D-backs Press Releases
Friday, October 24, 2014
D-backs name Bryan Minniti assistant general manager
The Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) named Bryan Minniti as Assistant General Manager and Mike Russell as Special Assistant to the Senior Vice President of Baseball Operations and Coordinator of Professional Scouting, as announced by D-backs Senior Vice President & General Manager Dave Stewart and Senior Vice President, Baseball Operations De Jon Watson.
D-backs Baseball Academy to offer Hitting Program
The D-backs Baseball Academy, presented by Phoenix Children's Hospital and supported by UnitedHealthcare, are offering an elite player development hitting program for boys and girls ages 8-18 at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick each week in November, December and January.
D-backs announce 2015 Major League coaching staff
The Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) have named Glenn Sherlock as Bench Coach, Andy Green as Third Base Coach, Mark Grace as Assistant Hitting Coach and Henry Blanco as Coach/Bullpen Catcher, as announced by D-backs General Manager Dave Stewart and Manager Chip Hale.
D-backs name Chip Hale manager
The Arizona Diamondbacks have named Chip Hale as the team's seventh manager, as announced by D-backs Chief Baseball Officer Tony La Russa.
D-backs, Levy Restaurants donate more than four tons of food
The Arizona Diamondbacks and Levy Restaurants donated more than four tons (9,000 pounds) of stadium food from Chase Field to Church on the Street throughout the 2014 season.
Paul Goldschmidt named D-backs nominee for 2014 Hank Aaron Award
Major League Baseball and MLB Advanced Media announced that Paul Goldschmidt was named the D-backs' nominee for the 2014 Hank Aaron Award.
Breland Almadova named 2014 Minor League Rawlings Gold Glove Award Winner
The Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) Minor League outfielder Breland Almadova, who played in 89 games with Single-A South Bend and 42 games with Single-A Advanced Visalia this season, was named the 2014 Minor League Rawlings Gold Glove Award® winner at centerfield, as announced by Minor League Baseball™ and Rawlings Sporting Goods Company, Inc.
Due tomorrow: D-backs $150,000 School Challenge submissions
The Arizona Diamondbacks are still accepting applications for the $150,000 School Challenge, presented by University of Phoenix, to benefit schools across the state of Arizona.
D-backs name Lamb, Blair Player and Pitcher of the Year
The Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) named infielder Jake Lamb (@JakeLamb18) and right-handed pitcher Aaron Blair (@A_Blair19) the organization's Player and Pitcher of the Year.