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  1. Franchise Bests/Worsts
  • Diamondbacks' Jake Lamb 'oozing' with talent

    Arizona Republic "Jake Lamb was a forgotten man this winter. His prospect stock had risen sharply last year, culminating with a trip to the big leagues, but it dipped during the off-season when the Diamondbacks began considering alternatives at third base. It didn't take long for Lamb to put himself back on the..." February 28

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    Matt Eddy @MattEddyBA

    #DBacks sign LHPs Trevor Reckling & Erick Threets—in addition to RHP Jeremy Accardo & 3B Cody Ransom—to minor league deals.

  • Arizona Diamondbacks' Anderson might have edge for rotation spot

    Arizona Republic "Right-handers Josh Collmenter and Jeremy Hellickson are regarded as the only true shoo-ins for the Diamondbacks rotation, but General Manager Dave Stewart suggested this week another pitcher might deserve to be at least tentatively included. "Chase Anderson won nine games for us last year; you..." February 27

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    Nick Piecoro @nickpiecoro

    Dbacks have signed INF Cody Ransom and RHP Jeremy Accardo to minor league deals.

  • Diamondbacks minor leaguer suspended

    Hardball Talk "From the blotter: The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that Arizona Diamondbacks Minor League outfielder Matt Railey has received a 50-game suspension without pay after testing positive for Amphetamine, a stimulant in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and..." February 23

  • Cuban prospect Lopez: Joining D-backs dream come true

    MLB.com "Growing up in Cuba, Yoan Lopez was a fan of the Arizona Diamondbacks. The team became a big fan of Lopez this past winter after watching him pitch, and it gave Lopez a signing bonus of a little more than $8 million to join the organization. Lopez threw a bullpen session Friday during the..." February 21

  • Diamondbacks' new TV deal believed to be worth more than $1 billion

    Arizona Republic "The Diamondbacks became the latest team to cash in on baseball's exploding local television market, agreeing to remain with Fox Sports Arizona under a contract that's believed to be worth in excess of $1 billion. Sources would not provide details of the agreement, such as specific financial..." February 19

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    Arizona Diamondbacks @Dbacks

    Chip says Chris Owings (left shoulder) will be a little behind in Spring Training but should be ready by Opening Day. #DbacksSpring

  • Diamondbacks' Tuffy Gosewisch motivated by doubters

    Arizona Republic "When Diamondbacks General Manager Dave Stewart proclaimed last month he was no longer looking to add a catcher to his roster, his comments were met with skepticism by others around the game. And that skepticism was welcomed by Tuffy Gosewisch. "I love it," said Gosewisch, who enters spring..." February 18

  • Diamondbacks not opposed to signing another Cuban player

    Fox Sports Arizona "The Diamondbacks clearly do not believe they reached their limit on Cuban import, as their expansive presence on the Caribbean winter scene demonstrates. DeJon Watson, the D-backs' vice president of baseball operations, and several of their pro scouts spent time viewing and reviewing the most..." February 17

  • Chad Gaudin worked out for the Diamondbacks

    Hardball Talk "Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic reports that free agent reliever Chad Gaudin threw a bullpen session in front of Diamondbacks decision-makers this past week at the club’s Salt River Fields complex." February 15

  • Diamondbacks avoid arbitration with closer Addison Reed

    Hardball Talk "Right-hander Addison Reed and the Diamondbacks have avoided arbitration with a one-year, $4.875 million deal. He requested $5.6 million and the team countered at $4.7 million. Reed was acquired by Arizona’s previous front office regime, which overvalued his save totals in Chicago. " February 14

  • Diamondbacks' Aaron Hill looking for bounce-back year

    Arizona Republic "Aaron Hill has done this before. He's come off down seasons in the major leagues and managed to return to higher levels of production. But if you're looking for the primary reason Hill believes he still has productive years left in him as a big-league second baseman, it's less about that..." February 11

  • The Diamondbacks graduated some prospects this morning. Literally.

    Arizona Republic "Five young men will don caps and gowns atop Diamondbacks uniforms on Friday morning in the Dominican Republic, where club officials will present them with high school diplomas. They represent the first graduating class in a program that's believed to be the first of its kind. For years, every..." February 06

  • D-backs righty Ziegler has Opening Day roster in sights

    MLB.com "Lost amid the rash of Tommy John surgeries that plagued the D-backs' pitching staff last year was the left knee injury that cost veteran reliever Brad Ziegler the final four weeks of the season. After pitching through the pain for more than two months, Ziegler underwent microfracture surgery in..." February 05

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    Nick Piecoro @nickpiecoro

    GM Dave Stewart says Dbacks still not in on James Shields.

