BUFFALO, NY - The Mets signed D.J. Carrasco hoping that he would help out the big league bullpen. That stint did not last long and now the right-hander finds himself back in the minors for the first time in years. Not only has his location changed, but his role as well. Inside Pitch caught up with Carrasco to learn about his adjustments and what he's working on so he can return to New York.
May 15, 2011
Arbitration-eligible players Stephen Drew, Kelly Johnson, Miguel Montero and Joe Saunders, who each have accrued more than three years of service time in the majors, were among the 31 players tendered contracts by the Arizona Diamondbacks for the 2011 season. The club also signed the recently-acquired Zach Duke.
December 2, 2010
The Arizona Diamondbacks suffered through their second consecutive fifth-place finish in the NL West, the first time that has happened in franchise history, and the poor start cost general manager Josh Byrnes and manager A.J. Hinch their jobs in a July 1 shakeup. A full review of the season follows.
October 5, 2010
Veteran right-hander D.J. Carrasco has been a big part of the Pirates bullpen this season. The 33-year old has posted a 1-2 mark with a 4.14 ERA in 41 outings. With the trade dealine approaching on July 31 he realizes he could be on the trade block. PiratesDugout.com's George Von Benko spoke with Carrasco recently.
July 20, 2010