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Diamondbacks promote Tomas from Triple-A

By The Sports Network, 1 week 4 days ago
San Diego, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Arizona Diamondbacks have recalled heralded Cuban outfielder Yasmany Tomas from Triple-A Reno prior to Wednesday's game against the San Diego Padres. Tomas, signed to a six-year, $68.5 million contract by Arizona over the winter, is not in the starting lineup for Wednesday's series finale. The 24-year-old slugger had been slated to begin the...

Recap: Arizona vs. Los Angeles

By The Sports Network, 2 weeks 1 day ago
Phoenix, AZ (SportsNetwork.com) - Archie Bradley fired six shutout innings in his MLB debut, Paul Goldschmidt smacked a two-run homer and the Arizona Diamondbacks blanked the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-0 in the middle test of a three-game set. Bradley (1-0) allowed a hit and walked four while striking out six for the Diamondbacks, who have taken the first two games of the series. A.J. Pollock...

Braves acquire Cahill from Diamondbacks

By The Sports Network, 3 weeks 2 days ago
Lake Buena Vista, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Atlanta Braves acquired pitcher Trevor Cahill from the Arizona Diamondbacks Thursday night. The Braves also received cash considerations and shipped minor-league outfielder Josh Elander to the Diamondbacks. Cahill, who will reportedly have 5.5 million of his $12 million salary paid by the Braves, is coming off the worst season of his six-...

2015 PREVIEW NL WEST: Will overhaul pay off for Padres?

By The Sports Network, 4 weeks 17 hours ago
While it seems unlikely San Diego will unseat the Los Angeles Dodgers or defending World Series champion San Francisco Giants as the class of the NL West at the moment, the 2015 version of the Friars has many optimistic. Los Angeles is trying to build a dynasty, San Francisco has won three of the last five Fall Classics, and both Arizona and Colorado are also-rans. So why can't this be the...

Diamondbacks release OF Francisco

By The Sports Network, 1 month 1 week ago
Scottsdale, AZ (SportsNetwork.com) - The Arizona Diamondbacks announced they released veteran outfielder Ben Francisco on Sunday. Francisco, 33, signed a minor league contract with Arizona in December. In six spring training appearances, Francisco batted 1-for-9. The seven-year big league veteran owns a .253 batting average and .323 on-base percentage with 50 home runs in 563 career...

Arizona Diamondbacks 2015 Preview and Prediction

By Athlon Sports, 1 month 2 weeks ago
The Diamondbacks are rebooting, and it is hard to blame them. The wall-to-wall changes began with the hiring of Hall of Fame manager Tony La Russa as chief baseball officer last May, and also include new GM Dave Stewart, new director of baseball operations De Jon Watson and new manager Chip Hale. While it remains to be seen if the overhaul from a 98-loss season will pay immediate dividends in a...

D-Backs C Hernandez out 4-6 weeks

By The Sports Network, 1 month 2 weeks ago
Scottsdale, AZ (SportsNetwork.com) - Diamondbacks catcher Oscar Hernandez is expected to miss 4-6 weeks after breaking the hamate bone in his left hand. Hernandez initially felt soreness in his hand on Monday, but felt a sharp pain after fouling a pitch off on Tuesday. He will undergo surgery to remove the bone on Thursday. Because he was selected from the Tampa Bay Rays with the...

Recap: Colorado vs. Arizona

By The Sports Network, 1 month 3 weeks ago
Scottsdale, AZ (SportsNetwork.com) - Walter Ibarra went 3-for-3 with two RBI as the Arizona Diamondbacks opened their Cactus League schedule with a 6-2 win over the Colorado Rockies. Jordan Pacheco also knocked in a pair of runs for Arizona, while Rubby De La Rosa, Chase Anderson, Aaron Blair and Braden Shipley all tossed two scoreless innings in the victory. Rockies starter Jordan...

Diamondbacks, Reed avoid arbitration

By The Sports Network, 2 months 1 week ago
Phoenix, AZ (SportsNetwork.com) - The Arizona Diamondbacks and reliever Addison Reed avoided arbitration on Friday, agreeing to a one-year contract. No financial terms were disclosed by the team. The 26-year-old right-hander finished his first season in the desert with a 1-7 record, 4.25 earned run average and 32 saves over 59 1/3 innings in 62 appearances. Heading into his fifth...

A's acquire De La Rosa from Arizona

By The Sports Network, 4 months 1 week ago
Oakland, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Oakland Athletics acquired pitcher Eury De La Rosa from the Arizona Diamondbacks for cash considerations on Thursday. In 25 games with Arizona last season, De La Rosa went 2-0 with a 2.95 ERA. The 24-year-old left-hander allowed just two home runs in 36 2/3 innings and held right-handed hitters to a .233 batting average. De La Rosa is 2-1 with a 4....