John Hester Traded to Orioles

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

2011 Reno Aces Preview

The roster for the 2011 Reno Aces is filled with veteran players who boast major league service time, but there are some prospects on the squad as well.
April 9, 2011

Hester Outrighted from 40-Man Roster

The Arizona Diamondbacks have outrighted catcher John Hester off their 40-man roster, leaving it at 39 players and with only Miguel Montero and Henry Blanco for catchers. Hester will begin the season in Triple-A Reno.
March 22, 2011

D-backs Player of the Year: Paul Goldschmidt

Paul Goldschmidt not only won the 2010 California League MVP and 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

2010 Reno Aces Review

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

Projections from Bill James: D-backs Hitters

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

Hudson Dominant in Diamondbacks Debut

Daniel Hudson, the best pitcheracquired by the Arizona Diamondbacks at the trade deadline, showed why he is such a highly-regarded prospect by dominating the new York Mets lineup in a 14-1 rout Sunday.
August 2, 2010