Pirates acquire Peguero, Malone for Marte

Pittsburgh receives two teenage prospects for Major Leaguer

Liover Peguero helped Class A Short Season Hillsboro capture a Northwest League title in 2019. (Jared Ravich/MiLB.com)

By Sam Dykstra | January 27, 2020 4:04 PM ET

The Pirates acquired prospects Liover Peguero and Brennan Malone from the D-backs in exchange for veteran outfielder Starling Marte on Monday.

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Beer, Varsho score D-backs invites

Two Top-100 prospects will join Arizona's big league camp

Seth Beer and Daulton Varsho ended 2019 as Arizona's Nos. 4 and 5 prospects. (Jill Weisleder/MLB Photos, David Rosenblum/Jackson Generals)

By Sam Dykstra | January 21, 2020 4:07 PM ET

Top-100 prospects Seth Beer and Daulton Varsho were both given non-roster invitations to the D-backs' Major League Spring Training camp on Tuesday.

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D-backs acquire Beasley from Angels

No. 18 Halos prospect dealt to Arizona for reliever Andriese

Jeremy Beasley has a 3.56 ERA over 265 2/3 innings in three Minor League seasons. (Scott Donaldson Photography)

By Sam Dykstra | January 14, 2020 6:01 PM ET

The D-backs picked up right-hander and Angels No. 18 prospect Jeremy Beasley on Tuesday, sending reliever Matt Andriese to Los Angeles.

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Cougars' philanthropy is a grand slam

Kane County Baseball Foundation lauded at Winter Meetings

Kane County was honored last month on the Nasdaq MarketSite Tower that looms over Times Square in midtown Manhattan. (Nasdaq)

By Michael Avallone | January 13, 2020 11:20 AM ET

The Kane County Cougars, Class A affiliate of the D-backs, have made charitable endeavors as much a focus of their persona and reputation as on-field success in the Midwest League.

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From intern to owner, a baseball journey

Sigal prepares for unlikely new role with Cal League's Rawhide

Sam Sigal, co-owner of the Visalia Rawhide, began his Minor League Baseball career in 2012 as an intern with the Trenton Thunder.

By Benjamin Hill | January 2, 2020 10:21 AM ET

When Ben Hill first met Sam Sigal, he was a Trenton Thunder intern wearing a hot dog suit. Seven years later, he's the co-owner of the California League's Visalia Rawhide.

Benjamin Hill is a reporter for MiLB.com and writes Ben's Biz Blog. Follow Ben on Twitter @bensbiz. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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D-backs' Varsho sidelined with ankle sprain

Arizona's No. 5 prospect suffered injury in Premier12 tournament

Daulton Varsho has crushed 37 home runs since being drafted in 2017. (Danny Parker/MiLB.com)

By Andrew Battifarano | November 14, 2019 8:20 PM ET

Fifth-ranked Arizona Diamondbacks prospect Daulton Varsho suffered a Grade 3 ankle sprain and is expected to be in a walking boot for two weeks, Arizona general manager Mike Hazen told reporters Thursday.

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D-backs' Noboa wins 2019 Bender Award

Prize honors distinguished service in player development

November 6, 2019 2:58 PM ET

Minor League Baseball announced that it has named Arizona Diamondbacks Vice President, Latin Operations Junior Noboa as the recipient of the 12th annual Sheldon "Chief" Bender Award.

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Shore thing: PaddleHeads row into Missoula

D-backs' Pioneer League affiliate unveils aquatic moose identity

On Monday, after two decades as the Osprey, Missoula's Pioneer League team changed its name to the PaddleHeads.

By Benjamin Hill | November 4, 2019 12:38 PM ET

On Monday, the Pioneer League franchise formerly known as the Missoula Osprey unveiled its new name: the PaddleHeads. Ben Hill provides the details.

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Beer, Hernandez nab AFL weekly awards

D-backs slugger, Angels right-hander finish fall campaign strong

Aaron Hernandez and Seth Beer wrapped up their Fall League campaigns on a high note. (Buck Davidson/Getty Images)

By Duane Cross | November 2, 2019 8:47 PM ET

D-backs slugger Seth Beer was recognized for his offensive efforts, while Angels right-hander Aaron Hernandez got the nod for his pitching prowess in the final Arizona Fall League weekly awards.

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Toolshed: D-backs' Carroll sped away early

Sixteenth overall pick this season really hit the ground running

Corbin Carroll was 18-for-19 in stolen-base attempts in his first Minor League season. (Jared Ravich/MiLB.com)

By Sam Dykstra | October 8, 2019 10:12 AM ET

Arizona D-backs No. 3 prospect Corbin Carroll made a fast first impression in the Minor Leagues, leading Top-100 prospects in Speed Score during his first season in 2019.

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