by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com (3/31/2013) The Diamondbacks have optioned pitcher Randall Delgado to Triple-A Reno, according to MLB.com. The right-hander went 2-1 with a 7.45 ERA and a 1.97 WHIP in 19 1/3 innings of work this spring.
Randall Delgado can't keep ball in park
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com (3/23/2013) Diamondbacks pitcher Randall Delgado endured a rough outing in Saturday's game against the Royals in Cactus League action. Delgado, who made his fourth start of the spring, could not keep the ball in the park, allowing three home runs in an 11-10 loss. He gave up solo home runs to Alex Gordon and Billy Butler in the first inning. He also allowed a solo home run to Elliot Johnson in the fifth.
Delgado was drilled by a Jeff Francoeur liner that bounced off the middle of his back in the fifth. He told reporters that he was fine after the game.
Delgado yielded six runs on nine hits in five innings. He also walked four and struck out two as his ERA rose to 6.88 this spring.
Randall Delgado continues to boast case for rotation
by Ed Gauna | CBSSports.com (3/18/2013) After throwing four scoreless innings his last time out, Diamondbacks pitcher Randall Delgado had another sharp outing in Monday's Cactus League game against the Dodgers. He allowed two runs on six hits over five innings. The right-hander made it through the first four innings before giving up two runs in the fifth. Delgado also struck out three and walked one.
With Tyler Skaggs being optioned to Triple-A Reno on Monday, Delgado is competing with Patrick Corbin for the final spot in the rotation.
Put Randall Delgado on your radar
by Al Melchior | Data Analyst (3/18/2013) With Tyler Skaggs getting sent to Triple-A Reno, the Diamondbacks' fifth starter's race now comes down to two contestants: Randall Delgado and Patrick Corbin. As a Fantasy owner, I'm rooting for Delgado. While Corbin has shown better control both in the majors and the minors, Delgado has better strikeout potential and showed a knack for inducing grounders over his 92 2/3 innings with the Braves last season. Of the two candidates, Delgado is the one I'd look for in mixed league drafts -- at least the deeper ones.
D-Backs' pitching battle down to two
by Bill Passonno | CBSSports.com (3/18/2013) The Diamondbacks made the first trim in their competition for the final spot in the starting rotation Monday by optioning Tyler Skaggs to Triple-A Reno. That leaves only two players remaining in the battle -- Patrick Corbin and Randall Delgado -- with less than two weeks remaining before opening day.
Corbin appears to have a slight advantage, posting a 2-0 record and 3.68 ERA over five Cactus League games (three starts). He has also amassed 15 strikeouts to just four walks over 14 2/3 innings. Meanwhile, Delgado, one of the key pieces in the deal that sent Justin Upton to Atlanta in the offseason, has only appeared in three games and compiled a 6.43 ERA over seven innings of work.
Delgado with best spring outing
by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com (3/13/2013) Arizona rotation candidate Randall Delgado had a nice performance on Wednesday night against the Brewers in Cactus League competition. Delgado mowed down five Milwaukee hitters as he went four shutout innings with only three hits allowed. He did not walk a batter and lowered his spring ERA to 6.43 in the process. Delgado had struggled this spring before his outing Wednesday and has now allowed five earned runs over seven innings.
Delgado lacking bite for D-backs
by Bill Passonno | CBSSports.com (3/2/2013) Arizona starting pitcher Randall Delgado permitted a run and three hits over two innings of relief during the Diamondbacks' 7-1 loss to the Rangers in Cactus League play Saturday. Delgado, competing for the fifth spot in the team's rotation, displayed little sharpness with his pitches after replacing Wade Miley at the start of the third inning. He issued one walk and failed to register a strikeout to stay without a punch-out this spring.
Royals crown Delgado in debut
(2/25/2013) Diamondbacks pitcher Randall Delgado made his Cactus League debut on Monday against the Royals but was not his sharpest. He allowed five runs (four earned) on six hits over an inning of work. Delgado, who threw 34 pitches, is competing for a spot in the rotation this spring. "It's going to be hard for me to get that fifth starter's spot," Delgado said. "Everybody has to compete for something. I felt physically great, but obviously a little out of control, but it's the first day. I missed my location. My command was not good."
Delgado could rise in Phoenix
by Bill Passonno | CBSSports.com (2/19/2013) As part of the offseason trade that included bigger names in Justin Upton and Martin Prado, starting pitcher Randall Delgado appeared to be lost in the shuffle. But the former Braves top prospect is hoping to create an immediate impact with the Diamondbacks and secure a spot in the team's rotation. "It's a great opportunity for me to show them what I can do," he told MLB.com on Tuesday. "I just have to compete but also go about it normally." Delgado, who went 4-9 with a 4.37 ERA in 18 games (17 starts) for Atlanta, has already drawn rave reviews during the early part of spring training. "He has thrown the ball good so far. He's got a real live arm, he keeps the ball down well and his changeup is real good," manager Kirk Gibson said. "[General manager Kevin Towers] did his homework on him. He's very athletic."
by Al Melchior | Data Analyst (1/24/2013) The Diamondbacks acquired starting pitcher Randall Delgado from the Braves on Thursday, as he was included as part of a deal that will send outfielder Justin Upton to Atlanta. Third baseman/outfielder Martin Prado, shortstop prospect Nick Ahmed, pitching prospect Zeke Spruill and third base prospect Brandon Drury have also been dealt to the Diamondbacks in exchange for Upton and third baseman Chris Johnson. Delgado made 17 starts and one relief appearance for the Braves last season, and he went 4-9 with a 4.37 ERA.