The San Diego Padres claimed infielder Josh Wilson off waivers from the Arizona Diamondbacks. Additionally the club has recalled left-handed pitcher Joe Thatcher from Triple-A Portland, optioned right-handed pitcher Edwin Moreno to Portland, selected right-handed pitcher Greg Burke from Portland and requested waivers for the purpose of unconditional release on right-handed pitcher Duaner Sanchez.
May 15, 2009
Despite a frustrating 10-3 loss to complete a three game sweep at the hands of the Cincinnati Reds, the Arizona Diamondbacks saw a glimmer of hope Wednesday night. Mobile callups Bryan Augenstein and Gerardo Parra impressed in their major league debuts and could help carry the big league team into respectability.
May 14, 2009
The Diamondbacks fired manager Bob Melvin and hitting coach Rick Schu on Thursday night, after which pitching coach Bryan Price resigned. Director of player development A.J. Hinch will be announced as the manager at a Friday afternoon press conference, a source with knowledge of the hiring said Thursday night.
May 8, 2009
Today's shorter newstand includes basketball, football and baseball news. One reporter looks back at the decision that made Sihugo Green the no. 1 overall NBA pick and Bill Russell no. 2, some recruiting news, Coach Wilson's son Josh gets a call-up, grad school enrollment is up ...
April 28, 2009
Josh Ellis came into Thursday's game between the Reno Aces and the Colorado Springs Sky Sox with six scoreless Triple-A innings under his belt despite never having pitched in Double-A. That success came to an abrupt end when Ellis got shell-shocked in a 10-4 Aces loss.
April 16, 2009