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D-Backs announce 2020 promotional schedule

8-game mini plans on sale now
February 14, 2020

PHOENIX – The Arizona Diamondbacks announced the 2020 promotional schedule, highlighted by Ketel Marte Switch-Hitter Bobblehead, Christian “Sky” Walker Bobblehead/Star Wars Night, Father’s Day, a Third and Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular Show, Madison Bumgarner Bobblehead and Eduardo Escobar Bobblehead. D-backs 8-game mini plans are currently on sale and are

D-backs announce new partnership with Banner Health

D-backs’ team facilities at award-winning Salt River Fields at Talking Stick to be named Banner Sports Medicine Performance Center
February 12, 2020

PHOENIX — The Arizona Diamondbacks have teamed up with Banner Health, Arizona’s largest employer and health system, to become a powerhouse leader in the sports medicine and performance industry. As part of the ground-breaking partnership, the D-backs’ team-specific facilities at the award-winning Spring Training complex at Salt River Fields at

D-backs and Nick Ahmed agree to a 4-year contract

February 10, 2020

PHOENIX — The Arizona Diamondbacks agreed with infielder Nick Ahmed (@NickAhmed13) on a 4-year contract through 2023. The 40-man roster remains at 40. Ahmed, 29, earned his second consecutive Rawlings Gold Glove® Award in 2019, the first shortstop in franchise history to ever receive the honor and just the second

D-backs to graduate sixth class at Dominican Republic academy tomorrow

The graduation class is the largest with 20 graduates
February 7, 2020

PHOENIX -- The Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks, @LosDbacks) will host their sixth annual high school graduation at the team’s academy in Boca Chica, Dominican Republic tomorrow. D-backs Special Advisor to the President & CEO Joe Garagiola, Jr. will take part in the event which will include 20 graduates, the largest graduating

D-backs Acquire Starling Marte And Cash Considerations From Pirates For Brennan Malone, Liover Peguero And International Slot Money; Designate Pat Valaika For Assignment

January 27, 2020

PHOENIX — The Arizona Diamondbacks acquired OF Starling Marte (@StarlingMart) and cash considerations from the Pittsburgh Pirates for RHP Brennan Malone, INF Liover Peguero and international slot money. To make room on the 40-man roster, the D-backs designated INF Pat Valaika for assignment. The 40-man roster remains at 40. Marte,

Tickets for the D-backs' series in Mexico City on sale now

January 27, 2020

PHOENIX — The Arizona Diamondbacks will host the San Diego Padres in the first-ever regular season games in Mexico City on April 18-19 and tickets are currently available at dbacks.com/mexicoseries. Tickets start at $35 and travel packages are also available. The 2020 series will be the first MLB games to

D-backs announce 2020 Spring Training broadcast schedule

January 22, 2020

PHOENIX -- The Arizona Diamondbacks announced today that 11 games will be broadcast on radio, seven games on FOX Sports Arizona and eight games on webcast throughout Spring Training. In addition, all games televised on FOX Sports Arizona (FSAZ) will also be streamed on the FOX Sports GO app. FOX

D-backs' 23rd Spring Training and 10th at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick opens on February 12

Team announces 62 players in camp, including 22 non-roster invitees
January 21, 2020

PHOENIX — The Arizona Diamondbacks’ 23rd Spring Training and 10th at the award-winning Salt River Fields at Talking Stick begins on February 12: · Wednesday, February 12 First workout for pitchers and catchers. · Monday, February 17 First full-squad workout. Beginning on February 12, workouts are open to the public,

D-backs to host Race Against Cancer on April 5

Race and Walk registration now open
January 17, 2020

PHOENIX – The Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) will host their eighth annual D-backs Race Against Cancer (#DbacksRace), presented by Dignity Health, on April 5 with proceeds benefitting the Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation. The 5K/1 mile walk will wind through the streets of downtown Phoenix and participants will be able to end with

D-backs claim Pat Valaika off waivers from Orioles

Club also outrighted RHP Jimmie Sherfy to Triple-A Reno
January 16, 2020

PHOENIX — The Arizona Diamondbacks claimed INF Pat Valaika (vuh-LAY-kah) off waivers from the Orioles. In a separate transaction, the D-backs also outrighted RHP Jimmie Sherfy to Triple-A Reno. The 40-man roster is now at 40. Valaika, 27, has batted .273 (27-for-99)/.305 OBP/.535 SLG with 11 doubles, 5 home runs

D-backs announce 2020 player development staff

January 15, 2020

PHOENIX -- The Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) named the organization’s 2020 Player Development staff. In 2020, the D-backs will be in their 12th season with the Triple-A Reno Aces, fourth with the Double-A Jackson Generals, 14th with the Single-A Advanced Visalia Rawhide, sixth with Single-A Kane County Cougars, eighth with the

Save the Date: D-backs Fan Fest to Take Place One Month From Today at Chase Field 

Fans can claim a free ticket online
January 15, 2020

PHOENIX – The Arizona Diamondbacks announced they will kick off the 2020 season at the 16th annual D-backs Fan Fest on Saturday, February 15 at Chase Field. The event begins at 11:00 a.m. and will run until 3:00 p.m. Fans must claim a free ticket online at dbacks.com/fanfest for admission

