1. 3 Trades the Arizona Diamondbacks Should Already Be Thinking About

    After an exciting and bustling offseason during which the Arizona Diamondbacks acquired the likes of Cody Ross, Eric Chavez, Cliff Pennington, Heath Bell, Martin Prado and Didi Gregorius, to name a few, the present No...

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  2. Stock Up, Stock Down for Arizona Diamondbacks' Top 10 Prospects for Week 2

    In January, Baseball America ranked the Arizona Diamondbacks ' top 10 prospects, releasing "best tool" predictions such as best hitter for average, best athlete, etc...

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  3. Arizona Diamondbacks: Odds That Each 25-Man Roster Player Will Stay for 2014

    So they say 2013 is a rebuilding year for the Arizona Diamondbacks and, although the club is presently tied for first in the NL West, 2014 will be a true return to form...

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  4. Power Ranking the Aces of the NL West Division

    Matt Cain , Jhoulys Chacin, Ian Kennedy, Clayton Kershaw and Edinson Volquez: in alphabetical order, these pitchers are the five aces of the NL West, as placed on their team's respective depth charts...

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  5. Final Predictions for Who Will Make the Arizona Diamondbacks Roster

    With baseball's Opening Day just one week away, this is the part of spring training when teams across the Major Leagues whittle away at their 40-man rosters —managers, GMs ...

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  6. Breaking Down the Arizona Diamondbacks' Platoon Candidates

    Platooning is not a new concept in Arizona, not for these Kevin Towers-assembled Diamondbacks . In late 2011, the Diamondbacks featured an outfield adorned with two regulars (both ...

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  7. Is MLB Spring Training Too Long, Too Short or Just Right?

    With MLB spring training ostensibly starting earlier and earlier—2013's edition eclipsing the deuces wild Feb...

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  8. Josh Booty Wins MLB's 'The Next Knuckler,' Earns Invite to D-Backs Spring Camp

    Former LSU quarterback Josh Booty won MLB Network's first reality series, "The Next Knuckler" to secure a non-roster invitation to Arizona's Spring Training camp (via MLB.com)...

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  9. MLB Modifies Infield Fly Rule in Wake of Confusing Play During 2012 Season

    Major League Baseball's Official Playing Rules Committee has opted to alter baseball's definition of the infield fly rule following a contested play late in the 2012 season that baffled broadcasters, flummoxed fans and caused a 19-minute delay...

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  10. Diamondbacks: Who'll Emerge as Arizona's Leader in the Outfield?

    With 2012's Chris Young and Justin Upton out of the picture, the 2013 Arizona Diamondbacks will undergo a thorough transformation in the outfield, not simply in the vacated center and right field positions...

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  11. Super Bowl Officiating Proves Historically Lenient After Non-Call on Ravens

    As San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick's desperation 4th-and-goal pass intended for receiver Michael Crabtree fell out of the end zone untouched towards the end of ...

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  12. Jail Sentence Final Chapter in Former D-Backs Announcer Mark's Fall from Grace

    Former Diamondbacks broadcaster and MLB alum Mark Grace has been sentenced to four months of work-release jail time and three years of probation following a second DUI conviction in just 15 months...

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  13. Diamondbacks Players with Most Pressure to Replace Justin Upton's Production

    After much speculation and deliberation, 2012 Diamondbacks corner outfielder Justin Upton was traded alongside third baseman Chris Johnson to the Atlanta Braves, where he joins brother B...

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  14. 4 Reasons It's Too Late in the Process Not to Trade Justin Upton

    In an offseason that has seen the addition of former Oakland A's shortstop Cliff Pennington, A's starter Brandon McCarthy, Rockies pitcher Matt Reynolds and Marlins pitcher ...

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  15. On NHL Opening Day, Massive AHL Hockey Fight Draws Blood, 13 Ejections

    While the NHL season opener failed to produce much classic hockey bloodshed, it was the American Hockey League that stole the fight night spotlight with Saturday's Grand Rapids Griffins and Rockford IceHogs game...

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  16. Projecting Arizona Diamondbacks' 5 Man Rotation for 2013

    With the Arizona Diamondbacks bolstering their ex-Oakland pitching faction and pitting a veteran mound presence with the farm's younger set this winter, the Diamondbacks have ensured ...

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  17. Video Evidence: Instant Replay Intricacy Key in Colorado-Arizona Play at Buzzer

    Off the field or court, sports law may refer to contracts, labor, torts, antitrust and other key legal fields, but on the hardwood, sports law is all about the rules book, a fact ...

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  18. Arizona Diamondbacks' 4 Biggest Weaknesses Entering the New Year

    After an inspiring run to the 2011 postseason via an NL West championship, the Arizona Diamondbacks took a step back in 2012, falling to a .500 record and a third-place finish in the NL West—a figurative regression to average...

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  19. Things Don Mattingly Must Do to Turn Dodgers' Paper Champion into Real Champion

    With the Los Angeles Dodgers already obliged to dole out a team record-$200 million-plus in 2013 payroll expenses, anything short of a World Series berth—and victory—may very well appear to be a total loss...

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  20. Should the Arizona Diamondbacks Trade Justin Upton for Royals' Wil Myers?

    Ah, the annual MLB Winter Meetings —that four-day workweek when owners and GMs alike gather around the cold December hot stove in the hopes of coming away with a shiny new Christmas present for their respective franchises...

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  21. 10 Reasons L.A. Dodgers Are—and Aren't—Making Baseball Consider a Salary Cap

    Of the top tier of North American professional sports leagues—hockey's NHL, football's NFL, basketball's NBA, soccer's MLS and baseball's MLB —only Major League Baseball does not employ a salary cap...

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  22. Texans-Lions Controversial Touchdown Fiasco Shows Peril of Instant Replay System

    Withhold your whistle, keep the play alive, let it go. After all, you can always fix it with instant replay...

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  23. 5 Quality Free Agents the Arizona Diamondbacks Can Fit into Their Budget

    As the 2012 offseason rolls toward the annual Baseball Winter Meetings— taking place December 3-6 in Nashville, Tennessee —Arizona Diamondbacks GM Kevin Towers will consider which free agents the club might acquire to improve its 2013 odds...

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  24. Steelers vs. Giants Fumble Call Was Correct: Roethlisberger & NFL's Recock Rule

    When, with 5:26 remaining in the second quarter of Sunday's Steelers vs. Giants contest, Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger 's ill-fated pass attempt turned into points ...

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  25. World Series: After Video Review, Umpire Crew Perfect in San Francisco Games

    What makes a ho-hum MLB World Series? Sure, the San Francisco Giants' surge to a two-game advantage over the Tigers as the series turns to Detroit is a contributing factor, though ...

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