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D-backs newcomer O'Brien equipped with Goldy power

PHOENIX -- Third base prospects Joey Gallo and Kris Bryant have created the kind of national buzz befitting a big-time power bat, and the Diamondbacks believe that new catcher Peter O'Brien has that kind of pop, too. "He's going to hit home runs in pretty much any park you put him in," D-backs general manager Kevin Towers said after obtaining O'Brien from the...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
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Arizona Diamondbacks trade Prado and Parra

The Arizona Diamondbacks traded third baseman Martin Prado to the New York Yankees for prospect Peter O’Brien according to  reports by Jack Curry of the YES Network and Steve Gilbert of MLB.com. Yankees have acquired Prado from Arizona. — Jack Curry (@JackCurryYES) July 31, 2014 According to @SteveGilbertMLB, Yankees are sending Peter O'Brien to the DBacks for Prado. O...
Via isportsweb.com
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D-backs to go after 'pitching, pitching, pitching'

PHOENIX -- The Diamondbacks like the three minor league prospects they received in the "lightning round" hours just before the nonwaiver trade deadline ended Thursday afternoon. They love the money they saved. With a wallet suddenly $33 million or so fatter after trading Martin Prado to the New York Yankees and Gerardo Parra to Milwaukee, the D-backs plan to attack their...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Yankees Gain Flexibility in Landing Prado, Drew

For much of today, it seemed like the Red Sox were going to be the only active American League East team, but then the Orioles and Yankees got in on the act (you can read all of our trade deadline analysis here). For the Yankees part, they acquired Stephen Drew and Martin Prado. Both could […]
Via Fangraphs
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Tampa television station takes shot at Detroit after David Price trade to Tigers

The flurry of activity on Thursday is what Major League Baseball’s trade deadline is all about. Familiar names to baseball fans like Jon Lester, Yoenis Cespedes, John Lackey, Allen Craig, Austin Jackson, and Martin Prado were all swapped and will be suiting up for new teams shortly. Perhaps the biggest name moved was David Price, […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Arizona Diamondbacks call up former number one prospect Andy Marte

story via: arizonadiamondbacks.mlb.com With the trades of starting third baseman Martin Prado and the announcement of Eric Chavez’s retirement, the Arizona Diamondbacks were left without a capable third baseman. So they called up former number one overall third base prospect Andy Marte. Marte came up though the Atlanta Braves farm system where he was rated as the number one prospect...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
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Yankees Acquire Martin Prado, Stephen Drew, at the Deadline

Via Baseball News Source
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Suddenly, we learn that Pete O'Brien was terrible?

Plays no position... giant hole in his swing... strikes out way too often... projected as another Rob Deer... no real loss... now sure what Arizona was thinking...Yep, once again, the Yankees have made a mockery of the game by using their smarts to pick another team's pockets, and get a star player for next to nothing. New York should start now to plan the victory parade down...
Via IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Yankees Get Stephen Drew, Martin Prado at Deadline

Elsa/Getty Images It was an eventful day for most teams, then at the very last-minute the Yankees make some moves. First off something we don’t see very often, a deal between the Boston Red Sox and the Yankees. Shortstop Stephen Drew was traded for utility infielder Kelly Johnson, the Red Sox will also throw in $500,000 to get the deal done. The Yankees already have an all-star...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
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Arizona Diamondbacks move third baseman Martin Prado to the New York Yankees

Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports story via: hardballtalk.nbcsports.com In the second move of the day for the Arizona Diamondbacks, they sent their super utility man Martin Prado to the New York Yankees in exchange for catcher Pete O’Brien and a player to be named later. The Diamondbacks originally acquired Prado as the main piece in the deal that sent outfield...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Yankees acquire Martin Prado, Stephen Drew at trade deadline

Stephen Drew, one of the newest Yankees. Photo: AP The Yankees have had an eventful season, if nothing else. The starting rotation is virtually unrecognizable to what it was to start the season, with Hiroki Kuroda the only remaining pitcher from the opening day rotation. However, Yankees GM Brian Cashman felt the offense was the real need for the Yanks, opting to acquire two bats...
Via New York Sports-Kings
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

D-backs shed salary, gain prospects in dealing Parra, Prado

PHOENIX -- They rode to the park together. The often followed each other in the batting order. But Martin Prado and Gerardo Parra went their separate ways Thursday after being moved at the major league non-waiver trade deadline. Prado was sent to the New York Yankees for power hitting catching prospect Peter O'Brien, and Parra went to Milwaukee for outfield prospect Mitch Haniger...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
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Martin Prado off to the Bronx

Martin Prado has been traded to the New York Yankees in return for minor league catcher Peter O’Brien. The Arizona Diamondbacks traded for Martin Prado and three other players in return for Justin Upton in a trade that continues to look like the Braves won.  Now that Prado is in the Bronx, it’s yet to […]
Via On-Base Talk
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

