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15 Mark Trumbo LF
Height/Weight: 6-4/235 | Birthdate: 1/16/1986 | Birthplace: Anaheim, CA | Bats/Throws: R/R | Team: Arizona | College: No College | MLB Experience: 5 | Salary: $540,000 | Owned/Started%: 91/71 | Average Draft Position: 66.80
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Report: Diamondbacks still open to trading Mark Trumbo


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(12/8/2014) The Diamondbacks are still keeping outfielder Mark Trumbo on the trading block, a source told Yahoo Sports MLB columnist Jeff Passan. There was talk of a three-team trade, but that deal fell through.

The Diamondbacks acquired Trumbo in a three-team trade last December. However, he struggled in his first season with Arizona and was limited to 88 games due to a foot injury. Trumbo hit .235 with 14 home runs, 15 doubles and 61 RBI in 2014.


Diamondbacks tender contracts to all six arbitration-eligible players


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(12/2/2014) The Diamondbacks have tendered contracts to all six arbitration-eligible players, per the Arizona Republic on Tuesday. Those players include: Shortstop Cliff Pennington, reliever David Hernandez, starter Jeremy Hellickson, first baseman Mark Trumbo, starter Wade Miley and reliever Addison Reed.

Report: D-Backs might not trade Trumbo despite Tomas signing


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(12/1/2014) The Diamondbacks are not sure if the addition of Yasmany Tomas will result in the team trading first baseman Mark Trumbo in the offseason, Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reports Monday.

General manager Dave Stewart indicated earlier in the month before the acquisition of Tomas that Trumbo will play right field in 2015. However, there's a chance that Tomas will begin the season in the minors.

Trumbo was limited to only 88 games in 2014 due to a stress fracture in his foot. He slashed .235/.293/.415 with 14 homers and 61 RBI over 362 at-bats.


Diamondbacks GM: Mark Trumbo to play right field in 2015


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(11/7/2014) Diamondbacks general manager Dave Stewart said Friday that first baseman/outfielder Mark Trumbo will play right field in 2015, FOXSportsArizona.com reports.

Trumbo manned left field in April before going on the shelf with an injury and remained at the position into early August before moving to the infield with regular first baseman Paul Goldschmidt sidelined. He made 65 appearances in right field in four seasons with the Angels before heading to Arizona last offseason.


Mark Trumbo registers second multi-HR game of the month


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(9/27/2014) Diamondbacks first baseman Mark Trumbo registered his second multi-home run performance of the month Saturday night against the Cardinals.

Trumbo launched a solo home run in the opening frame off Lance Lynn and then took reliever Seth Maness deep for a three-run home run in the seventh inning to break the game open in Arizona's favor. He went 2 for 3 with a walk, two runs scored and four RBI in a 5-2 victory. He is hitting .237 with 14 homers and 61 RBI over 325 at-bats.


Mark Trumbo aiming to elevate ball


by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer
(9/22/2014) Diamondbacks first baseman Mark Trumbo homered twice Sunday at Colorado, giving him 11 in 305 at-bats this year. According to the Arizona Republic, he's been looking to improve his home run total by hitting the ball in the air.

"There's no money for me on the ground," Trumbo said. "I need to drive the ball. I need to hit the ball in the air. It's frustrating when you're not doing it, but fortunately today I was able to get a few out there, and that's kind of what I need to do."

According to FanGraphs.com, Trumbo's fly-ball rate is actually a bit higher than it was last season, but fewer of those fly balls are resulting in home runs. The former Angels slugger missed 71 games earlier this season with a stress fracture in his foot.

"Looking at my numbers, if I'm a 30-home run guy, maybe I'm not that far off pace for missing half the year," said Trumbo. "But it feels like this year it's been more frustrating. The balls I've hit hard have been lower for outs. You look around the league, and the guys who are in my same mold probably are getting the ball up in the air. That's what I've got to do, too."


Mark Trumbo homers twice vs. Rockies Sunday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(9/21/2014) Diamondbacks first baseman Mark Trumbo went 2 for 4 with two home runs and three RBI in his team's 8-3 loss to the Rockies Sunday.

