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Giants' Lincecum Wins NL Cy Young

Right-hander who led majors in strikeout easily fends off Arizona's Webb

(Newser) - San Francisco Giants right-hander Tim Lincecum won the National League’s Cy Young Award today, the Chronicle reports. The 24-year-old, in his first full season in the big leagues, led the majors in strikeouts with 265, and posted an 18-5 record with a 2.62 ERA. Lincecum got 23 of... More »

D'backs Beat Rockies, Webb Improves to 9-0

(Newser) - Backed by Stephen Drew's career-high four hits, Brandon Webb became the major leagues' first nine-game winner when the Arizona Diamondbacks defeated the Colorado Rockies 8-5 last night. Webb (9-0) – who has won his first nine starts - allowed three runs on six hits, walked one and struck out eight.... More »

Webb Goes Distance, Improves to 8-0

Arizona tops Philly 8-3 behind ace's 13th career complete game

(Newser) - Brandon Webb became the first pitcher to win his first eight starts in three years, tossing his 13th career complete game to help the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Philadelphia Phillies 8-3 on Thursday. The 2006 NL Cy Young Award winner struck out four and didn't walk a batter in his... More »

Webb Leads Diamondbacks

Right-hander wins his seventh game as Ojeda drives in 6

(Newser) - Brandon Webb became the majors' first seven-game winner, Augie Ojeda drove in a career-high six runs and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the New York Mets 10-4 today. Webb (7-0) matched Randy Johnson in 2000 for the fastest start by a Diamondbacks pitcher. Starting in place of injured second baseman Orlando... More »

D-backs Win Again as Webb Outduels Peavy

Snyder home run is difference for squad with MLB's best record

(Newser) - Brandon Webb outpitched Jake Peavy in a battle of the last two NL Cy Young Award winners, leading the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 2-1 victory over the San Diego Padres on Sunday. Webb allowed just one unearned run and twice escaped bases-loaded jams before leaving after six innings. He’s... More »

Webb Improves to 5-0 as Diamondbacks Beat Giants 5-4

Arizona an MLB-best 15-5

(Newser) - Brandon Webb hit a two-run double and improved to 5-0 as the Arizona Diamondbacks defeated San Francisco 5-4 on Tuesday night. Webb, off to the best start of his career, beat San Francisco's Barry Zito (0-5) for the second time in six days. Webb's five victories match the total of... More »

Webb improves to 4-0

Diamondbacks continue hot start to season

(Newser) - Brandon Webb pitched another gem and, for the first time, has begun a season by winning his first four starts. Barry Zito has lost his opening four starts for the first time. Webb and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat Zito and the San Francisco Giants 4-1 Wednesday in a matchup... More »

Young's 2 Homers Lift Diamondbacks

Webb dominates Rockies with seven strong innings

(Newser) - The Arizona Diamondbacks spoiled the unveiling of the Colorado's National League championship banner by beating the Rockies 7-2 last night. Chris Young hit two homers and Brandon Webb (2-0) allowed only one earned run and five hits over seven innings for the Diamondbacks. Justin Upton had a solo homer in... More »

Brewers Spoil Fukudome's Heroics for Cubs

Nats torch Phils' Gordon to push to 2-0 ; D'backs top Reds

(Newser) - Tony Gwynn Jr.'s 10th-inning sacrifice fly scored Craig Counsell to give Milwaukee a 4-3 win at Wrigley. Kosuke Fukudome, the Cubs' big acquisition this winter, went 3-for-3, including a tying, three-run homer in the ninth off Eric Gagne, reports the Sun-Times. Meanwhile, Kerry Wood failed in his debut as... More »

Webb Spins Diamondbacks Win Over Cubs

Early pull of Zambrano from tie game backfires as pen gives it up

(Newser) - Lou Piniella wanted to make sure Carlos Zambrano could start a possible game four. What he didn't want was to see Carlos Marmol turn a 1-1 tie into a 2-1 deficit only four pitches into his relief outing. But that's what happened when rookie third baseman Mark Reynolds homered in... More »

D-Backs Lead Teeters After Padres Win

San Diego shells Webb, creeps to within 1 of division rivals

(Newser) - The Diamondbacks watched their lead in the NL West narrow to a single game after their second straight loss, 6-4, to the second-place Padres. Arizona ace Brandon Webb gave up six runs on seven hits and earned an error in just over five innings. Arizona skipper Bob Melvin was kicked... More »

Webb Throws Shutout, Again

Extends scoreless inning streak to club record 33; D'Backs lead NL West by 4 games

(Newser) - Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Brandon Webb threw his second complete-game shutout in a row Saturday night, a 1-0 beauty against the Nationals. Webb broke his own team record with 33 consecutive scoreless innings and catapuled the D'Backs to their 17th victory in 20 games. More »

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