1. Former Arizona Diamondbacks in Mix for New York Mets Manager

    As soon as the regular season ended, the New York Mets began cleaning house by firing their manager Jerry Manuel and general manager Manny Minaya...

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  2. Arizona Diamondbacks: A Historic Day in Team Lore

    “When did the Arizona Diamondbacks become a team?”. That is perhaps the number one question I am asked when someone visits Chase Field for the first time. I always hesitate when I have to answer that...

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  3. Is Justin Upton Up for Trade?

    When Arizona Diamondbacks General Manager Kevin Towers publicly stated he is willing to listen to trade offers for any player during the General Manager's meetings, it sparked off a firestorm among Diamondbacks fans and local sports talk shows...

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  4. Billy Ryan Named Assistant GM for Arizona Diamondbacks

    The Arizona Diamondbacks continue to retool their front office with the hiring of Billy Ryan as an assistant general manager to Kevin Towers (pictured)...

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  5. Diamondbacks Announce Spring Training Prices

    Pitchers and catchers are not due to report to Spring Training for another three months but the Arizona Diamondbacks and their fans are already anticipating the next year...

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  6. Bell Replaces Brogna as Chairs Continue to Shuffle

    Less than one month after the Arizona Diamondbacks announced that Rico Brogna would be taking over the role of Director of Player Development, the team is once again announcing an organizational change...

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  7. All-Star Merchandise Available

    Any trip to downtown Phoenix requires a trip to Chase Field. Even though I cannot get into the stadium, I have to at least walk around the plaza and think about what it will be like when baseball season starts once again...

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  8. Arizona Diamondbacks' Chase Field Observations: Part II

    During the recent Season Ticket Holder Seat Relocation event for the Arizona Diamondbacks, I jotted down a few notes not necessarily related to seat relocation but were interesting nonetheless...

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  9. MLB Free Agency: Let the Madness Begin

    Across the country as people were preparing for bed, they were reminded by their significant other to change the clocks...

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  10. Arizona Fall League Rising Stars

    Perhaps one of the best-kept secrets in sports is the Arizona Fall League. Beginning in 1992, Major League Baseball created a winter league where teams could send their best prospects to play a short season against elite competition...

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  11. November Chat with Arizona Diamondbacks' GM Kevin Towers

    On the first Thursday of every month, the Arizona Diamondbacks host an on-line chat with a member of the team’s front office...

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  12. Brian Sweeney Signed By the Arizona Diamondbacks As the Team Addresses Pitching

    The Arizona Diamondbacks took their first step towards bolstering their beleaguered bullpen when they claimed right-handed reliever Brian Sweeney off waivers from the Seattle Mariners...

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  13. Arizona Diamondbacks: Seat Relocation Day at Chase Field

    I’ve had this date circled on my calendar for nearly six weeks. As the day continued to get closer, I found myself having more and more difficulty sleeping at night...

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  14. Everything's Changing: Arizona Diamondbacks Decline Adam LaRoche Option

    From the moment San Francisco Giants closer Brian Wilson threw that 90-MPH slider by Texas Rangers right fielder Nelson Cruz the 2010 season was over...

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  15. World Series 2010: San Francisco Giants and Texas Rangers in November Baseball

    Game 4 of the 2001 World Series was historic in many ways. The Arizona Diamondbacks won the first two games at then-Bank One Ballpark. The next three games moved to Yankee Stadium in the Bronx...

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  16. Arizona Diamondbacks Name Ray Montgomery Head of Scouting

    The Arizona Diamondbacks continued to rebuild their baseball operations staff under new General Manager Kevin Towers. Towers recently relieved scouting director Tom Allison of his duties as Director of Scouting...

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  17. MLB Odds and Ends

    Today is one of those days where there a handful of small items that come up but none of them really warrant their own entry...

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  18. Arizona Diamondbacks Make Changes to Business Side

    Before the season ended, Arizona Diamondbacks General Managing Partner Ken Kendrick and CEO Derrick Hall committed to a full evaluation of the organization from the top down. Everyone assumed this meant the baseball operations staff...

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  19. Former Diamondbacks Bo Porter, Josh Byrnes Interview for Jobs

    With all of the changes to the Arizona Diamondbacks over the past two years, several good resources that have been made available to pursue other opportunities...

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  20. Peter Woodfork Leaves Arizona Diamondbacks Front Office

    The Arizona Diamondbacks have announced yet another change to their front office. Assistant General Manager Peter Woodfork will be leaving the Arizona Diamondbacks to “pursue other opportunities...

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  21. Tom Allison Out as Diamondbacks Scouting Director

    When the Arizona Diamondbacks announced that interim General Manager Jerry Dipoto would remain with the team it signaled just the beginning of changes to the front office...

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  22. Playoffs From the Outside Looking In

    In the early hours of the morning as the sun crept over the horizon, breaking the silence of the night, I lay in bed watching the rays of sun creep into the room...

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  23. Arizona Diamondbacks Begin Organizational Evaluation

    Just a day after Kirk Gibson was named the permanent manager of the Arizona Diamondbacks, the work really begins...

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  24. The Changes Begin

    As he season ended Diamondbacks General Manager Kevin Towers assured fans and the media there would be changes coming and hose changes would be enacted rather quickly. The first item on Towers to-do list would be to name a new manager...

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  25. Arizona Completes Disappointing Season

    With the final out at Dodger Stadium, the Diamondbacks 2010 season mercifully came to a close. This year was so far removed from how it was expected to go...

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