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DIAMONDBACKS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Tony La Russa has no plans to bring back Kirk Gibson, yet

The USA Today reported on Tuesday morning that the Arizona Diamondbacks’ current plan was to bring back their skipper Kirk Gibson for at least a sixth season in 2015, which if true, would show Arizona’s content with mediocrity. The Diamondbacks’ chief baseball officer Tony La Russa, through a spokesman, called the USA Today’s report inaccurate, though. It’s certainly possible...
Via Bloguin Best
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Arizona Diamondbacks: Gibson will remain manager

According to a report by Bob Nightengale of USA Today, the Arizona Diamondbacks plan on having Kirk Gibson as their manager in 2015. The #Dbacks currently plan to bring back manager Kirk Gibson for the 2015 season, but Tony La Russa delaying any official announcement. — Bob Nightengale (@BNightengale) August 19, 2014 The Diamondbacks have not officially announced that they will...
Via isportsweb.com
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Doug Fister stuffs Jayson Werth garden gnome in jersey during rally (video)

The Washington Nationals not only are on a hot streak — winners of seven straight — the team has gone on its recent run by winning some ballgames in spectacular fashion. The Nats have won three consecutive games in walk-off fashion, the most recent being a 5-4 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks in 11 innings. […] The post Doug Fister stuffs Jayson Werth garden gnome in jersey...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kirk Gibson’s rumored return shows Arizona is fine with mediocrity

The fate of Diamondbacks manager Kirk Gibson has been uncertain this year, with his team struggling out of the gate and getting enveloped by a cloud of controversy in the face of their “unintentional” methods of retribution against teams who dare plunk their players. Naturally, it looks like Gibson will be back for the Diamondbacks in 2015. The #Dbacks currently plan to bring...
Via The Outside Corner
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks consider bringing back Kirk Gibson

In 2011 the Arizona Diamondbacks won the National League West. Since then the team has been unable to get above the .500 mark and currently finds itself 19 games under for the year. While manager Kirk Gibson could be an obvious one to point fingers at the team is planning to bring him back reports Bob Nightengale of USA Today. However he does caution that chief baseball officer Tony...
Via Tireball.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

D-backs recall Will Harris, option Bradin Hagens to Reno

#Dbacks recall pitcher @willharris15 from the Triple-A Reno @Aces and option pitcher Bradin Hagens to Reno. — Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) August 18, 2014   The Diamondbacks continue their game of “Musical Bullpen” by optioning rookie pitcher Bradin Hagens to Reno and recalling reliever Will Harris to the Bigs. Harris will be in his third stint with the Snakes this year...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks recall reliever Will Harris from Reno

WASHINGTON (AP) The Arizona Diamondbacks have recalled right-hander Will Harris from Triple-A Reno and optioned right-hander Bradin Hagens to their top farm club. General manager Kevin Towers made the announcement Monday prior to Arizona's game at Washington. This will be Harris' third stint with Arizona this season. He's 0-2 with a 9.24 ERA in 12 relief appearances...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks Injury Update: Chris Owings starts rehab

Arizona Diamondbacks rookie shortstop, Chris Owings, has not played a game since June 25th due to a shoulder injury.  But he began the comeback trail yesterday while starting at shortstop in the Arizona Rookie League.  While batting third, Owings went 2-3 and stole two bases.  He is still at least a week from returning, but it was a positive sign to see the star rookie back on...
Via MLB Injury News
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Arizona Diamondbacks acquire former first round pick

The Arizona Diamondbacks acquired outfielder Brett Jackson from the Chicago Cubs in exchange for minor league pitcher Blake Cooper. Jackson was the Cub’s first round pick in the 2009 draft. Entering the 2012 season he was a top 40 prospect. Injuries have slowed his progression and he hasn’t played a full season since 2011. The University of California Berkeley graduate has shown...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks Injury Update: A.J. Pollock, Chris Owings, Cody Ross

The Diamondbacks had hoped outfielder A.J. Pollock would be back on the field by now, but his recovery is coming along slower than expected. He broke his hand on May 31 and was then struck on the same hand in his rehab assignment on July 31 in Arizona League, according to Nick Piercoro of Arizona Central.#491036617 / gettyimages.comThe hit by pitch in the Arizona League was on a...
Via Sports Injury Alert
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks Rumors: Arizona will be in market for starting pitcher this offseason

The Arizona Diamondbacks could be in the market for starting pitching this offseason, and they might be looking for it in Japan. The Dbacks have the second worst rotation in the National League and they do not necessarily have the organizational depth to find top free-agent pitchers, when several other teams have the same need.#162505043 / gettyimages.comAs Nick Piecoro of AZCentral...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks Outfielder David Peralta Shakes Hips During Rain Delay

The Diamondbacks and Indians were nailed with a rain delay on Tuesday night, one that ultimately led to a postponement, but that didn’t stop outfielder David Peralta from enjoying the evening in the dugout. Unfortunately for the 26-year-old Venezuelan rookie, the Diamondbacks do not get many opportunities for rain delays therefore he elected to get his money’s worth in Cleveland...
Via Next Impulse Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Arizona Diamondbacks: Jake Lamb has arrived

One benefit to the Arizona Diamondbacks being so horrendous in 2014 is that young prospects get an early look at the major leagues. Most of the time elite prospects do not get called up in August on contending teams because they are contending for a reason and managers do not want to rock the boat by bringing up a young 20-year-old. Of course there are exceptions to this rule like...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks promote top prospect Jake Lamb to Major Leagues

OFFICIAL: #Dbacks select contract of infielder @JakeLamb18 from the Triple-A Reno @Aces and designate infielder Andy Marte for assignment. — Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) August 7, 2014 In a lost season like this for the Diamondbacks, these are the moments that fans can get excited for. Diamondbacks #5 prospect (and top hitting prospect) 3B Jake Lamb is set to be promoted to the...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
13 days ago  |  Discuss

D-backs activate Pennington, send Schultz to Reno

PHOENIX -- The Diamondbacks have reinstated infielder Cliff Pennington from the 15-day disabled list (sprained left thumb) and optioned right-handed pitcher Bo Schultz to Triple-A Reno. Pennington, 30, hit .406 (13 for 32) in nine rehab games with Triple-A Reno and Rookie AZL D-backs. He was hitting .243 in 74 at-bats when he was placed on the disabled list. Schultz had a7.88 ERA...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
14 days ago  |  Discuss
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