Diamondbacks Rumors & News

  • 1d
    Jane Lee @JaneMLB

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

  • 1d
    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

  • 6d
    Jack Magruder @JackMagruder

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

  • 8d
    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

  • 8d
    Jeff Passan @JeffPassan

    Source: Arizona close to a Wade Miley trade.

  • 10d
    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

  • 10d
    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.

  • Dodgers' trade of Ethier to D-backs falls through

    Fox Sports "Andre Ethier a Diamondback? Miguel Montero a Dodger? The teams recently discussed a trade involving those players, but the deal collapsed when the D-Backs’ ownership declined to give final approval, according to major-league sources. Under the proposed trade, the Dodgers would have sent..." December 07

  • McManaman: Didi Gregorius' stint as Derek Jeter's replacement won't last long

    Arizona Republic "Didi Gregorius was doomed from the moment he was traded to the Diamondbacks two years ago. That's when then-General Manager Kevin Towers had this to say about the slick-fielding infielder from the Netherlands: "When I first saw him, he reminded me of a young Derek Jeter." Ugh. More..." December 07

  • 13d
    Nick Piecoro @nickpiecoro

    Stewart said teams have called on Trumbo since Tomas entered fold and been told this: "We have no interest in moving Trumbo. None."

  • 13d
    Jack Magruder @JackMagruder

    #Dbacks Stewart on any potential deal involving C Montero: "Believe me, if I was motivated to move him, he would probably be gone by now."

  • Report: Yankees get SS Didi Gregorius in three-team trade

    USA Today "The New York Yankees have found their replacement for Derek Jeter, who retired at the end of the 2014 season. The Yankees acquired shortstop Didi Gregorius from the Arizona Diamondbacks as part of a three-team deal that also includes the Detroit Tigers, according to several media..." December 06

  • 13d
    Nick Piecoro @nickpiecoro

    Stewart said teams have called on Trumbo since Tomas entered fold and been told this: "We have no interest in moving Trumbo. None."

  • 13d
    Nick Piecoro @nickpiecoro

    Dbacks manager Chip Hale says the team will give Yasmany Tomas a chance to win the third base job in spring training.

  • Diamondbacks head to Dominican Republic to finalize Tomas deal

    Arizona Republic "General Manager Dave Stewart and members of the Diamondbacks' medical staff are traveling to the Dominican Republic to perform a physical exam on outfielder Yasmany Tomas and put the finishing touches on a reported six-year, $68.5 million deal with the Cuban slugger. Tomas, 24, was one of the..." December 03

  • Injury-free Hellickson looks for bounceback season with D-backs

    Fox Sports Arizona "New Diamondbacks right-hander Jeremy Hellickson is the first to admit that had he known bone chips were rattling around in his right elbow during the 2013 season, he would have sought a remedy. But he did not. So he kept pitching. The Midwestern work ethic probably played into. The fact that..." December 02

  • Yasmany Tomas signs with D-backs

    MLB.com "Cuban outfielder Yasmany Tomas and the D-backs have agreed to a six-year deal worth $68.5 million, according to industry sources. The Tomas deal is believed to have an opt-out and is pending a physical, the sources said. The D-backs have not confirmed the agreement. Tomas, who turned 24 on..." November 26

  • Reds bring former Arizona GM Towers on board

    Covers.com "The Cincinnati Reds added former Arizona Diamondbacks general manager Kevin Towers to their front-office staff on Tuesday as a special assistant for player personnel. Towers takes over for Bob Miller, who left after nine seasons with the Reds to become an assistant general manager with the..." November 25

  • 24d
    Jerry Crasnick @jcrasnick

    The #dbacks interest in Yasmany Tomas is "legit,'' according to one MLB exec. Five or six teams pursuing the Cuban OF.

