Sat, 13 Sep 2014 12:41:39 -0700
Arizona Diamondbacks chief baseball officer Tony La Russa indicated that he will be responsible for determining whether manager Kirk Gibson and his coaching staff return for the 2015 season. He said the suggestion that the decision would be left up to the team's next general manager is "not correct."
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 08:52:12 -0700
Arizona Diamondbacks manager Kirk Gibson is likely to return to the club in 2015, though chief baseball office Tony La Russa is not making an announcement yet.
Fantasy Tip: Gibson's style of managing has been a hot topic this year. While they have a few worthy fantasy performers, the future does not look that bright in the desert.
Sun, 03 Aug 2014 14:09:35 -0700
Arizona Diamondbacks 1B Paul Goldschmidt (hand) is likely done for the year as he is expected to miss eight weeks, according to manager Kirk Gibson. "Realistically it's eight weeks," Gibson said. "So he's done."
Fantasy Tip: Jordan Pacheco could see time at first base and should be considered as an NL-only add.
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 00:17:34 -0700
Arizona Diamondbacks RP Trevor Cahill (illness) is day to day due to an illness, as manager Kirk Gibson said Cahill is "really, really sick" and has not been available.
Mon, 05 May 2014 00:15:04 -0700
Arizona Diamondbacks OF A.J. Pollock (groin) has missed four games due to a groin injury, and manager Kirk Gibson indicated Pollock could miss the Milwaukee Brewers series coming up. "We don't want it to get to a point where we have to DL him," Gibson said.
Tue, 25 Mar 2014 13:32:47 -0700
Arizona Diamondbacks manager Kirk Gibson (knee) had left knee surgery Tuesday, March 25, and is expected to be on crutches for a couple of days. Gibson is expected to be ready for the regular season.
Sat, 15 Feb 2014 06:26:52 -0800
The Arizona Diamondbacks are working to learn SP Bronson Arroyo and are noncommittal about him calling his own pitches. "We're trying to learn him, he's going to learn us," manager Kirk Gibson said. "Whatever is most productive, that's what we'll do."
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.
Mon, 21 Oct 2013 12:26:14 -0700
Arizona Diamondbacks chief executive officer Derrick Hall said manager Kirk Gibson will remain with the team Monday, Oct. 21. "I had a conversation with him first thing this morning," Hall said. "My first inclination was to say I would not grant permission (for the Tigers to interview Gibson) because we want him to stay here. But I asked him, 'If that's what you desire, to go interview, that's different.' But he said he wants to stay here. That's all we needed to hear. He's not going anywhere."