Trumbo was the only Arizona hitter to get anything done Sunday, knocking a two-run home run in the sixth inning and following up with a solo blast in the ninth. He's started to get rolling near the end of the season, going 11 for 32 with three home runs and 13 RBI in his last eight games. Trumbo has hit .239/.300/.403 with 11 home runs and 53 RBI in 305 at-bats.


Mark Trumbo, Jake Lamb return to action in Colorado


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(9/19/2014) Two Diamondbacks starters returned to action Friday night in Colorado.

First baseman Mark Trumbo, who has not played since Wednesday because of back issue, is batting fifth. Third baseman Jake Lamb is also back and batting right behind Trumbo at the No. 6 spot. He missed nearly a week of action because of a quad injury.

Mark Trumbo plagued by back ailment


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(9/19/2014) Back spasms caused the absence of Diamondbacks outfielder/first baseman Mark Trumbo from the Thursday lineup, but Kirk Gibson does not believe it's serious, per azcentral.com.

"He probably needed an off day anyway," Gibson said.

Trumbo has not played since Wednesday. Injuries have limited him to 293 at-bats this season.


Mark Trumbo catching break Thursday


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(9/18/2014) Diamondbacks slugging left fielder Mark Trumbo (back) is set to sit Thursday night against Colorado. His four-game hitting streak was halted Wednesday as he left with a back injury.

Trumbo has just nine home runs in 293 at-bats this season, but is on his typical RBI pace with 49.


Hitters to sit in Week 23


by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer
(8/31/2014) If you own Stephen Vogt, Mark Trumbo, Arismendy Alcantara, Nick Castellanos, Elvis Andrus or Khris Davis in Fantasy, you may want to think twice about starting him in Fantasy Week 23 (Sept. 1-7).

Find out why in the latest Start and Sit Hitters.


Power surge coming for Mark Trumbo


by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer
(8/18/2014) Call it a hunch.

Mark Trumbo has always been a streaky player. He hit .314 (11 for 35) with five home runs in his first nine games with the Diamondbacks only to hit .130 (6 for 46) with two in his next 12 before going on the DL with a stress fracture in his left foot. That's just one example, of course. The most extreme came in 2012, when he hit .306 with 22 home runs in the first half only to hit .227 with 10 in the second half.

We can agree on that, right? Streaky.

So while some may view his power outage since coming off the DL -- he has only one home run in 108 at-bats -- as cause for alarm, I view it as Trumbo being Trumbo. And I take solace in this: In his last 16 games, he's batting .351 (20 for 57).

Trumbo has never been a singles hitter. When he's hot, he mashes by anyone's standards. So then, he hasn't really gotten hot yet. But he's clearly seeing the ball well; he's clearly putting a good swing on it. We're just catching the first glimpse of what's to come.

Keep the faith, Trumbo owners.


Mark Trumbo stays hot, drives in two more


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(8/15/2014) Diamondbacks first baseman Mark Trumbo reached base three times Thursday, in a 5-4 loss to the Marlins.

Trumbo went 2 for 4 with two RBI, driving one run with each of his hits in the first and third innings. He added a walk and a run scored in the extra-innings loss.

Trumbo has struggled when healthy this season, hitting just .229 with eight home runs in 48 games, but has been turning things around recently. He is hitting .341/.426/.477 with 11 RBI in 44 at-bats in the month of August. 


Mark Trumbo collects first home run since injury Saturday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(8/10/2014) Diamondbacks first baseman Mark Trumbo went 2 for 5 with a home run and four RBI in his team's 14-4 win over the Rockies Saturday.

Trumbo hadn't knocked a home run since coming back from his lengthy stay on the disabled list in mid-July before finally getting on the board Saturday. He has pieced together a six-game hitting streak, however. Trumbo owns a .224/.268/.406 line with eight home runs and 30 RBI in 165 at-bats.


Diamondbacks managing Mark Trumbo's playing time


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(7/21/2014) The Diamondbacks are managing outfielder Mark Trumbo's playing time since he returned from a stress fracture in his left foot, reports MLB.com. Trumbo started two of three games in the final series before the All-Star break and the first two games against the Cubs over the weekend.

"It's not an injury concern," manager Kirk Gibson told the website. "It's more of a ... rehab situation where I just didn't think to run him through five days in a row was a smart thing to do."

Trumbo is 3 for 18 with a homer, two RBI and three runs scored since returning from the injury.


