Drew Leads D-Backs' NLDS Offense

Stephen Drew played stellar defense all year long, but disappointed on offense until he crushed Cubs pitching to lead the Arizona Diamondbacks to an NLDS series sweep.
October 7, 2007

Chad Tracy May Not Return

When the Arizona Diamondbacks acquired veteran Jeff Cirillo off waivers earlier in the month, we just couldn't figure it out. Now, with Chad Tracy out indefinitely and rookie Mark Reynolds batting .227 since the end of May, it appears this move indeed gave the club some much-needed depth.
August 25, 2007

Acquisition Analysis: Jeff Cirillo

The Arizona Diamondbacks claimed 37-year old Jeff Cirillo off waivers from the Minnesota Twins on Friday. Jeff DaVanon has been designated for assignment to make room for the veteran infielder. This move comes as a shock, since the last thing the Diamondbacks needed was another corner infielder.
August 4, 2007

Inside Pitch: Neshek To See More Work

In this edition of Twins Inside Pitch, Ramon Ortiz continues to look like a great pick-up for the Twins. The Twins have recalled left-hander Glen Perkins from Rochester, and Pat Neshek appears slated for extra duty in the coming games. All that and more:
April 12, 2007

Twins Inside Pitch: Casilla Promoted

In this edition of Twins Inside Pitch, the Twins get beat badly at the Dome by the Yankees, Rondell White and Jeff Cirillo head to the disabled list, and the Twins purchase the contract of Josh Rabe while promoting Alexi Casilla to the big leagues. All that and more:
April 10, 2007

Santana Efficient As Twins Take Opener

The Minnesota Twins got their season started the right way on Monday, as they look to get off to a better start than they did in 2006. Johan Santana pitched six innings of efficient ball, and Justin Morneau and Torii Hunter provided the pop. The Twins face the Orioles again on Tuesday, as Boof Bonser makes his first start of the season.
April 2, 2007

Twins Look To Repeat In AL Central

The Minnesota Twins open up their 2007 season on Monday night, as they face the Baltimore Orioles at the Metrodome. The starting rotation has plenty of question marks, but their one sure arm, Johan Santana, will get the nod in the opener. Here is a season preview of the 2007 Minnesota Twins.
April 2, 2007

Inside Pitch: Baby Steps

In this edition of Twins Inside Pitch, the Twins have not been too active during the Winter Meetings, but are planning for the future. While they only have 60 percent of their rotation set, they do have young arms within the organization, including left-hander Glen Perkins. Jeff Cirillo is close to signing a deal with the Twins, and so much more.
December 12, 2006