Many questioned the Arizona Diamondbacks' acquisition of Jason Kubel this winter, but the added outfield depth is key now that star outfielders Chris Young and Justin Upton are both missing time due to injury. Top prospect A.J. Pollock is also being counted on to help with the outfield situation.
April 18, 2012
The Arizona Diamondbacks are anxious to have shortstop Stephen Drew return to the active roster as soon as possible. However, they have enough depth at the position to sustain themselves if his absence is longer. The last thing Drew should do is back, like another legendary Diamondback with the same injury did a decade ago.
February 25, 2012
The Arizona Diamondbacks have reinstated infielder Geoff Blum and left-handed pitcher Alberto Castillo from the disabled list and recalled right-handed pitchers Ryan Cook and Sam Demel from Triple-A Reno. A few more players are expected to join the D-backs once the Aces and Mobile BayBears finish their postseasons.
September 1, 2011
The Arizona Diamondbacks lost a key component Wednesday when shortstop Stephen Drew suffered a fractured right ankle, knocking him out for the season. Cody Ransom replaces Drew on the 25-man roster one day after setting two impressive records with the Reno Aces.
July 21, 2011
The Arizona Diamondbacks are retooling after the All-Star break. Geoff Blum has finally been activated from the DL, Brandon Allen is getting another much-deserved look at first base, Zach Duke has been sent to the bullpen, and Barry Enright will take Duke's rotation spot.
July 16, 2011
The Aces enter the Triple-A All-Star Break with a 10-game division lead, going a franchise-record 17 games over .500. Reno has also set a franchise record for wins before the break at 53 and sit a half-game behind Sacramento for the best record in the Pacific Coast League.
July 10, 2011
A little over a month into the season, the Arizona Diamondbacks' three-headed first base monster has not been productive. While manager Kirk Gibson doesn't plan on making changes anytime soon, it may be hard to ignore a couple of alternatives toiling in the farm system.
May 10, 2011