Mark Trumbo to hit fifth in return


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(7/11/2014) Diamondbacks outfielder Mark Trumbo will hit fifth Friday against the Giants.

Trumbo has been sidelined since late April with a foot injury. Over 81 at-bats, he's hitting .210 with seven home runs. He'll face off against Tim Lincecum in his return. 


Mark Trumbo activated Friday


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(7/11/2014) Diamondbacks outfielder Mark Trumbo has been activated from the disabled list Friday.

Trumbo hasn't played since late April due to a foot injury. Prior to going on the DL, Trumbo hit .210/.264/.506, with seven home runs. 


Mark Trumbo unlikely to be activated before the break


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(7/8/2014) Diamondbacks outfielder Mark Trumbo is unlikely to be activated prior to the All-Star Game, according to MLB.com.

Trumbo needs at-bats, so the team won't activate him with the break looming. Trumbo was recently moved to Triple-A to continue his rehab. He's hitting .210/.264/.506 over 81 at-bats this season. Trumbo is dealing with a foot injury. 


Mark Trumbo moving rehab to Triple-A


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(7/7/2014) Diamondbacks outfielder Mark Trumbo has joined Triple-A Reno to continue his rehab.

Trumbo made four appearances with the organization's Arizona League affiliate, going 6 for 13 with one double, two home runs and six RBI. The outfielder is recovering from a stress fracture in his foot that has kept him out since April 21. Trumbo should make his return to the major-league team after the All-Star break if he doesn't suffer a setback, MLB.com reports.


Mark Trumbo plays in field on rehab


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(7/3/2014) Diamondbacks outfielder Mark Trumbo played in the first for the first tie on his rookie-league rehab assignment Wednesday, as he continues to work his way back from a stress fracture in his left foot.

Wednesday was the first time he has played in the field since suffering the injury in late April. He also hit a two-run home run, and now has four RBI and two extra-base hits in his first two rehab games. 


Mark Trumbo could return within two weeks


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(7/1/2014) Diamondbacks outfielder Mark Trumbo may be about 10 to 14 days from returning to major-league action, MLB.com reports.

Trumbo could be headed to Triple-A Reno next week for a rehab assignment, though he is likely to remain with the rookie-level squad this week and get some at-bats as a designated hitter starting Tuesday. He has been sidelined since May while recovering from a stress fracture in his foot.


Arizona being cautious with Daniel Hudson, Mark Trumbo


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(6/23/2014) Diamondbacks pitcher Daniel Hudson (elbow) is scheduled to pitch off a mound Tuesday against outfielder Mark Trumbo (foot), per The Arizona Republic. Although they are getting closer to returning, the Diamondbacks continue to be cautious with both players.

"They're taking extra time the second time (with Hudson)," manager Kirk Gibson said, "and although Trumbo feels good and wants to go-go-go, medically I think there's enough experience that if you go too fast you go backwards. So you have to be cautious about that."


Mark Trumbo could begin rehab action next week


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(6/21/2014) Diamondbacks outfielder Mark Trumbo could begin serving as a designated hitter in Arizona League games as early as Monday, MLB.com reports.

Trumbo has been sidelined for two months while recovering from a stress fracture in his left foot. He has hit .210/.264/.506 with seven home runs and 19 RBI in 81 at-bats.


Mark Trumbo still three weeks away from resuming baseball activities


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(6/12/2014) Diamondbacks manager Kirk Gibson told reporters prior to Thursday's game against the Astros that outfielder Mark Trumbo is still approximately three weeks away from resuming baseball activities, the Arizona Republic reports. Gibson said three weeks would be the "best-case scenario" for Trumbo.

Trumbo has been sidelined since late April due a fractured left foot.

Mark Trumbo hitting on the field


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(6/6/2014) Diamondbacks outfielder Mark Trumbo took batting practice on the field for the first time Friday, a significant step in his recovery from a stress fracture in his left foot.

Manager Kirk Gibson told MLB.com he moved on from hitting in batting cages and off a tee, though he cautioned he is still not quite on the verge of returning to game action.

"I think everything [is still troublesome for Trumbo]," Gibson said. "Just the sheer volume of what he does. Personally, I haven't seen him run, I don't think he's been in the outfield like running around and catching balls. I don't think he's there yet."

Trumbo is still aiming to return in July, which has been the schedule all along.