The Arizona D-backs have a strong roster assembled for the 2012 season and just about every player from their 2011 NL West Division championship team will be back. While every player was under contract for the upcoming season, there were a few details left to hammer out with various players and their contracts. The club just sent out a press release with details on the deals that were finalize this morning:
"PHOENIX - The Arizona Diamondbacks announced today they have agreed to terms on one-year contracts for the 2012 season with 15 pre-arbitration players and renewed the contracts of right-handed pitchers Josh Collmenter, David Hernandez and Ian Kennedy and outfielder Gerardo Parra, according to D-backs' Executive Vice President and General Manager Kevin Towers.
The 15 players who agreed to terms on one-year contracts are right-handed pitchers Sam Demel, Barry Enright, Daniel Hudson, Brett Lorin, Yonata Ortega, Bryan Shaw; left-handed pitchers Zach Kroenke, Wade Miley, Joe Paterson and Mike Zagurski; catchers Konrad Schmidt and Craig Tatum; outfielders Cole Gillespie and David Winfree and infielder Paul Goldschmidt.
The D-backs now have all players on the 40-man roster under contract for the 2012 season."
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