Zavada seeks new life at Reds camp

Clay Zavada, the relief pitcher with the handlebar mustache, is hoping this time will be the charm as he auditions for a roster spot at Reds Spring Training.
February 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Zavada faces hitters for first time this spring

Clay Zavada faced hitters for the first time since undergoing Tommy John surgery last May in a simulated game at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick on Wednesday.
March 09, 2011  |  Discuss

Zavada rides again! D-backs lefty, mustache mount comeback

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Clay Zavada still has work to do on his arm, and his handlebar mustache, before he is ready to return to the majors.The Arizona Diamondbacks mustachioed man had a memorable rookie season in 2009 when he struck out 52 in 51 innings, doing so while looking like a left-handed Rollie Fingers.He could not follow up in 2010. The mustache looked similar but Zavada couldn...
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February 28, 2011  |  Discuss

Wipe Your Tears...Clay Zavada Has Reported to Camp

When presented with the news that Arizona Diamondbacks reliever Clay Zavada might be hanging it up, The American Mustache Institute responded as succinctly as one would expect."This would be a horrific development," was the message left on their Facebook page.Thankfully, Mustached Americans and fans of the 2009 Robert Goulet Memorial Mustached American of the Year Award don't have...
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February 18, 2011  |  Discuss

Clay Zavada Might be Hanging it Up

The mustache ride might be over for Arizona Diamondbacks reliever Clay Zavada.Depending on what you read...the recipient of the 2009 Robert Goulet Memorial Mustached American of the Year Award is either going to show up to camp Wednesday or contemplating retirement.Sure, it's hard to think of a world where the owner of one of baseball's finest lip sweaters, might hang it up, but...
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February 16, 2011  |  Discuss

Zavada expected in D-backs camp Wednesday

The D-backs expect left-hander Clay Zavada to be in camp Wednesday after undergoing his physical Tuesday.
February 15, 2011  |  Discuss

Zavada on the comeback trail with D-backs

Clay Zavada, who underwent Tommy John surgery on his left elbow last May, has been playing catch regularly at Chase Field recently and expects to step on the mound for the first time for a bullpen session Monday.
January 28, 2011  |  Discuss

The Zavstache is Back!

When Clay Zavada hit the scene in 2009, he won over the hearts of many with both his ability and that beautiful Rollie Fingers-esque mustache.Last year, an arm injury (and subsequent Tommy John surgery) sidelined the reliever for the season.Well, prepare to cheer again, gang...the Zavstache is back!According to Nick Piecoro from Arizona Diamondbacks have re-signed...
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January 11, 2011  |  Discuss

Zavada is odd man out in bullpen

Clay Zavada accepted Friday's news that he was headed for Triple-A with a matter-of-fact approach and made no excuses.
April 03, 2010  |  Discuss

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