The Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) have been ranked ninth-best among 122 franchises across all four major sports and No. 2 franchise in Major League Baseball in ESPN the Magazine's Ultimate Standings issue currently available on newsstands. This marks the second time in the last three years that the D-backs have been ranked amongst the top 10 in all of sports. The franchise was also ranked No. 1 amongst all Phoenix-based sports franchises.
The Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks, @LosDbacks) and Arizona Public Service (@apsFYI) jointly announced they have made significant contributions to complete funding for the "Kayla's Hands" playground in Prescott, Ariz., which will be built in memory of Kayla Mueller, the human rights activist who passed away earlier this year while being held captive by the Islamic State in Syria.
The Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks @LosDbacks) announced the creation of the Luis Gonzalez Award, which will be given annually to the D-backs player who best exemplifies the talents, spirit and heart of the D-backs legend both on and off the field, as voted by his teammates and coaches.