D-backs Press Releases
Friday, July 11, 2014
D-backs reinstate Trumbo from disabled list, option Kieschnick to Triple-A Reno
The Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) reinstated outfielder Mark Trumbo from the 15-day disabled list and optioned outfielder Roger Kieschnick to Triple-A Reno, as announced by D-backs' Executive Vice President & General Manager Kevin Towers.
Miguel Montero named to National League All-Star Team
National League All-Star manager Mike Matheny of the St. Louis Cardinals announced today, in conjunction with Major League Baseball, that Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Miguel Montero will replace Yadier Molina of the Cardinals on the N.L.'s active roster for the 85th All-Star Game. In addition, Milwaukee Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy will replace the fan-elected Molina as the Senior Circuit's starting backstop as a result of his standing on the N.L. Player Ballot.
D-backs & Paul Goldschmidt unveil second Bleacher Creature
On the heels of being named a starter on the 2014 National League All-Star Team, the Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) and Paul Goldschmidt have launched a second "Bleacher Creature" that is available now.
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.