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Reds News: Scott Diamond signs

The Cincinnati Reds signed left-handed pitcher Scott Diamond to a minor league deal on Tuesday. The Minnesota Twins had released the former starter over the weekend from Triple-A Rochester to make room for right-hander Trevor May.#183715713 / gettyimages.comMLB Daily Dish reported the minor league deal and reveals that Diamond will be headed for Triple-A Louisville for the Reds...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Scott Diamond signs with Reds

getty images Scott Diamond has signed a minor league contract with the Cincinnati Reds. Diamond, 27, will be assigned to Triple-A Louisville. The left hander was released by the Minnesota Twins last weekend after struggling at Triple-A Rochester posting a 6.52 ERA and a 1.63 WHIP in 80 innings of work. Scott Diamond to Reds, per source. Had a few offers. Will report to AAA. #mntwins...
Via Tireball.com
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
March 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins send LHP Diamond, OF Parmelee to minors

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The Minnesota Twins have outrighted left-hander Scott Diamond and outfielder Chris Parmelee to Triple-A Rochester, ensuring that veteran Jason Bartlett will make the team out of spring training.
Via FOXSports.com
March 27, 2014  |  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
March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Diamond doesn't dominate in Twins' 5-4 loss to Rays

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (AP) -- Evan Longoria hit a two-run double and Cesar Ramos looked sharp on the mound, sending the Tampa Bay Rays to a 5-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday night. Tampa Bay improved to 14-4-2 this spring, the best record in the Grapefruit League. The Rays have allowed 67 runs, fewest in the majors. Ramos, trying to win the fifth spot in the rotation...
Via Fox Sports North
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Twins will look to deal starting pitcher

The Minnesota Twins added a number of options to their starting rotation this off-season. While none might be true aces, it creates a crowded situation at the back of their rotation. Once that situation has been decided, the team could look to gauge trade interest in the guys who did not win a spot. Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe writes about that possibility: The Twins,...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 02, 2014  |  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

Diamond pitches into 7th of Twins' 4-3 win

Scott Diamond pitched into the seventh inning for his first win since June, and the Minnesota Twins avoided a three-game sweep by beating the Chicago White Sox 4-3 on Wednesday. Diamond (6-11) allowed three runs and five hits in 6 1-3 innings to earn his first big league win since June 20 against the White Sox. Since then, he was 0-5 with a 6.20 ERA in eight starts and spent more...
Via AP on Fox
September 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Twins look to avoid three-game sweep in Chicago

The Chicago White Sox have won five straight over the Minnesota Twins and will try to complete a three-game home sweep as a pair of struggling left-handed starters match up. Minnesota's Scott Diamond is 2-0 this year against the White Sox, who will counter with John Danks on Wednesday in Chicago. The Twins (64-86) took 10 of the first 13 meetings between the AL Central's...
Via Fox Sports North
September 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Diamond falls in return to Twins, loses to A's 8-2

Scott Diamond finished last season as the only pitcher assured of a spot in Minnesota's rotation. One year later, the left-hander isn't sure of much, starting with getting the ball to go where he wants it to. A.J. Griffin allowed just two hits in seven innings, and the Oakland Athletics beat Diamond and the Twins 8-2 on Thursday afternoon to increase their division lead...
Via AP on Fox
September 12, 2013  |  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

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 Thursday: Scott Diamond demoted after clunker

MINNEAPOLIS -- Scott Diamond was afraid this fate might be coming his way. And after yet another rough outing, Diamond's fear came true. Following Thursday's 7-2 loss to Kansas City, Diamond and outfielder Aaron Hicks were optioned to Triple-A Rochester. Minnesota recalled outfielder Oswaldo Arcia and will make another corresponding roster move by Saturday. Diamond, who...
Via Fox Sports North
August 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Twins Thursday: Scott Diamond demoted after clunker

MINNEAPOLIS -- Scott Diamond was afraid this fate might be coming his way. And after yet another rough outing, Diamond's fear came true. Following Thursday's 7-2 loss to Kansas City, Diamond and outfielder Aaron Hicks were optioned to Triple-A Rochester. Minnesota recalled outfielder Oswaldo Arcia and will make another corresponding roster move by Saturday. Diamond, who...
Via Fox Sports North
August 01, 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

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

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

Twins look to match longest win streak of year

Though the Minnesota Twins have won four straight, they've dropped four starts in a row by Scott Diamond. Diamond, however, owns a lower career ERA against the Cleveland Indians than any opponent he has faced more than once as he heads into Sunday's home matchup. Minnesota (41-53) can match its longest win streak of the year after a pair of 3-2 victories to start this set...
Via Fox Sports North
July 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Fantasy Baseball Daily League Analysis (July 21, 2013)

Sunday Funday! We’ve got a full slate of games as usual, and this Sunday has got it all!  There are at least five legitimate aces taking the mound, as well as some anti-aces that were going to target for some nice offense (Edwin Jackson, Scott Diamond and Wade Miley). Judging from the early returns, there are a [...]
Via RotoBaller
July 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Indians call on Masterson to try to avoid sweep

Though the Minnesota Twins have won four straight, they've dropped four starts in a row by Scott Diamond. Diamond, however, owns a lower career ERA against the Cleveland Indians than any opponent he has faced more than once as he heads into Sunday's home matchup. Minnesota (41-53) can match its longest win streak of the year after a pair of 3-2 victories to start this set...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
July 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Preview: Yankees vs Twins (7/12/13)

Hiroki Kuroda (7-6, 2.77 ERA) goes up against the Twins the first time this season with Scott Diamond (5-8, 5.52 ERA) on the mound for Minnesota. Diamond made his second career start on his native soil vs. the Blue Jays on Sunday, and it was forgettable. He went just 4 2/3 innings, giving up six runs on eight hits while tying his career high walks with four. Before the Yankees...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
July 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Fifth frame continues to be Scott Diamond's downfall

Scott Diamond seemed to have figured things out during his last start against the New York Yankees. He didn't earn a win, but he allowed just two earned runs in 6 23 innings. More importantly, he avoided a blowup in the fifth inning in that game. One start later, Diamond's fifth inning woes made a resurgence. The Minnesota Twins left-hander surrendered four runs in the bottom...
Via Fox Sports North
July 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Fifth frame continues to be Scott Diamond's downfall

Scott Diamond seemed to have figured things out during his last start against the New York Yankees. He didn't earn a win, but he allowed just two earned runs in 6 23 innings. More importantly, he avoided a blowup in the fifth inning in that game. One start later, Diamond's fifth inning woes made a resurgence. The Minnesota Twins left-hander surrendered four runs in the bottom...
Via Fox Sports North
July 07, 2013  |  Discuss
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