Not only have the Arizona diamondbacks come to terms with four of their free agents from the 2011 season, but they have also agreed to new contracts with manager Kirk Gibson and general manager Kevin Towers that could keep the pair in the desert through 2016.
November 14, 2011
Age is not a concern for the Arizona Diamondbacks, who have resigned their two oldest free agents, John McDonald and Henry Blanco. The 37-year-old infielder got a two-year deal while the 40-year-old catcher received a raise for 2012 and an option for 2013.
November 4, 2011
Despite a nail-biting loss to the Milwaukee Brewers in the National League Division Series, the Arizona Diamondbacks performed better in 2011 than anyone could have expected. Moreover, the crew headed by general manager Kevin Towers and field manager Kirk Gibson is built to contend for the foreseeable future.
October 14, 2011
The Arizona Diamondbacks lost to the Milwaukee Brewers 4-1 in Game One of the NLDS due to being overly aggressive on both sides of the ball. Had manager Kirk Gibson played things a little differently, that score might have been reversed.
October 1, 2011
The Arizona Diamondbacks traded Kelly Johnson to the Blue Jays for Aaron Hill and John McDonald in a swap of infielders who are struggling to hit the ball. Arizona figures to improve their defense significantly, while Toronto hopes to receive a supplemental draft pick when Johnson hits free agency.
August 24, 2011
The Arizona Diamondbacks lost a key component Wednesday when shortstop Stephen Drew suffered a fractured right ankle, knocking him out for the season. Cody Ransom replaces Drew on the 25-man roster one day after setting two impressive records with the Reno Aces.
July 21, 2011