July 2019 - Arizona Diamondbacks Wiretap

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.


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D-Backs To Acquire Zac Gallen From Marlins

Jul 31, 2019 3:05 PM

The D-backs have agreed to a deal for right-hander Zac Gallen, a source told MLB.com's Mark Feinsand. Miami is set to acquire Arizona's No. 1-ranked prospect, Jazz Chisholm. The clubs have not confirmed.

Gallen, who is the the Marlins' No. 5-ranked prospect, is 1-3 with a 2.72 ERA in seven starts this season.


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Yankees In Contact With Diamondbacks About Robbie Ray

Jul 24, 2019 9:11 AM

The New York Yankees are looking for pitching and have been in touch with the Arizona Diamondbacks about Robbie Ray, according to a report.

Ray, 27, has a a 3.95 ERA and 31 percent strikeout rate in 22 starts this season.

The Yankees' starting rotation entered Tuesday with a 4.26 ERA (13th in baseball).

Jon Morosi/MLB

Tags: New York Yankees, Arizona Diamondbacks, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

Cubs Looking At Nick Castellanos, Jarrod Dyson, Eric Sogard

Jul 23, 2019 8:04 AM

The Chicago Cubs are interested in a trade for Nicholas Castellanos to help them hit left-handed pitching.

Kyle Schwarber typically sits for the Cubs when they face a southpaw.

The Cubs are also tracking Jarrod Dyson of the Arizona Diamondbacks and Eric Sogard of the Toronto Blue Jays.

Chris McCosky/Detroit News

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Brewers Among Teams Showing Interest In Robbie Ray

Jul 17, 2019 9:10 AM

The Milwaukee Brewers are among the teams showing interest in a trade for Robbie Ray.

The 27-year-old has a 3.81 ERA with a 2.59 K/BB ratio in 111 inning (20 starts) for the Arizona Diamondbacks.

Ray is owed the balance of a $6.05 million salary for this season. He's third-year arbitration-eligible going into the 2020 season.

Jon Morosi/MLB

Tags: Milwaukee Brewers, Arizona Diamondbacks, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

Real-Life Crash Davis Retires After Walk-Off HR

Jul 8, 2019 1:11 AM

For Cody Decker, his 204th minor league home run was a walk-off blast in every sense of the word.

Yes, the two-run shot gave the Triple-A Reno Aces a 10-9 walk-off win Friday night, but the 32-year-old first baseman also chose that moment to walk off into the sunset, stealing a page from the script for the movie "Bull Durham."

Decker, a real-life Crash Davis, retired as the active home run leader in the minor leagues.


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