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  • Gibson named Sporting News NL Manager of the Year

    Arizona Diamondbacks manager Kirk Gibson, who just finished his first full season as a big league skipper, was named National League Manager of the Year by Sporting News. Gibson guided the Diamondbacks to a 94-68 record and a NL West championship, just one year after the team lost 97 games. Voting for the award was […]
  • Kennedy, Upton finalists for MLB Players Choice Awards

    Arizona Diamondbacks standouts Ian Kennedy and Justin Upton were both listed as finalists in this year’s MLB Players Choice Awards that were announced on Friday. Kennedy is one of three finalists for the National League Outstanding Pitcher Award, along with Dodgers’ lefty Clayton Kershaw and Philadelphia’s Roy Halladay. The 26- year-old right hander tied for […]
  • ESPN analyst: D-backs don’t have much to do

    ESPN baseball analyst Keith Law joined Arizona Sports 620’s Doug and Wolf to talk about the offseason needs of the Arizona Diamondbacks. “It seems like they are more or less set,” Law said. “There’s not a whole lot to do across the roster, most of the critical players are already under contract.” There are two […]
  • A.J. Hinch the next Red Sox manager?

    Following an epic collapse that saw them squander a double -digit lead in the American League Wildcard race in the final month of the season, the Boston Red Sox are in major upheaval. General manager Theo Epstein, who spent nine seasons as the Red Sox general manager, has moved on to take the same post […]
  • Roberts headed to 2011 Taiwan All-Star Series

    Ryan Roberts of the Arizona Diamondbacks was named as a member of the 2011 MLB All-Star team headed to the far east to take on the Chinese Taipei national team in this year’s Taiwan All-Star Series. The Taiwan All-Star Series will consist of five games played over a six-day span in three different Chinese cities. […]
  • D-backs’ DiPoto to interview for Orioles GM job

    The Diamondbacks have given permission to the Baltimore Orioles to interview Jerry DiPoto as part of their search for a new general manager, according to a report on CBSSports.com DiPoto acted as the Diamondback’s interim GM after Josh Byrnes was fired until they hired Kevin Towers to take on the job permanently. It would be […]
  • Gutierrez given unconditional release

    The Arizona Diamondbacks roster shuffling began on Thursday by granting right-handed relief pitcher Juan Gutierrez his unconditional release. Gutierrez was acquired by the Diamondbacks in December 2007 in the trade with Houston that sent closer Jose Valverde to the Astros. Though mostly a setup man during his time in Arizona, Gutierrez held down the closer’s […]
  • Diamondbacks fans grew up this summer

    Widely regarded as being some of the worst in the Major Leagues, Arizona Diamondbacks fans really stepped up when the games mattered most. “We were very slow with ticket sales and this place was half empty most of the season,” Diamondbacks President Derrick Hall told Arizona Sports 620’s Doug and Wolf. “But I understood that. […]
  • Stephen Drew, a shortstop no longer?

    Stephen Drew fractured his right ankle sliding into home plate on July 20th, and the injury kept him out of the lineup for the remainder of the season. Could it also keep him away from shortstop? According to Diamondbacks GM Kevin Towers, while Drew is still recovering, there’s a chance he may never be the […]
  • Diamondbacks GM Towers: Team not looking to dump Saunders

    Experience is earned, not coached or taught. Diamondbacks GM Kevin Towers, speaking to Arizona Sports 620’s Burns and Gambo, said pitcher Joe Saunders has that, and it’s a big reason why he expects the team to go into spring training with lefty still on the roster. “The one thing Joe did bring was experience and […]