Arizona Diamondbacks Wiretap

Diamondbacks, Hector Rondon Agree To One-Year, $3M Deal

Jan 9, 2020 7:40 AM

The Arizona Diamondbacks have agreed to a one-year, $3 million deal with Hector Rondon.

The agreement includes a $2.5 million salary in 2020 and would include a team option for 2021 with a $500,000 buyout.


Tags: Arizona Diamondbacks, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor, Terms Agreement

D-Backs, Kole Calhoun Agree To Two-Year, $16M Deal

Dec 25, 2019 4:20 PM

Outfielder Kole Calhoun and the Arizona Diamondbacks are in agreement on a two-year, $16 million deal with a third-year team option for $9 million, sources told ESPN, confirming multiple reports.

Tags: Arizona Diamondbacks, Terms Agreement

D-Backs, Madison Bumgarner Agree To Five-Year, $85M Deal

Dec 15, 2019 5:34 PM

Left-hander Madison Bumgarner and the Diamondbacks have agreed to a five-year, $85 million deal, sources familiar with the agreement told ESPN's Jeff Passan.

The worth of the deal was first reported by The Athletic.

The 30-year-old Bumgarner, the Most Valuable Player of the 2014 World Series for the Giants, went 9-9 with a 3.90 ERA last season.

Tags: Arizona Diamondbacks, San Francisco Giants, Free Agent Rumor, Terms Agreement

Adam Jones Agrees To Deal With Orix In Japan League

Dec 11, 2019 1:18 AM

Former Baltimore Orioles and Arizona Diamondbacks All-Star outfielder Adam Jones has agreed to a contract with the Orix Buffaloes in Japan, he announced Tuesday on social media.

The deal is for two years and worth $8 million guaranteed, with a club option for a third year, a source told ESPN's Jeff Passan.

The 34-year-old Jones hit .260 with 16 home runs and 67 RBIs with Arizona this past season.

Tags: Arizona Diamondbacks, Baltimore Orioles, Free Agent Rumor, Signing

Reports: D-Backs, Junior Guerra Agree To One-Year Deal

Dec 8, 2019 2:48 PM

The D-backs have an agreement on a one-year deal for 2020 with a club option for '21 with free-agent pitcher Junior Guerra, according to multiple reports. Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic reports the deal is for $2.55 million for 2020 with a $100,000 buyout on the option. The club has not confirmed the deal, which was first reported by Kyle Lesniewski of Brew Crew Ball.

Tags: Arizona Diamondbacks, Free Agent Rumor

Stephen Vogt Agrees To One-Year Deal With D-Backs

Nov 27, 2019 4:18 PM

Two-time All-Star catcher Stephen Vogt has agreed to a one-year deal with the Arizona Diamondbacks, the team announced Tuesday.

The deal includes a vesting option for a second season. Financial terms weren't immediately available.

Tags: Arizona Diamondbacks, San Francisco Giants, Free Agent Rumor, Terms Agreement

D-Backs Give GM Mike Hazen Contract Extension

Sep 13, 2019 10:10 PM

The Arizona Diamondbacks have reached an agreement on a contract extension with general manager Mike Hazen, the team announced on Friday. Length and terms of the deal were not announced.

Tags: Arizona Diamondbacks, Misc Rumor, Signing

Wally Backman Arrested On Domestic Violence Charges

Aug 30, 2019 5:23 PM

Former Mets second baseman Wally Backman was arrested Friday morning and charged with domestic violence in Riverhead, New York.

The 59-year-old minor league manager was accused Friday of pushing a woman against a wall, twisting her hand and taking her phone so she couldn't call 911.

Backman pleaded not guilty to harassment and criminal mischief charges. He was ordered to stay away from the woman and is due back in court Sept. 17.

Tags: New York Mets, Arizona Diamondbacks, Legal, Misc Rumor

Diamondbacks Designate Greg Holland For Assignment

Aug 8, 2019 7:51 AM

The Arizona Diamondbacks have designated Greg Holland for assignment.

