The Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) Minor League outfielder Breland Almadova, who played in 89 games with Single-A South Bend and 42 games with Single-A Advanced Visalia this season, was named the 2014 Minor League Rawlings Gold Glove Award® winner at centerfield, as announced by Minor League Baseball™ and Rawlings Sporting Goods Company, Inc.
"I am extremely appreciative for this opportunity and I had a great experience with the Diamondbacks. I know we had a tough year and people will look at this as a negative, but we accomplished a lot of good things here. I told the team that I have nothing but the utmost respect for this organization and the people I've met along the way. Most of all, I'd like to thank the players, coaches, staff and everyone within the organization for their unwavering support while I was here."
The Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) today announced that Dave Stewart has been named Senior Vice President & General Manager and De Jon Watson has been named Senior Vice President, Baseball Operations according to D-backs Chief Baseball Officer Tony La Russa. Stewart and Watson will both report directly to La Russa, while the trio has a combined 122 years of experience in professional baseball.
The Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) will welcome 14,000 Arizona students and their families this Friday, Sept. 26 for the game against the St. Louis Cardinals as part of the D-backs Science of Baseball and STEM Showcase, presented by Chase and Insight. The entire upper level at Chase Field will be filled with Arizona youth who are learning more about Science, Technology, Engineering and Math through a unique program that will be highlighted throughout the ballpark.
The Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) and Kane County Cougars announced a two-year player development contract effective through the 2016 season. The agreement does not affect the ownership, management or front office staff of the Cougars in any manner as the organization looks towards the first home game of the 2015 season on Thursday, April 9 against Cedar Rapids.
The Arizona Diamondbacks are now accepting nominations for the 2015 Michael Wogan D-backs Season Ticket Scholarship Program. Since 2008, the D-backs have provided families experiencing financial hardships with more than 345 full season tickets for a value of almost $700,000.
Major League Baseball and Chevrolet, the official vehicle of MLB, today announced that Paul Goldschmidt was named the D-backs' 2014 nominee for the prestigious Roberto Clemente Award presented by Chevrolet.
The Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) recalled infielder Nick Ahmed (@NickAhmed_) and left-handed pitcher Andrew Chafin (@BigCountry1739) from Triple-A Reno, and selected the contract of catcher Bobby Wilson from Reno, as announced by D-backs' Executive Vice President & General Manager Kevin Towers.
The Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) recalled left-handed pitcher Joe Paterson and outfielder Brett Jackson (@TheBJacks) from Triple-A Reno, as announced by D-backs' Executive Vice President & General Manager Kevin Towers.
The Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) are encouraging fans to Go Gold for childhood cancer tomorrow. September is childhood cancer awareness month and the D-backs will dedicate Saturday's game to helping raise awareness and funds for pediatric cancer programs at Phoenix Children's Hospital (PCH).
The Arizona Diamondbacks announced their 2015 regular season schedule today, with the team kicking off the season on Opening Day, April 6, at Chase Field and enjoying home games on several key holidays. Fans can celebrate several summer holidays with the D-backs with home games set for Mother's Day (May 10), Father's Day (June 21), Fourth of July and Labor Day (Sept. 7).
The Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) will begin to interview candidates for the position of General Manager, as announced by D-backs Chief Baseball Officer Tony La Russa. Kevin Towers has been offered a position within the organization and is currently evaluating the opportunity.
The Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) named Short Season-A Hillsboro outfielder Stewart Ijames (pronounced Imes; @StewI_5) and Single-A Advanced Visalia right-handed pitcher Brandon Sinnery the organization's Minor League Player- and Pitcher-of-the-Month for August, respectively.
SAN DIEGO - The Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) reinstated outfielder Cody Ross (strained left calf) from the 15-day disabled list and right-handed pitcher Daniel Hudson (second Tommy John surgery) from the 60-day disabled list, according to D-backs Executive Vice President & General Manager Kevin Towers.