After Tomas was hit on the foot in today's game, the trainer and translator Ariel Prieto went to check on him. According to Hale, when Prieto translated what Tomas was saying to the trainer, it came out that his "thumb" was numb. "I'm like, 'How did he hurt his thumb?'" Hale said. "And then he's pointing to his foot. And what he meant was his big toe. So we were ragging Ariel that we needed an interpreter for the interpreter."Tomas hit on foot, not thumb
"Who is the scout that signed this guy?" La Russa asked after Ferrell departed Salt River Fields at Talking Stick via helicopter. "We should release him, too."Team press release: D-backs offer Will Ferrell full-time position with the team
#Dbacks recall Bryan Shaw from Reno, select Jake Elmore from Reno, place Willie Bloomquist on DL & designate Mike Zagurski for assignmenthttps://mobile.twitter.com/Dbacks/status/234392351542505472
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.So says Ken Rosenthal. I'll just leave this here overnight. :) Proper trade deadline day post in the morning...