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Tue, 6 Dec 2016 22:13:00 EDTAfter listening to general manager Mike Hazen and manager Torey Lovullo talk Tuesday at the Winter Meetings, it certainly seems like Brandon Drury could see quite a bit of playing time at second base for the D-backs in 2017.
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 22:48:42 EDTThe D-backs are close to an agreement with free-agent reliever Fernando Rodney, a source confirmed Tuesday night.
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 20:18:29 EDTNew D-backs manager Torey Lovullo is still trying to get a feel for his roster, but he did give some insight Tuesday on some of his plans for 2017. While Jake Lamb may have sat against left-handers a bunch last year, he'll likely get more playing time against them this year.
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 20:55:05 EDTFormer All-Star pitcher Dan Haren is returning to the D-backs in the newly created position of pitching strategist.
Tue, 6 Dec 2016 18:30:47 EDTA Q&A with D-backs manager Torey Lovullo from the Winter Meetings.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 12:59:55 EDTStay on top of all the offseason moves with the MLB.com Hot Stove Tracker, which updates with the latest free-agent signings and trades.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 23:12:31 EDTAs the Winter Meetings got underway Monday, the D-backs officially announced the signing of free-agent catcher Jeff Mathis to a two-year, $4 million deal, and general manager Mike Hazen and his staff spent the day working on more additions.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 20:59:48 EDTHaving a photo taken holding the rarest and most expensive baseball card in history or having dinner with Arizona legends Randy Johnson and Luis Gonzalez are two of the unique experiences the D-backs are offering in the Play Ball Charity Auction.
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 17:28:30 EDTWho do the D-backs have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Arizona's Top 30 Prospects on MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Watch.
Mon, 5 Dec 2016 11:00:09 EDTThe Arizona Fall League announced it's official Top Prospects Team on Monday. Selected by Fall League managers and coaches, the team recognizes 24 players who distinguished themselves throughout the league's six-week schedule against other top prospects from every organization in Major League Baseball.
Fri, 2 Dec 2016 21:50:15 EDTThe D-backs have hired Mike Fitzgerald to lead their analytics department as the organization looks to expand its footprint in that area.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 19:37:40 EDTIt was the night before Thanksgiving and Taijuan Walker was hanging out with friends and family when his agent called to tell him he had just been traded from the Mariners to the D-backs as part of a five-player deal.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 18:26:58 EDTThe only way to face cancer is head on, and for the second consecutive year, D-backs president Derrick Hall and senior advisor Luis Gonzalez accepted a challenge issued by the folks who run the cancer center affiliated with local St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center. They grew their beards during the month of November as a statement to support early detection of cancer.
Thu, 1 Dec 2016 16:15:09 EDTMajor League Baseball's players and owners have reached a tentative five-year Collective Bargaining Agreement through the 2021 season.
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 12:33:11 EDTThe Arizona Fall League always is loaded with talent, and it was stronger than usual in 2016. In the initial installment of MLBPipeline.com's "The Next Big Leaguers," which premieres Tuesday, we focused on five prospects: Dodgers first baseman Cody Bellinger, Twins shortstop Nick Gordon, Cubs outfielder Eloy Jimenez, Red Sox infielder Yoan Moncada and Yankees shortstop Gleyber Torres.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 17:50:27 EDTBaseball is a universal language. Like any language, there are different dialects, and the Dominican Republic's is one marked with passion and hope.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 13:18:47 EDTReno Aces have lit up the infield with holiday lights
Thu, 24 Nov 2016 16:29:10 EDTMike Hazen made his first trade as D-backs GM on Wednesday night, acquiring right-hander Taijuan Walker and infielder Ketel Marte from the Mariners in exchange for infielder Jean Segura, outfielder Mitch Haniger and left-handed reliever Zac Curtis.
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 16:11:20 EDTWhen setting up a statewide grant program for teachers, the D-backs did their homework. They talked to superintendents, principals and teachers to try to understand how to most effectively distribute funds. The result was a partnership with University of Phoenix for the "D-backs School Challenge," which has granted $750,000 directly into classrooms since 2012.
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 12:35:26 EDTThe Arizona Fall League's six-week season concluded with Saturday's championship game. And while it can be difficult to evaluate players in such a limited amount of time, especially with frequent roster fluctuations, some performances in the Fall League simply stand out more than others.
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 20:31:47 EDTThe D-backs set their 40-man roster Friday, adding left-hander Anthony Banda, infielder Domingo Leyba, infielder Dawel Lugo, infielder Jack Reinheimer, right-hander Jimmie Sherfy and infielder Ildemaro Vargas to protect them from next month's Rule 5 Draft.
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 15:56:16 EDTMany players had what could be considered breakout AFL campaigns. Here's a group of 10 of the best. There might be some crossover with the Top 20 prospects list coming on Tuesday, but it's largely a group of names everyone should get to know a bit better based on how they played this fall.
Thu, 17 Nov 2016 17:13:21 EDTThe D-backs on Thursday announced several changes to their Major League coaching staff for the 2017 season, including adding former Twins manager and 2010 American League Manager of the Year Award winner Ron Gardenhire to Torey Lovullo's staff.
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 13:19:22 EDTEvery team has an academy in the Dominican Republic where they work to train a young generation of talent to become Major League ballplayers. The D-backs are no exception, but they have something no other team does: their one-of-a-kind education program.
Wed, 16 Nov 2016 18:19:26 EDTIt was not an easy decision for Glenn Sherlock to make, but after 21 years with the Arizona Diamondbacks organization, the bench coach is moving on to the Mets, where he will coach third base under manager Terry Collins.
Mon, 14 Nov 2016 19:02:59 EDTOne year after introducing the most unique uniforms in Major League Baseball, the D-backs will make a few minor tweaks to them for the 2017 season.
Sun, 13 Nov 2016 15:23:56 EDTThis may be surprising, but baseball season is far from over. In fact, it's very much alive and well down in the Dominican Republic, where young Latin American prospects are participating in the Instructional League. For the D-backs, this occurs at the team's academy in a part of Boca Chica called Baseball City.
Fri, 11 Nov 2016 22:03:50 EDTD-backs ace Zack Greinke was named the Wilson Defensive Player of the Year for the pitcher position on Friday night. This comes on the heels of him winning his third consecutive Rawlings Gold Glove Award on Tuesday.
Fri, 11 Nov 2016 19:02:17 EDTCurrent and former teammates showed up for Paul Goldschmidt's charity bowling event -- Goldy's Bowling Bash! -- on Thursday in Phoenix.
Wed, 9 Nov 2016 20:21:35 EDTSince taking over as general manager of the D-backs last month, Mike Hazen has been circumspect about what, if any, changes were to come for the team this offseason, but he was a little more open Wednesday on the future of ace pitcher Zack Greinke.