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KEVIN TOWERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Bill Bavasi leaves openings in Reds front office

On Friday news came out that Bill Bavasi would be leaving the Cincinnati Reds front office and would be taking over as the director of the Major League Baseball Scouting Bureau. Several front office members have now left the Reds this offseason, though they have also added Kevin Towers. Bavasi came to the Reds in August of 2008. For the Reds he served as the Vice President of Scouting...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Towers set to join Reds front office

 PHOENIX -- It did not take Kevin Towers long to land a new gig.  Towers is a few pen strokes from joining the Cincinnati organization, Reds general manager Walt Jocketty said at the major league general managers' meetings Tuesday at the Arizona Biltmore.  "We're still dotting the i's and dotted and crossing the t's," Jocketty said. "It will happen...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Towers to remain with D-backs

PHOENIX -- The Diamondbacks' front office got a bit deeper Saturday, when former general manager Kevin Towers agreed to remain in the organization after a meeting with new GM Dave Stewart. "We're going to work together for a long time," said Stewart, who wasted little time in his second day on the job. "Our conversation was a good, long conversation. He got...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
September 27, 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

Kevin Towers may loose his Powers

Kevin Towers speaks at a Diamondbacks press conference (photo courtesy of bleacherreport.com)   His contract may have been extended to stay beyond 2014, but after a very shaky start to a season in which two key pitchers Patrick Corbin, and David Hernandez were lost due to season ending elbow surgery, (Tommy John Surgery)  it does not bode well for Arizona Diamondbacks general...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
April 16, 2014  |  1 Comment

On second thought, Towers clarifies 'eye-for-eye' remarks

PHOENIX -- Beanballs, of course not. Uncomfortable at-bats? You betcha. Diamondbacks general manager Kevin Towers has emphasized a need for his pitchers to throw inside the last two times he has talked in a group setting. Nothing new there. But Towers admitted Wednesday that he could have phrased himself differently on his radio show Tuesday. This is what Towers said in a radio...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

D-Backs GM lashes out at pitchers

Arizona Diamondbacks general manager Kevin Towers wants everybody to know that he's a tough guy and he won't put up with anything other than an "eye for an eye" mentality, specifically on the mound. On Tuesday, Towers went on Arizona Sports 620's "Burns and Gambo" radio show and expressed displeasure for his pitchers' lack of grit. He felt his...
Via Fox Sports
October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

D-backs GM promises an 'eye for an eye' for beanings, disrespect

The Arizona Diamondbacks were not happy last month when the Dodgers celebrated in their pool, and that is just one of several incidents that infuriated general manager Kevin Towers. Aside from the pool party, Towers spoke with Arizona Sports specifically…Read more →
Via The Victory Formation
October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks GM Kevin Towers Calls Out His Team For Not Throwing At Batters

Arizona Diamondbacks GM Kevin Towers is not happy with the fight his team showed, or didn’t show, this year and didn’t hold back the frustration on radio with Arizona Sports 620′s Burns and Gambo on Tuesday. The main area Towers was upset about this season was the Diamondbacks lack of support for a teammate getting hit by a pitch. Towers specifically mentions a moment from...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
October 09, 2013  |  Discuss
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