The Arizona Diamondbacks have sent catcher John Hester to the Baltimore Orioles to complete the December trade in which the D-backs acquired right-handed pitchers David Hernandez and Kam Mickolio for infielder Mark Reynolds. Hester's departure has created a chain effect of promotions throughout the farm system.
May 1, 2011
Paul Goldschmidt not only won the 2010 California League MVP and FutureBacks.com Position Player of the Year Award for Visalia, but he was the best position player in the entire organization last season. For an encore, Goldie has had a superlative spring that put him in the running for the Arizona Diamondbacks' opening day roster.
March 14, 2011
Year Two for the Reno Aces ended with 10 fewer wins than did Year One. The 2010 roster featured as many veterans as it did prospects, and weaknesses at the major league level deprived the Aces of some of their best personnel. There were some standout performances, nonetheless.
January 7, 2011
The Bill James Handbook 2011 will be available on November first and includes statistical projections for nearly 900 players. Is Kelly Johnson for real? Will Mark Reynolds and Justin Upton bounce back? Which Chris Young will show up? Inside, we have a sneak peek of James' 2011 projections for Arizona Diamondbacks hitters.
October 26, 2010