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In light of yesterdays news, we will be holding a naked bon fire party tomorrow. Please bring your voodoo dolls of Mr. Cahill for proper disposal.

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There's guys out there. There's possible moves that could be made. There's waiver wire people, so before we completely lock in to something, we want to make sure this is the group we're going to have.  I think trades are always in play, aren't they? This is a time to get guys who are out of options sometimes. - Chip Hale



The Big News

Arizona Diamondbacks trade pitcher Trevor Cahill to Atlanta

As part of the deal, the D-backs will also pay about half of the $12 million owed to Cahill this season. Cahill, 27, had an up-and-down career with the D-backs since being acquired from the Oakland A's prior to the 2012 season.  That year, he went 13-12 with a 3.78 ERA. Since then, though, he has struggled, and in 2014 bottomed out with a 3-12 record and a 5.61 ERA.

Atlanta Braves acquire starting pitcher Trevor Cahill from Arizona Diamondbacks

The Atlanta Braves made a move to shore up their starting rotation on Thursday night, acquiring right-hander Trevor Cahill and cash considerations from the Arizona Diamondbacks.

Trevor Cahill to Braves: Latest Trade Details, Comments and Reaction

The Atlanta Braves improved their rotation on Thursday, acquiring former Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Trevor Cahill in a trade.

Braves acquire Trevor Cahill from Diamondbacks

The Braves have acquired pitcher Trevor Cahill and cash considerations from the Diamondbacks in exchange for outfielder Josh Elander, the teams announced Thursday.



Other Diamondback News

Arizona Diamondbacks manager Hale: Archie Bradley has 'made a tough decision on us'

There are a lot of Arizona Diamondbacks fans who cannot wait to see Archie Bradley take the mound in a big league game.

Bradley, one of the team's top prospects pretty much since being drafted seventh overall in 2011 out of high school, projects to be a top-of-the-rotation starter, and there is a belief that the 22-year-old is ready to make the jump to the majors.

Goldschmidt doubles twice, Diamondbacks beat White Sox 10-2

Paul Goldschmidt drove in two runs with a pair of doubles, Tuffy Gosewich had four hits and the Arizona Diamondbacks roughed up Jose Quintana, beating the Chicago White Sox 10-2 Thursday.

Sprinkles giving Arizona Diamondbacks fans a free cupcake on Opening Day, April 6

D-backs hitters tune up for their walk-up songs

On Opening Day Monday, Arizona Diamondbacks infielder Jake Lamb will step into the batter's box to the tune of Flo Rida's "Going Down for Real."

Coming off solid collective spring, D-backs outfield set for Opening Day

Position battles are still being waged at Arizona Diamondbacks camp as Opening Day looms, but manager Chip Hale seems to have his made up his mind about his outfield.



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