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    Bob Nightengale @BNightengale

    While #Dbacks now say they're out of James Shields sweepstakes, you wonder if Shields will fall to the #Stlcards, who have shown interest.

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    Jerry Crasnick @jcrasnick

    Free agent catcher Gerald Laird is signing a minor league deal with the #dbacks, source says.

  • Diamondbacks hire ex-Blue Jay Carter

    Covers.com "Joe Carter is reuniting with former teammate Dave Stewart as a special assistant to the general manager of the Arizona Diamondbacks. Stewart, the Diamondbacks' GM, announced the addition of Carter to his staff on Wednesday. The 54-year-old Carter has never held a front-office position. His..." January 29

  • Diamondbacks out on James Shields

    MLB Daily Dish "Arizona was linked to the 33-year old free agent who could sign soon with Max Scherzer off the board. With Max Scherzer off the market, teams seeking starting pitching depth could begin to pursue James Shields. Arizona was thought to be one of the teams most notably interested, but according to..." January 26

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    Jon Heyman @JonHeymanCBS

    henry rodriguez, 100-mph thrower and ex-closer who had bone chips cleaned up, agrees to minor-league deal with d-backs

  • Diamondbacks' Peter O'Brien could be the answer behind the plate

    Arizona Republic "For the better part of a decade, the Diamondbacks haven't had to worry much about with their catching situation. Since Chris Snyder emerged as the everyday guy in 2007 and after Miguel Montero overtook him in 2009, the Diamondbacks have, more years than not, rated in the top half of the league in..." January 21

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    Jon Heyman @JonHeymanCBS

    Jeremy hellickson, dbacks settle at $4.275M for 2015

  • Big Unit's Hall of Fame plaque to feature D-backs logo

    MLB.com "Randy Johnson will be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame this summer as a member of the D-backs. Johnson told club president Derrick Hall about his decision on Thursday and the Hall of Fame made a formal announcement on Friday morning. In addition, the D-backs will retire..." January 16

  • Diamondbacks have been busy trying to get better in offseason

    Arizona Republic "With the offseason winding down, the Diamondbacks have been one of the busier teams in baseball, adding payroll here while shedding some there, all the while focusing on importing young, controllable talent. But so many of their acquisitions come with question marks and unproven track records..." January 15

  • The Diamondbacks are in the mix for free agent right-hander James Shields

    Hardball Talk "According to FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal, the Diamondbacks have emerged as a surprise team in the mix for free agent right-hander James Shields. Rosenthal speculates that Arizona’s interest is a “strong indication” that Shields’ market is not at $100 million, as they aren’t willing to spend for..." January 13

  • Diamondbacks Agree To Sign Yoan Lopez

    Baseball America "Cuban righthander Yoan Lopez has agreed to sign with the Diamondbacks for $8.25 million. Lopez is 21, so he is subject to the international bonus pools. The Lopez signing puts the Diamondbacks well beyond their allotted pool space for the current 2014-15 signing period, which means that, along..." January 13

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    Jon Morosi @jonmorosi

    #DBacks inquired to #BlueJays about Dioner Navarro, sources say, but talks have not advanced much beyond that. @FOXSports

  • Arizona Diamondbacks GM Dave Stewart: Price too high for catchers via trade

    Arizona Republic "On the day the Diamondbacks traded Miguel Montero, General Manager Dave Stewart said finding another catcher was something the club had to do. But after seeing the cost of catchers on the trade market, Stewart doesn't seem to feel that way anymore. "We've not made a whole lot of headway in that..." January 10

  • Curt Schilling thinks being Republican cost him Hall of Fame votes

    Sporting News "Curt Schilling isn’t going into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2015, and he thinks he knows the reason why. Schilling talked about why he thought former Braves pitcher John Smoltz was selected over him on WEEI’s “Dennis and Callahan Show.” According to Schilling, part of it had to do with the..." January 07

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    Jon Heyman @JonHeymanCBS

    nick punto agrees to deal with #diamondbacks

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    Jack Magruder @JackMagruder

    #DBacks plan to retire Johnson's No. 51 this year

  • Pedro, Big Unit, Smoltz, Biggio make Hall of Fame

    MLB.com "Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz and Craig Biggio were elected to the Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers' Association of America on Tuesday. The three pitchers were voted in on their first time on the ballot, while Biggio was selected in his third year. Johnson received 97.3 percent..." January 06

