Trot Nixon Traded to the Mets

Trot Nixon was traded to the New York Mets Friday night for a player to be named later. Nixon had spent all season with the Tucson Sidewinders, Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.
June 13, 2008

FutureBacks Power Rankings: Week 4

Evan Frey and Josh Ellis keep their streaks alive, while Emilio Bonifacio, Leo Rosales, and the upstart Tucson Sidewinders begin streaks of their own in our latest Power Rankings for the Arizona Diamondbacks farm system. Also, #1 draft pick Jarrod Parker climbs the ladder this week.
May 5, 2008

FutureBacks Power Rankings: Week 3

A busy week for the Arizona Diamondbacks organization. One prospect had eight hits in eight at bats, another has an active 16-game hit streak, and an obscure shortstop who skipped a level is still batting over .400. Oh, and there was some excitement regarding a guy named Max Scherzer, as well.
April 28, 2008

Opening Weekend in Review: Oaks on Fire

The Visalia Oaks completed a four-game sweep of Inland Empire to open their 2008 season. The other Arizona Diamondbacks affiliates have not fared as well, but they still feature several individual performances that merit our attention.
April 6, 2008

Diamondbacks Injury/Roster Update

The opening day roster is beginning to take shape as we learn which Arizona Diamondbacks will open the season on the disabled list.
March 25, 2008

How Much Have the Diamondbacks Improved?

The Arizona Diamondbacks are more experienced than last year, ostensibly healthier than last year, and they've replaced Livan Hernandez with Dan Haren. How can they not improve on what was the National League's best overall record last season?
March 6, 2008

Trot Nixon Signing Becomes Official

The Arizona Diamondbacks officially signed outfielder Trot Nixon today to a minor league contract, as announced by D-backs senior vice president and general manager Josh Byrnes.
February 22, 2008