1. MLB.TV: Free Market Gone Wrong

    Thomas Friedman once wrote: "This historical debate is over. The answer is free-market capitalism." There are few who argue with this statement...

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  2. Out Of Our Misery: The 2008 Dbacks

    162 games later, what started out as a very promising and very dominant season has turned into one of regret. The players have failed, the management has failed, the front office has failed and really, so too have the fans...

    Glenn Darby Written by Glenn Darby about almost 6 years ago 137 reads 0 comments

  3. Fan Conduct: An Open Forum

    Over the years, baseball parks have become more kid-friendly. Smoking bans, alcohol-free sections, and codes of conduct shield families and more sensitive fans from the once typical bleacher-creature behavior...

    Glenn Darby Written by Glenn Darby about 6 years ago 634 reads 3 comments

  4. Tony Clark Returns Home to the Arizona Diamondbacks

    In what appears to be a sign that Connor Jackson will be the permanent left fielder for the Dbacks, they have made a trade for Tony Clark...

    Glenn Darby Written by Glenn Darby about 6 years ago 328 reads 0 comments

  5. National League All-Burnout Team

    We've spent months poking chads as we've sat and watched our teams struggle to stay above .500. It seems so few teams have really stood out this year, especially in the NL, where the ...

    Glenn Darby Written by Glenn Darby about 6 years ago 390 reads 13 comments

  6. Arizona Diamondbacks: Can They Trade Orlando Hudson?

    It has been a long time since the D'backs had a decent winning streak. In fact, April seems like a year ago to the Arizona fans. Fans are begging for some dramatic changes to kick the D'backs back into the high gear that was running so many months ago...

    Glenn Darby Written by Glenn Darby about 6 years ago 961 reads 8 comments

  7. I Know You Have a Silver Slugger, But Come On.

    So the Dbacks made it through the first half of this week's interleague play with only a few battle scars. Losing to the Royals was bad, admittedly, as was the drubbing from Oakland on Tuesday night...

    Glenn Darby Written by Glenn Darby about 6 years ago 258 reads 1 comments

  8. Oh Byrnsie, Where Have You Gone?

    10 days ago, it seemed like sending Eric Byrnes to the DL would be the cure that the team needed. Now, without him, the team has only won two games. At the earliest, Byrnsie won't be back until June 11th in New York...

    Glenn Darby Written by Glenn Darby about over 6 years ago 299 reads 2 comments

  9. Going Into Pittsburgh, We Hold Our Collective Breaths

    After a painfully ugly drubbing at the hands of the Brewers, the D'backs boarded a plane and left Cheese Country for the Steel City. They've lost 12 of their last 16. They are 11-16 on the road and 3-9 against the NL Central...

    Glenn Darby Written by Glenn Darby about over 6 years ago 180 reads 0 comments

  10. MLB Naming Rights: Bullying the Kids

    "...And the home of the (not the team from Atlanta, Boston, or Milwaukee) brave." This would appear to be the way Major League Baseball would like us to approach using its copyrighted team names and logos...

    Glenn Darby Written by Glenn Darby about over 6 years ago 1,208 reads 4 comments

  11. Mike Piazza: A Hall of Famer Both On the Field and Off

    I was all of six-years old when Mike Piazza was drafted in the 62nd round of the 1988 amateur draft. No one knew who he was or what he would become, and I was not unique. 1988 would be the year that I became a Dodger fan for life...

    Glenn Darby Written by Glenn Darby about over 6 years ago 1,241 reads 3 comments

  12. MLB: Technology is Not the Answer

    Those in New York may have felt a little sickened when Alex Rodriguez's second home run was taken away from him this past week. They may have cried and complained. Actually, I know they did. I used to live in New York, and I know just how they are...

    Glenn Darby Written by Glenn Darby about over 6 years ago 510 reads 3 comments

  13. Arizona Diamondbacks: Eric Byrnes' Slump Is Over!

    At the risk of jinxing the whole thing, I have to say it... The Slump Has Ended! Eric Byrnes, after sitting out an entire game on Thursday night, came into the lineup hitting in the seven hole...

