Diamondbacks Make Additional Roster Moves

Posted: 4th December 2009 by Jeff Summers in MLB
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Just under two weeks ago the Arizona Diamondbacks made a slew of roster changes setting their 40-man roster . I found the timing of that somewhat interesting since they entered the free agent period with no openings on the roster. This leads you to believe that any changes that will occur will be the result of a trade rather than a free agent signing. Not only a trade; but one that would include a member of their 40-man roster. Had the team waited until this week as expected you would safely assume that the Diamondbacks were filling slots to protect minor league players from being exposed to the Rule 5 Draft that occurs on the final day of the Winter Meetings. So it was a little surprising to hear the Diamondbacks announce they had designated two players for assignment freeing up spots o ...

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