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Diamondbacks GM Kevin Towers spoke with Aaron Hill's agent this week, reports Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic. The two sides made little progress and didn't exchange figures, but Towers said another talk is tentatively scheduled for next week. Hill hit .215/.386/.492 in 142 plate appearances for the Snakes after being dealt from the Blue Jays, but Towers said he isn't necessarily looking at a multi-year deal for Hill since he doesn't "want to get too crazy about six weeks [of production]. There’s a reason they moved him and a reason we moved Kelly Johnson.”
Also from Piecoro's piece, the recently-released Juan Gutierrez said he expected the move and hopes to re-sign with the D'Backs on a minor league deal. Gutierrez underwent Tommy John surgery in September.
The Padres are willing to give Heath Bell a two-year, $15-$16MM contract with an option for a third year, reports Bill Center of the San Diego Union-...
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PHOENIX -- Jerry Dipotos trade-deadline deals as interim general manager in July 2010 started the Diamondbacks on their road to the NL West pennant this season, and it is apparent that the baseball industry noticed.
The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and Baltimore Orioles have received permission from the D-backs to speak to Dipoto about their vacant general manager positions, a...
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Despite a nail-biting loss to the Milwaukee Brewers in the National League Division Series, the Arizona Diamondbacks performed better in 2011 than anyone could have expected. Moreover, the crew headed by general manager Kevin Towers and field manager Kirk Gibson is built to contend for the foreseeable future.
Two weeks into the Arizona Fall League, the three Arizona Diamondbacks position player participants are performing extremely well for the 9-2 Salt River Rafters.
The Diamondbacks' vice president of player personnel was part of the front office that built the Red Sox into World Series winners.The Diamondbacks' vice president of player personnel was part of the front office that built the Red Sox into World Series winners.