Tagged: ‘Arizona Diamondbacks’

Rumors and Rumblings: D-backs, Twins will need pitching to hold up
April 11th, 2017 at 11:06 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Arizona Diamondbacks have been one of the surprise teams in the baseball through the first nine days of the season, getting off to a 6-2 start a year after losing 93 games. One of D-backs' strengths has been relief pitching. The bullpen's 3.62 ERA is far cry better...

Rumors and Rumblings: Bartolo Colon keeps chugging along
April 9th, 2017 at 5:10 PM
***PHOTO1*** PITTSBURGH â?? One of the best moments of the season's first week was Bartolo Colon's triumphant return to Citi Field. Colon received a standing ovation from the New York Mets fans Wednesday night before his first start for the Atlanta Braves. The 43-year-old right-hander signed a one-year, $12.5 million contract...

MLB suspends five minor leaguers following failed drug tests
February 15th, 2017 at 6:01 PM
***PHOTO1*** According to an official statement released by the league on Wednesday afternoon, Major League Baseball has suspended five minor league players. With all five receiving at least 50-game suspensions, free agent outfielder L.J. Hoes, Atlanta Braves' infielder Gabe Howell, Arizona Diamondbacks' catcher Ryan January, St. Louis Cardinals' left-handed pitcher...

Former big league infielder, top prospect Andy Marte killed in car accident
January 22nd, 2017 at 12:18 PM
***PHOTO1*** According to an official statement released by the club on Sunday morning, former Cleveland Indians' third baseman Andy Marte has passed away. Upon the unfortunate news coming out of the Dominican Republic on Sunday morning, it was revealed that the 33-year-old was killed in a car accident. However, the details...

Atlanta Braves Lose Two Minor League Pitchers in Rule 5 Draft
December 13th, 2013 at 8:26 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Atlanta Braves didn't take anyone in Thursday's minor league phase of the Rule 5 draft, but they did lose two pitchers, namely Mike Lee and Blaine Sims. The Arizona Diamondbacks drafted Lee, who spent last season with Double-A Mississippi, while the Houston Astros took Sims after a year at...