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Mon, 16 Jan 2017 13:58:27 EDTAnthony Banda has catapulted to the top tier of D-backs prospects, ranked No. 2 according to MLBPipeline.com after turning in a strong 2016 campaign between Double-A Mobile and Triple-A Reno.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 19:28:29 EDTThe D-backs and catcher Chris Iannetta have agreed to a deal, the club announced on Friday.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 17:11:04 EDTThe D-backs avoided arbitration with four players on Friday, the team announced. Left-hander Patrick Corbin, right-hander Randall Delgado, infielder Chris Owings and catcher/outfielder Chris Herrmann all agreed to one-year contracts for 2017. The team did not disclose the terms of the deals.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 12:56:27 EDTThe D-backs signed free-agent reliever J.J. Hoover to a Minor League contract.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 15:05:55 EDTD-backs right-hander Ryan Burr's love of baseball was a gift from his father, Scott, who raised the Minor Leaguer around the game almost from the time he was born.
Sun, 1 Jan 2017 11:57:19 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.
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 23:18:55 EDTOrlando Hudson has been a presence in the D-backs organization the past two years, visiting each of the team's Minor League affiliates to work with infielders. Former manager Chip Hale often brought Hudson to visit the big league team when he felt the players needed some energy.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 20:00:18 EDTCurt Schilling is in his fifth year on the National Baseball Hall of Fame ballot, meaning if he's not elected this year, he'll be halfway through his 10-year window for election by voting members of the Baseball Writers' Assocation of America. Here's a breakdown of Schilling's case before the 73rd BBWAA Hall of Fame election is revealed Wednesday, Jan. 18 at 6 p.m. ET live on MLB Network, and simulcast live on MLB.com beginning at 5 p.m.
Sun, 1 Jan 2017 12:15:06 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, 9 Jan 2017 19:09:27 EDTIt's that time of the offseason for a pre-Spring Training bold prediction: Something that could happen before camp opens next month, but is not likely. So here it goes: The D-backs will sign free-agent catcher Matt Wieters.
Mon, 9 Jan 2017 22:55:40 EDTFormer big league infielder Willie Bloomquist, who played three seasons in Arizona, is enjoying his time with the team as a special assistant to team president/CEO Derrick Hall.
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 08:27:47 EDTDespite the frigid temperatures throughout many big league cities, Major League Baseball's announcement Tuesday of the first workout dates of Spring Training should be enough to warm the hearts of baseball fans everywhere.
Fri, 6 Jan 2017 20:10:41 EDTMajor League Baseball's Hot Stove typically cools over the holidays, but with Spring Training just over a month away D-backs general manager Mike Hazen expects it to heat up again.
Wed, 4 Jan 2017 12:56:06 EDTSeeking relief to look at alternative stadium options or partnerships, the Arizona Diamondbacks filed suit today in Maricopa County Superior Court against the Maricopa County Stadium District.
Tue, 3 Jan 2017 21:27:16 EDTThe D-backs traded outfielder Peter O'Brien to the Royals on Tuesday for Minor League pitcher Sam Lewis.
Tue, 3 Jan 2017 17:39:46 EDTThe D-backs have decided to bring back Rubby De La Rosa for 2017, signing the right-handed pitcher to a Minor League deal after non-tendering him in December.
Fri, 30 Dec 2016 14:10:00 EDTWill the changes bring about different results for the D-backs in 2017? Here's a look at five questions that could determine the answer.
Thu, 29 Dec 2016 16:36:53 EDTThe United States added two more All-Stars to what is turning into a powerful national team roster for the upcoming World Baseball Classic. Nationals second baseman Daniel Murphy and D-backs first baseman Paul Goldschmidt have committed to play for Team USA in the Classic, set for March 2017, sources tell MLB.com's Jon Paul Morosi.
Wed, 28 Dec 2016 13:35:07 EDTThe D-backs went into 2016 looking like contenders, based on a splashy offseason that included the additions of free agent Zack Greinke and right-hander Shelby Miller. But after a season filled with disappointment and underachievement -- a 69-93 record and a fourth-place finish in the National League West -- the organization is eager to flip the calendar to 2017.
Thu, 29 Dec 2016 01:50:58 EDTAt the end of an amazing October, one team was standing: the Chicago Cubs, who broke a 108-year championship drought and won the World Series for the National League. But 14 other NL teams played all season and had their own pinnacle moments. In consultation with each club's beat reporter, here is the game of the year for each club in the NL in 2016.
Mon, 26 Dec 2016 00:00:00 EDTWill the D-backs attempt to trade Yasmany Tomas with the club emphasizing defense? Beat reporter Steve Gilbert empties the Inbox one last time in 2016.
Wed, 28 Dec 2016 14:16:08 EDTChase Field is an offensive-friendly park, and Baylor showed that reputation extends beyond the diamond and onto the gridiron.
Fri, 23 Dec 2016 15:47:36 EDTThe holidays are filled with family time for D-backs third baseman Jake Lamb, who spends the offseason in his hometown of Seattle, and this year, his time there will include a heavy dose of University of Washington football.
Wed, 21 Dec 2016 20:22:06 EDTHall of Famer and former D-backs pitcher Randy Johnson has been named the winner of the Professional Baseball Scouts Foundation's Player Lifetime Achievement Award.
Tue, 20 Dec 2016 17:24:35 EDTThe D-backs have agreed with outfielder Oswaldo Arcia to a Minor League deal with an invite to Spring Training.
Sat, 17 Dec 2016 17:29:23 EDTThe D-backs have signed free agent right-hander Keyvius Sampson to a Minor League deal. He will try to win a bullpen job in Spring Training with the big league team.
Thu, 15 Dec 2016 22:13:51 EDTOver the years, the D-backs Winter Classic Holiday Party, presented by University of Phoenix, has grown. It's now held on the field, and while over 600 children still received shoes, the event has become even more.
Wed, 14 Dec 2016 19:39:41 EDTThe 30 kids from Homeward Bound had some difficult decisions to make Tuesday night as they roamed the aisles of a local Target. As part of their Homeward Bound Shopping Spree, the D-backs gave each child $250 to spend at a Phoenix-area Target store.
Tue, 13 Dec 2016 23:18:34 EDTD-backs' 'Baseball Actually' spoof on 'Love Actually'
Fri, 9 Dec 2016 23:11:53 EDTNew D-backs closer Fernando Rodney joked that he's already placed an order for 45 invisible arrows, one for every save he hopes to rack up in 2017, and he plans to launch them into the sky from the mound with his new teammates after each victory.
Wed, 14 Dec 2016 00:16:08 EDTFor the second year in a row, MLBPipeline.com's early Draft Top 50 list is topped by a high school pitcher. There's still a long way to go between now and June -- last year's early No. 1 Jason Groome went No. 12 overall to the Red Sox -- but there is no question that Hunter Greene is the best overall talent in the Class of 2017.
Mon, 12 Dec 2016 17:35:28 EDTMajor League Baseball, MLB Advanced Media, MLB Network and all 30 clubs raised more than $235,000 for the renovation of an existing youth baseball and softball field in memory of late New York Mets public relations executive Shannon Forde.
Fri, 9 Dec 2016 13:55:40 EDTAneury Tavarez, who was taken by the O's with the 12th pick in the Rule 5 Draft, headlines the top performers from the winter leagues.
Thu, 8 Dec 2016 11:15:50 EDTThe D-backs added another arm to the bullpen competition this spring by selecting right-hander Tyler Jones from the Yankees' organization in Thursday's Rule 5 Draft.
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.