Originally written on The Outside Corner  |  Last updated 10/26/14
My pick for the most erratic, uninspired, confusing team of the 2012 season is the Arizona Diamondbacks. They returned nearly their entire 2011 NL West champions team, with the additions of Jason Kubel and Trevor Cahill, along with a full season of Aaron Hill at second base. And what happened? Arizona never showed any spark whatsoever this year, and dragged their way to an inexplicable .500 season. If you're new here (which about 90% of our reader base is in comparison to last year), here's a brief explanation: after a team is eliminated from the playoffs, we're going to put their season under a microscope and look at just what the hell went wrong, what went right, and so on and so forth. The goal is to post these the day after a team is eliminated. What Went Right: Well, let's see here. Last August's trade of Kelly Johnson for Aaron Hill worked out in spades with Johnson sloffinf through the 2012 season and Hill hitting for the cycle twice along with his fir...
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