D-backs select RHP Tyler Jones from Yankees in Rule 5 Draft
Arizona Sports | December 8, 2016 9:46 am
The Arizona Diamondbacks selected right-hander Tyler Jones from the New York Yankees in Thursday’s MLB Rule 5 Draft.
ESPN: Zack Greinke among high-priced veterans who need to bounce back
Adam Green | December 7, 2016 1:07 pm
Zack Greinke was expected to be the ace of the D-backs’ pitching staff, but he struggled in season No. 1 in Arizona. Can he bounce back?
Fernando Rodney agrees to sign with D-backs in closer role, per report
Arizona Sports | December 6, 2016 8:25 pm
The Arizona Diamondbacks are “close” to signing 39-year-old pitcher Fernando Rodney to add a proven arm to their bullpen, according to a report.
New D-backs catcher Jeff Mathis explains his ‘quiet hands’
Kevin Zimmerman | December 6, 2016 5:50 pm
New Arizona Diamondbacks player Jeff Mathis explained how he has “quiet hands” and where he learned his craft as a catcher.
Former D-backs starting pitcher Dan Haren named team’s pitching strategist
Arizona Sports | December 6, 2016 1:35 pm
Former Arizona Diamondbacks starting pitcher Dan Haren is back with the organization.
D-backs officially ink catcher Jeff Mathis with eye on shoring up pitching staff
Kevin Zimmerman | December 5, 2016 6:15 pm
The Arizona Diamondbacks hope to get better pitching production with the signing of catcher Jeff Mathis and non-tender to Welington Castillo.
D-backs do not tender contracts to De La Rosa, Castillo, making them free agents
Arizona Sports | December 2, 2016 5:40 pm
The Arizona Diamondbacks did not tender contracts to starting pitcher Rubby De La Rosa and catcher Welington Castillo Friday, making them free agents.
Building up: ESPN says bullpen is Diamondbacks’ top priority
Kevin Zimmerman | December 2, 2016 6:25 am
ESPN’s Jim Bowden writes that the Arizona Diamondbacks in free agency will prioritize stabilizing a bullpen that was one of the worst in MLB.
Taijuan Walker on trade to the D-backs: ‘Change is definitely good’
Vince Marotta | December 1, 2016 4:30 pm
Pitcher Taijuan Walker said he is happy to play for a young Arizona Diamondbacks team after being traded and talked about his late-season success in 2016.
D-backs name Tim Laker as assistant hitting coach
Arizona Sports | December 1, 2016 2:26 pm
The latest member of Torey Lovullo’s first D-backs coaching staff was announced Thursday as the club has tabbed Tim Laker to be the assistant hitting coach.