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  1. PECOTA Projects the 2015 Arizona DiamondbacksRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Venom Strikes

    Paul Goldschmidt is projected to be the Dbacks most valuable player in 2015 by PECOTA. Credit: Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports Baseball Prospectus has released their annual PECOTA projections for each team, and for advanced stat minded baseball fans like me, this is our version of Opening Day.

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  2. Expectations for the 2015 Diamondbacks CatchersRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Venom Strikes

    It's looking more likely that Tuffy Gosewisch will be the Dbacks starting catcher come Opening Night. Mandatory Credit: Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports This off season has seen quite a few moves for the Arizona Diamondbacks under direction of GM Dave Stewart.

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  3. 2015 in the NL West: First-baseRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | AZ SnakePit

    How do the teams in the National League West stack up against each other at each position on the diamond? Let's start with the good news... The Diamondbacks are not just projected to have the best first-base in the NL West, they're projected to have the best in the entire league. No, scratch that: the entire major-leagues, with the next best being the Tigers ' combo of Miguel Cabrera and Victor Martinez , who are expected to be worth a total of 5.1 WAR.

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  4. Snake Bytes 1/29Read the original story

    13 hrs ago | AZ SnakePit

    This slow news day, late edition of Snake Bytes brought to you by the folks at, "Oh snap, it Thursday!" As reported here briefly yesterday, the Diamondbacks have added another former associate of GM Dave Stewart to the front office, Joe Carter, Stewart's teammate in Toronto during the 1993 and 1994 seasons. Of the 30 farm systems in baseball, Keith Law ranks the Diamondbacks' 14th overall, but ranked their pitching among the very best.

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  5. Marlins, D-Backs Had Agreed to Wade Miley for Nathan Eovaldi Swap?Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Marlin Maniac

    Sep 27, 2014; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Arizona Diamondbacks starting pitcher Wade Miley in the dugout after the third inning against the St. Louis Cardinals at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports Earlier this offseason, we had heard that the Miami Marlins thought they had a deal in place with the Arizona Diamondbacks to acquire left-handed starting pitcher Wade Miley, before the D-Backs pulled out.

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  6. Where does Jake Arrieta rank in the National League?Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Cubbies Crib

    Jul 20, 2014; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jake Arrieta throws during the first inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports After an off-season that showcased a plethora of top-notch starting pitchers, the Chicago Cubs are sitting pretty with their new and improved pitching staff that features the return of Jason Hammel , and the arrival of ace lefty Jon Lester .

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  7. ESPN's Law: Arizona Diamondbacks have three of baseball's top 100 prospectsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | ArizonaSports.com

    But there is reason to have hope that the future will be better, and it's due in large part to their improving farm system. Earlier this week, ESPN's Keith Law ranked the D-backs' farm system 14th in all of baseball.

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  8. 2015 Fantasy Outlooks: Arizona DiamondbacksRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | CBS Sports

    The Diamondbacks' 2014 season got off to a miserable start as they dropped 18 of their first 23 games. They never really recovered.

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  9. Teixeira set for appearance at PNC FieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Citizens' Voice

    ... from being the Yankees' Triple-A affiliate. A minority owner of the Double-A Mobile BayBears in the Arizona Diamondbacks chain, Cagle said he has developed connections throughout baseball, including with Yankees general manager Brian Cashman and ...

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  10. 2014 AZ SnakePit Awards: Pitcher of the yearRead the original story

    Yesterday | AZ SnakePit

    Since making his debut in 2011, there hasn't been a more valuable pitcher for the Diamondbacks , with Collmenter's 6.5 bWAR leading the team. And since no-one else currently with Arizona has even four bWAR over that time, it's unlikely his top spot will be challenged soon.

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  11. D-Backs name Joe Carter assistant to GMRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Arizona Republic

    Diamondbacks name Joe Carter special assistant to GM The Diamondbacks named Joe Carter special assistant to the general manager. Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1CAcwtG The move, announced by GM Dave Stewart, reunites Carter and Stewart.

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  12. D-backs name Joe Carter as Special Assistant to the General ManagerRead the original story

    Yesterday | AZ SnakePit

    he Arizona Diamondbacks named Joe Carter as Special Assistant to the General Manager, as announced by D-backs Sr. Vice President & General Manager Dave Stewart. Carter, 54, was a 2-time World Champion (1992-93) with Toronto, and in the latter World ...

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  13. The Don Kelly File: Closed or Not?Read the original story

    Wednesday | Bless You Boys

    ... Leyland cut him). He then proceeded to get cut as an infielder from both the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Arizona Diamondbacks . He appeared in 27 games for the Pirates in 2007 in his major league debut as an infielder. He never made it out of AAA ...

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  14. Stewart names Carter special assistant to GMRead the original story

    Wednesday | Arizona Diamondbacks

    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. Carter and Stewart were teammates on the Blue Jays in 1993-94 and also part of the '93 World Series championship team.

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  15. ESPN's Keith Law: Arizona Diamondbacks farm system in the middle of the packRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | ArizonaSports.com

    Nobody is too sure what to expect out of the Arizona Diamondbacks this season. We have yet to see what Yasmany Tomas will bring to the table, whether Paul Goldschmidt can return to form, or how the team will fare at catcher now that Miguel Montero is in Chicago.

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  16. PECOTA Depth Charts Out: D-backs 4th in NL WestRead the original story

    Wednesday | AZ SnakePit

    Over at Baseball Prospectus, t the PECOTA projections and standings and depth charts have been released, and you can check out the projected standings for free over at the website, but the standings for the National League West are as follows: So in an overall sense, PECOTA says what has been the general consensus prediction about the 2015 Diamondbacks: Scoring runs will not be a problem, but preventing them with the pitching staff will be. Overall, with a few weird quirks that may not happen, PECOTA seems to fall in line with general consensus as to the expected D-backs performance this season.

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  17. Thoughts on PECOTARead the original story

    Wednesday | AZ SnakePit

    With PECOTA now released we have yet another projection for how the D-backs might do. It's not particularly great.

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  18. Afternoon Links: Stewart Comfortable with Current PayrollRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Venom Strikes

    Good morning Arizona Diamondbacks fans! All is quiet on the hot stove front as we approach spring training and the 2015 baseball season. As I am writing this, there are only 22 days until pitchers and catchers report to Salt River Fields.

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  19. Are the Chicago Cubs legitimate contenders in 2015?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Cubbies Crib

    Apr 23, 2014; Chicago, IL, USA; A general view of a baseball on home plate before the baseball game between the Chicago Cubs and Arizona Diamondbacks at Wrigley Field. Today marks the 100th year anniversary of the stadium One can say that the city of Chicago, North and South, won the off-season battle this year.

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  20. Chicago Cubs' Ernie Banks statue moved downtown for tributeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Denver Post

    ... pitch prior to Game Three of the National League Divisional Series between the Chicago Cubs and the Arizona Diamondbacks at Wrigley Field on Oct. 6, 2007 in Chicago. ( Chris McGrath, Getty Images ) By 7:30 a.m., the plaza was growing crowded with ...

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