MLB Rumors: Arizona Diamondbacks

Will Towers be retained in Arizona? 

August, 19, 2014
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The status of manager Kirk Gibson was called into question almost immediately after the Arizona Diamondbacks brought in Tony La Russa as chief baseball officer in late May. La Russa has kept his intentions close to the vest, but one report says Gibson will be given another chance to turn things around.

September arrival for Bradley? 

August, 15, 2014
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Although he took a no-decision on Thursday, Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Chase Anderson did manage to record his sixth consecutive quality start for the team. However, Anderson has never thrown as many innings in a season as he has already in 2014.

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Arizona looking to Japan for SP? 

August, 13, 2014
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This season, the Arizona Diamondbacks have seen their starting rotation struggle, with a combined record at 16 games under .500 and an ERA of 4.55 that ranks 27th in all of baseball. If the team is going to have success next season, starting pitching is going to have to be a priority.

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Interest in Prado grows? 

July, 27, 2014
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The Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Philadelphia Phillies 10-6 on Saturday, in large part due to the five-RBI performance of Martin Prado, who upped his batting average to .280 thanks to his current five-game hitting streak.

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Could the D-backs shop Aaron Hill? 

June, 28, 2014
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The Arizona Diamondbacks own the worst winning percentage in the National League, so it is no longer of question of if general manager Kevin Towers assumes the role of trade deadline seller, but when.

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LaRocque on La Russa's wish list? 

May, 26, 2014
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Tony La Russa is still getting his feet wet in his new job as chief baseball officer of the Arizona Diamondbacks, but could he turn to a familiar face in St. Louis as part of a front-office reshuffling?

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Archie Bradley's timetable 

April, 29, 2014
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There was more than money behind the decision of Diamondbacks general manager Kevin Towers to pass on the promotion of prized pitching prospect Archie Bradley.

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Arizona's OF options without Trumbo 

April, 26, 2014
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The Arizona Diamondbacks learned Friday that they'll be without slugging outfield Mark Trumbo for an extended period of time due to a stress fracture in his left foot. According to FOXSports.com, Trumbo is expected to miss at least six weeks.

Oddly, the last-place DBacks (8-18) have gone 3-1 since Trumbo went down, and now the team has to hope that the rest of the outfield can stay healthy over the next month and a half.

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Why next 11 games are huge for DBacks 

April, 23, 2014
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Arizona dropped its fourth-straight game on Tuesday, it's 10th loss in 11 games, and things are officially spiraling for the Diamondbacks. Following the latest defeat to the Cubs, veteran Eric Chavez said the team's early slide is like nothing he's ever experienced.

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DBacks falling behind in analytics? 

April, 21, 2014
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According to a recent interview with Arizona's managing general partner Ken Kendrick, the Diamondbacks recognize that they aren't relying on analytics as much as many other teams around the league.

And that can't sit well with fans of the team, which enter Monday with the worst record in the league at 5-16.

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Who goes first: Towers or Gibson? 

April, 20, 2014
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The Arizona Diamondbacks let a rookie pitcher make his first-ever big league start on Saturday, but it wasn't Archie Bradley. It was Mike Bolsinger who, though staked to a 4-0 lead, lasted just four innings, allowing six earned runs on seven hits in a game the team would end up losing 8-6.

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Gibson on the hot seat? 

April, 6, 2014
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In February, the Arizona Diamondbacks gave manager Kirk Gibson a contract extension so that he would not be entering 2014 as a lame duck. However, they did not reveal the terms of that extension, so it's unclear exactly how much job security Gibson actually has.

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Could D-backs deal for a pitcher? 

March, 17, 2014
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The Arizona Diamondbacks got the worst possible news regarding Patrick Corbin, who could be lost for the season after an MRI revealed a tear to the ulnar collateral ligament in his elbow.

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Thatcher expendable in Arizona? 

March, 8, 2014
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Lefthander Oliver Perez found a home Friday, agreeing to a two-year, $4.25 million deal with the Arizona Diamondbacks that could put the roster spot of Joe Thatcher in jeopardy.

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Arizona looking to Arroyo 

February, 6, 2014
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After missing out on Masahiro Tanaka and Matt Garza, and being unable to convince either the Tampa Bay Rays or Chicago Cubs to deal away their No. 1 pitchers, the Arizona Diamondbacks have now turned their energy towards adding Bronson Arroyo to their rotation.

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