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PHOENIX -- Diamondbacks catcher Miguel Montero was placed on the disabled list with a lower back strain Thursday, a week after an MRI showed inflammation but no structural damage to the area.
Montero, who is hitting .228, was replaced on the roster by former ASU catcher Tuffy Gosewich, whose contract as purchased from Class AAA Reno.
In another move, the D-backs returned reliever Chaz Roe to Reno while activating right-hander Zeke Spruill for a start against Texas on Thursday.
"I'm hanging in there," Montero told FOX Sports Arizona on Wednesday.
"My back is still a little stiff. The last thing I want to do it hurt it again and be out for a longer time. I'm going to try to take my time rather than hurting it and going uut for the rest of the yer. Backs are really scary situation, and as a catcher it is even worse, because I have to lay down, blocking balls, and all that."
Montero, who started 21 consecutive games in a 25-day period in June, has caught 796 ...
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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.
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The estranged wife of former major league pitcher Kris Benson allegedly broke...
PHOENIX -- The Gosewisch family knows a little about perseverance and a lot about thriving in pressure situations. The last few weeks have made that abundantly clear.
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...
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...
FN Editor-In-Chief With Cody (FenwayNation Photo)Cody Ross has a chip on his shoulder as he returns to Fenway Park this weekend as a member of the Arizona Diamondbacks. He thinks the Red Sox low-balled him once he let it be known (during the 2012 season) that he wanted to come back and play for the Carmine Hose. He understands that this is part of the "business side"...
Multiple media outlets are reporting that the Diamondbacks have traded Opening Day starter Ian Kennedy to the San Diego Padres in a package headlined by left-handed relief pitcher Joe Thatcher.
Kennedy, who won 21 games in 2011, has struggled mightily of late. He was the losing pitcher on Tuesday night in Tampa, continuing a winless streak that dates to June 1. In his last 10 starts...
The Arizona Diamondbacks solidified their bullpen at the cost of depleting their major league rotation, sending Ian Kennedy to the San Diego Padres in exchange for reliever Joe Thatcher, minor league prospect Matt Stites, and a competitive balance draft pick.
Kennedy is the biggest name involved in the deal, and while he's not a superstar (contrary to what his 2011 season...
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.
Ross, Boston's regular right fielder last season, drove in three runs, doubled twice and singled once. His big hit came with the score tied at 6 when he led off the seventh inning against Pedro Beato (1-1) with his...
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.
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...
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...
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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...
Sitting eight games below .500 and five behind trading partner, Arizona, the San Diego Padres added an arm to their rotation.
Ian Kennedy, a former 21-game-winner and before that, a Yankee prospect, now stands with an ugly 3-8 record and 5.23 ERA. He seems to have overstayed his welcome in Arizona, but the Padres will now take a shot on the righty who hails from Southern California...
BOSTON — There must be something in the (dirty) water.
Cody Ross marked his return to Boston with a huge performance that helped the Diamondbacks earn a victory in Friday’s series opener. Ross went 4-for-5, and his solo homer in the seventh inning proved to be the difference in Arizona’s 7-6 win.
“He’s a good hitter that took advantage of some pitches in the middle of the...
According to MLB.com’s Corey Brock, the San Diego Padres have reached an agreement with the Arizona Diamondbacks in trade that will send statrer Ian Kennedy to the Padres for lefty reliever Joe Thatcher, Double-A reliever Matt Stites, and a compensation round B draft pick.
Kennedy is 3-8 with a 5.23 ERA in 21 starts for the Diamondbacks this season.Thatcher, 31, is 3-1 with...
By JEFF MEZYDLO
STATS Senior Writer
One of the many reasons for the Tampa Bay Rays' recent run of success has been the pitching of Jeremy Hellickson.
Though the Arizona Diamondbacks have struggled most of July, Wade Miley has pitched well this month.
Both pitchers look to continue their current success when the AL East-leading Rays try for a 10th consecutive interleague victory...