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."
Tue, 08 Oct 2013 11:24:05 -0700
The Arizona Diamondbacks fired pitching coach Charles Nagy and first base coach Steve Sax Tuesday, Oct. 8. Manager Kirk Gibson and the rest of the coaching staff will return next season. Nagy had been the team's pitching coach the last three years.
Wed, 25 Sep 2013 00:08:55 -0700
Though Arizona Diamondbacks SP Patrick Corbin struggled once again on Sunday, Sept. 22, giving up four runs in 4 1/3 innings, the Diamondbacks still have no plans to shut him down. Manager Kirk Gibson said he had an "extensive conversation" with trainer Ken Crenshaw about whether they're making the right decision by letting him continue to pitch even if he's tiring.
Mon, 09 Sep 2013 00:23:14 -0700
Although a number of Arizona Diamondbacks players have expressed frustration with manager Kirk Gibson and how often he changes lineups, the team has no intention of changing managers. Speculation is players relate more to third-base coach Matt Williams, who himself could leave for an open job after this season.