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BRAD ZIEGLER RUMORS & GOSSIP

Ziegler, Hale put positive spin on D-backs' loss, series sweep

Despite losing a tough game and being swept by the Cardinals, D-backs reliever Brad Ziegler saw the glass half-full. Per MLB.com, he said:"We definitely know we can play with one of the best teams in the league, for sure," Ziegler said. "We were right there every game. I think it shows some areas where we can grow as a team. Try to win some of those close games instead of losing...
Via Fox Sports
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Arizona Diamondbacks win Behind Strong Pitching and Offense

Arizona Diamondbacks relief pitcher Brad Ziegler (29) pitches to the Miami Marlins during the ninth inning of a baseball game in Miami, Wednesday, May 20, 2015. The Diamondbacks won 6-1. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter) Behind the pitching of starter Chase Anderson and an eleven hit outing by the offense, the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Miami Marlins by a score of 6-1 on Wednesday. Anderson...
Via The Sports Journal
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Diamonbacks Remove Addison Reed from Closer Role

View image | gettyimages.com The Arizona Diamondback shave removed Addison Reed from his closer role.  Brad Ziegler is the guy to add in fantasy baseball.    #Dbacks Chip Hale says he will play match ups in 9th inning rather than strictly Addison Reed. — Steve Gilbert (@SteveGilbertMLB) May 15, 2015 The Diamondbacks are 15-18 yet they have just two saves as a team...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks Injury Update: Brad Ziegler will need surgery

The Arizona Diamondbacks defeated the San Diego Padres on Thursday by the score of 5-1. The win improved the Diamondbacks to 59-81, fourth in the National League West. The Diamondbacks had a 13-hit attack and strong effort on the mound, allowing only four hits and striking out eight. On the injury front, reliever Brad Ziegler will need surgery on his injured left knee. #452152710...
Via Sports Injury Alert
September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Ziegler unfazed by trade talk, line drive to ribs

PHOENIX -- Brad Ziegler had good cause to be distracted Wednesday. His name has been mentioned in trade talks this week, although there seems little chance he is going anywhere. And after being struck in the rib cage by a line drive Tuesday, he was unable to pitch in the final game of the Detroit series. He was still in some pain, but at least he could chuckle about it. He knows...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Ziegler survives shot to the ribs

PHOENIX -- It hurt to walk, but Brad Ziegler could laugh about the line drive that hit him squarely in the rib cage Tuesday. "It's like getting punched really hard in the chest," Ziegler said after the D-backs' 5-4 victory over Detroit at Chase Field. "Walking, I feel it. The jarring makes everything kind of vibrate in the area. It makes it tender. Talking, laughing ... everybody...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers interested in Brad Ziegler, but can they get him?

If anything the last couple of games for the Tigers is a continued indication that they need bullpen help if they’re going to make a run at the World Series this year. With that in mind reports today surfaced that the team is interested in Arizona right-handed reliever Brad Ziegler… the only catch is he’s one of the players the D-Backs are said to be holding onto in the midst...
Via The Majors Detroit
July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Ziegler, D-backs pay another tribute to fallen Hot Shots

PHOENIX -- Brad Ziegler is as devoted in his giving as he is stingy with his earned runs, and he was at it again Friday morning. Ziegler and Diamondbacks president/CEO Derrick Hall dedicated the latest of the D-backs' youth baseball fields in Prescott on Friday as a lasting tribute to the memory of the 19 Granite Mountain Hot Shots who perished in the Yarnell Hill wild fire last...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Ziegler, D-backs agree to 2-year, $10.5M deal

The Arizona Diamondbacks have avoided arbitration with Brad Ziegler by agreeing to a two-year, $10.5 million contract with the right-handed reliever. Ziegler revealed the agreement via Twitter, saying he's ''really excited to stay in Arizona for a couple more years, at least.'' Under the contract, the side-arm pitcher gets $4.5 million for 2014 and $5 million for 2015 with a $5...
Via AP on Fox
December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Ziegler signs multi-year contract extension with D-backs

PHOENIX -- Brad Ziegler, who held the bullpen together when the Diamondbacks turned to him as their closer last season, has agreed to a new contract, he said in a tweet Friday. Ziegler, who was in his fourth and final year of arbitration eligibility this winter, is to make $4.5 million in 2014 and $5 million in 2015. The D-backs have a $5.5 million option for 2016 with a $1 million...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
December 20, 2013  |  Discuss
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