Tagged: ‘Arizona Diamondbacks’

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...

Wilson Snubs Andrelton Simmons as National League Defensive Player of the Year
November 8th, 2013 at 8:14 AM
To the surprise of pretty much everyone, Andrelton Simmons wasn't presented with the Wilson National League Player of the Year, losing out to Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Gerardo Parra. ***VIDEO1*** His stat of 41 defensive runs saved is a record since it started being tracked in 2003, but Parra won out based on...

Atlanta Braves Could Pursue Waiver Trade for Tampa Bay Rays’ Ryan Roberts
August 16th, 2013 at 8:00 PM
The Atlanta Braves have lost Tyler Pastornicky for the year with a torn ACL, Dan Uggla is on the disabled list for eye surgery and Paul Janish can't really hit. Frank Wren was already shopping the waiver wire for a backup infielder who would provide an offensive upgrade, and he may...

Arizona Diamondbacks’ Cody Ross Could Have Avoided Injury with Basic Hustle: Video
August 12th, 2013 at 4:09 PM
The Arizona Diamondbacks lost Cody Ross for the season with dislocated hip when tripped and landed awkwardly on first base Monday, but that could have been remedied if he was running hard on the play. ***VIDEO1*** Ross hit a hard grounder to third and wasn't exactly hustling down the line when tripped...

Former Atlanta Brave Eric Hinske Likely to Retire After Being Released by Arizona Diamondbacks
July 19th, 2013 at 8:01 AM
The Arizona Diamondbacks have officially released former Atlanta Braves utility player Eric Hinske from Triple-A Reno after being designated for assignment and playing five games in the minors. Chris Gabel of the Reno Gazette-Journal also reports that Hinske is likely to retire.   1B/DH Eric Hinske is expected to retire after he...