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Sun, 22 Jan 2017 12:19:35 EDTFormer Major League infielder Andy Marte died in a car crash in the Dominican Republic on Sunday. He was 33 years old.
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 16:20:24 EDTYordano Ventura was 25. He had one of baseball's fiercest fastballs. He was a little guy with big stuff, big confidence and big dreams. He died in a car accident early Inconceivably, former top prospect Andy Marte, too, died in a separate Dominican car crash early Sunday.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 20:30:56 EDTThe D-backs' inaugural Rookie Development Program concluded on Friday night after providing 10 prospects with three days of on-field and off-field activities.
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 16:27:27 EDTThe baseball world mourned the unexpected deaths of Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura and third baseman Andy Marte on Sunday. Ventura, 25, died in a car crash in the Dominican Republic on Sunday. Marte, 33, also died in a separate car crash Sunday in the Dominican Republic.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 17:33:07 EDTIn January 2006, the D-backs held their first Fantasy Camp, and Air Force Col. Brent Vosseller was reading daily online reports via MLB.com while stationed overseas.
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.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 17:45:18 EDTThe D-backs signed outfielder Gregor Blanco to a Minor League contract with an invitation to Spring Training on Thursday.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 21:24:40 EDTFormer D-backs pitcher Curt Schilling saw his support fall in this year's National Baseball Hall of Fame voting as he picked up just 45 percent of the vote.
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, 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, 20 Jan 2017 15:46:15 EDTThe Dominican Winter League finals began Thursday as Aguilas Cibaenas defeated Tigres del Licey, 4-3, in Game One of the best-of-nine series. Despite going 0-for-4 with three strikeouts in the contest, Tigres shortstop Sergio Alcantara has been one of the circuit's hottest hitters in the postseason as well as a major reason his team has reached the finals
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 12:56:27 EDTThe D-backs signed free-agent reliever J.J. Hoover to a Minor League contract.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.