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Diamondbacks, Wilmer Flores Agree Upon One-Year Deal

Jan 17, 2019 7:59 AM

The Arizona Diamondbacks have agreed to a one-year deal with Wilmer Flores, according to league sources.

The agreement includes a club option for 2020.

Flores will be guaranteed $4.25 million. He'll earn a base of $3.75 million with a $500,000 buyout on a club option in 2020 worth $6 million.

He hit .267/.319/.417 with 11 home runs in 126 games with the New York Mets this past season.

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Diamondbacks Reach $900K Deal With John Ryan Murphy

Jan 11, 2019 7:55 AM

The Arizona Diamondbacks have agreed to a one-year, $900,000 deal with catcher John Ryan Murphy.

It represents an increase from his $558,000 salary last year.

Murphy, 27, set career-highs with nine home runs and 24 RBI in 223 plate appearances in 2018.

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Merrill Kelly Agrees To Two-Year, $5.5M Deal With D-Backs

Dec 7, 2018 11:50 PM

Right-hander Merrill Kelly is joining his hometown Arizona Diamondbacks, agreeing to a $5.5 million, two-year contract.

The 30-year-old spent the past four seasons with SK Wyverns in South Korea. He was 48-32 with a 3.86 ERA, including 16-7 in 2017.

 

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Mets Interested In A.J. Pollock

Dec 6, 2018 7:57 AM

The New York Mets are interested in A.J. Pollock as a target in free agency.

While appearing on MLB Network Radio, new Mets general manager Brodie Van Wagenen said the Mets have been in contact with Pollock's representatives about a possible match.

Pollock, who turned 31 on Wednesday, has been limited to 12, 112 and 113 games over the last three seasons due to injury.

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Cardinals To Acquire Paul Goldschmidt From Diamondbacks

Dec 5, 2018 5:12 PM

The St. Louis Cardinals will acquire Paul Goldschmidt in a massive trade with the Arizona Diamondbacks.

Arizona will receive right-hander Luke Weaver, catcher Carson Kelly, minor league infielder Andy Young and a Competitive Balance Round B draft selection in 2019 from St. Louis.

Goldschmidt is entering the final season of club control and will earn $14.5 million next year.

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Nationals Meet With Patrick Corbin

Nov 29, 2018 8:15 AM

The Washington Nationals met with Patrick Corbin on Wednesday, according to sources.

Corbin also recently met with the Philadelphia Phillies and he's expected to sit down with the New York Yankees as well.

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Diamondbacks 'Aggressively Shopping' Zack Greinke

Nov 16, 2018 9:37 AM

The Arizona Diamondbacks are "aggressively shopping" Zack Greinke, according to a report.

Greinke has three years and $95.5 million remaining on his contract.

The Diamondbacks may be willing to pay down some of the contract in order to receive more talent back in a trade.

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Seven Players Receive Qualifying Offers

Nov 5, 2018 7:44 AM

Seven players received the one-year, $17.9 million qualifying offer on Friday. They will each have 10 days to accept the deal or become a free agent.

Dallas Keuchel, Bryce Harper, Craig Kimbrel, Patrick Corbin, A.J. Pollock, Hyun-Jin Ryu and Yasmani Grandal were all extended the offer, which is the average salary of baseball's 125 highest-paid players.

In six years, only five of the 73 players issued a qualifying offer have accepted it.

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Diamondbacks Exercise Paul Goldschmidt's $14.5M Option

Oct 30, 2018 8:07 AM

The Arizona Diamondbacks have exercised Paul Goldschmidt's $14.5 million option for next season.

Goldschmidt signed an extension in March 2013 and 2019 is the final option year.

He posted a .290/.389/.533 slash with 33 home runs in 2018.

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D-Backs, Eduardo Escobar Agree To Three-Year Deal

Oct 22, 2018 6:46 PM

The Arizona Diamondbacks announced they have agreed to terms on a three-year deal with infielder Eduardo Escobar that runs through the 2021 season.

Financial details weren't released by the club, but the contract is worth $21 million, according to MLB.com.

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Diamondbacks, Dave Magadan Mutually Part Ways
The Diamondbacks have mutually agreed to part ways with hitting coach Dave Magadan, ending his three-year tenure.

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Brad Ziegler Becomes First Arizona Reliever To Use Bullpen Cart
The Diamondbacks brought back the bullpen cart this season but nobody had wanted to use it.

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Diamondbacks Trade For Brad Ziegler
Brad Ziegler has pitched to a 0.64 ERA in his past 28 appearances

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Diamondbacks Acquire Eduardo Escobar From Twins
Eduardo Escobar, 29, has a .274/.338/.514 slash line this season

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Diamondbacks Acquire Matt Andriese From Rays
The Rays received minor league catcher Michael Perez and right-handed pitcher Brian Shaffer in the deal.

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Zack Greinke Replaces Jon Lester On All-Star Roster
Jon Lester is due to start for the Cubs on Sunday and would be unavailable for Tuesday's All-Star Game at Nationals Park in Washington.

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Orioles Have Received Seven Offers For Manny Machado
The Dodgers, Diamondbacks, Brewers, Phillies, Braves, Indians and Cubs have made offers for Machado.

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D-Backs Score Franchise Record 20 Runs
The D-Backs beat the Padres by the score of 20-5 on Saturday.

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Diamondbacks, Orioles Have Had 'Consistent' Talks About Manny Machado
The Braves have also shown interest, but they are more focused on dealing for controllable relievers.

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Diamondbacks Again Inquire About Manny Machado
The Diamondbacks have once again checked in with the Orioles about a Manny Machado trade, according to a report.

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John Lackey Rejected Minor League Deal With Diamondbacks
The offer came with no guarantee that John Lackey would earn a spot in the starting rotation.

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Royals Trade Jon Jay To Diamondbacks
The Diamondbacks have acquired Jon Jay from the Royals in exchange for two minor league pitchers.

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Madison Bumgarner To Make Season Debut On Tuesday
Madison Bumgarner has been out since March 23, when he was hit by a line drive in the Giants' final game of spring training.

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Clay Buchholz Earns Another Start With Diamondbacks
Torey Lovullo liked what he saw from Clay Buchholz on Sunday.

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A.J. Pollock Out 4-8 Weeks With Fractured Thumb
A.J. Pollock was injured diving unsuccessfully for a line drive that turned into an inside-the-park home run on Monday night against the Brewers.

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Diamondbacks Get Deal To Leave Chase Field By 2022
The Diamondbacks can leave Chase Field to find a new home by 2022 without penalty following a vote by the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors.

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Diamondbacks, Maricopa County Reach Agreement Regarding Stadium Lease
The Diamondbacks and Maricopa County have reached a preliminary agreement that will allow the club to immediately begin searching for construction sites on a new stadium.

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Robbie Ray Suffers Strained Right Oblique
D-Backs manager Torey Lovullo said pitcher Robbie Ray will undergo an MRI on Monday.

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D-Backs Win Ninth-Straight Series
The D-Backs are the first NL team since the 1907 Cubs to win their first nine series in a season.

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Diamondbacks Send Pitcher To Mariners For International Bonus Slot
The amount of money moved in the deal isn't known, but international pool money can only be dealt in $250,000 increments.

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