Fifteen Arizona Diamondbacks minor leaguers have filed for free agency this winter. While it is possible for them to re-sign with the Diamondbacks, the team only retains exclusive negotiating rights to these players through 10 pm Mountain time on Thursday, November 19.
November 18, 2009
The Arizona Diamondbacks have acquired infielder Tony Abreu from the Dodgers to complete the August 31 trade for Jon Garland. The deal had been delayed by a grievance filed by Abreu regarding his official service time at the major league level. The Dodgers and Abreu reached a settlement, and the infielder will find himself in competition for the open second baseman's job next spring.
October 9, 2009
Yusmeiro Petit landed on the 15-day disabled list Saturday after he strained his right shoulder Friday night. Bobby Korecky has been recalled as an extra bullpen arm in the short term, while a minor league pitcher will be recalled to take Wednesday's start.
May 10, 2009
The Arizona Diamondbacks announced that they have claimed right-handed pitcher Bobby Korecky off waivers from the Minnesota Twins. To make room on their 40-man roster, the D-backs designated right-handed pitcher Jailen Peguero for assignment.
February 18, 2009