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D-backs trade Ildemaro Vargas to Twins for cash considerations

August 11, 2020

The Arizona Diamondbacks traded INF Ildemaro Vargas to the Twins for cash considerations. Vargas, 29, was designated for assignment on Aug. 6. In 8 games with Arizona this season, he hit .150 (3-for-20) with 1 walk and 2 runs scored.

D-backs select the contract of Jeremy Beasley from alternate training site; place Madison Bumgarner on 10-day injured list

August 10, 2020

PHOENIX — The Arizona Diamondbacks selected the contract of RHP Jeremy Beasley from the Alternate Training Site and placed LHP Madison Bumgarner on the 10-day injured list (mid-back strain).The D-backs’ active roster is at 28. The D-backs’ 40-man roster is at 39. Beasley, 24, will make his Major League debut

D-backs designate Ildemaro Vargas for assignment; optioned Yoan López to alternate training site

August 6, 2020

PHOENIX — The Arizona Diamondbacks designated INF Ildemaro Vargas for assignment. Additionally, the D-backs optioned RHP Yoan López to the Alternate Training Site following last night’s game. The D-backs’ active roster is now at 28. Vargas, 29, appeared in 8 games with Arizona this season and hit .150 (3-for-20) with

D-backs recalled Andy Young from alternate training site; optioned Josh Rojas to alternate training site following last night’s game

August 1, 2020

PHOENIX — The Arizona Diamondbacks recalled INF/OF Andy Young (@andyjyoung15) from the Alternate Training Site today after optioning INF/OF Josh Rojas to the Alternate Training Site following last night’s game. Young, 26, will wear No. 14 in his Major League debut. The native of West Fargo, N.D. will become the

D-backs select Daulton Varsho from alternate training site; option Kevin Cron to alternate training site

July 30, 2020

PHOENIX — The Arizona Diamondbacks selected C/OF Daulton Varsho (@DaultonVarsho25) from the Alternate Training Site and optioned INF Kevin Cron to the Alternate Training Site. Varsho, 24, entered the season ranked as the D-backs’ No. 1 prospect (53rd overall) by Baseball America and No. 3 by MLB.com (76th overall). He

D-backs roster move

July 28, 2020

Yesterday, the Arizona Diamondbacks agreed to terms with C Alberto Rosario on a Minor League free agent contract. Rosario has been added to the D-backs’ 60-man roster and assigned to the club’s alternative training site.

D-backs lead MLB with lowest fan cost index for 12th consecutive year

“Perennial most affordable team continues its reign,” according to Team Marketing Report
July 28, 2020

PHOENIX – Chase Field will host its first game this Thursday and while there will not be fans in attendance, the Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks @LosDbacks) continued their streak of 12 consecutive years -- since 2009 -- with the lowest Fan Cost Index (FCI) in Major League Baseball, it was announced

D-backs statement on the passing of Johan Maya

July 23, 2020

PHOENIX — The Arizona Diamondbacks issued the following statement on Johan Maya, a scout for the team who passed away today of COVID-19 in the Dominican Republic. “We were devastated today to learn of the passing of our colleague and scout, Johan Maya. Johan was a great person, a family

D-backs launch interactive app in advance of regular season

Fans can participate in daily competitions from home with opportunity to win prizes
July 23, 2020

PHOENIX -- The Arizona Diamondbacks have launched a series of interactive games within the MLB Ballpark app that will allow fans to stay connected from home during the 60-game season and beyond. Fans can download the Ballpark App for free and after navigating to the D-backs’ homepage, click on Interactive

D-backs announce 2020 Opening Day 30-man roster and taxi squad

July 23, 2020

PHOENIX — The Arizona Diamondbacks set their 2020 Opening Day 30-man roster and 3-player taxi squad: Right-handed Pitchers (11) – Archie Bradley, Taylor Clarke, Stefan Crichton, Zac Gallen, Kevin Ginkel, Junior Guerra, Merrill Kelly, Yoan López, Hector Rondón, Luke Weaver and Taylor Widener; Left-handed Pitchers (4) – Madison Bumgarner, Andrew

dbacks.com draws more than 83,000 homepage views during intrasquad live webcast

Tomorrow’s intrasquad game at 6:00 p.m. will serve as second webcast of #DbacksSummerCamp
July 14, 2020

PHOENIX – The Arizona Diamondbacks homepage, dbacks.com, saw more than 83,000 page views during last night’s intrasquad webcast, the first time live action has been viewable from Chase Field since the restart of baseball. Tomorrow night, the D-backs (@Dbacks @LosDbacks) will host another dbacks.com webcast beginning at 6:00 p.m. and

D-backs announce 2021 schedule

July 9, 2020

Opening Day to take place April 1 at San Diego and home opener to be held at Chase Field on April 9 vs. Reds PHOENIX – Major League Baseball announced the 2021 regular season schedule which will see the D-backs (@Dbacks @LosDbacks) open in San Diego for the second consecutive

