PHOENIX -- For half of the last decade, this was Brandon Webbs time of year.
If Webb was not the Cy Young Award favorite, he was in the conversation at crunch time. He won the award in 2006 and was runner-up the next two seasons, the best three-year run in the National League since Randy Johnson won four in a row. His 22 victories in 2008 are still the most in the NL in going on seven years.
Webb is 33 and game fit, and he still looks like he could bury a two-seam fastball under the bat of anyone who stood in. But he does not watch much baseball these days. He catches the occasional Diamondbacks game but mostly sticks to SportsCenter highlights, his days and nights occupied as a full-time dad for daughter Regan, 6, and son Austin, 3.
It is not hard to understand why. This could -- should -- still be his time.
Ill watch a game. A guy will be out there throwing and I will be like, 'Man I should be able to be out there and do that,'" Webb said before the Diamondbacks f...