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Towers tells D-Backs he's leaving organization

PHOENIX (AP) The Arizona Diamondbacks say Kevin Towers has told the team that he is leaving the organization. Friday's announcement by the team of Towers' departure comes a month after he was stripped of his general manager title. He has been replaced by Dave Stewart. The Diamondbacks also said that the contract of assistant general manager Billy Ryan will not be renewed...
Via AP on Fox
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Towers, Diamondbacks part ways

PHOENIX -- Former general manager Kevin Towers left the Diamondbacks on Friday, saying he believed that a clean break was the best way for the organization to move forward.  The D-backs offered Towers an unspecified position that included a role in pro scouting, an area that chief baseball officer Tony La Russa has said he would like to beef up, and the D-backs made no secret of...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
22 days ago  |  Discuss

D-backs will keep roster intact

Mandatory Credit: A few days after the Arizona Diamondbacks cleaned house with the firing of both GM Kevin Towers and manager Kirk Gibson (Replaced by Dave Stewart and Alan Trammel), they begin to fix the damage endured after a tumultuous 64 win season. While the office may have been cleaned and overhauled, the roster will remain intact. “Don’t expect much change at...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
25 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
28 days ago  |  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...
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   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 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
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