Holland led the National League in saves with 41 just two seasons ago.

He was 1-2 with a 4.54 earned run average in 40 games. He has 17 saves in 22 chances.

Associated Press

Tags: Arizona Diamondbacks, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor

Astros Send Four Prospects To D-Backs For Zack Grienke

Jul 31, 2019 6:33 PM

The Astros made the biggest move of Wednesday's trade deadline, acquiring right-hander Zack Greinke from the Diamondbacks for four prospects.

Greinke joins a rotation that includes Justin Verlander and Gerrit Cole.

Houston sent right-hander Corbin Martin, right-hander J.B. Bukauskas, first baseman Seth Beer and infielder Josh Rojas to Arizona to complete the deal.

Tags: Houston Astros, Arizona Diamondbacks, Misc Rumor, Official Trade, Trade Rumor

D-Backs To Acquire Zac Gallen From Marlins
The Marlins will receive the D-Backs No. 1-ranked prospect, Jazz Chisholm.

Yankees In Contact With Diamondbacks About Robbie Ray
Robbie Ray, 27, has a a 3.95 ERA and 31 percent strikeout rate in 22 starts this season.

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Cubs Looking At Nick Castellanos, Jarrod Dyson, Eric Sogard
The Cubs are interested in a trade for Nicholas Castellanos to help them hit left-handed pitching.

Chris McCosky/Detroit News

Brewers Among Teams Showing Interest In Robbie Ray
Robbie Ray is owed the balance of a $6.05 million salary for this season.

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Real-Life Crash Davis Retires After Walk-Off HR
Triple-A Reno Aces' Cody Decker retired as the active home run leader in the minor leagues.

Royals Trade Ben Lively To D-Backs For Cash Considerations
Right-hander Ben Lively has been designated for assignment by the Royals on Thursday.

Zack Greinke: Throwing No-Hitter Would Be 'A Hassle'
Zack Greinke has made 429 Major League starts, but he's never thrown a no-hitter.

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Diamondbacks, Phillies Combine For Record 13 Home Runs
Arizona hit a team-record eight homers in the 13-8 victory.


Mariners, Diamondbacks Were Close On Mike Leake Trade
The Mariners nearly worked out a trade that would have sent Mike Leake to the Diamondbacks this week, according to a report.

Ryan Divish/Seattle Times

2019 MLB Draft Day 1 Results
The Orioles took Oregon State catcher Adley Rutschman with the first pick on Monday night.

RealGM Staff Report

Yaz's Grandson To Make Debut With Giants
Mike Yastrzemski will start in left field for the Giants and bat seventh against the D-Backs on Saturday.

Diamondbacks To Promote Minor League HR Leader
The Diamondbacks are close to promoting top prospect Kevin Cron.

Thomas Harrigan/MLB

Zack Greinke Becomes 37th Pitcher To Reach 2,500 Ks
Four other active pitchers have reached the mark -- CC Sabathia, Justin Verlander, Max Scherzer and Felix Hernandez.

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Diamondbacks Move Zack Godley To Bullpen
Torey Lovullo has yet to decide who will replace Zack Godley in the club's starting rotation.

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Jake Lamb Expected To Miss Six-Weeks
D-Backs third baseman Jake Lamb has a Grade 2 left quadriceps strain.

MLB Attempting To Collectively Purchase RSNs From Disney
MLB believes buying RSNs could move the league to a more national model and address revenue disparity.

Ronald Blum/AP

Greg Holland Will Serve As Closer For Diamondbacks
Greg Holland has a 12.27 ERA in 3 2/3 innings pitched this spring.


Adam Jones, Diamondbacks Agree Upon One-Year, $3M Deal
Last July, Adam Jones vetoed a trade to the Phillies.

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Greg Holland Agrees To Incentive-Laden Deal With Diamondbacks
The deal is worth $3.5 million, but Holland can earn another $3.5 million through performance bonuses.


Diamondbacks Sign Torey Lovullo To Extension
Torey Lovullo's deal was set to expire after the 2019 season.