Fri, 05 Sep 2014 02:03:50 -0700
The Arizona Diamondbacks have fired general manager Kevin Towers, according to sources. An official announcement is expected Friday, Sept. 5.
Thu, 04 Sep 2014 23:26:09 -0700
The Arizona Diamondbacks may retain the services of SS Cliff Pennington for one more season. Pennington is arbitration-eligible for one more year. "Veteran leadership, he can play multiple positions," general manager Kevin Towers said of Pennington. "Having him kind of there with those two guys [Chris Owings and Didi Gregorius] is good."
Thu, 04 Sep 2014 23:18:25 -0700
Arizona Diamondbacks general manager Kevin Towers may go with a younger middle infield in 2015 if everything works out. He envisions SS Didi Gregorius and 2B Chris Owings taking over those positions, with 2B Aaron Hill shifting over to third and acting as a floater.
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:14:12 -0700
Arizona Diamondbacks general manager Kevin Towers said the team is looking for starting pitching, catching and outfielders, in that order, at the trade deadline.
Fri, 18 Jul 2014 13:16:32 -0700
The San Diego Padres have not asked for permission to interview Arizona Diamondbacks general manager Kevin Towers for their general manager position, according to Padres executive Ron Fowler.
Sat, 28 Jun 2014 10:29:36 -0700
Arizona Diamondbacks general manager Kevin Towers will undergo surgery to repair a damaged right vocal cord July 7.
Mon, 23 Jun 2014 01:23:24 -0700
Five possible replacements have been mentioned for fired San Diego Padres general manager Josh Byrnes. Candidates include former general manager and current Arizona Diamondbacks GM Kevin Towers, Larry Beinfest (ex-Marlins GM), Farhan Zaidi (Athletics assistant GM/director of baseball operations), David Forst (A's assistant general manager) and Jason McLeod (a former Padre executive and currently the Chicago Cubs' senior vice president of player development and amateur scouting).
Tue, 20 May 2014 00:23:16 -0700
With Tony LaRussa taking over as the Arizona Diamondbacks' director of baseball operations, speculation has manager Kirk Gibson heading for the exit at some time this season. If general manager Kevin Towers is also fired, sources indicate Cincinnati Reds general manager Walt Jocketty and Detroit Tigers assistant GM Al Avila could be candidates.
Mon, 05 May 2014 08:50:08 -0700
Arizona Diamondbacks general manager Kevin Towers is unsure if he'll be with the team to see them turn things around. "But they're both very, very disappointed, and rightfully so," Towers said of managing partner Ken Kendrick and team president Derrick Hall. "When you spend $110 million and you're 9-22 at the end of April, I wouldn't be happy, either. I'm also disappointed, but I still believe in the core group. I think they will get better. Will I be around to see it? I don't know."
Mon, 03 Feb 2014 13:04:20 -0800
The Arizona Diamondbacks agreed to contract extensions past the 2014 season with both general manager Kevin Towers and manager Kirk Gibson Monday, Feb. 3. Terms of the deals were not disclosed.