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Nationals | Chip Hale to be Washington's bench coach

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 20:45:30 -0800

The Washington Nationals are set to hire Chip Hale as their new bench coach.

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Diamondbacks | Torey Lovullo named manager

Sat, 05 Nov 2016 21:10:37 -0700

The Arizona Diamondbacks hired Torey Lovullo (Red Sox) to become their new manager Saturday, Nov. 5. He replaces Chip Hale, who was fired Oct. 3.

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Diamondbacks | Zack Grienke throws bullpen

Sun, 24 Jul 2016 14:45:50 -0700

Arizona Diamondbacks SP Zack Greinke (oblique) threw 45 pitches during a bullpen session Sunday, July 24. His next step either will be a simulated game with the Diamondbacks or a minor league rehab game, manager Chip Hale said.

Fantasy Tip: Keep an eye on Greinke's progress and be prepared to activate him after he has had one major league start, mainly to see how Greinke does when he returns.

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Diamondbacks | Chip Hale may be replaced

Fri, 22 Jul 2016 23:48:45 -0700

The Arizona Diamondbacks may replace manager Chip Hale in the next couple weeks.

Fantasy Tip: A managerial change doesn't carry fantasy value with it, but whoever replaces Hale may have his own set of favorites. Phil Nevin is rumored to be in line for the job, and Nevin could have his own favorite players. If Hale is let go, see how the lineup shakes out before going for certain players in daily and overall leagues. Players like Paul Goldschmidt and Zack Greinke would be safe, obviously.

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Diamondbacks | Socrates Brito the everyday CF now?

Sat, 02 Apr 2016 16:40:31 -0700

Updating a previous story, Arizona Diamondbacks OF Socrates Brito "will be our everyday center fielder", according to manager Chip Hale. The team is scrambling to find an option at the position after OF A.J. Pollock (elbow) fractured his elbow on Saturday, April 2.

Fantasy Tip: Hale went on to say he feels Chris Owings matches up better against southpaws, so it appears the skipper contradicted himself here. Owners should expect a left-right platoon in center unless either Brito or Owings runs with the job in Pollock's absence. At least for the first week of the season, it is a wait-and-see situation in fantasy.

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Diamondbacks | Arizona lands Rickie Weeks

Sat, 27 Feb 2016 14:06:42 -0800

Free-agent 2B/OF Rickie Weeks (Mariners) signed a minor-league deal with the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday, Feb. 27. According to a source, Diamondbacks manager Chip Hale said Weeks will see most of his reps in the outfield this spring and is a candidate for the final roster spot.

Fantasy Tip: Once a top prospect, Weeks has disappointed for most of his big-league career. He's coming off a season in which he batted .167 over 37 games for the Seattle Mariners before getting released in June. He's well off the fantasy radar.

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Diamondbacks | Chip Hale extended

Thu, 18 Feb 2016 12:51:01 -0800

Arizona Diamondbacks manager Chip Hale agreed to a contract extension that will take him through the 2017 season Thursday, Feb. 18, according to a source. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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Diamondbacks | Arizona defines OF roles

Wed, 17 Feb 2016 12:27:58 -0800

Arizona Diamondbacks OFs Yasmany Tomas and David Peralta will begin the season in left field and right field, respectively, according to manager Chip Hale.

Fantasy Tip: Tomas spent most of his rookie campaign in right or at third base last season, while Peralta occupied left field. Both appear to have a fair amount of job security at their new positions in 2016, although only Peralta did enough last year to justify a roster spot in most standard leagues to begin this season.

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Diamondbacks | Josh Collmenter to start Opening Day

Sun, 08 Mar 2015 15:52:36 -0700

Arizona Diamondbacks SP Josh Collmenter will start on Opening Day, according to manager Chip Hale.

Fantasy Tip: Collmenter will be the team's No. 1 starter and projects as a mid-range selection in NL and mixed leagues.

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Diamondbacks | Chip Hale to be named manager

Mon, 13 Oct 2014 07:26:38 -0700

Oakland Athletics bench coach Chip Hale will be named the Arizona Diamondbacks' new manager Monday, Oct. 13.

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