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MARTIN PRADO RUMORS & GOSSIP

D-Backs more interested in trading Hill than Prado

The Diamondbacks are looking to trade Aaron Hill but are barely listening on Martin Prado, according to league sources. Hill has slipped from two years ago, when he had a career year, and is batting .251 with eight homers and 49 RBI. Prado's numbers are comparable (four homers, 37 RBI, .274), but Arizona views him as a key asset because of his leadership abilities and versatility...
Via Pro Sports Daily
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks’ Martin Prado Smacks Heads With Fan On Foul Ball (Video)

If you’re watching a baseball game and see a foul ball coming your way, you have two options: try to catch it, or get as far away from it as you can. This guy did neither. As Arizona Diamondbacks third baseman Martin Prado ranged toward the seats Sunday to track down a foul off the bat of San Francisco Giants second baseman Joe Panik, one fan instead leaned his head directly into...
Via NESN.com
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Martin Prado bumps heads with fan while chasing after foul ball

Your browser does not support iframes.Arizona Diamondbacks third baseman Martin Prado bumped heads with a front row fan while chasing a foul ball during Sunday's game against San Francisco.In the top of the ninth with two outs, Prado chased the ball fouled off towards the third base stands by Giants batter Joe Panik. Prado ran full speed towards the stands and his face smacked...
Via Holdout Sports
June 22, 2014  |  2 Comments

WATCH: Martin Prado smacks home run for his 1000th career hit

Your browser does not support iframes.   Martin Prado decided that the best way to celebrate his 1000th career hit was to go yard off of the Dodgers in the 9th inning. Prado is just the 26th Venezuelan born player to reach 1000 hits, and at 30 years old, it isn’t hard to envision Prado reaching the 2000 hits milestone by the end of his career. Home runs have come scarcely for...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Martin Prado’s ‘dirt bath’ celebration goes mainstream

Martin Prado, the Arizona Diamondbacks’ outfielder has popularized a celebration that involves squirting water on te neck of a team mate who scores the winning run and then rubbing a fistful of dirt into the wet neck area. And so the ‘dirt bath’ was born. But it doesn’t stop at the baseball field.  The following video from the Arizona Diamondbacks sees the dirt bath being...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Martin Prado Dispenses “Dirt Baths” In New Diamondbacks Commercial

Arizona Diamondbacks third baseman Martin Prado has perfected the art of the “dirt bath” celebration in which Prado “rewards” his teammates with a bath of water quickly followed by a handful of dirt. In the past, only Prado’s teammates have been victims of the dirt bath but in the new commercial for the Diamondbacks’ Prado has some fun at a few actors’ expense. Source...
Via Viral Sports Hub
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss
NOT THE BALL'S FAULT

Martin Prado stomps baseball into the ground

Your browser does not support iframes. Arizona Diamondbacks third baseman Martin Prado stomped on the baseball in frustration after being unable to field a slow roller during Wednesday night's game against the New York Mets. It happened in the first inning as Mets batter Eric Young hit the grounder to third, which was slowed down a bit due to a wet field. Prado had to run...
Via Holdout Sports
July 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Martin Prado comfortable in Braves lineup

Martin Prado is in the perfect place. The guy in front of him is hitting .323 and knows what to do when he reaches first. Michael Bourns 13 steals are tied for second in the NL. And the guy behind him is becoming one of the leagues top run producers. Freddie Freeman has taken over the No. 3 spot in the Braves order, and his 32 RBIs are tied for third in the league. In between...
Via Fox Sports South
May 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Prado returns to comfort level with Braves

Martin Prado was out of place. He wasnt comfortable in the field or at the plate. And he certainly wasnt comfortable when he was on the disabled list. That pretty much sums up 2011 for Prado. It was a season of disappointment as he struggled to adjust to a new position, a new spot in the batting order and an injury that cost him more than a month of the season. He wants to leave...
Via Fox Sports South
March 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Trading Prado Should Require Overpay

Martin Prado was without a doubt one of the biggest disappointments for the Atlanta Braves in 2011. In 2010 Prado was a rare second baseman who hit like a leftfielder, but in 2011 he was a leftfielder who hit like, well, a second baseman. Missing time with a Staph infection certainly didn’t help and neither did his astoundingly low .266 BABIP (compared to his .315 career average...
Via BravesBlast
November 28, 2011  |  Discuss
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