Diamondbacks not shopping Trevor Bauer

Christian Petersen

Team president says the club is not looking to trade away one of baseball's top pitching prospects.

Earlier this week, it was reported the Arizona Diamondbacks were listening to trade offers for Trevor Bauer, but team president Derrick Hall told Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com " we are not shopping him."

"Teams are assuming after the bumpy start that Trevor had that we may be looking to move him, and we are not. We are not shopping him," Hall said. "Again, if they ask, [GM Kevin Towers'] response is 'Hey, we are willing to listen,' and that's what's happened here. Trevor has a bright future."

Hall also noted that Bauer has made efforts to "mend fences" with the organization. The 21-year-old has a reputation of being difficult to work with, and Sanchez reported Bauer had poor communication with catcher Miguel Montero during his time with the D-Backs in 2012.

Bauer got roughed up in his first cup of coffee in the majors this past season. The North Hollywood, Calif., product managed to throw just 16 1/3 innings over four starts, posting a 6.06 ERA and walking nearly a batter an inning in the process.

The third overall pick of the 2011 MLB Draft maintained his status as a top prospect after dominating in the minors. Bauer was 12-2 with a 2.42 ERA and averaged 10.8 K/9 over 130 1/3 innings between Double- and Triple-A.

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