It's spring training, should Seattle Mariners pitcher Cliff Lee be (possibly) throwing at batters?
March 16, 2010; 3:41 PM ET |
Categories: Diamondbacks , Mariners | Tags: arizona diamondbacks, chris snyder, cliff lee, mark reynolds, seattle mariners, spring training
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Yes, despite some pretty horrendous defending by Manny Ramirez and a loss to the cellar-dwelling Diamondbacks, the Dodgers suddenly look a lot deeper and more formidable for the postseason, thanks to two last second moves that added significant pieces to their puzzle just before the deadline for players to be made eligible for postseason rosters.
September 1, 2009; 12:24 PM ET |
Categories: Diamondbacks , Dodgers , Giants | Tags: Brad Penny, Diamondbacks, Dodgers, Giants, Jim Thome, Jon Garland, Jose Contreras, Red Sox, White Sox, trade
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It may not be graceful on grass, but imagine if Arizona's Stephen Drew were pulling this slide on top of a board while riding a wave? It's a pretty decent wipe out pose, no? And Drew clearly could pull off the whole surfer look, even if he could enhance it a ton by growing out those locks a little bit ...
Long a host of a major league spring training site, Pima County will be abandoned of spring baseball come February 2011. The home district of Tuscon, Arizona's state capital and second largest city, has hosted both the Diamondbacks and Rockies in recent years. The White Sox had been in Tuscon even longer than baseball's most recent additions, yet they will be gone starting next spring. And after 2010, Pima County will host no one, with the Rockies and Diamondbacks relocating to newer training facilities outside the area. So who's going to fill the void? If the area's Sports and Tourism Authority has anything to say about it, some teams from Japan will.
According to Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic, Daniel Cabrera signed a minor league deal with an eye on a major league roster spot before the end of the season. The deal was consummated after Arizona scouted Cabrera, who reportedly threw 94-95 in front of an Arizona scout this weekend.
Brandon Webb is scheduled to have surgery on his right, throwing shoulder today in Texas, an operation that will be performed by Keith Meister, the Rangers' team physician. The procedure will end his season after just one start: An Opening Day outing in which he felt shoulder stiffness and was placed on the Disabled List immediately thereafter.