  • Marlins have discussed trading for Wade Miley

    Hardball Talk "In his column for the Miami Herald, Barry Jackson reports that the Marlins have discussed trading starter Nathan Eovaldi to the Diamondbacks for starter Wade Miley. Jackson adds that the Marlins also have interest in free agent pitchers Francisco Liriano and Brandon Morrow. Miley, 28, was the..." November 24

  • Indians acquire Charles Brewer from the Diamondbacks

    Hardball Talk "Paul Hoynes of the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports that the Indians have acquired right-hander Charles Brewer from the Diamondbacks in exchange for cash. Scott Barnes was designated for assignment to open up a spot on Cleveland’s 40-man roster." November 23

  • 26d
    Nick Piecoro @nickpiecoro

    Dbacks have traded RHP Mike Bolsinger to the Dodgers for cash considerations. He was designated for assignment on Thursday.

  • Henry Blanco leaves Diamondbacks for Cubs coaching staff

    Hardball Talk "Henry Blanco immediately joined the Diamondbacks’ coaching staff this season after retiring as a player during spring training, but now he’s leaving to join new Cubs manager Joe Maddon’s staff in Chicago." November 22

  • Cubs, Dodgers, White Sox in on Miguel Montero

    Hardball Talk "If you can catch, you’re valuable. Miguel Montero can catch, ergo: The Diamondbacks continue to have dialogue with other clubs on a variety of players, including catcher Miguel Montero . . . Among the teams the Diamondbacks have spoken to about Montero are the Chicago Cubs, the Los Angeles..." November 21

  • James Shields interests Arizona - but can it afford him?

    Fox Sports "So far, we’ve heard very little about the market for free-agent right-hander James Shields. Well, here is one interested team: The Arizona Diamondbacks. The D-Backs tried to trade for Shields and Wade Davis two years ago in a three-way deal that would have sent Justin Upton to the Rangers..." November 18

  • Jeremy Hellickson traded to D-backs

    ESPN.com "The Arizona Diamondbacks have acquired right-hander Jeremy Hellickson from the Tampa Bay Rays. The trade, announced Friday night, is the first major move by new Diamondbacks General Manager Dave Stewart. The Diamondbacks sent Tampa Bay two minor league prospects, infielder Andrew Velazquez and..." November 16

  • Rays, Jeremy Hellickson each get fresh starts in trade with Diamondbacks

    Fox Sports Florida "The Tampa Bay Rays receive fresh talent, and Jeremy Hellickson enjoys a fresh start. The Rays receive names that include promise, and Hellickson enjoys the promise of a new beginning. Both parties receive what they need, and each side can enjoy another possibility. The trade Friday night..." November 15

  • Joe Torre: Skippers no longer can use stall tactics for MLB replays

    New York Post "Rest in peace, Awkward Manager Ambling From The Dugout to the Field So a Team Can Decide Whether To Challenge a Call. You won’t be missed. Phase Two of Major League Baseball’s extended instant-replay rollout hasn’t yet been finalized, MLB executive vice president of baseball operations Joe..." November 13

  • Tony La Russa: Arizona Diamondbacks could be competitive in 2015

    Arizona Republic "Mindful of the dangers of lofty expectations, Diamondbacks Chief Baseball Officer Tony La Russa doesn't want to saddle his team with too high of a bar for 2015. But he also won't concede that a 98-loss club can't turn around and finish with a winning record. "I don't think that you give in on..." November 13

  • 37d
    Jack Magruder @JackMagruder

    Forget the rumors: #Dbacks IF Pennington will be offered arbitration at the deadline. Stewart considers him a valuable piece moving forward

  • 37d
    Jack Magruder @JackMagruder

    FA RHP Billingsley remains a person of interest to #Dbacks. Medicals indicate he should be ready for spring training. #Dbacks will monitor

  • 38d
    Jon Heyman @JonHeymanCBS

    D-backs most popular player for trade inquiries is didi gregorius. Great athlete, excellent ss.

