In the Diamondbacks’ post-Jerry Colangelo existence payroll has always been a consideration in roster construction just as it is with nearly every other team in the majors. Although one of the rare exceptions resides within the Diamondbacks’ division there is some good news when it comes to competing with the Los Angeles Dodgers.
They won’t come anywhere close to the Dodgers-record $230million payroll from this season but the Diamondbacks are expected to increase their spending again perhaps even getting into the nine-figure range next year for the first time in more than a decade.
Last year after the surprise signing of outfielder Cody Ross the Diamondbacks’ payroll came in around $90million.
“I think we’ll be above that definitely above that” Diamondbacks General Manager Kevin Towers said.
Even up to $100 million?
“Possibly could be” Towers said.
The extra money should be useful. With several players due significant increases in their salaries next year the Diamondbacks are ...
PHOENIX -- Three Arizona Diamondbacks are finalists for National League Gold Glove Awards: Right fielder Gerardo Parra, first baseman Paul Goldschmidt and pitcher Patrick Corbin.
Parra won a Gold Glove as a left fielder in 2011. The other finalists in right field are Cincinnati's Jay Bruce and Atlanta's Jason Hayward.
Goldschmidt and Corbin are vying for their first Gold...
Punter and Twitter star Chris Kluwe is back to chat during Thursday's Game 2 of the World Series. Watch the game on FOX and let Chris keep you company below. And be sure to check out the replays of Kluwe's chats from Game 1 of the World Series as well as Game 1 , Game 2 , Game 3 , and Game 4 of the ALCS.
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