Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo
You are here > Home > Baseball Newsstand > Baseball Primer Newsblog > Discussion
Baseball Primer Newsblog
— The Best News Links from the Baseball Newsstand

Saturday, August 13, 2011

Yahoo: Diamondbacks sign Overbay, put Nady on 15-day DL

The Arizona Diamondbacks have signed free agent infielder Lyle Overbay and placed infielder Xavier Nady on the 15-day disabled list with a fractured left hand.

Arizona designated pitcher Juan Jaime for assignment.

Nady was injured Friday night when he was hit by a second-inning pitch from the New York Mets’ Dillon Gee.

The 34-year-old Overbay was released Tuesday by Pittsburgh after hitting .227 with eight homers and 37 RBIs in 103 games. Overbay was drafted by Arizona in 1999 and played with the Diamondbacks from 2001-03.

NTNgod Posted: August 13, 2011 at 09:42 PM | 3 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: arizona, pirates

Reader Comments and Retorts

Go to end of page

Statements posted here are those of our readers and do not represent the BaseballThinkFactory. Names are provided by the poster and are not verified. We ask that posters follow our submission policy. Please report any inappropriate comments.

   1. 1k5v3L Posted: August 13, 2011 at 10:25 PM (#3899377)
Overbay benefits from Nady's bad break here... escaping the Pirates and joining a first place team. Juan Miranda was an internal option to replace Nady on the roster, I suppose, but the Dbacks seems to have read him his rights already. Hopefully Gibson now commits to playing Goldy full time at 1B and lets him get comfortable in the majors over the next 6 weeks. If Overbay starts at 1B more than once a week, this signing was a failure.
   2. Mash Wilson Posted: August 13, 2011 at 11:40 PM (#3899389)
1k5v3L: you say "escaping the Pirates" but as I recall, he actually left a first place team, and has now joined a first place team.

This is cool because Overbay has never played in a playoff game in the majors. Here's hoping he hits in Arizona and gets his chance.
   3. Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Griffin (Vlad) Posted: August 14, 2011 at 10:54 AM (#3899616)
Hard for me to believe that Arizona couldn't find a better 1B lying around somewhere, but since this saves the Pirates a couple grand, I'm all in favor of it.

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.

 

 

<< Back to main

BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
ERROR---Jolly Old St. Nick
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogFan dies in fall from upper deck at Turner Field | www.ajc.com
(191 - 2:14pm, Sep 01)
Last: Rickey! something like a pipe-bomb ready to blow

NewsblogOTP - September 2015: Making Sense Of The Republican Presidential Race: It's Like Major League Baseball In August
(61 - 2:13pm, Sep 01)
Last: The Good Face

NewsblogOT - September 2015 College Football thread
(6 - 2:12pm, Sep 01)
Last: Tulo's Fishy Mullet (mrams)

NewsblogAlex Anthopoulos accuses infielder Steve Tolleson of quitting on team
(65 - 2:11pm, Sep 01)
Last: Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Griffin (Vlad)

NewsblogForbes: Maury Brown: MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred Rejects Reinstatement Of 'Shoeless' Joe Jackson
(12 - 2:09pm, Sep 01)
Last: TomH

NewsblogBBTF 2015 Shooty Memorial Softball Meet-up!
(610 - 2:08pm, Sep 01)
Last: Lassus

NewsblogSchoenfield: Williams' time running short with Nationals after loss - SweetSpot - ESPN
(17 - 2:03pm, Sep 01)
Last: Rickey! something like a pipe-bomb ready to blow

NewsblogThe Indians want a new minority owner — but the price isn’t right | New York Post
(31 - 1:59pm, Sep 01)
Last: Put a Milo Candini on him. (Dan Lee)

Hall of MeritMost Meritorious Player: 1908 Ballot
(3 - 1:58pm, Sep 01)
Last: DL from MN

NewsblogThe Atlantic: The Many Problems With 'Moneyball'
(69 - 1:52pm, Sep 01)
Last: Super Creepy Derek Lowe (GGC)

NewsblogBraves’ record, attendance both in decline since 42-42 | www.ajc.com
(12 - 1:46pm, Sep 01)
Last: Rickey! something like a pipe-bomb ready to blow

NewsblogOT: Soccer August 2015
(628 - 1:36pm, Sep 01)
Last: Shooty Is Disappointed With His Midstream Urine

NewsblogKevin Kiermaier channeled his inner Mike Trout to scale Camden Yards wall and steal a home run | MLB.com
(1 - 1:31pm, Sep 01)
Last: Batman

NewsblogDon’t let Bird’s bad night jump-start terrible A-Rod experiment | New York Post
(7 - 1:24pm, Sep 01)
Last: What did Billy Ripken have against ElRoy Face?

NewsblogPrimer Dugout (and link of the day) 9-1-2015
(11 - 1:22pm, Sep 01)
Last: What did Billy Ripken have against ElRoy Face?

Page rendered in 0.1501 seconds
44 querie(s) executed