Winterball Roundup - 10/15

Dustin Nippert pitched well on Wednesday's Dominican Winter League opening day. Lone Star Dugout takes a look at all of the day's winterball action.
October 16, 2008

Minor League Roundup - 6/29

Triple-A Oklahoma pitcher Dustin Nippert fired the second no-hitter in the Rangers' system this season. Lone Star Dugout takes a look at all of Sunday's minor league action.
June 30, 2008

D-Backs Trade Analysis: Nippert for Marte

The Arizona Diamondbacks and Texas Rangers swapped tall right-handed pitchers just before the start of the season: Dustin Nippert for Jose Marte.
March 28, 2008

Diamondbacks Roster Set If Healthy

Depending upon the health of several players, the Arizona Diamondbacks' 25-man roster is basically set. Also: Several Latin players are experiencing difficulties getting into the country for spring training.
February 18, 2008

Who's the #5 Starter if Big Unit Can't Go?

You could get darn good Vegas odds to predict that Randy Johnson will make 30 starts this year. Most likely, the Diamondbacks will need to rely on a couple other pitchers to fill in part-time as they did last season. Here are the favorites, the sleepers, and our prediction.
January 22, 2008

Who Is the Diamondbacks' Closer?

Although the Arizona Diamondbacks probably traded Jose Valverde to Houston at his highest selling point before he returns to his inconsistent ways, an important question remains: Who is going to replace the Dominican right-hander, who led the majors with a career-high 47 saves last season?
January 3, 2008