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TONY CAMPANA RUMORS & GOSSIP

Diamondbacks Trade for Two Prospects

Krehbiel (left) poses with his former high school teammate Brett Phillips during spring training. Credit: bradkrichardson.com The Diamondbacks are beginning to build for the future midway through their disastrous 2014 campaign. News came early today that the Diamondbacks traded relief pitcher Joe Thatcher and outfielder Tony Campana to the Los Angeles Angeles for two of their minor...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
17 days ago  |  1 Comment

D-backs send Thatcher, Campana to Angels for two minor leaguers

PHOENIX -- The Diamondbacks on Saturday acquired minor league outfielder Zach Borenstein and right-handed reliever Joey Krehbiel from the Los Angeles Angels for left-handed pitcher Joe Thatcher and Triple-A Reno outfielder Tony Campana. Borenstein will report to Double-A Mobile, while Krehbiel will be assigned to High-A Visalia. In a corresponding move, the D-backs recalled left...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks send Tony Campana back to minors day after game-winning hit

(Matt Kartozian, USA Today Sports)   I’m sure this wasn’t what Tony Campana was expecting the morning after winning the game with a walk-off single for the Diamondbacks the night before. Campana was sent to AAA-Reno on June 19th and the Diamondbacks called up right-handed reliever Matt Stites. Campana was hitting only .150 at the big-league level this year, with a .164 on-base...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Campana sent back to minors shortly after game-winner

PHOENIX -- A big league hero one night, a minor leaguer the next. So it goes in baseball sometimes. Before the euphoria had even worn off from Tony Campana's game-winning hit Wednesday night, the Diamondbacks outfielder was on his way back to the minors, returned to Triple-A Reno when the D-backs selected the contract of reliever Matt Stites, who is making his first trip to the...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Miley dominant at points before Campana walks off Brewers

PHOENIX -- Tony Campana was the unlikely hero and Brad Ziegler gained a measure of redemption, even if he didn't look at it that way. The light-hitting Campana singled home Martin Prado from third base with two outs in the ninth inning to give the Arizona Diamondbacks a 4-3 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday night. Ziegler (3-1), who gave up the deciding grand slam...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Tony Campana loses fly ball among flock of seagulls (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.Arizona Diamondbacks center fielder Tony Campana appeared to lose a fly ball among a flock of seagulls during Thursday night's game against San Francisco.It happened in the bottom of the eighth inning as Giants batter Brandon Crawford hit the ball to center field just as some seagulls were circling over the outfield. Campana anticipated...
Via Holdout Sports
April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Cubs trade Tony Campana to Arizona

Don't forget to check out the OV Bunt Tournament Contest if you haven't already entered. The Cubs and Diamondbacks completed a trade that sends recently DFA'd Tony Campana to Arizona while the Cubs acquire two 17-year old pitching prospects. The Cubs dealt popular speedster Tony Campana to the Diamondbacks for a pair of 17-year-old Venezuelan right-handed pitchers: Erick...
Via Obstructed View OLD
February 18, 2013  |  Discuss

To Campana, the one that got away…

My Cubs unrequited love is one that should have never been.  It was truly love at first sight when he made his debut, but the fact that it is now unrequited is a tragedy of Lou Brock proportions.  The recently DFA’d Tony Campana is the source of my one way love affair.  This scrappy little white guy stole my heart like so many other Cubs fan with his blazing speed and his blazing...
Via World Series Dreaming
February 14, 2013  |  1 Comment

Tony Campana Designated for Assignment

OF Tony Campana was Designated for Assignment yesterday by the Cubs, to make room on the MLB 40-man roster for OF Scott Hairston (signed by the Cubs as an Article XX-B MLB free-agent). The Cubs 13th round draft pick out of the U. of Cincinnati in 2008, Campana hit 262/306/300 with 54 SB (5 CS) in 184 MLB games over the previous two seasons (2011-12), and is considered to be one...
Via Cub Reporter
February 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Tony Campana went airborne on a crazy dive into third base (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Most players dive or slide into a base to slow them down from running full speed. Tony Campana did it to avoid a tag. And boy, was it incredible. Campana tried going from first to third after a throw on an attempted pickoff play went into right field. The throw beat him to the bag and pulled third baseman Matt Downs off the line, so the quick...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 24, 2012  |  Discuss
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