D-backs Press Releases
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Derrick Hall elected as Chairman of the Make-A-Wish Arizona Board of Directors
Make-A-Wish Arizona, the state chapter of the international wish granting organization, recently elected Derrick Hall, president and CEO of the Arizona Diamondbacks, as the new Chair of the Make-A-Wish Arizona Board of Directors.
D-backs award Lamb, Blair with monthly honors
The Arizona Diamondbacks named Double-A Mobile infielder Jake Lamb and Single-A Advanced Visalia right-handed pitcher Aaron Blair the organization's Minor League Player- and Pitcher-of-the-Month for June.
Goldschmidt elected to start at first base in 85th All-Star Game
Paul Goldschmidt has been elected as the starting first baseman for the National League All-Star Team in the 85th Midsummer Classic to be played July 15 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minn.
D-backs acquire Nuno from Yankees for McCarthy
The Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) acquired left-handed pitcher Vidal Nuno (vi-del noon-yo) from the New York Yankees for right-handed pitcher Brandon McCarthy and cash considerations, as announced by D-backs' Executive Vice President & General Manager Kevin Towers.
D-Backs Acquire Borenstein and Krehbiel from Angels for Thatcher and Campana
The Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) acquired Minor League outfielder Zach Borenstein and right-handed reliever Joey Krehbiel from the Los Angeles Angels for left-handed pitcher Joe Thatcher and Triple-A Reno outfielder Tony Campana and in a corresponding move, have recalled left-handed pitcher Eury De la Rosa from Reno, as announced by D-backs' Executive Vice President & General Manager Kevin Towers.
D-backs Dominican Education Program graduates first six students
The Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) announced the first six graduates of their comprehensive education program for prospects in the Dominican Republic. The program, which is believed to be the first-of-its-kind, ensures that every player at the team's academy in Boca Chica receives a high-school education regardless of whether or not he advances in his baseball career.
#DBACKSSOCIAL Speakeasy To Take Place At Chase Field On August 29
The Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) announced their first-ever #DbacksSocial Speakeasy, to be held on Aug. 29 at the Coors Light Strike Zone at Chase Field.
D-backs place Owings on 15-day disabled list, select Ahmed from Triple-A Reno
The Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) placed infielder Chris Owings on the 15-day disabled list with a left shoulder strain (retro to June 26), selected the contract of infielder Nick Ahmed (@NickAhmed_) from Triple-A Reno and transferred infielder Eric Chavez to the 60-day disabled list, as announced by D-backs' Executive Vice President & General Manager Kevin Towers.
D-backs select INF/OF Nick Evans from Triple-A Reno
The Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) selected the contract of infielder/outfielder Nick Evans from Triple-A Reno, according to D-backs' Executive Vice President & General Manager Kevin Towers.