1. Arizona Diamondbacks Sign Russell Branyan

    The Arizona Diamondbacks announced they have signed first baseman Russell Branyan to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training...

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  2. Arizona Diamondbacks: Clay Zavada Arrives at Camp

    When pitchers and catchers reported to the new Scottsdale spring training home of the Arizona Diamondbacks, there was one name that was missing...

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  3. Luis Gonzalez Named All-Star Ambassador by Arizona Diamondbacks

    For eight years, the name Luis Gonzalez was synonymous with the Arizona Diamondbacks. After the 1998 season the Diamondbacks were looking to re-tool. In what has been to date the best trade in franchise history, General Manager Joe Garagiola Jr...

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  4. Arizona Diamondbacks' Roster Tweaks Continue

    The Arizona Diamondbacks continue to make minor adjustments to their roster leading up to pitchers and catchers reporting three weeks from today...

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  5. Arizona Diamondbacks Acquire Armando Galarraga Hoping To Add Pitching Depth

    When the Detroit Tigers signed starting pitcher and former Arizona Diamondback Brad Penny to a contract it began a domino effect that is still rumbling around Major League Baseball...

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  6. Two Arbitration Eligible Players Remain

    When the Diamondbacks signed Stephen Drew and Joe Saunders , it left two arbitration eligible players remaining on the 40-man roster...

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  7. Spring Training Media Preview Continued

    Yesterday we began coverage of the media preview of the Arizona Diamondbacks and Colorado Rockies new Spring Training facility, Salt River Fields at Talking Stick...

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  8. Diamondbacks and Rockies Host Media Preview

    With the first Spring Training game just 39 days away, the Arizona Diamondbacks and Colorado Rockies hosted a behind the scenes tour of their new Spring Training facility Salt River Fields at Talking Stick...

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  9. Arizona Diamondbacks Spring Training Tickets Go on Sale

    Capistrano can have its swallows, farmers can have their almanac, and Punxsutawney can have its groundhog, but baseball fans everywhere know that the surest sign that spring is in the air is when Cactus League and Grapefruit League tickets go on sale...

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  10. Chase Field, This Borders on Sacrilege

    Chase Field, the home of the Arizona Diamondbacks, is owned and operated by the Maricopa County Stadium District. Although the team has their offices there, they are merely the primary tenants for the venue...

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  11. Diamondbacks CEO Discusses State of 2011 Team

    On the first Thursday of every month, Arizona Diamondbacks CEO/President Derrick Hall took time out of his busy day to attend an online chat where he discussed the team and what fans should expect during the 2011 season...

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  12. Arbitration Looms for Four Arizona Diamondbacks

    Salary arbitration. The mere mention of it will make baseball players, agents and general managers wince in pained looks...

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  13. Hall of Fame Set to Induct Two Players in 2011

    January is always a difficult time for baseball fans. The off-season has seemed to drag on forever and Spring Training is still six weeks away...

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  14. Justin Upton Meet and Greet: I'd Like To Apologize and Clarify

    Do you ever have one of those days where it doesn’t seem to matter what you do, you just somehow find a way to stick your foot in your mouth? And then you try to fix things ...

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  15. Arizona Diamondbacks: Justin Upton Failed Meet and Greet

    At the conclusion of the final home game of the 2010 regular season, the Arizona Diamondbacks held a celebration for their season ticket holders on the playing surface at Chase Field...

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  16. Arizona Diamondbacks Sign J.J. Putz: The Bullpen is Getting Closer

    A year ago at the Winter Meetings, then-Diamondbacks General Manager Josh Byrnes inquired about reliever J.J. Putz. After a disastrous 2009 season where the bullpen struggled to close out games, Byrnes needed a closer...

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  17. Arizona Diamondbacks Reduce Strikeouts with 1 Swing

    When Kevin Towers took over the job as general manager of the Arizona Diamondbacks he had several items on his to-do list to make this team more competitive...

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  18. Christmas Decoration Challenges

    With Thanksgiving now over, all eyes are focused on Christmas at our house. Before the turkey had even cooled off, battle plans were being laid for shopping...

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  19. Arizona Diamondbacks: Players Just Say No To D-backs Arbitration

    In yet another example of how little I actually know about baseball and the Arizona Diamondbacks, the team offered salary arbitration to their two Type-B Free Agents Adam LaRoche and Aaron Heilman...

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  20. Offseason Baseball: The Calm Before the Storm

    They say that just before Mother Nature unleashes her wrath of bitter weather on the unsuspecting, it gets extremely calm and quiet. Leading up to a large tsunami, the waters become calm and recede away from the shore...

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  21. Cranking Up the Stove

    When the weather gets cold and the days get shorter, it’s sometimes hard to get excited about baseball...

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  22. Arizona Diamondbacks Facing Arbitration Decisions on Adam LaRoche, Aaron Heilman

    Today marks a sedona red letter day on the offseason timeline. It marks the final day teams can offer salary arbitration to their free agents...

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  23. Diamondbacks Shut Out of NL MVP Votes

    Major League Baseball announced the National League Most Valuable Player selection and, for the first time in three years, the winner is not someone named Albert Pujols. The 2010 NL MVP was Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joey Votto...

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  24. Arizona Diamondbacks Continue Roster Adjustments

    Over the last week, the Arizona Diamondbacks have began tweaking their roster--- not in a wholesale massive way, but rather by adjusting the player mix one small step at a time...

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  25. Peoria Javelinas-Scottsdale Scorpions: Arizona Fall League Championship Fun

    Bright blue skies dotted with high wispy white clouds and temperatures hovering around the low 70s. By all accounts it was a perfect fall game...

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