot in the rotation but struggled in his first start Monday against the New York Yankees. (Photo by Joe Eigo/Cronkite News)

‘This team will be ready’: Arizona Diamondbacks’ expectations high entering 2024

PHOENIX – After a shocking 2023 season that saw an underdog Arizona Diamondbacks team take center stage in the World Series, the team has no intentions of backing down now. They’re gunning for it all.

Corbin Carroll had a monster season on the base paths in 2023, stealing 54 bases. He will be a key offensive weapon for the Diamondbacks. (Photo by Joe Eigo/Cronkite News)

Jordan Montgomery addition exemplifies Arizona Diamondbacks’ willingness to compete for another World Series

PHOENIX – After Eduardo Rodriguez went down with a lat sprain late into spring training, the Arizona Diamondbacks filled the hole by signing southpaw Jordan Montgomery to a one-year contract.

The Arizona Diamondbacks surprised the baseball community by signing Jordan Montgomery to a one-year, $25 million deal. (Photo by Sam Hodde/Getty Images)

‘Looseness to this group’: Arizona Diamondbacks bullpen enters 2024 Spring Training with sense of relief

SCOTTSDALE – After being a major factor in the team’s 2023 postseason run, the Arizona Diamondbacks bullpen is prepared to take the next step forward and build off the team’s National League pennant.

Ryan Thompson says he's open to stepping into any bullpen role for the Arizona Diamondbacks during the 2024 season. (Photo by Joe Eigo/Cronkite News)

Corbin Carroll’s $111 million extension shows Diamondbacks’ belief in prospect pipeline

SCOTTSDALE – Corbin Carroll signed the largest guaranteed contract extension for a player with less than 100 MLB service days earlier this month, and the Diamondbacks could have more talented prospects on the way to the big leagues.

Diamondbacks outfielder Corbin Carroll needed only 32 games to impress the front office and earn a contract extension worth $111 million. The 22-year-old enters the upcoming season with high expectations but says "there's no added pressure." (Photo by John E. Moore III/Getty Images)

Arizona treasurer: Kimberly Yee stresses transparency, rejects ‘social consciousness’ investing

Incumbent State Treasurer Kimberly Yee has made Arizona history twice. She was the first Asian American elected to the Legislature and the first Asian American to hold statewide office. Yee is running for re-election as state treasurer, an office she has held since 2018. In that job, she invests taxpayer money, manages the state’s cash flow and advances financial literacy.

Kimberly Yee (Photo courtesy of the Kimberly Yee campaign)

Young Arizona Diamondbacks build hope for the future

PHOENIX – Last year the D-backs had little to no hope going into the 2022 season after recording their second worst franchise record. This year has shown that there is hope for the D-backs, who had 10 debutants in this season alone. A few of these rookies are potential franchise cornerstones.

Arizona Diamondbacks rookie Corbin Carroll is one of many reasons for fans to remain optimistic about the future of the franchise. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Murals paint memories of those lost to police violence across the U.S.

SALT LAKE CITY – Across the U.S., artists paint murals to memorialize victims of police violence. For some, they serve as public gravesites, spaces of remembrance and community. For others, they are difficult reminders of loss.

From roomies to Diamondbacks starters, Drey Jameson and Ryne Nelson begin big league careers in lockstep

PHOENIX — Diamondbacks pitchers Ryne Nelson and Drey Jameson were roommates throughout their minor league careers. Now they both received a call to the show, just weeks apart from each other.

Welcome to the Sho: Slugger, pitcher Shohei Ohtani dazzling Angels fans

LOS ANGELES – Drawing comparisons to Babe Ruth, Shohei Ohtani continues to set records in his fourth year and make history in the MLB.

Thrift shops and sustainable fashion outlets thrive during the pandemic

PHOENIX - While most businesses have been suffering during the COVID-19 pandemic, thrift stores across Arizona have been experiencing success.

‘Superspreader events’: Experts worry hockey arenas a toxic formula for COVID-19

GLENDALE – The Arizona Coyotes are one of a handful of teams in the National Hockey League to allow fans into their arena to attend games. The Coyotes claim that this can be executed safely for fans for experts say otherwise.