The Top 10 Youngest Players In Each League On Opening Day
As we’ve done for three years, here’s a look at the Top 10 youngest players in each league as the season began (you can also see the 2012 Opening Day, 2011 [...]
Undersized Eaton Embraces Pressure Of Big League Role
PHOENIX—Adam Eaton entered spring training as the top candidate to become the Diamondbacks’ center fielder, and if you think Eaton felt any pressure, you don’t know him. He embraces the [...]
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Broxton Takes Hitting To Another Level
A new aggressive approach has helped Keon Broxton reach his potential at the plate this season.
Eaton Storms Through The Minors
Jack Magruder picks end-of-season award winners for the Diamondbacks system, selecting the Best Player, Best Pitcher and a player to keep an eye on.
Unassuming Holmberg Continues Rise To Arizona
Hard-throwing Diamondbacks lefthander David Holmberg is easy-going off the field but intense on it.
D-backs’ Bauer Bolts To The Majors
Correspondent Jack Magruder files a midseason report for the Diamondbacks, highlighting a Best Player, a Biggest Leap Forward and a Biggest Disappointment for the first half.
D-backs Add More Catching With Trahan
While doing the requisite homework before signing Miguel Montero to a long-term contract extension last week, general manager Kevin Towers saw first-hand how thin the catching market was at all levels. It played a factor in the Diamondbacks' 2012 draft, when they took Stryker Trahan with their first pick.
Diamondbacks’ Bauer Makes Transition To Pro Game
Trevor Bauer made quite an impression in his first Diamondbacks spring training, and only partly because of his unique pregame routine that includes a lengthy stretching program and long toss from foul pole to foul pole. His stuff played, too.
Zagurski In The Mix For D-backs Bullpen Role
Lefthander Mike Zagurski came to the Diamondbacks so late in September that he didn't have a chance to pitch in a regular season game, instead being used to keep teammates sharp by working simulated games. Things are different now.
Marshall Aims To Keep Up Momentum For D-backs
Evan Marshall took the ride of his life last year, going from the bullpen at Kansas State to closing the championship game of the Double-A Southern League playoffs for Mobile.
D-backs’ De la Rosa Underestimated No More
Eury de la Rosa may not be physically imposing, but he looks a lot bigger as opposing batters are walking from the plate back to the dugout.
Move To The Mound Paying Off For D-backs’ Munson
Righthander Kevin Munson didn't take a conventional path to professional baseball, but the Diamondbacks have reaped the benefits of this late bloomer.
D-backs’ Borchering Makes Shift To The Outfield
When drafted in 2009, switch-hitting third baseman Bobby Borchering drew comparisons to Chipper Jones because of the pop in his bat. The Diamondbacks are finding similarities in Borchering's versatility, too.
D-backs Prospects To Vie For Rotation Spot
The Diamondbacks have decided to put their top pitching prospects into the mix for the final spot in the big league rotation.