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Diamondbacks avoid arbitration with Lamb, Ray

The Diamondbacks have avoided salary arbitration with third baseman Jake Lamb, lefty starter Robbie Ray, righty Taijuan Walker and several other players by reaching deals on one-year contracts.

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Corbin, Diamondbacks reach $7.5M, 1-yr. deal

Left-hander Patrick Corbin and the Arizona Diamondbacks avoided salary arbitration by agreeing to a $7.5 million, one-year contract. Corbin was 14-13 with a 4.03 ERA last season and made $3.95 million.

D-backs prospect's gift sends parents to tears (0:54)
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D-backs prospect pays off parents' home as gift

Pavin Smith, the seventh overall pick in this year's amateur draft by the Arizona Diamondbacks, used some of his $5 million signing bonus to pay off his parents' mortgage as a Christmas gift.

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D-backs agree with Japanese reliever Hirano

The Diamondbacks, who lost closer Fernando Rodney to the Twins last week, have agreed to a two-year deal with veteran Japanese reliever Yoshihisa Hirano.

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Yanks lose four minor leaguers in Rule 5 draft

The Yankees had four players taken in the Rule 5 draft Wednesday, while the O's picked three. The Tigers picked D-backs outfielder Victor Reyes No. 1; LHP/OF Anthony Gose was picked by the Astros, from the Rangers system; and the Royals made two trades.

Monique Jones ESPN 

From Buster Olney: The Diamondbacks are willing to listen to offers for Zack Greinke, rival evaluators say, because while Greinke continues to be one of the best pitchers in the NL, his salary is strangling Arizona's payroll. Before the 2016 season, he signed a six-year, $206 million deal with Arizona, and is set to make $138 million in salary over the next four seasons -- an enormous portion of the Diamondbacks' budget. But sources say the Diamondbacks have no interest in simply dumping the salary in a Giancarlo Stanton-type of deal. Rather, they would need to believe they got something good in return for a pitcher who finished fourth in the Cy Young Award voting in 2017.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo on J.D. Martinez: "I don't think I've seen a more passionate, smarter hitter walk through his day-to-day activities. He studies, he watches as much video as I've ever seen." Arizona is hoping to re-sign Martinez but faces stiff competition. Red Sox interested, too.

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Source: J.D. Martinez to meet with Red Sox

Free-agent slugger J.D. Martinez is headed to the winter meetings, where he is expected to meet with the Boston Red Sox and other potential teams. The Red Sox need power, and Martinez may be their top choice.

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Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.25417th
On Base Percentage.32912th
Slugging Percentage.4455th
Earned Run Average3.663rd
Quality Starts82Tied-4th