Feb 25, 2012, 10:03 PM EDT
According to the Arizona Republic‘s Nick Piecoro, the D’Backs have engaged in no recent trade talks involving Parra and don’t intend to deal him.
Parra was stripped of his starting job this offseason when the Snakes acquired free agent Jason Kubel, but the 2011 Gold Glove winner is viewed as a valuable piece of the Arizona bench.
“There’s a lot of reports,” Diamondbacks manager Kirk Gibson said Saturday. “It’s amusing.”
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