Found December 13, 2011 on azcentral:
The D-backs have signed RHP Jonathan Albaladejo and assigned him to the 40-man roster.

Diamondbacks sign ex-Yankee hurler Albaladejo

The Arizona Diamondbacks have signed right-hander Jonathan Albaladejo and added him to their 40-man roster.

Reaping What You Sow: Arizona Diamondbacks Top 10 Prospects

Every year for the past several years, I keep saying that the Arizona Diamondbacks will win the NL West, and every year for the past several years, the Diamondbacks have let me down. So this year, I pick the Giants to win the division, and the Diamondbacks come through with their breakout performance. They even did it with the help of a couple key rookie performances. Josh Collmenter...

D-backs to add Saito; Saunders, Owings gone

The Diamondbacks continued to shuffle their pitching staff Monday, moving to acquire free-agent reliever Takashi Saito while turning loose Joe Saunders and Micah Owings. Saito, a career closersetup man, looks to be the final piece for a bullpen that was one of the major reasons for the D-backs turnaround last season. The D-backs are expected to announce his acquisition Tuesday....

D’Backs Add Bullpen Depth with Saito

As they made their march to the NL West title in 2011, the Diamondbacks were basically a two-man show at the end of the game. David Hernandez developed into a solid workhorse setup man after being acquired from the Orioles in the Mark Reynolds trade, and J.J. Putz had his best season in four years as the closer. Joe Paterson got some work as the lefty specialist and Bryan Shaw was...

Arizona Diamondbacks decline salary arbitration for pitchers Joe Saunders, Micah Owings

Joe Saunders and Micah Owings will become free agents after the Arizona Diamondbacks did not offer salary arbritration to the two pitchers by Monday's 10 p.m. deadline.

The BP First Take: Tuesday, December 15 by Daniel Rathman

All general managers have strengths and weaknesses, some of which are easier to observe than others. When it comes to the Diamondbacks’ Kevin Towers, the ability to construct a solid bullpen without breaking the bank is clearly the feather in his cap.  Towers first worked that magic during his 15-year tenure with the Padres, before bringing it with him to Arizona in September...

Joe Saunders Has Unexpectedly Become a Prized Free Agent

According to Ken Rosenthal of, the Arizona Diamondbacks have non-tendered LHP Joe Saunders.  Saunders, affectionately known as "Saundo" by Angels and D-Back fans alike, was 12-13 last year for the NL West division champions.  He sported a solid 3.69 ERA across a career-high 212 innings.  Most notably, Saunders was a main component of the trade that sent...

D-Backs agree to terms with P Saito

The Arizona Diamondbacks agreed to terms on a one-year contract with reliever Takashi Saito on Wednesday.

Arizona signs RHP Saito to 1-year deal (AP)

The Arizona Diamondbacks have reached agreement on a one-year, $1.75 million contract with 41-year-old right-hander Takashi Saito. The former All-Star went 4-2 with a 2.03 ERA in 30 relief appearances for the NL Central champion Milwaukee Brewers last season. Saito is 21-15 with 84 saves and a 2.18 ERA over parts of six seasons with the Los Angeles Dodgers, Boston, Atlanta and Milwaukee.

D’Backs will non-tender Joe Saunders

Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports says the Diamondbacks will non-tender LHP Joe Saunders tonight, but will try to to re-sign him. Last week, Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic said the Diamondbacks offered Saunders a new two-year contract, and rather than non-tendering Saunders, GM Kevin Towers recently said they intend to either sign Saunders or trade him. Michael Baron (Posted Dec...

Takashi Saito agrees with Diamondbacks

Right-handed relief pitcher Takashi Saito has agreed to a deal with the Arizona Diamondbacks, Jon Heyman of reports. Image by Keith Allison under the Creative Commons License.
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