{}
CLOSE

Now Commenting On:

{"content":["trading_deadline" ] }

Gibson keeping up to date on Deadline deals

Gibson keeping up to date on Deadline deals

|
Gibson keeping up to date on Deadline deals
PHOENIX -- As Tuesday's non-waiver Trade Deadline approaches, D-backs manager Kirk Gibson continues to frequently speak with club executive vice president and general manager Kevin Towers to remain in the know as the team looks to bolster its postseason push.

"I talked to him a little last night; he's very busy, I know that," Gibson said. "It seems like those guys talk all the time. When he's around me, his phone rings all the time."

Aside from claiming relief pitcher Brad Bergesen off waivers from Baltimore, the only move the D-backs have made so far has been to trade Ryan Roberts to the Rays for a Minor Leaguer.

"I haven't talked to him a lot since then," Gibson said. "I think [Towers] has it in his own head that certain things can only happen if other things happen."

And whether the club does end up making any other transactions before the Deadline, Gibson knows a lot will be discussed behind closed doors without ever becoming serious.

"People just throw stuff out there," he said. "But what does it mean? It's just that time of year. A high, very high, percentage of the inquirers go nowhere."

{"content":["trading_deadline" ] }
{"content":["trading_deadline" ] }
Boys and Girls Club of America

©2014 MLBAM, LP. All rights reserved.

The following are trademarks or service marks of Major League Baseball entities and may be used only with permission of Major League Baseball Properties, Inc. or the relevant Major League Baseball entity: Major League, Major League Baseball, MLB, the silhouetted batter logo, World Series, National League, American League, Division Series, League Championship Series, All-Star Game, and the names, nicknames, logos, uniform designs, color combinations, and slogans designating the Major League Baseball clubs and entities, and their respective mascots, events and exhibitions. Use of the Website signifies your agreement to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy (updated May 24, 2013).

View MLB.com in English | En Español