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2014 Fantasy Baseball: Wade Miley Is Getting Better

Wade Miley dug himself quite a hole in April, posting a 5.36 ERA and allowing opposing batters to post a .349 wOBA against him. Pitching that poorly in April assures two things: either your line will never look good or you’ll have to pitch really, really well the rest of the season to have a decent line. It’s difficult to have a good season after spending 42 innings allowing...
Via The Fantasy Fix
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Marte makes a dramatic return

PHOENIX -- A car picked up new Diamondbacks third baseman Andy Marte at Sky Harbor International about the time the game started Thursday as clubhouse attendant Jimmy Garrett neatly stitched the No. 28 and "Marte" on the back of a blank Sedona red jersey. The paperwork already had been taken care of -- Marte had signed his contract before catching his flight from Fresno...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Marte homers in first D-backs' at-bat in victory

PHOENIX -- Andy Marte hit a two-run home run and Aaron Hill added a solo shot in the sixth inning to power the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 7-4 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday night. Nick Ahmed hit the Diamondbacks' third home run, an eighth-inning solo shot that was the first of his major-league career. Marte, called up from Triple-A Reno earlier in the day to help...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Arizona Diamondbacks trade Prado and Parra

The Arizona Diamondbacks traded third baseman Martin Prado to the New York Yankees for prospect Peter O’Brien according to  reports by Jack Curry of the YES Network and Steve Gilbert of MLB.com. Yankees have acquired Prado from Arizona. — Jack Curry (@JackCurryYES) July 31, 2014 According to @SteveGilbertMLB, Yankees are sending Peter O'Brien to the DBacks for Prado. O...
Via isportsweb.com
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Arizona Diamondbacks call up former number one prospect Andy Marte

story via: arizonadiamondbacks.mlb.com With the trades of starting third baseman Martin Prado and the announcement of Eric Chavez’s retirement, the Arizona Diamondbacks were left without a capable third baseman. So they called up former number one overall third base prospect Andy Marte. Marte came up though the Atlanta Braves farm system where he was rated as the number one prospect...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Yankees pick up Martin Prado from Dbacks

The Arizona Diamondbacks continued to trade away players from a team 14 games under .500 on the season. Martin Prado was acquired by the New York Yankees for catcher Peter O’Brien and a player to be named later or cash. Prado, 30, was hitting .270/.317/.370 in 436 plate appearances for the Diamondbacks this year while playing mostly third base. He was a large part of a deal that...
Via Tireball.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Yankees have acquired Martin Prado from the Diamondbacks

Keep on selling, Diamondbacks – Martin Prado and the two and a half years remaining on his contract are heading to the Diamondbacks. #Dbacks getting power-hitting catching prospect Peter O'Brien from #Yankees for Martin Prado. — Steve Gilbert (@SteveGilbertMLB) July 31, 2014 Prado is hitting .270/.317/.370 this year with Arizona, playing mainly at third base. Due to their...
Via Bloguin Best
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Arizona Diamondbacks trade Gold Glove outfielder Gerardo Parra

(September 13, 2011 – Source: Harry How/Getty Images North America)   The Arizona Diamondbacks parted ways with their best outfielder today sending two-time gold glove winner Gerardo Parra to the Milwaukee Brewers in exchange for a pair of minor league prospects in outfielder Mitch Haniger and pitcher Anthony Banda. He made his MLB debut with the Diamondbacks in 2009 and...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Arizona Diamondbacks Trade Gerardo Parra to Milwaukee Brewers

The Milwaukee Brewers have acquired Gerardo Parra from the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for two minor leaguers.  The Brewers add a veteran, gold glove outfielder, with a .274 career average who will platoon with power hitter youngster Khris Davis.  Davis is hitting over .300 against left handers, but just .232 against righties.  However, 11 of Davis' 17 home runs come...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

D-backs acquire prospects Haniger, Banda for Parra

PHOENIX -- The Diamondbacks on Thursday morning acquired outfielder Mitch Haniger and left-handed pitcher Anthony Banda from the Brewers for outfielder Gerardo Parra as the non-waiver trade deadline approached. Haniger, 23, entered the season rated as the Brewers' No. 3 prospect by Baseball America and Baseball Prospectus and No. 8 prospect by MLB.com. In 67 games for Double...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Brewers acquire Gerardo Parra from Diamondbacks

According to John Gambadoro, the Arizona Diamondbacks have traded outfielder Gerardo Parra to the Milwaukee Brewers. Like what you're reading? Subscribe for daily updates!* indicates requiredEmail Address * Follow @sprtsrumoralert
Via Sports Rumor Alert
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Diamondbacks Injury Update: Eric Chavez retires after battling knee injury

Arizona Diamondbacks third baseman Eric Chavez has decided to retire after another injury-plagued season. Nick Piecoro of AZCentral Sports tweeted the news on Thursday afternoon:Dbacks veteran Eric Chavez, who has battled knee problems all season, is retiring.— Nick Piecoro (@nickpiecoro) July 30, 2014Chavez had not played since June 8th, and last started a game on June 1st....
Via Sports Injury Alert
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Arizona Diamondbacks third baseman Eric Chavez announces retirement

(April 12, 2014 – Source: Christian Petersen/Getty Images North America)   Arizona Diamonbacks utility infielder Eric Chavez officially announced his retirement today after suffering a sprained left knee. The injury was a reoccurring injury from last season and became degenerative this year forcing him to call it a career. Chavez started his career with the Oakland Athletics...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks willing to talk about trading Addison Reed

getty images Addison Reed could be available as the MLB trade deadline approaches confirms ESPN writer Jayson Stark. The Diamondbacks could look to trade Reed but apparently are not as keen on trading Brad Ziegler. Should Reed be moved, Ziegler could move firmly into the closers role. Others who could be traded on the Diamondbacks roster include Aaron Hill, Oliver Perez, Martin Prado...
Via Tireball.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Arizona Diamondbacks: time to part with Parra

The Arizona Diamondbacks have a lot of problems. They make disastrous trades involving elite players who aren’t “gritty” enough. They discourage Brandon McCarthy from throwing his cutter and trade him. McCarthy dominates in his first three starts with his new team using his cutter liberally. But not all of the Diamondback’s problems are bad ones. They have a logjam in the...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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