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Chicago Cubs rumors: Miguel Montero edition

Among many of the reported Chicago Cubs’ offseason targets is Arizona Diamondbacks’ catcher Miguel Montero. According to FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal, the Diamondbacks are open to listening to trade offers for the two-time All Star. Montero is under contract until 2017 and is owed $12 million in 2015 and $14 million in both 2016 and 1017 – a total of $40 million. For the Cubs...
Via isportsweb.com
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Yasmany Tomas, Diamondbacks Agree To Six-Year, $68.5M Contract

The island nation of Cuba has been churning out MLB prospects like fine cigars recently, and Yasmany Tomas appears to be the latest player to strike it rich. The 24-year-old outfielder has agreed to a six-year contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks worth $68.5 million, industry sources told MLB.com’s Jesse Sanchez on Wednesday. According to his sources...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

AP source: Tomas in process of deal with Arizona

A person familiar with the negotiations says Cuban outfielder Yasmany Tomas is in the process of agreeing to a $68.5 million, six-year contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Wednesday because the deal had not yet been completed. The person said several additional steps were necessary but the agreement was likely to be finalized in the next...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Yasmany Tomas agrees to deal with Diamondbacks

Deep down, I think we all knew that Cuban slugger Yasmany Tomas would end up with a mystery team. Sure enough, the mystery team has won once again. But I think the identity of this year’s mystery team has shocked most of us – it’s the Arizona Diamondbacks, who have agreed to signed Tomas according to Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com. The six-year, $68.5 million pact falls short of...
Via The Outside Corner
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Arizona Diamondbacks sign Yasmany Tomas

This offseason has already been a pretty wild one for Major League Baseball, and we were thrown yet another curveball on Wednesday. The Arizona Diamondbacks have reportedly signed Cuban outfielder Yasmany Tomas to a six-year contract worth $68.5 million. The Diamondbacks had not been considered a serious player for Tomas, while the San Diego Padres, Atlanta Braves, San Francisco...
Via Rumors and Rants
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks sign Cuban slugger Yasmany Tomas

            The Arizona Diamondbacks and Cuban slugger Yasmany Tomas have agreed to a six-year contract worth $68.5 million, reports MLB.com. According to the report, the deal is believed to have an opt-out and is pending a physical. Tomas, who reportedly turned 24 this, left Cuba last summer and trained six days a week for four months...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks To Sign Yasmany Tomas

The Arizona Diamondbacks have agreed to a six year, $68.5 million dollar deal with outfielder Yasmany Tomas. Tomas will get an almost identical contract to Jose Abreu, who defected from Cuba and signed with the White Sox last season. The 24-year old slugger projects to be a corner outfield power threat, who will fit in nicely with Paul Goldschmidt in the middle of the Diamondbacks...
Via Mets Merized Online
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks sign Cuban slugger Yasmany Tomas

  Getty Images The Diamondbacks have signed Cuban defector Yasmany Tomas to a six-year deal worth $68.5 million.   It is a bit of a surprise to see Tomas signed prior to Thanksgiving especially after he initially was said to be seeking a contract in excess of the $72.5 million given to Rusney Castillo of the Red Sox in August. Breaking: Cuban outfielder Yasmany Tomas...
Via Tireball.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks News: D'Backs sign Yasmany Tomas for six years

The Arizona Diamondbacks have won one of the hotly-contested offseason sweepstakes. MLB.com's Jesse Sanchez reports that the Diamondbacks have agreed to terms with Cuban outfield sensation Yasmany Tomasto a six-year, $68.5-million contract. The Diamondbacks, however, have not confirmed the deal at the time. Breaking: Cuban outfielder Yasmany Tomas & D-backs have agreed to a...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
1 day ago  |  Discuss

D’Backs Land Yasmany Tomas

After weeks of rumors linking him to the Phillies, Braves, Padres, and Giants, Yasmany Tomas has reportedly signed with the Arizona Diamondbacks, according to MLB.com’s Jesse Sanchez. The deal guarantees Tomas $68.5 million over six years, but critically, it apparently contains an opt-out after the fourth year; a concession which may have allowed the D’Backs […]
Via Fangraphs
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Yasmany Tomas To Sign With The Arizona Diamondbacks

#163198751 / gettyimages.com The Yasmany Tomas drama is over. The Phillies will be not signing the free agent outfielder that the Phillies were once called "favorites" on. The Phillies now will definitely be without Tomas in their outfield. Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com reports: Cuban outfielder Yasmany Tomas and the D-backs...
Via Philliedelphia
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks Rumors: Diamondbacks could be leaders in pursuing Yasmany Tomas

International free agents have become instant stars over the recent years.  This season the biggest bat on the market could very well the 23-year-old Cuban star Yasmany Tomas.  While plenty of teams have been rumored to have shown interest, Ken Rosenthal is reporting that the Arizona Diamondbacks may be a surprise contender for the phenom.#121931573 / gettyimages.comSources: #DBacks...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks Purchase Carlo Testa From Independent Baseball