  • Diamondbacks' GM Dave Stewart focusing on pitching

    Arizona Republic "The tone in Diamondbacks General Manager Dave Stewart's voice suggests a level of trust in Wade Miley and Josh Collmenter, two pitchers he seems comfortable slotting into his 2015 starting rotation, perhaps near the top. Beyond them, Stewart sounds less convicted, more cautiously optimistic. He..." November 10

  • 41d
    Jack Magruder @JackMagruder

    #Dbacks will play Trumbo in RF next year, GM Dave Stewart said on MLB network.

  • 41d
    Jack Magruder @JackMagruder

    #dbacks plan to use Inciarte and Peralta in LF, GM Dave Stewart said.

  • D-backs tap J.J. Putz as executive

    ESPN.com "Former closer J.J. Putz has rejoined the Arizona Diamondbacks as a special assistant to president and CEO Derrick Hall. The team announced Thursday that the 37-year-old Putz will be in uniform during spring training to work with pitchers and will visit the club's minor league affiliates during..." November 07

  • D-backs name J.J. Putz Special Assistant to the President & CEO

    MLB.com "The Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) named J.J. Putz as Special Assistant to D-backs President & CEO Derrick Hall. In his new role, Putz will assist Hall and other departments throughout the baseball and business side of the organization. This includes attending community events, meeting with..." November 06

  • MLB Gold Glove awards 2014

    Sporting News "Major League Baseball's Rawlings Gold Glove Award winners for 2014 were announced Tuesday night. Voting was done by MLB managers and coaches before the end of the regular season. Three American League squad was dominated by the Royals and Orioles, who met in the ALCS. Kansas City placed Alex..." November 05

  • D-Backs CEO says team is 'getting very close' to lucrative new TV deal

    CBSSports.com "The Diamondbacks are "getting very close" to securing a new television contract that could double or even triple the team's broadcast revenues, CEO Derrick Hall confirmed to Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic. The club's current TV deal with Fox Sports Arizona expires next year. Piecoro says..." November 04

  • Diamondbacks willing to move catcher Montero

    Fox Sports "The Arizona Diamondbacks, trying to create payroll flexibility, are willing to trade catcher Miguel Montero, according to major-league sources. Rival clubs say the D-Backs are shopping Montero. An Arizona official say the team is more in "listening mode." Either way, the effect is the..." November 02

  • Diamondbacks scouting director Ray Montgomery leaves for job with Brewers

    Hardball Talk "Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic reports that Diamondbacks scouting director Ray Montgomery has left the team to accept a position with the Brewers. His new title will be special assistant to the general manager and vice president of amateur scouting. Adam McCalvy of MLB.com writes that an..." November 01

  • Diamondbacks exercise options on Daniel Hudson, Matt Reynolds

    Hardball Talk "The Diamondbacks announced this evening that they have exercised club options on right-hander Daniel Hudson and left-hander Matt Reynolds for 2015. According to Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic, Hudson will be guaranteed $800,000 in 2015 and could make another $300,000 based on days spent..." October 31

  • After leaving Nationals, Bryan Minniti joins Diamondbacks as assistant general manager

    Hardball Talk "After stepping down as assistant general manager of the Nationals earlier this month, Bryan Minniti has accepted the same role with the Diamondbacks. Minniti is the latest addition to Arizona’s new-look regime. Chief baseball officer Tony La Russa hired Dave Stewart as general manager and De..." October 24

  • MLB will try to implement a policy on domestic violence

    Los Angeles Times "On the day after the NHL suspended Kings defenseman Slaya Voynov after his arrest for alleged domestic violence, the incoming commissioner of Major League Baseball said his league hopes to have a policy in place to cover such incidents next year. Rob Manfred, who replaces the retiring Bud Selig..." October 23

D-Backs Forum Top 5

  1. Hellickson, and maybe Billingsley
    Last post: TheBigCheese12
  2. Gracie is back!
    Last post: dbacknick