May 2019 - Arizona Diamondbacks Wiretap

Yaz's Grandson To Make Debut With Giants

May 25, 2019 3:16 PM

After more than six years in the minor leagues, Mike Yastrzemski -- the grandson of Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski -- will make his major league debut Saturday after being called up for the first time.

Yastrzemski will start in left field for the San Francisco Giants and will bat seventh against the Arizona Diamondbacks.

Yastrzemski, 28, was traded to the Giants in March by the Baltimore Orioles, with whom he made his first big league spring training this year.

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Diamondbacks To Promote Minor League HR Leader

May 24, 2019 8:24 AM

The Arizona Diamondbacks are close to promoting top prospect Kevin Cron.

According to a source, Cron will be added to Arizona's roster for this weekend's series against the San Francisco Giants.

The 26-year-old is the younger brother of Minnesota Twins slugger C.J. Cron. He leads the Minor Leagues with 21 home runs and 62 RBIs over 44 games with Triple-A Reno this season.

Thomas Harrigan/MLB

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Zack Greinke Becomes 37th Pitcher To Reach 2,500 Ks

May 22, 2019 7:57 AM

Zack Greinke recorded the 2,500th strikeout of his career on Tuesday night as the Arizona Diamondbacks took on the San Diego Padres.

The right-hander is just the 37th pitcher to reach the milestone in Major League history.

Four other active pitchers have reached the mark -- CC Sabathia, Justin Verlander, Max Scherzer and Felix Hernandez.

Shaun O'Neill/MLB

Tags: Arizona Diamondbacks, Misc Rumor, Stats

Diamondbacks Move Zack Godley To Bullpen

May 1, 2019 8:03 AM

The Arizona Diamondbacks are moving Zack Godley to the bullpen.

Torey Lovullo has yet to decide who will replace Godley in the club's starting rotation.

The 29-year-old has a 7.58 ERA with 25 strikeouts and 18 walks in 29 2/3 innings this season.

Burns & Gambo/98.7 FM Arizona Sports

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