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Where do the Diamondbacks go from here?

Nobody could ever accuse Kevin Towers of being anything less than bold. Few teams have been as interesting as the Arizona Diamondbacks over the last few years. Setting aside the quality of his moves, the sheer volume and often puzzling circumstances surrounding them garnered Arizona more headlines than such a middling team typically deserves. His […]
Via Fangraphs
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Arizona Diamondbacks fire GM Towers

Kevin Towers has been relieved of his duties as general manager for the Arizona Diamondbacks according to multiple reports. The move was expected given the team’s awful 2014 season and the team’s hiring of Tony La Russa as chief baseball officer earlier this year. Towers spent nearly four years in the Diamondbacks front office. “Over the past three months, I have had the opportunity...
16 days ago  |  Discuss

The Kevin Towers era has mercifully come to an end in Arizona

In the early hours of Friday morning, Diamondbacks general manager Kevin Towers was fired after slightly less than four years on the job. His tenure included one division title, a pair of .500 seasons, and a disastrous, sub-.500 season that was spurred by the highest payroll in club history. Needless to say, his firing was well-deserved. When you look at what Towers did while in...
Via The Outside Corner
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks Rumors: Arizona fires Kevin Towers

The Arizona Diamondbacks are currently 59-81 and in fourth place in the National League West and have almost a zero percent chance of making the playoffs. This is probably one of the reasons the Diamondbacks have decided to part ways with General Manager Kevin Towers.#481762291 / gettyimages.comNick Piecoro of azcentral sports reported that the firing of Towers happened just four...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Towers, Arizona Diamondbacks GM Fired

The Arizona Diamondbacks have dismissed general manager Kevin Towers after nearly 4 years on the job,  according to published reports.  In May the Diamondbacks hired Tony LaRussa as a chief baseball officer to oversee Towers and the baseball operations department.  Since that time there has been widespread speculation on whether or not Towers would be retained. Towers was hired...
Via Baseball News Source
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Towers out as Diamondbacks general manager

PHOENIX -- Kevin Towers has been relieved of his duties as Arizona Diamondbacks general manager. The team announced the move this morning via a tweet from Tony La Russa, who was hired as chief of baseball operations in May. The move was not unexpected. Towers was signed to a contract extension through 2015 prior to the start of the current season, but the team has performed below...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: D-backs fire GM Towers as club sports 59-81 record

Arizona Diamondbacks Kevin Towers has been fired, reported late Thursday night. The report added the team will make an announcement on Friday morning. The D-backs are currently in the middle of a 10-game road trip, opening a three-game set at the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night. Following Thursday night’s 5-1 victory at San Diego, Arizona’s record stood at 59...
Via Fox Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Diamondbacks Fire GM Kevin Towers

With less than a month remaining in their season, the disappointing Arizona Diamondbacks have reportedly fired general manager Kevin Towers.  According to Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic, the team is expected to make the announcement Friday morning.  Towers has been with Arizona since 2010 after he left the San Diego Padres following a 15-year career in the team’s front...
Via Sportsnaut
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Towers may loose his Powers

Kevin Towers speaks at a Diamondbacks press conference (photo courtesy of   His contract may have been extended to stay beyond 2014, but after a very shaky start to a season in which two key pitchers Patrick Corbin, and David Hernandez were lost due to season ending elbow surgery, (Tommy John Surgery)  it does not bode well for Arizona Diamondbacks general...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
April 16, 2014  |  1 Comment

D-backs GM promises an 'eye for an eye' for beanings, disrespect

The Arizona Diamondbacks were not happy last month when the Dodgers celebrated in their pool, and that is just one of several incidents that infuriated general manager Kevin Towers. Aside from the pool party, Towers spoke with Arizona Sports specifically…Read more →
Via The Victory Formation
October 09, 2013  |  Discuss
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