Diamondbacks have been one of the top defensive teams in MLB for the past three seasons.

Diamondbacks Among MLB’s Best Defensive Teams Over Last Three Seasons
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The Arizona Diamondbacks’ unexpected journey in the MLB postseason came to a close more than a month ago, narrowly missing out on their second World Series title. This sparked a surge of excitement in the world of Arizona sports betting.

Regardless of the outcome of the championship series, Arizona has proven itself as one of the premier defensive teams in the majors. Up-and-coming players like outfielder Corbin Carroll, catcher Gabriel Moreno, and veteran infielder Ketel Marte are leading the charge for this defensive juggernaut.

Over the past three seasons, Arizona and several other D’backs players have solidified their position as one of the top defensive teams in the MLB. They currently rank ninth in the league for average errors per game.

As we continue into the offseason, it is important to analyze how MLB teams can replicate the success of others. yengols.com used TeamRankings.com to study the average errors per game of MLB teams over the past three seasons, from lowest to highest.

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Mistakes made per game over the past three seasons.

RankTeamAverage Errors Per Game
1St. Louis Cardinals0.446
2Seattle Mariners0.450
3Houston Astros0.457
4San Diego Padres0.470
5Atlanta Braves0.480
6Baltimore Orioles0.483
7Texas Rangers0.487
8Tampa Bay Rays0.497
9Arizona Diamondbacks0.500
T-10Los Angeles Dodgers0.503
T-10Toronto Blue Jays0.503
12Kansas City Royals0.507
13New York Mets0.513
14Minnesota Twins0.520
15Colorado Rockies0.523
16Philadelphia Phillies0.526
17Milwaukee Brewers0.536
18Cincinnati Reds0.540
T-19Oakland Athletics0.547
T-19Cleveland Guardians0.547
21Los Angeles Angels0.550
22New York Yankees0.560
23Chicago Cubs0.567
24Detroit Tigers0.570
25Pittsburgh Pirates0.583
T-26Miami Marlins0.597
T-26Washington Nationals0.597
T-28Boston Red Sox0.603
T-28Chicago White Sox0.603
30San Francisco Giants0.617

The Arizona sportsbook apps have ranked the L.A. Dodgers as the top favorite to win the World Series with odds of +450, while Atlanta is in second place with odds of +700.

The D’backs are establishing themselves as a dominant defensive force.

The Arizona Diamondbacks have consistently exceeded the league average in field performance since 2021, even though they did not make the postseason in two of the three highlighted seasons.

Out of the 15 teams in the National League, this team is ranked fourth in average errors per game (.500), behind only St. Louis (.446), San Diego (.470), and Atlanta (.480). In the overall league standings, Arizona is positioned between Tampa Bay (.497) at number 8 and the L.A. Dodgers and Toronto Blue Jays at number 10.

As we look forward to the upcoming year, oddsmakers at ESPN BET Arizona have the D’backs listed at +3000 to win the World Series, placing them in a 12th place tie with Boston, Minnesota, San Diego, and Tampa Bay.

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Peterson Christopher

Peterson Christopher, with over seven years of experience covering sports and sports betting in Arizona, now holds the position of lead writer at yengols.com. His past roles include positions at ArizonaSports.com, the Tucson Weekly, and the Green Valley News.

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