Arizona Diamondbacks Statistics Overview
The Arizona Diamondbacks joined the MLB in 1998 and play their home games at Chase Field. They are a member of the National League and the West Division. The Diamondbacks won the World Series in 2001 and have claimed the National League West Division title on five occasions. The franchise has qualified for the playoffs on five occasions and has an overall record of 1210-1220. Arizona's most intense rivalry is with the San Diego Padres.
Last Four MLB Seasons
2013 Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Odds
To Win the World Series: +5000
To Win the National League: +2200
Arizona Diamondbacks 2011/2012 Betting Statistics
Straight Up: 81-81
Against the line: 87-74
Over vs Under: 77-78-7
Arizona Diamondbacks Betting History
During the 2012 MLB schedule the Arizona Diamondbacks were generally a middling team but had an excellent record in spread betting.
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2013 Arizona Diamondbacks Schedule
The Arizona Diamondbacks will play 162 games in the 2013 MLB schedule. They will play divisional rivals the Los Angeles Dodgers and the San Diego Padres nineteen times, two teams they had a positive record against in 2012 but still finished behind in the divisional standings. Arizona Diamondbacks tickets sales were slightly down in 2012 so they will be looking to start the season well to boost these attendance figures.
Arizona Diamondbacks Franchise History
Baseball has always been a popular sport in Arizona as a number of MLB teams based their spring training camps in the state. However, it wasn't until the Diamondbacks entered the MLB in 1998 that the state had a team of their own. The Diamondbacks were successful right off the bat and in 2001 they won the World Series becoming the fastest expansions team in the history of the MLB to win a Championship. The D-Backs have been competitive throughout their history and have generally been the most consistent franchise in the National league West Division since they entered the competition.
Arizona Diamondbacks Offensive Star: Aaron Hill
Aaron Hill was selected with the 13th overall pick in the 2003 MLB draft by the Toronto Blue Jays. Hill started his career in the Majors as a shortstop but played a number of different positions for the Blue Jays before settling as a second basemen. Hill suffered a season ending injury in 2008 but returned next season and had a career year, being selected for the MLB All-Star game and winning the Silver Slugger Award. Hill was traded to the Diamondbacks in 2011 and has become the D-Backs leading offensive weapon. 2012 was a stellar year for the second baseman and he claimed another Silver Slugger award after hitting for two cycles during the season.
Arizona Diamondbacks Defensive Star: Ian Kennedy
Ian Kennedy was drafted by the New York Yankees with the 21st overall pick of the 2006 MLB draft. Kennedy generally struggled at the Yankees and was traded to the Arizona Diamondbacks for the 2010 season. After an average first season with the franchise Kennedy was awarded the starting job in 2011 and had a breakthrough season leading the Diamondbacks to the MLB playoffs. Kennedy is now considered one of the best pitchers in Major League Baseball and is vital to Arizona's chances of returning to the playoffs during the 2013 MLB schedule.
Arizona Diamondbacks Manager: Kirk Gibson
Kirk Gibson was named Manager of the Arizona Diamondbacks during the 2010 MLB season. The role was Gibson's first managing role after a stellar eighteen year playing career and several years as a television analyst in New York. Gibson surprised everybody in his first year as manager leading the Diamondbacks to the MLB playoffs and was awarded the National League Manager of the Year Award for his efforts.
Arizona Diamondbacks - MLB Team StatisticsLeague: National
Ballpark: Chase Field
World Series Titles: 1 (2001)
League Pennants: 1 (2001)
Division Titles: 5 (1999, 2001, 2002, 2007, 2011)
Playoff Appearances: 5 (1999, 2001, 2002, 2007, 2011)
Overall Record: 1210-1220
Biggest Rivals: San Diego Padres
Manager: Kirk Gibson
General Manager: Kevin Towers
Legenday Players: Luis Gonzalez, Randy Johnson, Dan Haren
Arizona Diamondbacks Schedule - MLB 2013