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  • D-backs ink Jakubauskas to minor league deal

    The Arizona Diamondbacks signed free agent right handed pitcher Chris Jakubauskas to a minor league contract on Tuesday. Jakubauskas, 32, pitched in 33 games for the Baltimore Orioles in 2011, starting 6. He posted a 2-2 record with a 5.72 ERA in 72.1 innings of work. Jakubauskas broke the news himself on Twitter when he […]
  • Hall undergoes successful cancer surgery

    Arizona Diamondbacks President and CEO Derrick Hall underwent successful surgery to remove his prostate. Doctors announced that the cancer which was diagnosed on September 14th as part of a prostate biopsy, had not spread to other areas and was caught in the early stages. Hall, was named president of the club in September of 2006, […]
  • Gibson, Towers get contract extensions from D-backs

    The Arizona Diamondbacks announced on Thursday that they’ve extended the contracts of field manager Kirk Gibson and general manager Kevin Towers. Gibson just completed his first full year as manager of the Diamondbacks, guiding them to a 94-68 record and the team’s fifth National League West title in 14 years. That success came on the […]
  • D-backs come to terms with free agent McDonald

    The Arizona Diamondbacks announced on Wednesday that they have agreed to terms with infielder John McDonald on a two-year contract. The 37-year old McDonald was acquired in a trade with Toronto on August 23rd, and played 19 regular season games in an Arizona uniform. The veteran hit .169 with 2 runs batted in. McDonald also […]
  • Justin Upton, Daniel Hudson win Silver Slugger awards

    The Diamondbacks keep collecting post-season hardware. Gerardo Parra won a Gold Glove Tuesday night, and Wednesday both Justin Upton and Daniel Hudson collected Silver Slugger awards, which are given to the best hitter at each position on the field. It’s the first time either has won the award, and both were deserving. Upton, who led […]
  • D-backs Gerardo Parra wins Gold Glove award

    PHOENIX – Arizona Diamondbacks’ outfielder Gerardo Parra has been named the 2011 Rawlings Gold Glove Award recipient for National League leftfielder. The award recognizes the best defensive players at their respective positions as voted by Major League Baseball managers and coaches. Parra, 24, is the third D-backs player to win a Gold Glove Award joining […]
  • Analyst believes D-backs have holes to fill in offseason

    PHOENIX – With the 2011 season now firmly in the rear view mirror, the Arizona Diamondbacks will begin to address holes on their roster in the offseason. ESPN analyst Keith Law believes the team can improve their roster in a couple different areas including starting pitching. “I would not want to see them roll Joe […]
  • D-backs pick up some options, see some players become free agents

    The Arizona Diamondbacks made a handful of roster moves Monday, exercising mutual options on Willie Bloomquist and Henry Blanco, while declining options for Zach Duke and Aaron Hill. Bloomquist declined the option, opting instead to become a free agent in hopes of signing a long-term deal with the team. The utility player hit .266 last […]
  • Diamondbacks lose Dipoto to the Angels

    Jerry Dipoto did an excellent job as the Diamondbacks’ interim GM in 2010, orchestrating deals that landed the team Daniel Hudson and Tyler Skaggs, among others. Once Kevin Towers was hired it was only a matter of time before Dipoto would leave the team to run a different organization, and it appears that time has […]
  • Upton named NL All-Star by Sporting News

    The honors continue to pour in for Arizona Diamondbacks’ right fielder Justin Upton, who Thursday was named to the Sporting News National League All- Star team . Upton’s 31 home runs and 88 runs batted in led the Diamondbacks, who won the fifth division title in their 14- year history and lost in the NLCS […]