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Cubs acquire All-Star catcher Montero from D-backs

By The Sports Network, 1 month 3 weeks ago
San Diego, CA (Sports Network) - The Chicago Cubs have acquired catcher Miguel Montero from the Arizona Diamondbacks for a pair of low-level minor league pitchers. "I'm really excited, to be honest," Montero told the Arizona Republic in a phone interview. "I'm excited to go play for a team that has a lot of history behind it and to play for a manager in Joe Maddon who I've enjoyed watching...

D-backs finalize deal with Tomas

By The Sports Network, 1 month 3 weeks ago
San Diego, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Arizona Diamondbacks officially announced on Monday the signing of Cuban power-hitting outfielder Yasmany Tomas to a six-year, $68.5 million contract. The deal also has an opt-out clause after four years. "The opportunity to find a power bat like Tomas does not come along very often and we are extremely excited for him to join the D-backs," senior...

Yanks deal for Gregorius as Jeter replacement

By The Sports Network, 1 month 3 weeks ago
Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - When former Arizona Diamondbacks general manager Kevin Towers acquired Didi Gregorius from the Cincinnati Reds back in 2012 he said the shortstop reminded him of a young Derek Jeter. Gregorius will now be the one who will replace Jeter, as the New York Yankees obtained the slick-fielding shortstop from the Diamondbacks as part of a three-team deal that also...

D-backs reportedly land Tomas

By The Sports Network, 2 months 5 days ago
(SportsNetwork.com) - The Arizona Diamondbacks have reportedly come to terms with Cuban power-hitting outfielder Yasmany Tomas on a six-year, $68.5 million contract. MLB.com reported the agreement Wednesday and noted Tomas has an opt-out in the deal after four years. There was no confirmation from the Diamondbacks on the contract for the 24- year-old Tomas, who was on Cuba's World...

D-backs obtain Hellickson from Rays

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 months 2 weeks ago
Phoenix, AZ (SportsNetwork.com) - The Arizona Diamondbacks made their first offseason move towards bolstering their rotation on Friday, acquiring former American League Rookie of the Year Jeremy Hellickson from the Tampa Bay Rays in exchange for two minor league prospects.The Diamondbacks sent infielder Andrew Velazquez and outfielder Justin Williams to Tampa Bay in the first trade orchestrated...

D-backs obtain Hellickson from Rays

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 months 2 weeks ago
Phoenix, AZ (SportsNetwork.com) - The Arizona Diamondbacks made their first offseason move towards bolstering their rotation on Friday, acquiring former American League Rookie of the Year Jeremy Hellickson from the Tampa Bay Rays in exchange for two minor league prospects.The Diamondbacks sent infielder Andrew Velazquez and outfielder Justin Williams to Tampa Bay in the first trade orchestrated...

Reliever Putz joins D-backs' front office

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 months 3 weeks ago
Phoenix, AZ (SportsNetwork.com) - Veteran major-league reliever J.J. Putz has been hired as a front-office assistant by the Arizona Diamondbacks.The Diamondbacks announced Thursday that Putz was named as a special assistant to president and CEO Derrick Hall.The team did not immediately respond to an email to confirm that Putz, 37, had retired.He didn't pitch in the majors after being designated...

Former major leaguer Brad Halsey dies at age 33

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 months 3 weeks ago
(SportsNetwork.com) - Former major league left-hander Brad Halsey has died at the age of 33.Halsey's representatives, O'Connell Sports, sent out a tweet on Tuesday, announcing his passing. The cause of death, though, was not disclosed."We are sorry to hear of the passing of longtime client, Brad Halsey. Our thoughts...

Diamondbacks choose Hale as new manager

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 months 2 weeks ago
Phoenix, AZ (SportsNetwork.com) - The Arizona Diamondbacks have selected Chip Hale as their new manager.Hale most recently served as the bench coach for Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin for three years and also spent 10 seasons as a coach and minor league manager in the Diamondbacks' organization. He managed in Arizona's minor league system for six years and was the Diamondbacks' third base...

NL Matchup -- St. Louis at Arizona

By Anonymous (not verified), 4 months 4 days ago
NL Matchup -- St. Louis at ArizonaSt. Louis Cardinals (89-72) at Arizona Diamondbacks (64-97)Upcoming Games and ResultsGame One: St. Louis 7, Arizona 6 (10 innings)Game Two: Arizona 5, St. Louis 2Game Three: Sunday, September 28th, 4:10 p.m.Head-to-Head Records2014: St. Louis 4-1 (3-0 at StL; 1-1 at Ari)2013: Arizona 4-3 (2-2 at StL; 2-1 at Ari)2012: St. Louis 5-1 (2-1 at StL; 3-0 at Ari)2011...