Mark Melancon Agrees to Terms with Diamondbacks

|

Mark Melancon, Diamondbacks Agree to Two-Year Contract, Pending Physical The Arizona Diamondbacks have agreed to terms with 2021 All-Star and National League Saves leader Mark Melancon, pending a physical. Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic, who was first to report the signing, said that the deal is for two years and $14 million. The Diamondbacks confirmed […] READ MORE


Diamondbacks Tender Contracts to Walker, Weaver, and Carson Kelly; Clarke Out

|

Diamondbacks Contracts for 2022 Include Walker, Weaver, and Carson Kelly; Clarke Out PHOENIX, Nov. 30 — The Arizona Diamondbacks tendered contracts to three arbitration-eligible players Tuesday afternoon while avoiding arbitration with three others. Catcher Carson Kelly, first baseman Christian Walker, and right-handed pitcher Luke Weaver — all of whom are eligible for arbitration — received […] READ MORE


Diamondbacks Fill Out 2022 Coaching Staff

|

Diamondbacks Announce Rest of Coaching Staff for 2022 PHOENIX, Nov. 30 — An active off-season Arizona Diamondbacks coaching staff overhaul culminated with five staff hirings Tuesday morning. The New Members of the Diamondbacks Coaching Staff New Hitting Coaches The hitting staff hired three of the five. One was a new face, while the other two […] READ MORE


Kole Calhoun, Texas Rangers Reportedly Agree to Contract

|

Kole Calhoun Will Reportedly Sign with Texas Rangers Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic has reported that the free agent outfielder Kole Calhoun has agreed to a deal with the Texas Rangers. Details of the alleged contract have yet to surface. Rangers in agreement with free-agent OF Kole Calhoun, source tells @TheAthletic. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) […] READ MORE


Diamondbacks Introduce Brent Strom as Pitching Coach

|

Diamondbacks Officially Hire Brent Strom as Pitching Coach PHOENIX, Nov. 18 — The Arizona Diamondbacks, days after the first reports surfaced, officially announced the hiring of Brent Strom as their new pitching coach Thursday afternoon. This comes shortly after Strom ended an eight-season stint as the pitching coach of the Houston Astros (2014-21). Strom, 73, […] READ MORE


The 2021 MVP Finalists Truly Were the Most Valuable. Here’s Objective Proof.

|

Why the 2021 MVP Finalists Truly Were the Most Valuable MLB Network announced the awards finalists — the top three vote-getters in each league’s award category — Monday night. Each announcement provoked passionate discussion. The Most Valuable Player (MVP) finalists, heavily discussed every year, provoked unusually intense discussion. Most surprising (to some) is that none […] READ MORE


Diamondbacks Hire Former Rangers Manager Jeff Banister as Bench Coach

|

Jeff Banister Named as Diamondbacks Bench Coach PHOENIX, Nov. 1 — The Arizona Diamondbacks have filled another coaching vacancy, hiring Jeff Banister as their bench coach Monday afternoon. Banister, 57, brings decades of managerial and coaching experience to the Diamondbacks staff. He spent four seasons (2015-18) at the helm of the Texas Rangers. In each […] READ MORE