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The Arizona Diamondbacks have released catcher Rod Barajas, a move that makes Wil Nieves the backup to starter Miguel Montero.
Barajas, a member of Arizona's 2001 World Series championship team, was a non-roster invitee to the Diamondbacks this spring.
The 37-year-old Barajas was with the Diamondbacks from 1999 to 2003. He later played for Texas, Toronto, the Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Mets and Pittsburgh.
Barajas has a career .235 average with 136 home runs and 480 RBIs.
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Over the weekend, injured D'Backs starter Daniel Hudson sent out a tweet voicing his displeasure over the photo Topps chose to use for his baseball card.
Isn't every Little Leaguer's dream to make it to the Majors and end up on a baseball card some day?
Imagine how Arizona Diamondbacks right-hander Daniel Hudson must have felt when he saw an unflattering picture of him on his 2013 Topps baseball card.
The 26-year-old starting pitcher, about to begin his fifth season in the majors and third with the D-backs, was going through...
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Though Cody Ross took a step in his rehab of a calf injury Tuesday, the Diamondbacks outfielder will likely open the season on the disabled list, D-backs manager Kirk Gibson confirmed.
"I'd rather (do that) than him push it and injure himself for six to eight weeks," Gibson said. "Let's get it right. If we have to DL him to do that, then...
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- It has looked more and more likely for the last week or so that Diamondbacks outfielder Cody Ross will not be ready in time for Opening Day as he rehabs a strained soleus muscle in his left calf.
Ross said Sunday, however, that he is still targeting a return on Opening Day, although he also is being cautious not to make the injury into a bigger issue.
Baseball players tend to be a picky bunch, but Daniel Hudson may be the first to ever complain (publicly, at least) about a baseball card photo.
But don’t go calling D-Huddy high maintenance just yet, as the Diamondbacks hurler has good reason to be upset.
Hudson recently caught glimpse of his Topps baseball card and expressed his displeasure on Twitter. No, the baseball card company...
Every young boy or girl who wants to play sports for a living dreams of someday being featured on a playing card. Usually kids envision themselves on the front of a card jacking a home run or catching a touchdown pass. It didn’t exactly work out that way for Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Daniel Hudson.
Hudson is rehabbing from Tommy John surgery after he blew out his elbow last...
Arizona Diamondbacks second baseman Aaron Hill has left a spring training game after getting hit on the left hand by a pitch from Los Angeles Angels ace Jered Weaver.
Hill, a 2012 Silver Slugger award winner who is batting .432 this spring, was plunked in the bottom of the first inning Tuesday night. He did not come out to play defense in the top of the second and was replaced by...
[USA Today]Daniel Hudson who pitches for the Arizona Diamondbacks now has a constant reminder of one of the scariest moments of his life. Hudson finally got his hands on his Topps Heritage Set baseball card, and to his dismay the picture that they had chosen was right after he threw out his arm during the second inning of a game last year. Hudson is currently rehabbing from Tommy...
Daniel Hudson's seemingly harmless tweet about his baseball card picture that blew up across the internet Monday really was, well, harmless.
The Diamondbacks right-hander, who is expected to miss much of the season while rehabbing from Tommy John surgery after tearing a ligament in his arm last June, took to Twitter on Sunday after he opened some fan mail that included a new...
Three key players for the Diamondbacks left Tuesday night's spring training game with injuries before Arizona scored seven runs in the eighth inning to beat the Los Angeles Angels 7-1.
Second baseman Aaron Hill was hit on the left pinkie by a pitch from Angels ace Jered Weaver, who gave up only two hits in seven scoreless innings. Diamondbacks shortstop Willie Bloomquist (right...