Photo Credit: USATSI Fantasy baseball draft season is finally here. As a Diamondbacks fan, it is important to try to separate fandom from making the right pick. Failure to do so results in over-drafting Robbie Ray 2 years in a row or ignoring all of Madison Bumgarner's terrible advanced metrics. While being locked into the... Continue Reading →
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.