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NL West Notes: Descalso inked in Arizona

Here's what's happening around the National League West. As all 30 clubs prepare for Spring Training next week(!), several teams are putting that last piece into place. For the Diamondbacks, an opportunity to bolster the bench was too much to pass up. Arizona signed Daniel Descalso to a one-year, $1.5 million deal this week. Descalso gives Arizona versatility in the field, as he...
Via Fish Stripes
7 days ago

Arizona Diamondbacks: Daniel Descalso Signed as Free Agent

In the continuing search for the left-handed bat, the Arizona Diamondbacks signed Daniel Descalso. If general manager Mike Hazen of the Arizona Diamondbacks continued to search for a productive left-handed bat off the bench, he found another late Tuesday afternoon. Previously signing Jeremy Hazelbaker and Gregor Blanco, add Daniel Descalso to the list. After spending […] Arizona...
Via Venom Strikes
11 days ago

Daniel Descalso agrees to $1.5M deal with Diamondbacks

PHOENIX (AP) Versatile infielder Daniel Descalso has agreed to a $1.5 million, one-year contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks. Descalso has a $1.35 million salary this season under the deal announced Tuesday. Arizona has a $2 million option for 2018 with a $150,000 buyout. The 30-year-old, who bats left-handed, hit .264 with 12 doubles and 38 RBIs in 99 games with Colorado last...
Via Associated Press
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Infielder Daniel Descalso agrees to deal with Diamondbacks

PHOENIX (AP) Versatile infielder Daniel Descalso has agreed to a one-year contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks. The 30-year-old, who bats left-handed, hit .264 with 12 doubles and 38 RBIs in 99 games with Colorado last season. He is one of two players since 2010 with 95 or more starts at second base (132), shortstop (141) and third base (97). Descalso played first base, second...
Via Associated Press
11 days ago  |  Discuss

D-backs sign infielder Descalso

The D-backs signed free-agent infielder Daniel Descalso to a one-year contract, the club announced Tuesday. To make room for Descalso on the 40-man roster, they designated infielder Phil Gosselin for assignment.
11 days ago

Rockies' Descalso sidelined several weeks with broken hand

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) The Colorado Rockies' veteran utility infielder Daniel Descalso will be out several weeks with a broken bone in his non-throwing hand. Descalso was hurt Friday when he was hit on the left hand by Tom Gorzelanny's pitch in a win over Cleveland. The team announced Tuesday that an MRI revealed Descalso has an avulsion fracture. Descalso had played some shortstop...
Via Associated Press
March 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Cardinals Announce Non-Tender For Descalso

ST. LOUIS, Mo., December 2, 2014 – The St. Louis Cardinals announced this evening that they did not tender a 2015 contract offer to infielder Daniel Descalso and he thus becomes a free-agent. Descalso, 28, was drafted by the Cardinals in 2007 and he batted .243 with 10 HR’s and 111 RBI in 529 games [...]
Via The Cardinal Conclave
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Taking another look at Daniel Descalso

Daniel Descalso has been busy doing what he does best: Frustrating lots of St. Louis Cardinals fans. This time around, he’s back to his old tricks, namely getting clutch hits late in important games that ultimately set the team up to win games. What a jerk. I’ve been a fairly vocal critic of his, but with big [...]
Via The Cardinal Conclave
August 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals, Descalso avoid arbitration

The Cardinals and infielder Daniel Descalso avoided arbitration, agreeing to a $1.29 million, one-year contract, the midpoint between the $1.65 million he had asked for and the $930,000 St. Louis had offered. St. Louis settled with all three arbitration-eligible players, agreeing earlier this month with outfielders Peter Bourjos and Jon Jay. The 27-year-old set career bests with...
Via Associated Press
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals, Descalso come to terms, avoid arbitration

ST. LOUIS -- The Cardinals' most versatile infielder is under contract for the 2014 season. Daniel Descalso, who is one of only two major leaguers to have made more than 90 appearances at third base, second base and shortstop over the past three seasons, and the Cardinals agreed to terms on a one-year contract, the club announced Wednesday. Descalso was the last of three Cardinals...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

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