Torey Lovullo

Torey Lovullo speaking to the media at the 2023 Winter Meetings
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Diamondbacks Manager Torey Lovullo and the Shortened 2023 Offseason

Torey Lovullo and the Shortened Offseason NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Dec. 4) — It took about a week for Arizona Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo to fully process the way the season ended. Once that happened, it was time to get to work. But he has one fewer month than usual to get it done. “I feel like […]

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The Texas Rangers celebrating after winning the World Series over the Arizona Diamondbacks
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2023 World Series: Rangers Blank Diamondbacks for First-ever World Series Title

Rangers 5, Diamondbacks 0; Rangers Win Series, 4–1 PHOENIX, Nov. 1 — After 63 overall seasons, the last 52 in Arlington, we can finally say the words North Texas has longed to hear — the Texas Rangers are World Series Champions. It came after the Rangers shut out the Arizona Diamondbacks, 5–0, Wednesday night in […]

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Arizona Diamondbacks right-hander Merrill Kelly during Game Two of the 2023 World Series against the Texas Rangers
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2023 World Series: Merrill Kelly Delivers All-time Great Counterpunch Performance in Game Two

2023 World Series: Merrill Kelly Delivers All-time Counterpunch in Game Two ARLINGTON, Tex. (Oct. 28) — The Arizona Diamondbacks suffered a gut-punch of a loss in Game One of the 2023 World Series against the Texas Rangers, but there was a sense of calm over the team, given that Merrill Kelly was starting Game Two. […]

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Torey Lovullo addressing the media before the Diamondbacks faced the Phillies in Game 3 of the 2023 NLCS.
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2023 NLCS Game Three Manager Pregame Notes — Phillies at Diamondbacks, Ranger Suarez v. Brandon Pfaadt

2023 NLCS Game Three — Phillies, Diamondbacks Pregame Manager Notes PHOENIX, Oct. 19 — The Philadelphia Phillies and Arizona Diamondbacks are facing one another Thursday afternoon in Game Three of the NLCS. Currently, the Phillies lead the series, two games to none. Prior to the game, Phillies manager Rob Thomson and Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo […]

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Shortstop Nick Ahmed slapping fives with teammates before a 2023 game against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Ahmed, the longest-tenured player in franchise history, was designated for assignment Wednesday afternoon.
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The Nick Ahmed Departure Shows the Downside of the Business of Baseball

Releasing Nick Ahmed Shows the Downside of Baseball When this reporter covered his first Major League Baseball game on June 24, 2019, a veteran reporter gave him some sage advice. “Baseball is about people,” the veteran stated. “It’s a game, yes — but it’s a game played by people.” One of the people this reporter […]

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Adley Rutschman and Anthony Santander of the Orioles celebrating the former's home run against the Diamondbacks
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Orioles Big Inning Dooms Diamondbacks

Orioles 7, Diamondbacks 2 PHOENIX, Sep. 2 — The Baltimore Orioles used a six-run fourth inning to defeat the Arizona Diamondbacks, 7–2, Saturday night at Chase Field. Diamondbacks rookie right-hander Slade Cecconi looked good for three innings and was given an early 2–0 lead. Kyle Bradish, who attended Millennium High School in the Phoenix suburb […]

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Reds warming up before their game against the Diamondbacks
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Diamondbacks vs. Reds Pregame — Zach Davies vs. Fernando Cruz

Diamondbacks vs. Reds Pregame — August 26, 2023 Torey Lovullo, Diamondbacks Manager Injury Updates Arizona Diamondbacks Manager Torey Lovullo said before his team’s game with the Cincinnati Reds that Drey Jameson is “out to 60 to 90 feet, feeling asymptomatic, and feeling good.” The next steps will be to get him out to 120 feet […]

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Corbin Carroll of the Diamondbacks scoring after hitting a go-ahead two-run homer in the eighth inning against the Reds.
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Arizona Diamondbacks get Late Inning Heroics, Edge Reds

Diamondbacks 3, Reds 2 PHOENIX, August 24 — Arizona Diamondbacks get late inning heroics in in a 3-2 win over the Cincinnati Reds Thursday night. It was their fifth win in a row and eighth of their last ten. Merrill Kelly and Brandon Williamson were locked in a pitcher’s duel, but a two-run home run […]

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