    Glenn Darby Written by Glenn Darby about over 6 years ago 616 reads 1 comments

  14. There, Arizona, I Said It: I Hate 90 Percent of Diamondbacks Fans

    Dear Diamondback Fans (you know who you are), This has been a long time coming. I've tried to put up with you for 10 years in hopes that you would get better, but you haven't. There was a time that I remember how excited you were...

    Glenn Darby Written by Glenn Darby about over 6 years ago 892 reads 2 comments

  15. Nothing to See Here: Four Errors Threaten to Derail Webb's Run

    Brandon Webb has been brilliant. He has gotten wonderful run support and usually is backed up by a sharp defense. His sinker has been working better than usual, and his changeup has brought nightmares to opposing NL West hitters...

    Glenn Darby Written by Glenn Darby about over 6 years ago 358 reads 0 comments

  16. D-Backs and the Economy of Children: A Solution to Please Everyone

    Times are hard in Arizona. Those who moved here in the last five years are most likely watching their houses be sold for pennies-on-the-dollar at auction...

    Glenn Darby Written by Glenn Darby about over 6 years ago 495 reads 11 comments

  17. Mr. Byrnes, I Have Reality On The Phone, He'd Like To Have A Chat

    This is hard for me. I'm a big fan of Eric's. I really am. But some things are going to need to change around here otherwise, I'm going to have to move on...

    Glenn Darby Written by Glenn Darby about over 6 years ago 275 reads 1 comments

  18. Bob Melvin, Please Return Your Manager of the Year Award to Mr. Selig, Thank You

    A day after watching the Arizona Diamondbacks lose just their fifth game all year, the news is abuzz with reports of Randy Johnson's terrible performance. In what should have been a 5-inning, 90-pitch start turned into a 5...

    Glenn Darby Written by Glenn Darby about over 6 years ago 421 reads 2 comments

  19. San Diego Padres: We Know You Were Up Till 2AM but You've Got a Plane to Catch

    The Padres are probably waking up some time about now, after getting 4 hours of sleep, and heading to the airport. They will sleep at the airport, sleep on the plane, and probably forgo early morning workouts in favor of more rest...

    Glenn Darby Written by Glenn Darby about over 6 years ago 447 reads 0 comments

  20. Arizona Diamondbacks: Waiting for Reality

    The Arizona Diamondbacks keep on waiting... Just 15 games into the season, with less than 10 percent of the season completed, the Diamondbacks appear to be the team to beat in the National League...

    Glenn Darby Written by Glenn Darby about over 6 years ago 475 reads 0 comments

  21. L.A. Dodgers: Welcome to the Frank McCourt Brand of Baseball

    Moving 115,300 people into a stadium is a task usually left to the National Guard and not a baseball team but on Saturday March 29th, Frank McCourt attempted to do it. Did it go smoothly? Sometimes yes, sometimes no...

    Glenn Darby Written by Glenn Darby about over 6 years ago 684 reads 0 comments

  22. If You Had Game 2 in the Pedro Martinez Injury Pool: Cash Your Ticket Now

    What was apparent to the rest of the baseball world but a shock to the city of New York, Pedro Martinez has strained his hamstring...

    Glenn Darby Written by Glenn Darby about over 6 years ago 670 reads 7 comments

  23. Today's 30-Second Read: Five Places to Spend Your Stimulus Check

    1. Fly to Boston and watch the Red Sox in Fenway. You've never experienced baseball quite like this. Should be less than $250 per person to fly there in June and the ticket to the game can run as cheap as $35 each from Stubhub...

    Glenn Darby Written by Glenn Darby about over 6 years ago 472 reads 0 comments

  24. The Argument for Robby Hammock

    A lot has been made of Robby Hammock making the 25 man roster. A lot has also been made about Bob Melvin's decision to hit Chris Snyder fifth...

    Glenn Darby Written by Glenn Darby about over 6 years ago 641 reads 10 comments

  25. Today's 30-Second Read: Huge MLB Assumptions

    Just about every team has played one game so far. If these are any indication of how the year will go, we have a lot to expect.•The Rays are actually going to be good and their pitching can dominate a game...

    Glenn Darby Written by Glenn Darby about over 6 years ago 447 reads 0 comments