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MLB Injury News:
Arizona Diamondbacks' catcher Miguel Montero, who has been having nagging lower back issues for the past week, was placed on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to July 29.
As reported by Dave Sessions of MLB.com,
"Montero did not play in the final two games of Arizona's series at San
Diego, and he was out of the starting lineup for four consecutive games
from July 23-26."
"Montero will see a back specialist in Arizona on Friday morning and
could receive an epidural injection, D-backs GM Kevin Towers said
Thursday. Montero had an MRI last week that showed a bulging disk,
Tuffy Gosewisch, a 29 year old career Minor Leaguer, made his Major League debut in place of Montero. Gosewisch made the most of his first start, getting his first Major League hit and went 1 for 3 in the Diamondbacks 7-1 loss against the Rangers.
Montero hit .286 with 15 home runs and 88 runs batted in last season. This season, he has struggled to a .228 average with 9 home runs and 34 runs batted in. For his career, Montero has a .268 batting average with 82 home runs in 746 games.
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Anna Benson will remain behind bars after she was denied bail. Benson is a “menace to society” according to Cobb County District Attorney Don Geary.
Benson has been in jail for 24 days and will stay there after Judge C. LaTain Kell declined to grant bail for the 37-year-old.
H/T: USA Today
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Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Tuffy Gosewisch made his major league debut in his ninth season of pro baseball in Texas on Thursday, supplying a lesson in mind over matter that any athlete would be advised to keep close...
Cody Ross says the Boston Red Sox lied to him when it came to negotiating his last contract. That's why he's with the D-backs.
In a remarkably poor decision, the Arizona Diamondbacks traded pitcher Ian Kennedy to the San Diego Padres on Wednesday in exchange for Joe Thatcher, Matt Stites and a compensatory draft pick. Set to receive a $4.27 million raise this winter via arbitration, the 28-year-old Kennedy (3-8, 5.23 ERA) has badly struggled on the hill throughout 2013. Nevertheless, despite losing three...
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Wade Miley pitched two-hit ball into the seventh inning and Eric Chavez drove in three runs Wednesday night, leading the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 7-0 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays.
Paul Goldschmidt hit his 24th homer, scored three runs and reached base four times. Cody Ross had three straight hits and drove in two runs as Arizona broke a three-game losing streak.
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Cody Ross capped his four-hit return to Fenway Park with a tie-breaking homer that gave the Arizona Diamondbacks a 7-6 win over the Boston Red Sox on Friday night.
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Up and down, up and down, up and down. When will this awful roller coaster ride end? After clicking on all cylinders last night, the Diamondbacks were mowed down by Yu Darvish and the Rangers in their makeup game Thursday night, losing 7-1. For the second time this summer, Darvish struck out 14 Diamondback hitters.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Wade Miley pitched two-hit ball into the seventh inning and Eric Chavez drove in three runs Wednesday night, leading the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 7-0 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays.
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Cody Ross was one of the few bright spots for the Red Sox last season, and after being traded to Arizona in the offseason, he now returns to Fenway Park in the opposing dugout.
The Diamondbacks outfielder stressed how excited he was to be back in Boston and what a great time he had playing for the Red Sox when he had the opportunity.
Check out the above video to hear what else Ross...
I know, we’re jumping the gun here…but let’s stick with the theme!
The non-waiver trade deadline has come and gone for the 2013 season, and Ian Kennedy is now a member of the San Diego Padres. Acquired in a trade with the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for Joe Thatcher, AA pitcher Matt Stites, and a Round B Competitive Balance Pick in the 2014 Rule 4 Draft, Kennedy’s acquisition...
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BOSTON — There must be something in the (dirty) water.
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