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2015 MLB Draft Preview: Arizona Diamondbacks

In the past half a decade, the Arizona Diamondbacks have gone after pitching, pitching and more pitching in the first round of the MLB Draft. In fact, they’ve selected a player in said position in six of the past seven years and, with a host of top pitching prospects in 2015, that notion is expected to continue. Jonathan Mayo of MLB.com currently has five of the top six prospects...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
27 days ago  |  Discuss

The Diamondbacks finally appear to be heading in the right direction

After a series of tumultuous years under former GM Kevin Towers and ex-manager Kirk Gibson, it looks like the Arizona Diamondbacks have turned the corner and are heading for greener pastures. Arizona is just 21-25 this season, but last year, the team fell four games below .500 on April 3rd, and never got to that level again. Framed in that context, a 21-25 record is downright miraculous...
Via The Outside Corner
May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Where do the Diamondbacks go from here?

Nobody could ever accuse Kevin Towers of being anything less than bold. Few teams have been as interesting as the Arizona Diamondbacks over the last few years. Setting aside the quality of his moves, the sheer volume and often puzzling circumstances surrounding them garnered Arizona more headlines than such a middling team typically deserves. His […]
Via Fangraphs
September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona Diamondbacks fire GM Towers

Kevin Towers has been relieved of his duties as general manager for the Arizona Diamondbacks according to multiple reports. The move was expected given the team’s awful 2014 season and the team’s hiring of Tony La Russa as chief baseball officer earlier this year. Towers spent nearly four years in the Diamondbacks front office. “Over the past three months, I have had the opportunity...
Via isportsweb.com
September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Diamondbacks Fire GM Kevin Towers

With less than a month remaining in their season, the disappointing Arizona Diamondbacks have reportedly fired general manager Kevin Towers.  According to Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic, the team is expected to make the announcement Friday morning.  Towers has been with Arizona since 2010 after he left the San Diego Padres following a 15-year career in the team’s front...
Via Sportsnaut
September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Paging Mr. Towers – Please call Triple-A Reno ASAP.

For a moment at least, I for once found myself agreeing with Arizona Diamondbacks’ GM Kevin Towers on something; on the morning radio show on Arizona Sports 98.7 with Doug and Wolf, Towers said of his team’s sluggish start, “We realize it’s April. We don’t want to panic, we don’t want the players to think we’re panicking. But to me, if things don’t get better,...
Via Baseball Essential
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks Take a Two-Year Chance on ERA

Kevin Towers is a confident, talkative man. He’ll tell you what he’s thinking about, and he’ll tell you what he’s doing. There aren’t many anonymous leaks that come out of the Diamondbacks organization because Towers doesn’t exactly keep many secrets — even when he’s actively negotiating. Towers has spent much of this offseason talking about […]
Via Fangraphs
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks rumors: High-profile free agent signing still possible, GM prepared to give up first-round pick

Although the Arizona Diamondbacks have yet to make any big moves this offseason, it seems as though GM Kevin Towers is still open to the possibility of landing a big name. After trading away Heath Bell to the Tampa Bay Rays as part of a three-team trade on Tuesday, Towers spoke to reporters, including Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic, on a conference call, in which he talked...
Via Sports Injury Alert
December 05, 2013  |  Discuss
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