12/17/2014 | D-backs sign Hernandez to one-year contract
The D-backs avoided arbitration with reliever David Hernandez on Wednesday by signing the right-hander to a one-year, $2 million contract.
12/16/2014 | D-backs spread cheer at Boys & Girls Club
The D-backs played Santa for a few hundred kids on Monday night with their fifth annual Holiday Party at the MLB All-Star Arizona Diamondbacks Boys & Girls Club, located south of downtown Phoenix, just five miles from Chase Field.
12/12/2014 | Hall hosts Facebook chat with fans
D-backs president & CEO Derrick Hall interacted with fans during a chat on Facebook. Hall discussed the club's latest moves at the Winter Meetings and outlook for the 2015 season.
12/11/2014 | Busy Meetings end, but D-backs to remain active
The D-backs left the Winter Meetings feeling good about what they have accomplished so far this offseason, but also with the knowledge that more work needs to be done.
12/11/2014 | D-backs opt for young catcher Hernandez in Rule 5 Draft
On the lookout for catching help, the D-backs selected Oscar Hernandez from the Rays' organization with the first pick in Thursday's Rule 5 Draft. After trading Miguel Montero, the D-backs left themselves with only one catcher -- Tuffy Gosewisch -- on the 40-man roster. They now have two.
12/11/2014 | 'Extra player' holding up Miley-to-Boston trade
As the Winter Meetings broke up Thursday, there was no apparent movement in the reported deal between the D-backs and Red Sox involving Wade Miley. FOXSports.com reported Wednesday that an agreement was in place on a trade that would send Miley to Boston in exchange for right-handers Rubby De La Rosa and Allen Webster. There's another player involved in the transaction, and that appears to be what is holding up the deal.
12/11/2014 | 2014 Rule 5 Draft results
The final day of the Winter Meetings began with the annual Rule 5 Draft. Teams were only able to make a selection if it had space on its 40-man roster.
12/10/2014 | D-backs, Red Sox closing in on Miley trade
D-backs left-hander Wade Miley could be headed to the Red Sox in a deal for right-handers Rubby De La Rosa and Allen Webster, but a baseball source said on Wednesday there were still some things to be worked out.
12/10/2014 | Rule 5 of thumb: Gems can be found in Draft
Every Winter Meetings has a coda to it, an event that doesn't generate the same kind of buzz as all of the trade and free-agent rumors that fill the hotel lobby throughout the Meetings' first three days. But it does involve players changing organizations and, invariably, new big league careers come out of it.
12/10/2014 | Collmenter assists in shopping spree to help teens in need
Right-hander Josh Collmenter joined D-backs employees to spread holiday joy to 20 teens in need with a shopping spree on Tuesday.
12/9/2014 | D-backs seek catcher after dealing Montero
While trading Miguel Montero to the Cubs gave the D-backs some payroll flexibility by shedding the $40 million that was owed to Montero over the next three years and also added to the organization's pitching depth, it opened a hole that now needs to be filled.
12/9/2014 | LUNGevity auction bids keep rising for Arizona offerings
If early returns are any indication, the money raised during this year's Winter Meetings auction could easily surpass the totals from the last two years. And the Arizona Diamondbacks offerings could be part of the reason why.
12/9/2014 | D-backs get 2 pitching prospects for Montero
The D-backs acquired a pair of Minor League right-handed pitchers, Jeferson Mejia and Zack Godley, from the Cubs on Tuesday in exchange for catcher Miguel Montero.
12/8/2014 | Hale likes depth of outfield heading into first season
First-year D-backs manager Chip Hale discussed a variety of topics, including how he plans to utilize a deep group in the outfield, at the Winter Meetings on Monday
12/8/2014 | La Russa headed back to Little League for auction
Hall of Fame manager Tony La Russa will manage a Little League team as part of a unique item in Major League Baseball's auction, which will benefit LUNGevity.
12/8/2014 | D-backs in talks with Cubs about Montero
The D-backs and Cubs are discussing a deal involving catcher Miguel Montero. The D-backs would reportedly receive pitching prospects in return.
12/8/2014 | Tomas' talent potential rings true for D-backs
There's something about the way the ball jumps off the bats of the best hitters. Tony La Russa believes Yasmany Tomas is that kind of talent, which is why the D-backs walked away with their prize. "He has a special thump," La Russa said. "The ball comes off his bat more special than a power hitter, an average power hitter."
12/8/2014 | La Russa: Ownership did not stop Montero deal
D-backs chief baseball officer Tony La Russa said that Arizona ownership never stepped in to stop a deal that would have sent catcher Miguel Montero to the Dodgers in exchange for Andre Ethier.
12/7/2014 | D-backs expect to be busy after pre-Meetings moves
You can count on the rumors to be flying around downtown San Diego this week as baseball's annual Winter Meetings get underway here Monday. Will there be many actual deals or signings? Will the D-backs be able to further make moves to strengthen their team for a bounceback in 2015?
12/5/2014 | D-backs name Ladnier as new scouting director
The D-backs have a new scouting director in Deric Ladnier, the club announced Friday. Ladnier, 50, will enter his 25th season in scouting and player development and comes over from the Nationals organization, where he had worked since 2008.
12/5/2014 | Yanks, D-backs, Tigers have rich history as trade partners
The three-team trade Friday between the Yankees, D-backs and Tigers was their second three-team swap in the past five years, and it was just the latest in a busy recent history of deals between the clubs.
12/5/2014 | Arroyo, D-backs present School Challenge grants
Bronson Arroyo and others from the D-backs visited Dr. Bernard Black Elementary and Tempe High, two of 30 schools to receive a D-backs and University of Phoenix School Challenge grant.
12/5/2014 | D-backs trade Didi to get power lefty Ray
The D-backs continued their quest to build pitching depth as they acquired left-hander Robbie Ray and Minor League infielder Domingo Leyba from the Tigers for shortstop Didi Gregorius.
12/5/2014 | Starting pitching remains atop D-backs' Meetings agenda
The D-backs have crossed a few items off their shopping list so far this offseason, adding right-hander Jeremy Hellickson and lefty Robbie Ray to the rotation and getting more sock in the lineup by agreeing to terms with Cuban free agent Yasmany Tomas. There is still more work to be done, though, to improve a team that finished with the worst record in Major League Baseball in 2014 at 64-98.
12/4/2014 | Prep shortstop Rodgers leads 2015 Draft class
Ten years after grabbing Justin Upton, the D-backs could follow a similar path in the 2015 First-Year Player Draft. Lake Mary (Fla.) High School shortstop Brendan Rodgers sits atop MLBPipeline.com's initial Draft Top 50 rankings, thanks to his three plus tools (bat, power, arm) complemented by two solid ones (speed, defense).
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