Arizona has some impressive depth, as well as a few high-ceiling players at the top of the system. The organization has added some solid up-the-middle talent to go with an enviable group of pitching.
#1 Tyler Skaggs (P)
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A pitcher’s arsenal consists of pitches, and when month to month variance or year to year variance occurs the most natural thing to do is look at individual pitch usage and pitch success or failure instead of analyzing the baseline sabermetric stats. The best tool for this is brooksbaseball.net, which I will use in all of my Pitch...
Diamondbacks catcher Miguel Montero was upfront about his thoughts on his former teammate Trevor Bauer when asked about his relationship with the pitcher yesterday. Montero claims that the rookie pitcher “never wanted to listen” and would stick to his own preparation methods to the detriment of his own performance.
It was well known before Bauer was even drafted that he had...
Drafted in 2003, Aaron Hill never experienced anything like the 2010 or 2011 seasons in his career. A career batting average of .281 in his first five years, 2010 saw a drastic drop to .205. 2011 wasn’t much better when he averaged .225 before he was sent to the Arizona Diamondbacks.
2011 Hill came off the bench, only getting 124 at bats, the good news was his batting average...
When the Cubs made the Scott Hairston signing official they needed to make room on the 40 man roster. OF Tony Campana was the casualty of the roster crunch and has been DFA. Campana is now in limbo, the Cubs have 10 days to place him on waivers or to release him. There has been some speculation that the Cubs waited this late in the off-season hoping teams didn't have room...