D-backs announce 2020 60-Game Schedule

July 6, 2020

Opening Day set for July 24 at San Diego and home opener to be held at Chase Field on July 30 vs. Dodgers PHOENIX -- Major League Baseball announced the 2020 60-game D-backs schedule which will consist of 10 games against the Colorado Rockies, Los Angeles Dodgers, San Diego Padres

D-backs 2020 credential information and media policies for Summer Camp and regular season

Daily credential application now open for Summer Camp workouts only; deadline to apply for a credential for Friday’s workout (time: TBD) is Wednesday at 6:00 p.m. AZT
June 30, 2020

The Arizona Diamondbacks revised credential information and media policies for the 2020 Summer Camp and regular season is as follows:

  • Previously distributed 2020 D-backs season credentials and BBWAA cards, including honorary Gold Cards, will not be valid at Chase Field.
  • All media must apply for daily credentials at

D-backs announce 60-man Summer Camp roster

June 29, 2020

PHOENIX — The Arizona Diamondbacks announced their 60-man roster for Summer Camp (#DbacksSummerCamp) that begins Friday, July 3 at Chase Field (time: TBD). The D-backs’ 60-man Summer Camp roster ( * = player not on 40-man roster):

D-backs agree to terms with Bryce Jarvis

June 29, 2020

The Arizona Diamondbacks have agreed to terms with RHP Bryce Jarvis (@BryceJarvis28). Jarvis was selected 18th overall in the 2020 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft.

D-backs select Liam Norris, AJ Vukovich, and Brandon Pfaadt on second day of Major League Baseball's 2020 First-Year Player Draft

June 11, 2020

The Arizona Diamondbacks selected LHP Liam Norris (@LNorris14) with their third-round pick, INF AJ Vukovich (@ajvukovich) with their fourth-round pick and RHP Brandon Pfaadt (@Bpfaadt27) with their fifth-round pick on the second day of the 2020 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft. Yesterday, the D-backs selected RHP Bryce Jarvis (@BryceJarvis28)

D-backs select Bryce Jarvis and Slade Cecconi on first day of Major League Baseball’s 2020 First-Year Player Draft

June 11, 2020

PHOENIX — The Arizona Diamondbacks selected RHP Bryce Jarvis (@BryceJarvis28) with the 18th overall selection in the 2020 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft and RHP Slade Cecconi (@slade_cecconi) with their Competitive Balance A pick (No. 33).

D-backs continue 50/50 raffle weekly during Throwback Thursday classic games on Fox Sports Arizona

First two Raffle winners include a local firefighter and healthcare industry worker
April 29, 2020

PHOENIX — The Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation and FOX Sports Arizona have donated nearly $20,000 to local community funds during the first two weeks of the 50/50 Raffle, which includes the Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation matching gift. The first two Raffle winners included a local firefighter and healthcare industry worker. The 50/50

D-backs and American Red Cross partner with Budweiser to host blood drive at Chase Field on April 28-30

Randy Johnson, J.J. Putz and Willie Bloomquist to donate blood, be available to media on Apr. 28 at 10 a.m.
April 21, 2020

PHOENIX — The Arizona Diamondbacks and American Red Cross, in partnership with Budweiser, will host a blood drive at Chase Field on April 28-30 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Fans must make an appointment online in advance, walk-ins will not be accepted. To schedule an appointment time, visit www.redcrossblood.org

D-backs raise $15,352 during 50/50 Raffle, which will continue weekly during Throwback Thursday classic games on Fox Sports Arizona

D-backs to match charitable portion of 50/50 Raffle, doubling impact in the community
April 17, 2020

PHOENIX — The Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation and FOX Sports Arizona raised $15,352 during this week’s 50/50 Raffle, supported by Arizona Lottery, and will continue to offer the 50/50 Raffle weekly through the end of April. The 50/50 Raffle will be available for all fans in Arizona, who can purchase raffle

D-backs to host 50/50 raffle online during Throwback Thursday classic game on Fox Sports Arizona on April 9, 2020

Proceeds from the 50/50 Raffle will benefit emergency relief efforts
April 8, 2020

PHOENIX — The Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation and FOX Sports Arizona will host a 50/50 Raffle, supported by Arizona Lottery, starting tomorrow during the D-backs Throwback Thursday Classic game to be broadcast on FOX Sports Arizona. The 50/50 Raffle will be available for all fans in Arizona, who can purchase raffle

D-backs' corporate partners offer deals and job opportunities

April 7, 2020

PHOENIX — The Arizona Diamondbacks are working closely with its corporate partners to provide information to fans about deals, essential services and job opportunities. Below is a list of D-backs corporate partners and the services and opportunities they are offering during this uncertain time. “We are in a unique position

D-backs to donate another $500,000 to community for emergency relief efforts

Second donation brings total to more than $1 million
March 30, 2020

PHOENIX — The Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation announced the donation of an additional $500,000 to immediately assist in helping those most vulnerable during the current national emergency, bringing the franchise’s current total to more than $1 million. “The needs in our community continue to grow, particularly in the healthcare industry and

D-backs make 2 roster moves

March 26, 2020

PHOENIX — The Arizona Diamondbacks made 2 roster moves. Optioned to Triple-A Reno: RHP Taylor Clarke INF Kevin Cron