The Diamondbacks re-assign 6 players from their Spring Training roster.
With bench coach Ron Gardenhire recovering from surgery to remove a cancerous tumor, the Diamondbacks have tabbed Jerry Narron to fill in the role. Narron was initially hired to be the Reno Aces manager.
The young righty will earn $2.25M for 2017. Walker had filed for $2.6M.
The team has made a major overhaul at the position, using every type of move possible.
The reigning Gold Glove 1B and P are back on the list of finalists for the best defensive player at their position. Paul Goldschmidt is looking for his 3rd and Zack Greinke his 2nd. Also newcomer Jean Segura is looking for his first Gold Glove at 2B.
After passing on Rizzo for the 2006 GM job, the team is looking to bring him back in what would essentially be Tony La Russa's position from 2014-2016. For the position the Diamondbacks are offering Rizzo, it might not be the GM job, but rather that person's boss.
Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe reports that the first five names the Diamondbacks are considering for the General Manager role. The next GM will be able to run baseball operations without a middle man between ownership and the front office.
Remember all that fuss about the DH supposedly coming to the National League? Not so much.
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The latest film in the 30 for 30 Shorts series tells the bizarre tale of the efforts to preserve Ted Williams after the great hitter’s death. "An Immortal Man," co-directed by Josh Koury and Myles Kane, premiered today on Grantland.com.
We're into the last three weeks of the season now. While we're not technically out, an elimination number of five means we could be done during this series in San Francisco. So, who might we want to reach the playoffs in our stead?