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JOSH COLLMENTER RUMORS

Is Arizona Diamondbacks’ Josh Collmenter Really Bullpen Material?

PHOENIX, AZ – JUNE 18: Relief pitcher Josh Collmenter #55 of the Arizona Diamondbacks pitches against the Los Angeles Angels during the sixth inning of the MLB game at Chase Field on June 18, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images) Josh Collmenter is arguably one of the best starting pitchers for the Arizona Diamondbacks, or he was before the team...
Via The Sports Journal
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks Demote Starter Josh Collmenter To Bullpen Duties

After a 1-0 win for the Arizona Diamondbacks last night against the San Francisco Giants, Dbacks manager Chip Hale announced that opening day starter Josh Collmenter will be demoted from the rotation to the bullpen. In a corresponding move, former top pitching prospect Allen Webster would also be recalled from AAA Reno and take Josh’s scheduled start on Saturday. In a season...
Via Baseball Essential
22 days ago  |  Discuss

D-backs' Collmenter and his bobblehead read 'mean tweets'

This weekend Josh Collmenter will get his very own bobblehead. To promote the occasion Collmenter and his bobblehead read a few "mean tweets" about themselves (himself) which the D-backs posted to Twitter. A couple of the tweets hilariously ridicule his beard and one gives a backhanded compliment to his 84 mph fastball. This is not the first time that the Diamondback pitcher has...
Via Fox Sports
May 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Arizona Diamondbacks: roster expansion upcoming

Baseball season is winding down and for some teams the season can’t end soon enough. For teams out of contention, there aren’t many reasons for fans to continue coming to games or watching their team. But Major League Baseball adds a fun wrinkle to September that makes the game much more interesting. On September 1st rosters will expand from 25 to 40 players. It gives teams out...
Via isportsweb.com
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Collmenter dominates Reds in making history

PHOENIX -- Diamondbacks starting pitcher Josh Collmenter did something Thursday night that had been done only once before in team history -- by Randy Johnson on May 18, 2004. No, Collmenter didn't pitch a perfect game as Johnson did in Atlanta, but he came as close as a pitcher can while giving up three hits. In a 4-0 win over the Cincinnati Reds, Collmenter hurled the first complete...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Collmenter faces in the minimum in shutout of Reds

PHOENIX -- Josh Collmenter faced the minimum in a three-hitter, Aaron Hill homered and had two RBIs and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the light-hitting Cincinnati Reds 4-0 Thursday night. Collmenter (4-2) breezed through his first career complete game, joining Randy Johnson as the only Arizona pitcher to face the minimum 27 batters in a nine-inning game. Johnson did it during his...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

D-backs' Collmenter looking for love in Australia

SCOTTSDALE Ariz. -- The matchmakers in the Arizona clubhouse have done their work. All that remains is for Diamondbacks right-hander Josh Collmenter to meet his mate. On Friday, J.J. Putz and a few more of Collmenter's teammates selected his blind date from among the six finalists who entered a contest sponsored by the Sydney, Australia, Daily Telegraph that began on Valentine's...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Which pitcher? Arizona Diamondbacks search for rotation help

Since day one of the MLB offseason, Arizona Diamondbacks general manager Kevin Towers has been an open book about his offseason intentions. It was no secret that Arizona would pursue a power bat, bullpen help and a frontline starter to act as a staff ace for the ballclub. Although the grocery list was short, it has nonetheless kept Towers very busy. After acquiring slugger Mark Trumbo...
Via isportsweb.com
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

D-backs, Collmenter avoid arbitration with 2-year deal

PHOENIX -- The Arizona Diamondbacks and right-handed reliever Josh Collmenter have avoided arbitration by agreeing on a $2,425,000, two-year contract. Collmenter was 5-5 with a 3.13 ERA in 49 games last season. He led all NL relievers with 92 innings pitched and a club-record nine relief appearances of at least three innings. His 29 extra innings pitched were the most by a major...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks, RHP Collmenter avoid arbitration

The Arizona Diamondbacks and right-handed reliever Josh Collmenter have avoided arbitration by agreeing on a $2,425,000, two-year contract. Collmenter was 5-5 with a 3.13 ERA in 49 games last season. He led all NL relievers with 92 innings pitched and a club-record nine relief appearances of at least three innings. His 29 extra innings were the most by a major leaguer since Tug...
Via AP on Fox
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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