11/2KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Astros | Two claimed off waivers The Houston Astros have claimed RP Sam Demel and 2B Jake Elmore off waivers from the Arizona Diamondbacks....[+]The Houston Astros have claimed RP Sam Demel and 2B Jake Elmore off waivers from the Arizona Diamondbacks.
8/22KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Diamondbacks | Sam Demel optioned: The Arizona Diamondbacks optioned P Sam Demel to Triple-A Reno Wednesday, Aug. 22, to make room for SP Tyler Skaggs on the active...[+] roster.
8/21KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Diamondbacks | Sam Demel recalled: The Arizona Diamondbacks recalled RP Sam Demel from Triple-A Reno Tuesday, Aug. 21. He went 1-4 with a 4.60 ERA in 51 relief outings...[+] with Reno this year.
3/23KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Diamondbacks | Trevor Bauer, others cut: The Arizona Diamondbacks optioned SP Trevor Bauer to Double-A Mobile and optioned Ps Sam Demel and Barry Enright and OF David...[+] Winfree to Triple-A Reno. Ps Chris Jakubauskas and Charles Brewer and INFs Rusty Ryal and Matt Davidson were also re-assigned.
6/2KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Diamondbacks | Sam Demel scheduled for bullpen session: Arizona Diamondbacks RP Sam Demel (shoulder) is scheduled to throw a bullpen session Saturday, June 4. He is not expected to return...[+] from the 15-day disabled list until the middle of June.
5/24KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Diamondbacks | Sam Demel to go on strength program: Arizona Diamondbacks RP Sam Demel (shoulder) will go on a strengthening program, and the team is hoping to have him back in the...[+] bullpen after 15 days.
5/24KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Diamondbacks | Two roster moves made: Arizona Diamondbacks RP Sam Demel (shoulder) was placed on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder tendonitis, and the team...[+] recalled RP Kam Mickolio from Triple-A Reno.
5/13KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Diamondbacks | Sam Demel holding opponents scorelessArizona Diamondbacks RP Sam Demel has held opponents scoreless in 11 of his last 12 appearances, a span of 7 1/3 innings....[+]Arizona Diamondbacks RP Sam Demel has held opponents scoreless in 11 of his last 12 appearances, a span of 7 1/3 innings.
4/1KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Diamondbacks | David Hernandez the setup man: Arizona Diamondbacks RP David Hernandez will begin the year as the team's setup man to RP J.J. Putz in the ninth inning, according...[+] to MLB.com's Steve Gilbert. RP Joe Paterson will be the lefty specialist. 'Just based on his stuff,' manager Kirk Gibson said. 'He's got power stuff, he can overpower people. It's just an organizational decision. That's how we're going to do it to start out with.' RPs Aaron Heilman, Juan Gutierrez, Sam Demel and Kam Mickolio round out the bullpen.
News -- March 2011
3/18KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Diamondbacks | Sam Demel could have prominent role: Arizona Diamondbacks RP Sam Demel could earn himself a more prominent role in the bullpen because of his impressive spring training...[+] performance, according to The Arizona Republic's Nick Piecoro. The team is considering RPs Demel, David Hernandez and Juan Gutierrez for the seventh and eighth-inning roles.
3/16KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Diamondbacks | Sam Demel turning heads: Arizona Diamondbacks RP Sam Demel has allowed just one run in six one-inning appearances this spring while posting seven strikeouts...[+] and just one walk, reports Nick Piecoro, of The Arizona Republic.
3/12KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Diamondbacks | 26 players signed to one-year deals: The Arizona Diamondbacks have agreed to terms on one-year contracts with Ps Josh Collmenter, Sam Demel, Barry Enright, Juan Gutierrez,...[+] David Hernandez, Dan Hudson, Juan Jaime, Zach Kroenke, Kam Mickolio, Kevin Mulvey, Jordan Norberto, Yonata Ortega, Joseph Paterson, Rafael Rodriguez, Carlos Rosa, Leyson Septimo, Daniel Stange, Brian Sweeney and Esmerling Vasquez, Cs John Hester and Konrad Schmidt, IFs Tony Abreu, Brandon Allen and Ryan Roberts and OF Cole Gillespie and Gerardo Parra, according to a team press release. All players on the 40-man roster are now under contract for the 2011 season.
2/14KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Diamondbacks | Three competing for setup role: Arizona Diamondbacks RPs Juan Gutierrez, Sam Demel and David Hernandez will compete for the setup role this year, according to...[+] The Arizona Republic's Nick Piecoro.
9/23KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Diamondbacks | Sam Demel records save: Arizona Diamondbacks RP Sam Demel nailed down his second save of the season Wednesday, Sept. 22, The Associated Press reports....[+] He came in with a two-run lead in the eighth and finished the game after the team went up by four.
8/16KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Diamondbacks | Sam Demel encouraged to use fastball: Arizona Diamondbacks C Miguel Montero has been encouraging RP Sam Demel to throw his fastball more, according to MLB.com's Steve...[+] Gilbert. 'Miggy's been great during the whole process, forcing me to throw more fastballs and have confidence in it,' Demel said. 'That's all I've been throwing lately and it's been going very well. I've thrown two sliders in the last five outings. Everybody's stuff is different, and if you don't have confidence in what you're throwing, you're not going to execute it. It's better to throw a bad pitch with conviction than a good pitch without it.'
News -- July 2010
7/22KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Diamondbacks | Bullpen solid Wednesday: The Arizona Diamondbacks' bullpen tossed eight innings of solid relief in a winning effort Wednesday, July 21, according to FOXSportsArizona.com's...[+] Jack Magruder. RPs Esmerling Vasquez and Aaron Heilman threw two scoreless innings and RPs Juan Gutierrez and Sam Demel had one apiece. The bullpen allowed just two earned runs in 13 innings in a three-game series against the New York Mets. All of the team's relievers have spent time putting in early work before games doing individual drills. RP Blaine Boyer has been working on his secondary pitches. 'We're looking at it in more of a specialized way. We have 15 minutes for ourselves. It's great. It's a little more structured. When you're prepared, you are going to help yourself out,' Boyer said.
6/23KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Diamondbacks | Sam Demel to pitch in key situations: Arizona Diamondbacks RP Sam Demel has pitched so well in his first two major league outings that manager A.J. Hinch is considering...[+] using him in more important situations, according to MLB.com's Andrew Pentis.
6/17KFFL.com Hot off the Wire: Diamondbacks | Sam Demel makes debut Wednesday: Arizona Diamondbacks RP Sam Demel made his major league debut Wednesday, June 16, and retired the side in order in the eighth...[+] inning, according to The Arizona Republic's Nick Piecoro.
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