Found December 12, 2012 on
Our take on Tuesday`s surprising three-team trade involving the Diamondbacks, Indians, and Reds.
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PHOENIX The phrases epidural hemorrhage and brain contusion do not usually inspire a punch line.
That is, unless you are right-hander Brandon McCarthy, who took social media to new heights by using his sense ofhumor to help get through the skull fracture he suffered when he was struck by an Erick Aybar line drive Sept. 4 while pitching for Oakland, injuries that left him in critical...
PHOENIX (AP) -- Right-hander Brandon McCarthy and the Arizona Diamondbacks finalized their deal Tuesday on a 15.5 million, two-year contract.
Oakland's opening day starter last season, McCarthy was hit in the right side of the head by a line drive off the bat of the Los Angeles Angels' Erick Aybar on Sept. 5. The 29-year-old pitcher sustained an epidural hemorrhage, brain...
PHOENIX The Diamondbacks made a bold move involving two top prospects Tuesday when they acquired their shortstop of the future, Didi Gregorius, while severing ties with top 2011 draft pick Trevor Bauer in a three-team trade.
The D-backs acquired Gregorius in atwo-step deal that first saw Cleveland trade outfielder Shin-Soo Choo to Cincinnati for outfielder Drew Stubbs and Gregorius...
This winter, there has been a lot of talk about Justin Upton of the Arizona Diamondbacks. Upton has been linked to a whole litany of teams including the Rangers, Braves, and Mariners. He’s also only 25 and still has the potential to be an absolute superstar. Until last summer, no one would have thought Upton was available, in fact, many thought of the young slugger as untouchable...
Now that the Arizona Diamondbacks have filled what they
consider to be their areas of need through yesterday’s three-team trade,
general manager Kevin Towers told reporters, including Ken Rosenthal of FOX
Sports, that outfielder Justin Upton is “highly unlikely” to be traded this
Towers: "Highly unlikely" #DBacks trade Upton. Needs filled, better team...