#Dbacks recall Bryan Shaw from Reno, select Jake Elmore from Reno, place Willie Bloomquist on DL & designate Mike Zagurski for assignment
The Diamondbacks are trying to pull off a blockbuster for a premier starting pitcher, according to major-league sources. The identity of the pitcher is not known. Towers has the pieces to make such a deal happen – specifically, right fielder Justin Upton and a stable of top pitching prospects.
Joe Saunders making rehab start at Salt River Fields tonight.
#Dbacks agree to terms on 2-year contract with right-handed pitcher David Hernandez (@DHern_30)
No other details about the contract are yet known, but congratulations to David and the team for working this out.
The Arizona Diamondbacks announced today they have recalled right-handed pitcher Jonathan Albaladejo from Triple-A Reno and placed left-handed pitcher Joe Saunders on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left shoulder (retro to June 17), according to D-backs Executive Vice President & General Manager Kevin Towers.
The Arizona Diamondbacks announced they have agreed to terms with first-round draft pick Stryker Trahan and 30 additional draft picks from the 2012 First-Year Player Draft, according to D-backs’ Director, Scouting Ray Montgomery.
The D-backs have signed their first 6 picks, 8 of the first 10, 17 of the first 20 and 31 players total.
"I'm going to be real direct about Stephen (Drew), I believe Stephen should have been out there playing before now. Frankly, I for one am disappointed. I'm going to be real candid and say I think Stephen and his representatives are more focused on where Stephen's going to be a year from now than going out and supporting the team that's paying his salary."