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1/28/2015 | Stewart names Carter special assistant to GM

Arizona senior vice president and general manager Dave Stewart turned to an old friend and teammate Wednesday, hiring Joe Carter as a special assistant to the general manager.

1/27/2015 | D-backs, Stewart comfortable with $91.5 million payroll

With a little more than three weeks until pitchers and catchers report for Spring Training, D-backs general manager Dave Stewart says his team's payroll is at $91.5 million, a number the club is comfortable with maintaining.

1/24/2015 | Grace mourns Banks, remembers his genuine kindness

During his 13 years playing for the Cubs, Mark Grace got to know Hall of Famer Ernie Banks, but it was the first time that he met Banks that stands out.

1/22/2015 | Tomas impressing D-backs in third-base workouts

Yasmany Tomas has only been working out for a few days at the D-backs' Spring Training facility, but already the team likes what it has seen from him at third base.

1/22/2015 | D-backs excited for Hermosillo exhibition March 29

Over the past two months, the D-backs have made waves internationally, and the culmination of those efforts came together Thursday afternoon in two different events 350 miles apart. At the same time the team's biggest on-field signing of the winter, Cuban Yasmany Tomas was meeting with the media for the first time at Salt River Fields, a group of D-backs executives descended upon Hermosillo, Mexico, for a news conference to announce their upcoming exhibition game on March 29.

1/21/2015 | Competitive nature shines through for Hale

Prime examples of Chip Hale's intensity and desire to win can be traced back to the way the new D-backs skipper led in past Fantasy Camps for the club.

1/19/2015 | D-backs' fantasy camp thrills new fans from Australia

It was not like Australians Greg Milburn and Jamie Bishop knew a lot about the D-backs when they signed up for the team's 10th annual Fantasy Camp, which took place last week at Salt River Fields. But the pair did have a little background with the D-backs after Arizona opened last season in Sydney.

1/19/2015 | Rehabbing Arroyo discusses jamming with D-backs in 2014

Right-hander Bronson Arroyo joined MLB Network's Hot Stove on Monday to talk about his health for this upcoming season, but not before talk ventured toward the club's various talented musicians.

1/19/2015 | D-backs retiring Big Unit's number as part of promo sked

The D-backs announced their promotional schedule for the 2015 season, highlighted by the retirement of Randy Johnson's No. 51 uniform, five bobblehead giveaways and theme nights throughout the year.

1/17/2015 | D-backs announce Minors deal with Cuban righty Lopez

The D-backs officially agreed to terms Saturday on a Minor League contract with Cuban right-hander Yoan Lopez.

1/17/2015 | Marshall to receive PBSF Legends award

Jim Marshall, the D-backs' senior advisor, Pacific Rim operations, will receive the Professional Baseball Scouts Foundation's Legends in Scouting Award on Saturday night at the annual "In the Spirit of the Game" banquet in Los Angeles.

1/16/2015 | Big Unit's Hall of Fame plaque to feature D-backs logo

Randy Johnson will be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame this summer as a member of the D-backs.

1/16/2015 | D-backs avoid arbitration with Hellickson

The D-backs have avoided arbitration with newly-acquired right-hander Jeremy Hellickson, agreeing to a one-year contract for the 2015 season.

1/16/2015 | D-backs' MVP show a hit with Hall again as the star

Many current and former D-backs took part in the Most Valuable Partner show and handed out the annual awards to longtime and newer sponsors who are treated as part of the family. Derrick Hall's self-deprecating humor made him the star.

1/16/2015 | Stewart: We'll go with Tuffy behind plate

The D-backs are no longer in the market for a starting catcher, general manager Dave Stewart told, Stewart said the D-backs have made an organizational decision to stick with Tuffy Gosewisch as the starter and Oscar Hernandez as the backup.

1/16/2015 | Petco Park to host Monster Jam truck events

The ballpark that starred as a Holiday Wonderland last month is transitioning again. Over the next four Saturdays, Petco Park will host two Monster Jam truck events ahead of San Diego's 31st annual stop on the American Motorcyclist Association's Supercross tour.

1/14/2015 | Third annual D-backs Race against Cancer set for May 2

The Arizona Diamondbacks are set to host the third annual D-backs Race Against Cancer on May 2. The race, presented by the University of Arizona Cancer Center at Dignity Health St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, will take place in the streets of downtown Phoenix and will conclude with a lap around the bases at Chase Field.

1/13/2015 | Crusading attorneys reunite at D-backs Fantasy Camp

Back in 1996, Mike Moore and Grant Woods were a pair of state attorneys general who teamed up with others to fight 13 tobacco companies in a landmark lawsuit. This week, the two are back together, this time to play baseball at the D-backs' 10th annual Fantasy Camp taking place at Salt River Fields.

1/13/2015 | D-backs scour the globe in order to improve

The D-backs have been active on the international market since the period began, signing prospects from places like the Dominican Republic, Venezuela and Taiwan.

1/13/2015 | Cuban pitcher Lopez agrees to record deal with D-backs

Cuban right-handed pitching prospect Yoan Lopez has agreed to a record-setting $8.27 million bonus with the D-backs. The club has not confirmed the deal, but "it's all pending a physical right now," D-backs general manager Dave Stewart said.

1/12/2015 | D-backs fantasy camper still going strong at 80

After participating in the D-backs' first Fantasy Camp 10 years ago, Don Kucharek vowed he would not return. Not because he didn't enjoy it, but rather because he felt it was such an amazing experience he would never be able to match. Recently his wife, Bev, surprised him with a gift for his 80th birthday -- another trip to Fantasy Camp.

1/12/2015 | Former pitcher Prieto joins D-backs as coach, translator

Ariel Prieto has been added to the Arizona Diamondbacks Major League staff as a coach and translator, as announced by D-backs senior vice president and general manager Dave Stewart on Monday.

1/8/2015 | Schilling: Johnson greatest lefty hurler of all time

Curt Schilling was an accomplished pitcher before the 2000 trade that brought him to the D-backs to team with Randy Johnson, but over the four years that followed, Schilling took his game to another level.

1/8/2015 | Spring workout dates announced for all clubs

Spring is officially on the horizon. Major League Baseball announced the first Spring Training workout dates for all 30 of its clubs on Thursday. Pitchers and catchers for the reigning World Series champion Giants -- along with the Phillies, Pirates and Reds -- will be the first to work out, with a Feb. 19 start date. Thirteen other clubs will work out pitchers and catchers for the first time the following day.

1/7/2015 | Big Unit showing more sides since retirement

The many facets of Randy Johnson were on display Wednesday as the Class of 2015 was introduced by the National Baseball Hall of Fame during a media conference. Photographer, USO volunteer, new special assistant with the D-backs, former left-handed pitcher for six teams -- Arizona twice -- and now utterly eloquent.

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