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Geoff Blum joins Astros announcing crew

Veteran utility player Geoff Blum will join the Houston Astros’ television broadcast team as a color analyst. Blum appeared in 17 games last season while a member of the Arizona Diamondbacks. For much of the season he dealt with an oblique injury. The 39-year-old infielder played with six teams during his 14-year MLB career.
Via Tireball.com
January 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks to release 14-year vet Blum

The Arizona Diamondbacks will cut ties with infielder Geoff Blum, the 14-year veteran announced through Twitter on Friday. "Later today @Dbacks will announce my release. I am grateful for the opportunity I was given here. #Dbacks," Blum wrote, according to MLB.com. Blum, 39, is hitting just .143 in 17 games with Arizona this year. He has spent much of the season on...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks release Geoff Blum

According to Geoff Blum's official Twitter account, the Arizona Diamondbacks will announce later today that he will be released. The Diamondbacks signed Blum to a two-year deal back in 2010. In two years with Arizona Blum hit .195/.267/.312 with 2 HR's, 11 RBI's and a 55 OPS+ in 86 plate appearances. Image by SD Dirk under the Creative Commons License Agreement.
Via PRO Rumors
July 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Frustration mounting for D-backs after sweep

CHICAGO -- Diamondbacks infielder Geoff Blum expressed after Saturday's loss that, despite back-to-back losses to the Cubs to open the second half of the season, no one was "freaking out." But after getting swept out of Chicago with a 3-1 loss Sunday, it was abundantly clear that the D-backs are getting frustrated. In the third inning, right fielder Justin Upton who...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
July 15, 2012  |  Discuss

D-backs put McDonald on DL, activate Blum

PHOENIX -- The Diamondbacks placed reserve infielder John McDonald on the 15-day disabled list Monday with a strained left oblique and activated fellow bench infielder Geoff Blum for the 60-day DL. Blum had been sidelined since April 18 with the same injury. "We're being conservative about (McDonald)," D-backs manager Kirk Gibson said. "Realistically it could...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
July 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Torn oblique sidelines Diamondbacks IF Blum

Arizona Diamondbacks infielder Geoff Blum was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a torn left oblique. Blum was hurt during batting practice Tuesday night. He said he felt a pop on his last swing of the third round of batting practice. Blum said he was told he could be sidelined for four to eight weeks, depending on how he responds to treatment. He missed 127 games last season...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks place Young, Blum on DL

The Arizona Diamondbacks placed outfielder Chris Young and infielder Geoff Blum on the 15-day disabled list before Wednesday's game against Pittsburgh and brought up outfielder A.J. Pollock and infielder Cody Ransom. Young, an NL All-Star in 2010, injured his right shoulder crashing into the padded wall in center for a catch in the fourth inning Tuesday. An MRI confirmed he...
Via AP on Fox
April 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks put Young and Blum on disabled list

Updates with details and quotes. The Arizona Diamondbacks placed outfielder Chris Young and infielder Geoff Blum on the 15-day disabled list before Wednesday's game against Pittsburgh and brought up outfielder A.J. Pollock and infielder Cody Ransom. Young, an NL All-Star in 2010, injured his right shoulder crashing into the padded wall in center for a catch in the fourth inning...
Via AP on Fox
April 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Royals take beating from Diamondbacks split squad

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) -- Geoff Blum and A.J. Pollock homered to lead an Arizona Diamondbacks split-squad to a 10-3 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Saturday. Pollock led off the game with a home run on Danny Duffy's fourth pitch. He also scored on Blum's drive in Kansas City's four-run fifth. Lyle Overbay went 3 for 5 and Henry Blanco had a two-run triple for Arizona...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
March 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks split-squad pounds Royals 10-3

Geoff Blum and A.J. Pollock homered to lead an Arizona Diamondbacks split-squad to a 10-3 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Saturday. Pollock led off the game with a home run on Danny Duffy's fourth pitch. He also scored on Blum's drive in Kansas City's four-run fifth. Lyle Overbay went 3 for 5 and Henry Blanco had a two-run triple for Arizona. Chris Jakubauskas...
Via AP on Fox
March 31, 2012  |  Discuss
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