The Arizona Diamondbacks slugged just .401 in May after posting an impressive .472 mark in April. It's hard to believe that they do not have a place on their 25-man roster for someone like Jeff Bailey, who is slugging .479 for the Reno Aces after a prolific effort in Sunday's 14-7 win over the Portland Beavers.
June 6, 2010
In less than three weeks, 17 non-roster invitees will accompany the Arizona Diamondbacks' 40-man roster to Tuscon for the team's final spring training there. Beginning in 2011, the D-backs will hold spring training within the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian community beginning in 2011.
February 2, 2010
Max Venable sends his son, Will, to the San Diego Padres again. Is there hope for Matt Antonelli? How fun was Eliezer Alfonso? Did we see the real Chad Huffman in August? Can Sean Kazmar rise again? All these questions and more were answered by Venable.
January 18, 2010
Summary: It started off as a good team, but trades and injuries led the San Diego Padres to accelerate the development time of players such as Kyle Blanks and Will Venable. Players that Portland counted on to fill the void did not, as the Beavers finished with the worst record in the Pacific Coast League.
October 21, 2009
Matt Buschmann drops his eighth. Lance Zawadzki has six hits and Seth Johnston drives in five. Cory Luebke gets win number eight. Fort Wayne wins two, as Eduardo Perez and Nick Schmidt are stellar while Sawyer Carroll and Adam Zornes do the job at the dish. Pedro Hernandez gives up a grand slam in the Eugene opener and Edinson Rincon has three RBI. Freddys Henrique has a bounce back performance.
June 20, 2009
Gabe DeHoyos walks in the winning run in the 11th inning – the first run he has allowed all year. Cedric Hunter has struggled mightily of late while Rolando Valdez appears for the first time this year. Lance Zawadzki and Andy Parrino continue to roll while Jeremy Hefner is solid. Sawyer Carroll is the man to have up with RISP.
May 1, 2009