12/4/2013 | Garagiola Sr. to receive O'Neil Award from Hall of Fame
Joe Garagiola Sr. will be honored as the recipient of the 2014 John Jordan "Buck" O'Neil Lifetime Achievement Award, which is given by the National Baseball Hall of Fame for extraordinary efforts to enhance baseball's positive impact on society.
12/4/2013 | Next year's Draft deeper, packed with pitchers
Though the Astros still have seven months to determine whom they'll take at No. 1, North Carolina State left-hander Carlos Rodon has established himself as the frontrunner. Owner of a mid-90s fastball and a wipeout slider, Rodon topped NCAA Division I with 184 strikeouts last spring and led the Wolfpack to their first College World Series appearance in 45 years.
12/3/2013 | D-backs ready to deal at Winter Meetings
When he makes his second trip of the offseason to Florida next week for the annual Winter Meetings, general manager Kevin Towers will have a pretty good idea about which teams are good matches for his when it comes to making trades.
12/3/2013 | Bell leaving D-backs as part of three-way trade
The D-backs, Rays and Reds pulled off a three-team trade on Tuesday that will send Heath Bell to the Rays. Arizona will receive right-hander Justin Choate and a player to be named or cash considerations.
12/3/2013 | D-backs non-tender oft-injured righty Hudson
The D-backs tendered contracts to right-handers Josh Collmenter and Brad Ziegler, lefty Joe Thatcher and outfielder Gerardo Parra before Monday night's deadline, but did not tender one to injured pitcher Daniel Hudson.
12/2/2013 | MLB Notebook: Goldschmidt joins elite company
With 710 plate appearances last season -- a campaign that saw Paul Goldschmidt take a substantial leap forward, emerge as a league-leader in a number of categories and fill up the trophy case with a bevy of honors -- the slugger became one of 351 players since 1893 to be in his age-25 or younger season qualify for the batting title and play at least 75 percent of his games at first base.