JOSH COLLMENTER RUMORS

Change begins: Collmenter enters rotation

PHOENIX -- The overhaul of the Diamondbacks' starting rotation has begun. Josh Collmenter will replace Randall Delgado the next turn through, making his first start since 2012 against the New York Mets on Monday. Bronson Arroyo will go again Tuesday, getting an extra day of rest, and Delgado will move to the bullpen. "Looking at our options, that seems the smartest way to...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks Pitcher Josh Collmenter Taking Part In Australian Dating Game

Arizona Diamondbacks reliever Josh Collmenter will mix business with pleasure when he heads to Australia for next week’s two-game season-opening series against the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Arizona right-hander agreed to take part in a dating game of sorts, sponsored by the Daily Telegraph in Sydney, and will have a blind date, Tim Brown of Yahoo Sports writes. Women in Australia...
Via NESN.com
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

D-backs' Collmenter looking for love in Australia

SCOTTSDALE Ariz. -- The matchmakers in the Arizona clubhouse have done their work. All that remains is for Diamondbacks right-hander Josh Collmenter to meet his mate. On Friday, J.J. Putz and a few more of Collmenter's teammates selected his blind date from among the six finalists who entered a contest sponsored by the Sydney, Australia, Daily Telegraph that began on Valentine...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Which pitcher? Arizona Diamondbacks search for rotation help

Since day one of the MLB offseason, Arizona Diamondbacks general manager Kevin Towers has been an open book about his offseason intentions. It was no secret that Arizona would pursue a power bat, bullpen help and a frontline starter to act as a staff ace for the ballclub. Although the grocery list was short, it has nonetheless kept Towers very busy. After acquiring slugger Mark Trumbo...
Via isportsweb.com
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

D-backs, Collmenter avoid arbitration with 2-year deal

PHOENIX -- The Arizona Diamondbacks and right-handed reliever Josh Collmenter have avoided arbitration by agreeing on a $2,425,000, two-year contract. Collmenter was 5-5 with a 3.13 ERA in 49 games last season. He led all NL relievers with 92 innings pitched and a club-record nine relief appearances of at least three innings. His 29 extra innings pitched were the most by a major...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks, RHP Collmenter avoid arbitration

The Arizona Diamondbacks and right-handed reliever Josh Collmenter have avoided arbitration by agreeing on a $2,425,000, two-year contract. Collmenter was 5-5 with a 3.13 ERA in 49 games last season. He led all NL relievers with 92 innings pitched and a club-record nine relief appearances of at least three innings. His 29 extra innings were the most by a major leaguer since Tug...
Via AP on Fox
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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D-backs catcher, pitcher combine for circus catch

Your browser does not support iframes. Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Miguel Montero and pitcher Josh Collmenter combined for an impressive circus catch on a popup in the eighth inning of Sunday night's game at Marlin Park. Miami Marlins batter Adeiny Hechavarria tried to bunt the ball, but popped it up down the third base line. Montero chased it and failed to catch it, but...
Via Holdout Sports
May 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Collmenter makes perhaps catch of the year

The 2-1 putout isn't a common one in baseball; most of the ones that do occur are on wild pitchespassed balls that result in the pitcher covering the plate. So how does a pitcher record a 2-1 putout on a ball that never touches the ground? Diamondbacks reliever Josh Collmenter did just that in Sunday's game against the Marlins -- with an assist (literally) from catcher Miguel...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
May 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Collmenter draws praise for 'icy' bounceback

PHOENIX -- A red t-shirt with "USA" in blue lettering hung from Josh Collmenter's locker Friday night to honor the opening of the Olympic Games. The Diamondbacks pitcher also walked to the plate twice Friday with the Olympic theme playing. Collmenter's performance in the D-backs' 11-5 win over the Mets was hardly medal worthy, but his effort to keep his team...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
July 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Collmenter improves for D-backs despite loss

PHOENIX -- Josh Collmenter didn't go deep into Thursday's game, but he did make his longest start of the season. He didn't baffle Braves hitters, but he did allow fewer runs than either of his previous two starts this season. It wasn't pretty, but Collmenter rediscovered some much needed confidence Thursday night and bought himself more time in the Diamondbacks...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
April 20, 2012  |  Discuss
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