Archie Bradley

McNutt Versus Bradley - Instructs Version of Mothra Versus Godzilla

In his first start since throwing three perfect innings with eight strikeouts against the Cubs at Fitch Park on Monday, RHP Archie Bradley (7th overall pick in 1st round of 2011 draft) threw three innings of no run/no hit ball, as the Diamondbacks defeated the Cubs 3-1 in AZ Instructional League action this afternoon at Whirlwind Field at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick Resort east of Scottsdale.


Archie Bradley Shoots Broken Arrows at Cubs

Pinch-hitter Matt Jensen clubbed a two-run home run with one out in the top of the 9th to turn a 4-3 deficit into a 5-4 lead, and the Diamondbacks held-on to edge the Cubs 5-4 in AZ Instructional League action at Fitch Park Field #3 in Mesa this afternoon.


19-year old 6’4 225 RHP Archie Bradley (Broken Arrow HS - Broken Arrow, OK) got the start for the D’backs, and threw three perfect innings with eight strikeouts. The only non-strikeout was a feeble broken bat 5-3 ground out.


I can certainly see why Bradley was the 7th overall pick in the 2011 June draft.


He is a beast.

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  • On the other hand, Pries won his first start for Iowa, only giving up two HRs in the process. This trade has got some legs yet!

    Eric S 4 hours 5 min ago view
  • KB now with 0 RBI in his last 10 games and 1 in his last 15, despite having 19 hits in his last 15 games and raising his batting average from .278 to .286 over that span.

    Maybe have Zobrist hit 2 and KB hit 4?

    Also -- no HR in the last 15 games -- time for a bunch. Starting tomorrow.

    billybucks 4 hours 21 min ago view
  • Down a run. Fowler on first. Nobody out. KB singles to left, Fowler makes it to third, perfect throw from Cabrera nails KB trying to stretch for 2nd.

    So, instead of 1st & 3rd and no out, you have 3rd with one out. It was a perfect throw, but why take the chance with 3-4-5 hitters coming up?

    billybucks 4 hours 35 min ago view
  • Must be a Cub thing - our lefties can;t get lefties out.

    billybucks 4 hours 36 min ago view
  • Splitting hairs, but Jake's pitch was poor execution, while KB's play was a poor decision (and the 2nd time he got thrown out trying to stretch in the game). Poor execution happens. Poor decisions are preventable. Speaking of poor decisions -- Baez's steal of 3rd made absolutely no sense.

    billybucks 4 hours 36 min ago view
  • Didn't Jake cost them the game with a pitch to Frazier?

    The E-Man 4 hours 50 min ago view
  • Missed the play w/Bryant. What happened?

    The E-Man 4 hours 51 min ago view
  • Not a good decision by Bryant in the 9th. That may have cost them the game.

    billybucks 4 hours 55 min ago view
  • Can we un-do the Montgomery deal? Please?

    billybucks 4 hours 56 min ago view
  • THAT WAS TURRIBLE.

    crunch 4 hours 58 min ago view
  • Who is this Arrieta guy? Can I get the old one back please?

    The E-Man 6 hours 7 min ago view
  • Well, this is, once again, the whole season for the Sox.

    billybucks 6 hours 11 min ago view
  • ...and the Bryant RBI jinx continues in the 3rd....crap.

    billybucks 7 hours 43 min ago view
  • bryant's in the dugout filling a police report BECAUSE HE JUST GOT ROBBED.

    f'n cabrerra...

    crunch 8 hours 21 min ago view
  • chapman showing up and available tomorrow night.

    i'm sure he'll be a bit hit. hope he doesn't choke. dude has a rifle for an arm. he'll add a bit of punch to the bullpen.

    crunch 8 hours 22 min ago view
  • the 'crosstown classic' sure has lost it's magic with interleague. the excitement level is barely noticable...maybe it's a bit more hype in the city, itself.

    crunch 8 hours 26 min ago view