There's plenty of reasons why I trust Mike Hazen. Mike Hazen has just one season under his belt as Diamondbacks General Manager. Just like Kevin Towers, Hazen made the playoffs in his first season. We’ve seen radical Diamondback first year improvements under new leadership before, but we haven’t seen sustained success since the Jerry Colangelo... Continue Reading →
Let's enter the conspiracy zone. From 2009-2016, the Arizona Diamondbacks never had a team ERA within the top 13 of the MLB. Entering the 2017 season, the Diamondbacks hired Mike Hazen as their new GM. During the 2017 season rumors began to swirl that the D-Backs may introduce a humidor for the second half of... Continue Reading →
Bob Nutting is the most hated man in Pittsburgh. Since 2007, Bob Nutting has been the majority owner of the Pittsburgh Pirates. That same year Nutting made Neal Huntington the General Manager of the club. Now 11 years later, Neal Huntington is the runner-up to Nutting in the “most hated man in Pittsburgh” race. In... Continue Reading →
Lets talk some Diamondbacks baseball and MLB Hot Stove. Let's Talk J.D. and Manny The Diamondbacks Opening Day lineup WILL NOT feature J.D. Martinez or Manny Machado. The MLB Hot Stove has used its jedi mind tricks into giving D-Backs fans hope for a blockbuster caliber move. J.D. Martinez isn't going to turn down a... Continue Reading →
As we approach Thanksgiving, now is a great time to say thanks for all the things I am grateful for in the baseball world. First, a huge thank you to Mike Hazen and 2017 NL Manager of the year Torey Lovullo for turning around the Diamondbacks. Thank you, Archie Bradley for lighting this fan base on fire.
I'm not a fantasy sports expert. Great start to my first Fantasy Front Office article, right? But seriously, I'm not a fantasy expert. Don't get me wrong, I've won a healthy share of leagues. I naturally have the desire to spend hours a day researching obscure player stats, for fun. I probably too frequently check... Continue Reading →