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Martin Prado off to the Bronx

Martin Prado has been traded to the New York Yankees in return for minor league catcher Peter O’Brien. The Arizona Diamondbacks traded for Martin Prado and three other players in return for Justin Upton in a trade that continues to look like the Braves won.  Now that Prado is in the Bronx, it’s yet to […]
Via On-Base Talk
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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...
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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...
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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
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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
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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
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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....
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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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Eric Chavez, a star who stayed barely out of the limelight, retires

Eric Chavez, the five-tool third baseman with extraordinary skill and a low-key California personality who won six straight Gold Glove awards and became the only star of the famed Moneyball A's to sign a long-term deal to stay in Oakland, is retiring Wednesday after an exceptional 16-plus-year career. Chavez rode great natural ability that allowed him to post six 25-homer seasons...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Diamondbacks Rumors: Arizona shopping Gerardo Parra

The Arizona Diamondbacks figure to be very busy in trade discussions as the July 31 trade deadline draws closer. They are reportedly listening on Addison Reed, Aaron Hill, Martin Prado, Josh Collmenter, and Oliver Perez, as notes, but they are said to be shopping another one of their players.Jerry Crasnick of was told by an MLB executive that the Diamondbacks...
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Diamondbacks recall pitcher Bo Schultz, option Alfredo Marte to Reno

#Dbacks recall pitcher Bo Schultz from the Triple-A Reno @Aces and option outfielder Alfredo Marte to Triple-A Reno. — Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) July 29, 2014   The Arizona Diamondbacks have recalled right handed pitcher Bo Schultz from Triple-A Reno and have optioned outfielder Alfredo Marte back to the Aces. The 28-year-old made his Major League debut with the Diamondbacks...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
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Diamondbacks Rumors: Arizona willing to trade Addison Reed

The Arizona Diamondbacks defeated the Cincinnati Reds in 15 innings last night by the score of 2-1. The win improved the Diamondbacks to 46-60, fourth in the National League West. A pitching staff that is 26th in the Major Leagues in ERA allowed only a run on six hits. The bullpen pitched eight scoreless innings and Addison Reed struck out two in the15th to get his 25th save of...
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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...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Confusing plate-blocking rule has Montero longing for collision days

Given his druthers, Miguel Montero says he'd rather be run over by 250-pound Ryan Howard than try to figure out exactly how the heck he's supposed to position himself on a throw to home plate. Montero's frustration with a new rule designed to minimize home-plate collisions boiled over following a play in the Diamondbacks' 4-2 loss to the Phillies on Sunday in Philadelphia...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
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...
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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