1. Diamondbacks Become Sandwich Artists?

    On Saturday February 11 the Arizona Diamondbacks will host their annual FanFest at Chase Field. This open house features several activities for the whole family...

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  2. Diamondbacks Win DREAMR Award

    When Major League Baseball awarded a franchise to Arizona on March 9, 1995 it set the ball in motion (no pun intended) that would have lasting effects on the city of Phoenix and the downtown area...

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  3. Baseball and the Passage of Time

    I recently chronicled the departure of former Diamondbacks that have now found their way with new teams...

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  4. Now On Deck – Baseball

    Let me begin this by saying that I am absolutely, positively not a football fan. I probably couldn’t name more than three players from each team that is playing today...

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  5. Former Diamondbacks Finding Homes

    With Spring Training just over two weeks away teams are frantically making final adjustments to their roster. Players who have been free agents are now starting to be concerned if teams have not been calling with contract offers...

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  6. Towers Chats With Fans

    When Derrick Hall took over as President of the Arizona Diamondbacks he began to hold monthly online chats with the fans to allow them to ask questions of the front office...

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  7. Groundhog Day

    One of my favorite non-baseball movies of all time is Groundhog Day. I know what you are thinking; yes I do sometimes watch something that is not baseball related...

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  8. Micah Owings, San Diego Is Your Padre

    The last time the Arizona Diamondbacks went to the post season in 2007 they did so with a lot of help from rookie starting pitcher Micah Owings who was an important part of the team not just with his throwing arm but also with his bat...

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  9. Season Ticket Holder Spring Training Event

    Last year the Arizona Diamondbacks moved into their new Spring Training home Salt River Fields at Talking Stick...

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  10. Most Valuable Partner Celebration

    Earlier this week the Arizona Diamondbacks announced plans for a unique event. The Most Valuable Partner event. For the first time in franchise history they are going to recognize the efforts of the team’s corporate partners...

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  11. Diamondbacks Finalize Rotation

    Ever have one of those days that you feel like you are completely in touch with your psychic powers and that you are a pair of tights and a cape away from declaring yourself as a super hero? That’s kind of how I was feeling after yesterday...

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  12. Diamondbacks Still in Market for Starting Pitching

    Over the weekend the Arizona Diamondbacks were linked to right-handed starting pitcher Bartolo Colon. After making the trade on December 9th bringing left-handed relief pitcher Craig ...

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  13. Spring Training Single Ticket Pre-Sale

    With the countdown to Spring Training now fully underway the dominos are beginning to fall into place. The Diamondbacks have begun holding organizational meetings with the managers, ...

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  14. Hall of Fame Class of 2012

    The Baseball Writers of America have cast their votes and after tabulation the Hall of Fame class for 2012 had just one winner and it was well deserved...

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  15. Hall of Fame Eve

    In just a few short hours Major League Baseball will announce the Baseball Hall of Fame 2012 class. One name is already known that being Ron Santos who was posthumously elected by the veteran’s committee...

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  16. The Postman Never Rings Once Let Alone Twice

    After the Arizona Diamondbacks announced their spring training reporting dates it officially signaled the beginning of the end of the off-season...

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  17. The Countdown Begins

    Today the Arizona Diamondbacks announced that Spring Training would officially begin in 44 days 19 hours 31 minutes and 22 seconds...

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  18. Fight for Your Right to Bobble

    At least twice a year I find myself in a rather heated argument with my wife. No we are not arguing over the invalidity of the Designated Hitter and how it should be abolished immediately...

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  19. I Need a Date

    I will be the last to admit it but I am a procrastinator. I usually wear that badge with pride. While I may be the last one to finally get started doing things, I like to think that ...

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  20. Constant Reminders of Past Mistakes

    When Josh Byrnes became the General Manager of the Arizona Diamondbacks, he brought with him a new philosophy. Players were evaluated based on rigid statistics and SABRmetrics were all the rage...

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  21. The Winter Classic

    Have you ever gone to a restaurant or a party and in walks a beautiful woman and the guy next to her looks like he is one brain cell away from being the missing link? And you think ...

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  22. How Did I Do?

    New Years is one of those really weird holidays. I’m not exactly sure why we make such a big deal over making a calendar obsolete...

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  23. Deja Vu – Diamondbacks Deal for Pitching

    Stop me if you have heard this before. The Arizona Diamondbacks minor league system is becoming one of the best in baseball especially from a pitching perspective. The starting rotation in Double-A in particular is getting a lot of well-deserved press..

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  24. The Definition of Most Valuable Player

    Major League Baseball announced the winner of the 2011 National League Most Valuable Player as voted on by the Baseball Writers Association of America...

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  25. Facing a Dilemma

    It never fails, whenever you think you have finally figured out some of answers of life they go and change the questions sending you back to square one. When the year began we decided that we would plan one grand vacation for the family...

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