D-backs Acquire Jeremy Beasley From Angels for Matt Andriese

January 14, 2020

PHOENIX — The Arizona Diamondbacks acquired RHP Jeremy Beasley from the Los Angeles Angels for RHP Matt Andriese. The 40-man roster is at 39. Beasley, 24, spent the majority of 2019 at Double-A Mobile and, in 23 games (22 starts), he went 6-7 with a 4.06 ERA (49 ER in

D-backs agree to terms with David Peralta on 3-year extension

January 13, 2020

PHOENIX — The Arizona Diamondbacks agreed to terms with OF David Peralta (@DPFreightTrain6) on a 3-year contract extension through 2022. The 40-man roster remains at 40. Peralta, 32, was the 2019 National League Rawlings Gold Glove Award® recipient for left field and 2018 Louisville Slugger® Silver Slugger Award™ honoree as

Gayton to receive esteemed "The George Genovese Lifetime Achievement Award in Scouting" from the Professional Baseball Scouts Foundation

January 10, 2020

PHOENIX – Arizona Diamondbacks’ (@Dbacks) Major League scout Bill “Chief” Gayton will be honored with The George Genovese Lifetime Achievement Award in Scouting at the 17th Annual Professional Baseball Scouts Foundation’s “In the Spirit of the Game” Fundraiser tomorrow, Jan. 11, 2020, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills,

D-backs agree to terms with Héctor Rondón on a 1-year contract; designate Jimmie Sherfy for assignment

January 9, 2020

PHOENIX — The Arizona Diamondbacks agreed to terms with RHP Héctor Rondón (ron-DOHN) on a 1-year contract with a club option for 2021. To make room for Rondón, the D-backs designated RHP Jimmie Sherfy for assignment. The 40-man roster remains at 40. Rondón, 31, is 1 of 3 Major League

D-backs Spring Training tickets on sale this Saturday

January 9, 2020

PHOENIX — The Arizona Diamondbacks individual tickets for all 2020 Spring Training games at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick will go on sale this Saturday, Jan. 11, at 9:00 a.m. online at dbacks.com/spring and at the Salt River Fields Box Office at Home Plate Gate. Fans should park in

D-backs announce 22 winning schools in $100,000 school challenge, presented by University of Phoenix

School Challenge has granted more than $1 million to Arizona schools since 2012
January 8, 2020

PHOENIX — The Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation announced today the 22 winning schools in the “D-backs $100,000 School Challenge,” presented by University of Phoenix. With more than 300 submissions from Arizona schools, the winning grants come from all around the state and will fund projects ranging in need from school improvements

D-backs Announce New Bag Policy for All Events at Chase Field

Clear Bag policy to go in effect for D-backs Fan Fest at Chase Field
January 7, 2020

PHOENIX – The Arizona Diamondbacks and Chase Field will implement the clear bag policy for all Chase Field events, including D-backs games, starting at D-backs Fan Fest on Saturday, February 15, 2020. “The safety of our fans, players and staff is our top priority,” said D-backs Director of Security Dave

D-backs agree to terms with Kole Calhoun on a 2-year contract

December 30, 2019

PHOENIX — The Arizona Diamondbacks agreed to terms with OF Kole Calhoun (@KoleCalhoun) on a 2-year contract with a club option for 2022. The 40-man roster is now at 40. Calhoun, 32, ranks third among all AL outfielders since 2014 in RBI (416) and total bases (1,406), trailing Mike Trout/LAA

Sun Devil Duals comes to Chase Field on January 11

Tickets on sale now
December 23, 2019

PHOENIX –Arizona Diamondbacks Events & Entertainment will host Sun Devil Duals wrestling event at Chase Field on January 11, 2020. The event features wrestling teams from Arizona State University (currently ranked 4th in the nation), Iowa State University (currently ranked 11th in the nation), Harvard University and Campbell University. Tickets

D-backs agree to terms with Madison Bumgarner on a five-year contract

December 17, 2019

PHOENIX — The Arizona Diamondbacks agreed to terms with LHP Madison Bumgarner on a 5-year contract through the 2024 season. The 40-man roster is now at 39. Bumgarner, 30, is a 4-time National League All-Star (2013-16), 3-time World Series champion (’10, ’12, ’14), including being named the 2014 NLCS and

D-backs named among best places to work in Phoenix in 13th straight year

December 12, 2019

PHOENIX – The Arizona Diamondbacks were named among Valley companies as one of the "Best Places to Work," when the Phoenix Business Journal announced its list of 2019 recipients at an awards luncheon today at the J.W. Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa. The D-backs finished among the top

D-backs’ new academy in the Dominican Republic to host MLB Trainer Partnership Program events

December 10, 2019

PHOENIX — The Arizona Diamondbacks announced that the team’s soon-to-open baseball academy in the Dominican Republic will be the host site for MLB’s Trainer Partnership Program showcases and events on a regular basis as part of a multi-year partnership set to begin in 2020. Digital renderings of the academy are

D-backs to host Padres in Mexico City on April 18-19

December 10, 2019

PHOENIX — The Arizona Diamondbacks will host the San Diego Padres in the first-ever regular season games in Mexico City on April 18-19, as was announced today by MLB and the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA). The 2020 series will be the first MLB games to be played in