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Following the Arizona Diamondbacks surprising agreement with
free agent Cody Ross, the team is working to trade an outfielder, according to
Buster Olney of ESPN.
Arizona is, in fact, working to trade an outfielder, in the aftermath of the Ross deal. Kubel is regarded as the most likely guy to be dealt
— Buster Olney (@Buster_ESPN) December 22, 2012
Olney adds that Jason Kubel, who the Diamondbacks signed
last offseason, is “regarded as the most likely guy to be dealt.”
Beyond Kubel, Arizona’s current outfield also includes
Justin Upton, who’s had his name come up in several trade rumors since the
summer. The Diamondbacks also have Gerardo Parra and younger outfield options
such as Adam Eaton and A.J. Pollock.
The Diamondbacks have already traded an outfielder this
winter when they sent Chris Young to the Oakland Athletics as a part of the
three-team deal that netted them former Miami Marlins closer Heath Bell.
Kubel was solid in his first season with the Diamondbacks,
hitting .253/.327/.506 with 30 doubles and 30 home runs over 571 at-bats. The
30-year-old owns a career line of .268/.334/.467 over eight years at the major
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The Diamondbacks signed Jason Kubel last offseason and created an outfield logjam with Chris Young, Justin Upton and Gerardo Parra.
While the consensus had the team attempting to trade Parra following Kubel’s signing, the Diamondbacks stood pat and attempted to use everyone effectively. Top prospect Adam Eaton then knocked down the door to the majors at the end of the season,...
PHOENIX Instead of dealing from an excess of outfielders in their latest move Saturday, the Diamondbacks added one more, agreeing to terms with 2010 NLCS MVP Cody Ross on a three-year deal believed to be worth 26 million. It is a move that brings energy and proven production to a team one year removed from winning the NL West.
We thought it was perfect fit, general manager Kevin...
The Arizona Diamondbacks signed outfielder Cody Ross to a three-year, $26 million deal on Saturday. The contract also contains a club option for a fourth season. Arizona GM Kevin Towers is now looking to trade an outfielder, likely incumbent left fielder Jason Kubel, but the signing of Ross underscores one thing to me: I have no idea what Towers is trying to do with the Diamondbacks...
The Arizona Diamondbacks have signed outfielder Cody Ross to a three year deal worth approximately $26 million, according to multiple reports. The deal is also expected to include an option for a fourth year with a $1 million buyout.
The move comes as a bit of a surprise on many fronts.
First, the Diamondbacks were not really expected to be in the hunt for Ross or any other outfielder...
Another free agent outfielder comes off the board. Cody Ross has signed with the Arizona Diamondbacks for three years. He was one of the remaining free agent outfielders attracting a lot of attention across the league.
Jim Bowden of ESPN reports the deal to be worth $26 million over three years with an option for a fourth year.
Cody Ross 3 yrs $26 million confirmed...
ESPNThe Arizona Diamondbacks agreed to terms Saturday with free-agent outfielder Cody Ross on a three-year contract, according to sources. ESPN's Jim Bowden reports the deal is worth $26 million and includes a club option with a $1 million buyout.Ross, 31, is coming off a season in which he batted .267 with 22 homers and 81 RBIs in 130 games for the Boston Red Sox.Ross had a...
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Cody Ross signed a three-year, $26 million deal with the Arizona
Diamondbacks in a deal that came together Tuesday when the D-Backs brass
got together and decided to target the Scottsdale, Az. resident...
The Arizona Diamondbacks have agreed to sign Cody Ross to a three-year deal worth $26mm, Mark Feinsand of The New York Daily News reports. The deal also includes a fourth year club option with a $1mm buyout (Jim Bowden of ESPN.com and XM Radio provided contract details).
The Phillies, Red Sox, Rangers Braves were among the clubs that were most interested in Ross.
Back in September...
Many Phillies fans on our Facebook page and on Twitter in recent days have voiced their displeasure about the Phillies' rumored pursuit of Cody Ross. Too much money, not strong enough, and many other reasons, including that he beat the Phillies in 2010 on the way to a Giants World...
Ross has signed a three-year pact with Arizona. Photo: AP
Ross Signs with Arizona
Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News is reporting that Cody Ross has agreed to a three-year deal with the Arizona Diamondbacks, further limiting the opportunities for the Phillies to upgrade their outfield production.Ten days ago, our Eric Seidman explained why the price tag for Ross just would...
While the New York Yankees are not close to acquiring an
outfielder at this point, the team continues to pursue a right-handed bat, with
the potential targets including Vernon Wells of the Los Angeles Angels and free
agents Scott Hairston and Jeff Baker, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports.
Yankees not currently close on any trade talks for an outfielder; Texas was in...