by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com (3/25/2013) The Diamondbacks released catcher Rod Barajas, according to The Arizona Republic. Barajas' release means Wil Nieves will be Miguel Montero's backup.
Barajas hit .290 (9 for 31) with two homers, five doubles and five RBI in 14 spring games.
Barajas in mix for playing time
by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com (2/13/2013) Diamondbacks catchers Wil Nieves and Rod Barajas are battling in spring training to earn the backup job for the team behind Miguel Montero, reports MLB.com. With Montero expected to miss time to play in the World Baseball Classic, that leaves plenty of competition for the spot for Nieves and Barajas. "It's wide open," manager Kirk Gibson said.
Barajas agrees with Arizona
by Nando Di Fino | Senior Fantasy Writer (2/8/2013) CBSSports.com Baseball Insider Jon Heyman reported on Friday that catcher Rod Barajas has agreed to a minor league deal with the Arizona Diamondbacks. The deal includes an invitation to spring training.