D-backs send Prado to Yankees, net sluggung prospect in return

PHOENIX -- Just before the non-waiver trade deadline passed Thursday afternoon, the Diamondbacks acquired catcher Peter O'Brien and a player to be named later or cash considerations for infielder Martin Prado. O'Brien, 24, combined to hit .267 (103-for-386) with 23 doubles, 33 home runs and 70 RBI in 102 games with Low-A Tampa and Double-A Trenton this season. He entered...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Yankees acquire Martin Prado from Arizona

After making a trade for Chase Headley, and a deadline day trade for Stephen Drew, the Yankees made another deal to strengthen their bats. Jack Curry of the YES Network first reported that the Yankees have acquired utility man Martin Prado from the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for Peter O’Brien. Yankees have acquired Prado from […]
Via Full Scale Sports
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Yankees pick up Martin Prado from Dbacks

The Arizona Diamondbacks continued to trade away players from a team 14 games under .500 on the season. Martin Prado was acquired by the New York Yankees for catcher Peter O’Brien and a player to be named later or cash. Prado, 30, was hitting .270/.317/.370 in 436 plate appearances for the Diamondbacks this year while playing mostly third base. He was a large part of a deal that...
Via Tireball.com
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Yankees have acquired Martin Prado from the Diamondbacks

Keep on selling, Diamondbacks – Martin Prado and the two and a half years remaining on his contract are heading to the Diamondbacks. #Dbacks getting power-hitting catching prospect Peter O'Brien from #Yankees for Martin Prado. — Steve Gilbert (@SteveGilbertMLB) July 31, 2014 Prado is hitting .270/.317/.370 this year with Arizona, playing mainly at third base. Due to their...
Via The Outside Corner
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The Yankees have acquired Martin Prado from the Diamondbacks

Keep on selling, Diamondbacks – Martin Prado and the two and a half years remaining on his contract are heading to the Diamondbacks. #Dbacks getting power-hitting catching prospect Peter O'Brien from #Yankees for Martin Prado. — Steve Gilbert (@SteveGilbertMLB) July 31, 2014 Prado is hitting .270/.317/.370 this year with Arizona, playing mainly at third base. Due to their...
Via Bloguin Best
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Congratulations, You Survived the Deadline

…aaaaaand exhale.  Was that fun? I don’t know if that was fun. Jon Lester, John Lackey, Andrew Miller and David Price all moved. The Phillies did nothing. The Royals did nothing. Martin Prado is a Yankee. Asdrubal Cabrera is a National. Jarred Cossart, who we can probably now assume was the Astro complaining about Mark Appel, is a Marlin, with Jake Marisnick headed back. Like...
Via Dodgers Digest
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Arizona Diamondbacks Trade Martin Prado to New York Yankees

I can't even keep up!  The New York Yankees have acquired Martin Prado from the Arizona Diamondbacks.Yankees have acquired Prado from Arizona.— Jack Curry (@JackCurryYES) July 31, 2014
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Yankees acquire Martin Prado from Diamondbacks

According to Jack Curry of the YES Network, the New York Yankees have acquired Martin Prado from the Arizona Diamondbacks. Like what you're reading? Subscribe for daily updates!* indicates requiredEmail Address * Follow @sprtsrumoralert
Via Sports Rumor Alert
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On deadline day, Nats have decisions to make

In five years now as general manager of the Nationals, Mike Rizzo has approached all trade discussions with an underlying philosophy: Any move made must be in this team’s best interests not only in the short-term but especially in the long-term. That philosophy has served the Nationals well, allowing them to slowly assemble a roster and an organization built to sustain success...
Via Pro Sports Daily
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Baseball Profcast: Harrison Heating Up

In Episode 103, Professors Adam Nodiff (@ANodBaseball) and Bryan Curley recap all the fantasy relevant news from around the league. Submit a question for the guys to answer on tomorrow’s show! Today’s topics include: What to do with some pitchers returning from the DL Can Wil Myers bounce back in the final two months? How legit is Stephen Vogt? Josh Harrison’s hot streak...
Via Baseball Professor
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks Rumors: Arizona shopping Gerardo Parra

The Arizona Diamondbacks figure to be very busy in trade discussions as the July 31 trade deadline draws closer. They are reportedly listening on Addison Reed, Aaron Hill, Martin Prado, Josh Collmenter, and Oliver Perez, as Rotoworld.com notes, but they are said to be shopping another one of their players.Jerry Crasnick of ESPN.com was told by an MLB executive that the Diamondbacks...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks break game open in win over Phillies

As is becoming yearly tradition, the Diamondbacks and Philadelphia Phillies went to extra innings the night before a day game, with the Diamondbacks again pulling out a win, this one in 10 innings on Saturday at Citizens Bank Park. The two teams went 18 innings last fall, also an Arizona win. "We got experience from last year," said 3B Martin Prado, who knocked in the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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