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Angels acquire pitcher Matt Andriese from Diamondbacks

Jan. 14, 2020 5:55 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels have acquired relief pitcher Matt Andriese from the Arizona Diamondbacks for minor league pitcher Jeremy Beasley. The 30-year-old Andriese is a five-year big league veteran who has spent the past 1 1/2 seasons with the D-backs after being traded by the Tampa Bay Rays...

FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2019 file photo Arizona Diamondbacks' David Peralta hits against the San Francisco Giants in the first inning of a baseball game in Phoenix. The Diamondbacks have finalized a $22 million, three-year contract with Peralta that runs through 2022, Monday, Jan. 13, 2020. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, file)

David Peralta, D-backs finalize 3-year, $22 million deal

Jan. 14, 2020 5:49 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — David Peralta and the Arizona Diamondbacks have finalized a $22 million, three-year deal through 2022 that will keep the outfielder with the organization that signed him out of an independent league nearly seven years ago. The 2019 Gold Glove Award winner in left field avoided his final year...

AP source: Peralta agrees to $22M, 3-year deal with D-backs

Jan. 11, 2020 12:05 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Left fielder David Peralta dodged salary arbitration by agreeing to a $22 million, three-year contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the agreement hadn't been announced....

FILE - In this  Saturday, April 20, 2019 file photo, Houston Astros pitcher Hector Rondon (30) delivers against the Texas Rangers during the sixth inning of a baseball game in Arlington, Texas. The Arizona Diamondbacks have finalized a $3 million, one-year deal with relief pitcher Héctor Rondón, adding more depth to the back of their bullpen. The team announced the deal on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020. (AP Photo/Mike Stone, File)

Diamondbacks finalize $3M, 1-year deal with Rondón

Jan. 10, 2020 9:38 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks have finalized a $3 million, one-year deal with relief pitcher Héctor Rondón, adding more depth to the back of their bullpen. The team announced the deal on Thursday. Rondón gets a $2.5 million salary next season and the deal includes a team option for...

AP source: Rondón, Diamondbacks agree to $3M, 1-year deal

Jan. 8, 2020 7:48 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Relief pitcher Héctor Rondón and the Arizona Diamondbacks have agreed to a $3 million, one-year contract, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Wednesday because the deal is subject to a successful physical....

File-This Sept. 8, 2019, file photo shows Los Angeles Angels right fielder Kole Calhoun (56) catching a ball hit by Chicago White Sox's James McCann during the seventh inning of a baseball game in Chicago. The Arizona Diamondbacks announced Monday, Dec. 30, 2019, that they have signed Calhoun to a two-year contract with a club option for 2022. The 32-year-old Calhoun, who lives in nearby Tempe, Arizona, has played eight major league seasons with the Los Angeles Angels, batting .249 in his career with 140 homers. In 2019, he hit .232 with a career-high 33 homers while playing mostly right field. (AP Photo/Matt Marton,File)

Calhoun can earn $23M over 3 seasons with Diamondbacks

Jan. 6, 2020 2:56 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Outfielder Kole Calhoun can earn $23 million over three seasons as part of his $16 million, two-year contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks. Calhoun's contract, announced Dec. 30, calls for salaries of $6 million this year and $8 million in 2021. The Diamondbacks have a $9 million option for...

File-This Sept. 8, 2019, file photo shows Los Angeles Angels right fielder Kole Calhoun (56) catching a ball hit by Chicago White Sox's James McCann during the seventh inning of a baseball game in Chicago. The Arizona Diamondbacks announced Monday, Dec. 30, 2019, that they have signed Calhoun to a two-year contract with a club option for 2022. The 32-year-old Calhoun, who lives in nearby Tempe, Arizona, has played eight major league seasons with the Los Angeles Angels, batting .249 in his career with 140 homers. In 2019, he hit .232 with a career-high 33 homers while playing mostly right field. (AP Photo/Matt Marton,File)

Diamondbacks sign outfielder Kole Calhoun to 2-year contract

Dec. 30, 2019 2:12 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks have signed outfielder Kole Calhoun to a two-year contract worth $16 million that includes a club option for 2022. The 32-year-old Calhoun, who lives in nearby Tempe, Arizona, has played eight major league seasons with the Los Angeles Angels, batting .249 in his...

Newly acquired Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Madison Bumgarner, center, holds his new jersey with general manager Mike Hazen, right, and manager Tory Lovullo during a team availability, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York)

Mad-Bum says 2nd act with D-Backs can be as memorable as 1st

Dec. 17, 2019 8:11 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — The first act of Madison Bumgarner's baseball career consisted of 11 hugely successful seasons that included three World Series titles with the San Francisco Giants. The 30-year-old left-handed pitcher believes his second act in Arizona can be just as memorable. The Diamondbacks finalized...

FILE - In this Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019, file photo, San Francisco Giants' Madison Bumgarner waves toward fans before pinch hitting against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the fifth inning of a baseball game in San Francisco. The Giants plan to meet with the free agent left-hander’s representatives during the December 2019 baseball winter meetings in San Diego. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

Longtime Giants ace Bumgarner, D-backs reach $85M, 5-yr deal

Dec. 15, 2019 6:47 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Longtime Giants ace Madison Bumgarner has reached agreement with the Arizona Diamondbacks on an $85 million, five-year contract that ends his run of success in San Francisco, a person with direct knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press on Sunday. The person spoke on condition...

Adam Jones, Orix agree to $8M, 2-year contract

Dec. 10, 2019 11:36 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Outfielder Adam Jones and the Orix Buffaloes of Japan's Pacific League have agreed to an $8 million, two-year contract. The longtime Baltimore Orioles star played with the Arizona Diamondbacks last season, hitting .260 with 16 homers and 67 RBIs. “They have expressed to my family...