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The big news of day five of the major league baseball winter meetings was a trade between the Arizona Diamondbacks and Oakland Athletics with the Diamondbacks acquiring starting pitcher Trevor Cahill and Craig Breslow and Oakland picking up starting pitcher Jarrod Parker, outfielder Collin Cowgill and relief pitcher Ryan Cook.
Parker has been the D-Backs number one prospect for the last couple of seasons, but his path to the major leagues was sidetracked in 2009 when he underwent Tommy John surgery. He has a 3.49 career minor league ERA in 346 innings with 8.4 strikeouts per nine innings. He should be able to earn a spot in the Athletics rotation but has value in AL-only leagues at this point until he can get another season removed from the Tommy John surgery.
With all spots open in the Oakland outfield, Cowgill should see a full season of at bats. Cowgill had 92 at bats in Arizona last season, hitting .239 with a home run and four stolen bases. He hit .299 in his minor league care...
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Former Kentucky baseball first-team All-America outfielder Collin Cowgill has been traded by the Arizona Diamondbacks to the Oakland Athletics as part of a five-player deal, it was announced on Friday night.
The Oakland Athletics traded a pitcher on Friday but it wasn’t the oft-mentioned Gio Gonzalez who headed north to Arizona.
The A’s traded three-year starter Trevor Cahill, along with left-handed reliever Craig Breslow, to the Diamondbacks for a collect of three prospects: starter Jarrod Parker, reliever Ryan Cook, and outfielder Collin Cowgill. It’s a fairly uninspired return...
When the Diamondbacks acquired All-Star starter Dan Haren from the Athletics before the 2008 season, the guiding principle was a belief in the present.
The same impetus brought young veteran Trevor Cahill to the desert on Friday as part of a five-player deal in which the Diamondbacks gave up top pitching prospect Jarrod Parker.
"We see it a window here, specifically in the...
Arizona general manager Kevin Towers said prior to this week's Major League Baseball winter meetings that the Diamondbacks had no untouchables, and he's a man of his word.
On Friday, the Diamondbacks traded a prized arm in their minor league system, right-hander Jarrod Parker, to the Oakland Athletics as part of a package that fills two areas of concern. Trevor Cahill, an...
The NL West champion Arizona Diamondbacks have added another front-line starter and boosted their bullpen, acquiring pitchers Trevor Cahill, Craig Breslow and cash from the Oakland Athletics.
The A's received minor league starter Jarrod Parker, outfielder Collin Cowgill and reliever Ryan Cook in Friday's trade.
D-backs general manager Kevin Towers has been committed to...
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The Diamondbacks are on the verge of acquiring Trevor Cahill and Craig Breslow from the Athletics Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic reports. In return, the A's would receive one of Arizona's top pitching prospects Jarrod Parker, Collin Cowgill and possibly another prospect.
The A's have traded pitchers Trevor Cahill and Craig Breslow to the Arizona Diamondbacks for pitchers Jarrod Parker and Ryan Cook and outfielder Collin Cowgill.
The Oakland Athletics kicked off their latest roster makeover Friday by trading pitchers Trevor Cahill and Craig...
The A's dealt one of their young starting pitchers, just not the one rumored throughout the winter meetings. Trevor Cahill and Craig Breslow have been dealt for Jarrod Parker, Collin Cowgill and Ryan Cook. This is a deal where all fantasy relevant pieces could benefit.
Signed through all of his arbitration years, and possibly his first year of free agent eligibility, it...