SCOTT DIAMOND RUMORS

Twins rumors: Scott Diamond accepts AAA assignment

He may not be wearing a Minnesota Twins jersey to start the season but the opportunity for Scott Diamond to improve and work his way back into the MLB isn't out of the question. Diamond accepted a AAA assignment with the Rochester Red Wings on Saturday and immediately hit the mound in an intrasquad game in Florida.Diamond had a rough start in his first year with the Twins. 2011...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Scott Diamond placed on waivers

The Minnesota Twins have placed left-hander Scott Diamond on waivers, a person with direct knowledge said Wednesday afternoon. Diamond, 27, lost out to right-hander Kyle Gibson in his bid to claim the final spot in the Twins’ starting rotation. Like right-hander Vance Worley, who cleared waivers last week and was sold Tuesday to the Pittsburgh Pirates, Diamond is out of options...
Via Pro Sports Daily
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins notebook: Diamond solid in Grapefruit League debut

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Twins left-hander Scott Diamond didn't throw a single pitch in Grapefruit League action last spring. So while Saturday's outing was brief, it was nice for Diamond to continue what has been a normal spring so far in 2014. Diamond threw two innings against Boston in the Twins' 6-2 win in the home opener at Hammond Stadium. The 27-year-old lefty gave...
Via Fox Sports North
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Diamond hopes to win spot in Twins rotation

Just a year removed from a 12-win season, Scott Diamond finds himself in a battle for the fifth-starter's spot on the Minnesota Twins. The Canadian left-hander is hardly alone. ''Competition brings out the best nature in everybody,'' Diamond said Monday before pitchers and catchers held the spring's first workout. ''I know from my own experience...
Via AP on Fox
February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Back to square one for Scott Diamond

MINNEAPOLIS -- Scott Diamond thought he had things figured out after a demotion to Triple A in early August helped him get his confidence back. In his first major league start since then, it was back to square one for the Twins left-hander. Diamond was tagged with the loss Thursday as Oakland scored five runs (four earned) on six hits as Minnesota fell 8-2 to the visiting Athletics...
Via Fox Sports North
September 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Twins' Scott Diamond enjoys solid bounce-back effort

Twins left-hander Scott Diamond bounced back from one of his worst outings of the year to pitch one of his best. Amid his solid effort, Diamond found himself locked into a pitcher's duel against one of the American League's best pitchers, Mariners ace Felix Hernandez. In the end, though, Diamond's outing kept his team in the game and the Twins eventually went on to win...
Via Fox Sports North
July 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Diamond unable to make adjustments against Orioles

MINNEAPOLIS This wasn't characteristic for a Scott Diamond start.As the Minnesota Twins' best pitcher last year, Diamond was essentially immune from pitching a clunker. Sunday against Baltimore, though, he finally had one. Minnesota's left-hander matched gave up six runs on nine hits including three home runs in just 5 23 innings of work in the Twins' 6-0 loss...
Via Fox Sports North
May 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Twins Wednesday: Diamond ready for debut

Left-hander Scott Diamond was Minnesota's best pitcher in 2012, but he's missed the first two weeks of the 2013 season after recovering from offseason elbow surgery. He'll be returning to the mound soon. Manager Ron Gardenhire told reporters Wednesday in Kansas City that Diamond will make his season debut Saturday against the New York Mets at Target Field. Diamond has...
Via Fox Sports North
April 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Twins' Diamond looking for lost luster

MINNEAPOLIS Despite beginning the year at Triple-A Rochester, Minnesota left-hander Scott Diamond has pitched the most innings of any Twins pitcher this season. He lasted 5-13 innings Sunday against Chicago and has now pitched 153-23 innings for the Twins this season, more than he's pitched in a year at any point in his professional career. Over his last several starts, it...
Via Fox Sports North
September 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Diamond leads by example to save environment

MINNEAPOLIS Scott Diamond has never been one to back down from a challenge. When the left-hander didn't make the Twins' Opening Day roster out of spring training, it was a challenge. He responded by pitching well with Triple-A Rochester and earning a promotion to the majors. Diamond made his 2012 debut on May 8 and has since become Minnesota's most consistent starting...
Via Fox Sports North
June 26, 2012  |  Discuss
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