The Arizona Diamondbacks purchased the contract of outfielder Carlo Testa from the St. Paul Saints (American Association) on Tuesday. He became just the second member of the 2014 Wichita Wingnuts’ (American Association) squad to be signed by a Major League Baseball organization this off-season, joining right-handed pitcher Chris Peacock who was signed by the Pittsburgh Pirates...
Via On-Base Talk
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-D-backs GM Towers hired by Reds as special assistant to GM

CINCINNATI — The Reds hired former Arizona general manager Kevin Towers as a special assistant for player personnel on Tuesday. Towers spent the last four years as general manager of the Diamondbacks. He also was general manager of the Padres from 1996-2009. He replaces Bob Miller, who spent nine seasons with the Reds, most recently as vice president and assistant general manager...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Reds hire Kevin Towers as special assistant to GM

CINCINNATI (AP) The Reds hired former Arizona general manager Kevin Towers as a special assistant for player personnel on Tuesday. Towers spent the last four years as general manager of the Diamondbacks. He also was general manager of the Padres from 1996-2009. He replaces Bob Miller, who spent nine seasons with the Reds, most recently as vice president and assistant general manager...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

D-backs announce spring series against Arizona college programs

PHOENIX -- The Arizona Diamondbacks will host Arizona State baseball team on March 3 at 3:10 p.m. at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick to kick off an annual Collegiate Baseball Series. The D-backs will play an exhibition game each season for the next six years, rotating among Arizona's three Division I NCAA baseball programs -- ASU, Arizona and Grand Canyon. "We are proud...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Diamondback Rumors: Wade Miley could be dealt

Since 2012, when he finished second in the Rookie of the Year voting, Wade Miley has been the most consistent starter for the Arizona Diamondbacks.  Even in last year's disappointing season, Miley was able to make a team high 33 starts.  But although he is arguably the team's best starer, Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe is reporting that he may be dealt this offseason...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Indians acquire pitcher from Arizona

The Indians made a minor move to their 40-man roster on Sunday, acquiring pitcher Charles Brewer from the Diamondbacks for cash considerations. The right-hander, who was designated for assignment on Nov. 20, split last season between Arizona's Double-A affiliate in Mobile and Triple-A Reno going 11-12 with a 4.46 ERA in 29 starts. Brewer led the organization in innings pitched...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Indians acquire Brewer from Diamondbacks

According to a report in the Arizona Republic, the Indians and Diamondbacks have agreed to a trade where the Diamondbacks are sending right-handed pitcher Charles Brewer to the Indians for cash. Brewer, 26, was designated for assignment on Thursday so the Diamondbacks had 10 days to trade, release or outright him to the minors. He had yet to be put on waivers while the Diamondbacks...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Sunday Notes: Arroyo’s Rehab, Clark & the MLBPA, Doc Gooden, AFL Arms, ChiSox, more

Bronson Arroyo has a love-hate relationship with vacation mode. He loves to chill out and enjoy life – often with guitar in hand — but that all-too-familiar mound of dirt constantly beckons. The idea of not returning to it leaves him cold. Arroyo was a paragon of health and reliability from 2004-2013. The tall righthander […]
Via Fangraphs
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Dodgers Acquire Mike Bolsinger, A Name You’ve Now Heard Of

Writing about the Dodgers trading for righty Mike Bolsinger, as they did tonight, is one of those things you mainly do so that when you look back on the 11.2 innings he’ll throw for them in 2015, you can remember how you felt at the time. Bolsinger, 27 in January, is a guy, which isn’t the same thing as being a guy. A 15th-round pick by Arizona in 2010 out of the University...
Via Dodgers Digest
5 days ago  |  Discuss

D-backs add Drury, four others to roster

PHOENIX -- The Arizona Diamondbacks took care of some necessary business Thursday by adding infielder Brandon Drury and four others to set their 40-man roster. Drury, outfielder Socrates Brito, left-hander Will Locante and right-handers Kevin Munson and A.J. Schugel were added to the roster, a procedural move that keeps them with the D-backs rather than expose them to the Rule 5...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
7 days ago  |  Discuss

D-backs youngsters impress during Fall League play

PHOENIX -- The Arizona Fall League bills itself as a finishing school for top major league prospects, and a number of the seven Arizona Diamondbacks prospects assigned to the Salt River Rafters finished with a flourish. Peter O'Brien tied for third in the league with five home runs, one short of the league co-leaders, as the Salt River Rafters -- the D-backs' prospects used...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks Decide to Find Out What Jeremy Hellickson Is

Over his first full season, back in 2011, Jeremy Hellickson ran a mediocre 115 FIP-. It wasn’t a particularly awful mark for a rookie, but that doesn’t suggest the kind of talent you build around. Yet, the same year, Hellickson also posted an ERA- of 76. By the numbers you don’t notice while watching, Hellickson […]
Via Fangraphs
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Rays Trade Pitcher Jeremy Hellickson To Diamondbacks For Two Prospects

PHOENIX – The Arizona Diamondbacks have acquired right-hander Jeremy Hellickson from the Tampa Bay Rays. The trade, announced Friday night, is the first major move by new Diamondbacks general manager Dave Stewart. The Diamondbacks sent Tampa Bay two minor league prospects, infielder Andrew Velazquez and outfielder Justin Williams. Hellickson, the American League Rookie of the...
Via NESN.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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