Every year there always seems to be a big move or two happen during the MLB offseason as we approach Thanksgiving. And 2016 is no different, as the Seattle Mariners and Arizona Diamondbacks pulled off a very interesting trade on Wednesday night, just hours before the clock struck Thanksgiving. The Diamondbacks sent shortstop Jean Segura, outfielder Mitch Haniger and pitcher Zac Curtis to Seattle, with starting pitcher Taijuan Walker and
The Arizona Diamondbacks have acquired Taijuan Walker and Ketel Marte from Seattle in exchange for Jean Segura, Mitch Haniger, and Zac Curtis, both clubs announced. [embedit snippet="1"] 24-year-old Walker is the big addition for Arizona's new front office regime, having endured quite the struggle with Seattle. A former first round pick, Walker put together a 4.18 ERA during his four years with the Mariners though he was never able to
Last offseason the Arizona Diamondbacks saw an opportunity to take control of the National League West. They’d finished third in the division just four games below .500 at 79-83 but performed quite well against the rest of the NL West going 39-37. [embedit snippet="1"] Both the Dodgers and Giants had underwhelming rotations, with LA’s Zack Greinke becoming a free agent and San Francisco not having much behind ace Madison Bumgarner. Their
The last two weeks has seen the New York Yankees trade away the two biggest parts of the bullpen with Andrew Miller to the Indians and Aroldis Chapman to the Cubs. Well, earlier today they were able to add some bullpen help with a familiar face. Tyler Clippard, who played for the Yankees in 2003 as they drafted him, was traded from the Arizona Diamondbacks to the New York Yankees.
Less than eight months after the Arizona Diamondbacks traded Aaron Blair, Ender Inciarte , and minor leaguer Dansby Swanson to the Atlanta Braves for Shelby Miller and minor leaguer Gabe Speler. Shelby Miller haa a record of 6-17 with a 3.20 ERA in his one year of service in Atlanta. Yahoo Sports' Jeff Passan has reported that the Diamondbacks are now telling teams that Shelby Miller is available. To no
Pitching depth is something no team can have enough of. Whether it's on the big league roster, or in the minor leagues, good pitching is hard to come by. The Arizona Diamondbacks are fortunate enough to have some quality arms at their disposal, and the results will be soon be seen at a major league ballpark. Arizona features three top pitching prospects in Aaron Blair, Braden Shipley, and Archie Bradley.
The 2015 MLB trade deadline as come and gone, and there was a whirlwind of movement made. Over the course of the last few weeks, leading up to and including the deadline date of July 31, there were a total of 43 trades made, with 29 of the 30 teams included (only the Diamondbacks were asleep at the wheel, I mean, didn't register a deal). Some of the biggest names
It is the most wonderful time of year yet again as the sound of the crack of the bat combined with the popping of the gloves fills the air in baseball stadiums across America. Last year saw the San Francisco Giants win their third title in five years. What surprises will happen this year? Let’s take a look with my official 2015 MLB National League Predictions! NL East With Bryce
[caption id="attachment_32838" align="aligncenter" width="504"] Photo Courtesy of MLB.com[/caption] It's the two single words every sports fan, no matter what sport or team are playing at the time, want to hear: Game Seven. The Kansas City Royals host the San Francisco Giants tonight in the final game of what has been a roller coaster 2014 Major League Baseball season. This marks the 41st time that a game seven will decide the
Curt Schilling, the former major league pitcher and current ESPN baseball analyst, announced that he is battling cancer Wednesday. "I've always believed life is about embracing the gifts and rising up to meet the challenges," Schilling. "We've been presented with another challenge, as I've recently been diagnosed with cancer." Schilling, 47, recently became part of the “Sunday Night Baseball” broadcast team for the 2014 season. He is currently a baseball