GAME 3 In the first week of Diamondbacks baseball, obviously there was a ton of firsts. Most of those firsts can be seen here https://www.mlb.com/dbacks/history/club-firsts but this section of the 1998 is largely about their first losing streak. The Rockies spoiled Opening Day and game 2, beating the Diamondbacks by a combined 15-2 score. Encouragingly,... Continue Reading →
Willie Blair had a pretty solid career. Over the course 12 years Blair pitched for 8 teams and shifted back and forth from the bullpen and rotation. Coming off a career year in 1997 with the Tigers, he brought a 16-8 record (12-4 in his last 17 starts) with a 4.17 ERA to the #2... Continue Reading →
Guess what pitcher earned the final out of the inaugural Diamondbacks Opening Day? Jerry DiPoto. Yes that Jerry DiPoto, the Seattle Mariners GM and former D-Backs interim GM. Who knew? And that's the whole point of this new quest I'm on. My goal is to break down EVERY game from the 1998 inaugural, but in... Continue Reading →
This week's episode Todd (@GoldyHappens) & Jeramy (@FrontOfficeJer) are joined by James (@CubbyNole) as we compare, contrast, & debate our Top 10's at 2B & SS.
Todd (@GoldyHappens) & Jeramy (@FrontOfficeJer) discuss the breaking news of the Nick Ahmed Extension & dive into all of your #Dbacks2020SZN Mailbag Questions about the Opening Day Starter, 5th Starter Competition, Playing in the Dodgers shadow (Mookie Betts & David Price), Potential Breakouts, & More!
This week's episode Phil (@thebaseballjedi), Todd (@GoldyHappens), & Jeramy (@FrontOfficeJer), are joined by Dan (@DanJPreciado) as we compare, contrast, & debate our Top 10's at 1B & 3B.
This week's episode Jeramy (@FrontOfficeJer), Phil (@thebaseballjedi), & Todd (@GoldyHappens) discuss 2019's utterly disappointing players & discuss the potential for bounce back in 2020 with these down seasons.
Second Base Showdown Franklin Barreto - ADP 576.09 / Jorge Mateo - ADP 504.86 Barreto was once ranked as high as the #23 prospect in 2016 by MLB.com. That pedigree hasn’t translated to success with the Athletics since coming up in 2017. In three seasons, Barreto has played 80 games and sports a... Continue Reading →
It’s late in the draft and after 300 picks the board is a cesspool of fossils, playing time issues, and disappointment. Pouring through the trash to find a glimmer of usefulness is all that can be asked for. Fortunately, there are some intriguing late-round picks that could remain on your fantasy... Continue Reading →