  • Cliff Pennington avoids arbitration, agrees to $3.275 million deal with D’Backs

    Hardball Talk "The Diamondbacks and infielder Cliff Pennington have avoided arbitration, agreeing to a one-year deal worth $3.275 million, per a report from ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick. Pennington was entering his third and final year of arbitration eligibility. Pennington, 30, batted .254/.340/.350 with two home..." December 29

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    Chris Cotillo @ChrisCotillo

    #DBacks are re-signing Jordan Pacheco to a minor league deal with ST invite, source says. Merry Christmas everyone.

  • The average major league salary is up to $3.8 million

    Hardball Talk "The best things in life are free. But you can keep them for the birds and bees: Major League Baseball’s average salary shot up to more than $3.8-million (U.S.) this year following the steepest rise since 2001, putting big-leaguers on track to top the $4-million barrier for the first time in..." December 24

  • MLB, umpires reach agreement on new contract

    Sporting News "Major League Baseball and its umpires will maintain labor peace for the next few seasons. The sides agreed to a five-year collective bargaining agreement late Friday, The Associated Press reported. The current agreement was set to expire Dec. 31. The umpires and team owners will hold..." December 21

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    Jane Lee @JaneMLB

    A's announce they've acquired LHP Eury De La Rosa from Arizona for cash. Fernando Rodriguez designated for assignment.

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    Chris Cotillo @ChrisCotillo

    Source: #DBacks, David Hernandez agree to one-year, $2M deal to avoid arbitration.

  • Wade Miley's preparation habits were apparently an issue for Diamondbacks

    Arizona Republic "Wade Miley doesn't want to upset anyone with the Diamondbacks. He spent the first seven seasons of his professional career with them, leaves behind a lot of close friends and says he has no hard feelings. But he also sounded annoyed on Tuesday when addressing questions about his preparation..." December 17

  • MLB releases statement on Cuban relations

    Sporting News "President Barack Obama's desire to restore relations with Cuba could have a significant impact on Major League Baseball. Obama said Wednesday he wants the U.S. to normalize diplomatic relations with Cuba because isolating the communist Caribbean country has not worked. "Neither the American..." December 17

  • Infielder Danny Worth signs minor-league deal with Arizona Diamondbacks

    Michigan Live "Danny Worth is done traveling up and down I-75 between Toledo and Detroit. His eight-year stint in the Detroit Tigers organization is officially over. MLive.com has learned that Worth has signed a minor-league deal with the Arizona Diamondbacks that will include an invitation to spring..." December 15

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    Jack Magruder @JackMagruder

    #Dbacks Josh Collmenter your opening day starter. De la Rosa, Hellickson, Webster, spring competition winner to follow, Stewart said.

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    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    #RedSox have agreement in principle for #DBacks’ Miley, sources tell me and @jonmorosi. AZ will get Webster, De La Rosa and a minor leaguer.

  • Diamondbacks are “listening to offers” for Wade Miley

    Hardball Talk "Having already traded a one-time building block player in catcher Miguel Montero the Diamondbacks are now willing to deal starter Wade Miley. Bob Nightingale of USA Today reports that Arizona is “listening to offers” on the 28-year-old left-hander, who struggled this year with a 4.34 ERA in 33..." December 10

  • MLB sees record $9 billion in revenues for 2014

    Forbes.com "With 2014 soon coming to a close, Bud Selig and Major League Baseball can look back and say, “It was a very good year.” The league will see approx. $9 billion in gross revenues for the 2014 calendar year, a new record. Adjustments are still be calculated that could push the league slightly over..." December 10

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    Jeff Passan @JeffPassan

    Source: Arizona close to a Wade Miley trade.

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    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Sources: #Cubs, #DBacks expected to talk about Montero again tonight. Teams have been engaged for weeks. Deal appears to be getting closer.

  • Diamondbacks trade Miguel Montero to Cubs

    Arizona Sports "The Arizona Diamondbacks traded catcher and two-time All-Star Miguel Montero to the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday. In return, the Diamondbacks will get two players at the Single-A level, according to Arizona Sports' John Gambadoro. The other is Zack Godley, also a right-handed pitcher. The Cubs..." December 09

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    Jeff Passan @JeffPassan

    Source: Mark Trumbo definitely in play with Diamondbacks. There was talk of a three-way deal with him that fell through. Still available.

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