Tue, 13 Jan 2015 11:49:49 -0800
Arizona Diamondbacks C Peter O'Brien's development has made the team and general manager Dave Stewart comfortable that they don't need to make another catching addition in the offseason. "I've decided that I'm not going to pursue another catcher," Stewart said. "I talked with my people and my coaching staff. They believe that O'Brien is going to be around sooner than later. If that does happen, there's no need to go out and get another guy." C Tuffy Gosewisch is the only other catcher on the roster with major league experience.
Tue, 09 Dec 2014 16:39:15 -0800
Arizona Diamondbacks C Peter O'Brien is seen as the catcher of the future, according to general manager Dave Stewart. The team envisions O'Brien reaching the majors sometime next season.
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:30:01 -0700
Arizona Diamondbacks C Peter O'Brien, obtained from the New York Yankees in the trade for 3B Martin Prado, has struggled with his defense but has impressed with power. O'Brien had 37 home runs in four levels of play this season.
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:46:28 -0700
Arizona Diamondbacks C Peter O'Brien is one of the best offensive players in the minors, according to general manager Kevin Towers.
Fantasy Tip: O'Brien has 33 home runs and 70 RBIs across two levels this season. He should be on your radar in deep keeper/dynasty formats. However, his .245 batting average and .296 on-base percentage at Double-A Trenton highlight he is likely a couple years away.
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 13:20:37 -0700
The New York Yankees acquired 3B/OF Martin Prado from the Arizona Diamondbacks for C Peter O'Brien.
Fantasy Tip: Prado instantly gains fantasy value and will be a popular AL-only crossover FAAB piece. O'Brien is a fine power prospect who's in the midst of a breakout year in the minors. Watch for him in the next season or two to arrive in the majors, depending on Miguel Montero's future.