Originally posted on Fox Sports Arizona  |  Last updated 2/15/12
PHOENIX Kevin Towers brought his experience in the NL West into play this winter. Towers knew not to leave well enough alone while plotting a defense of the Diamondbacks division title. History has shown that the repeating in the NL West, more so than in any other NL division, is never a sure thing, no matter how successful the previous season might have been. Four of the five NL West teams have won the division in the lastsix seasons; the one that did not, Colorado, made it to the World Series as a wild-card team.Thats why it is always called the wild, wild West, said Towers, hired to turn the D-backs around in late September, 2010. It has been a pretty volatile division, which is good. It gives you hope. A lot of divisions, like the AL East, thats not going to happen. Towers resume suggests a D-backs repeat is possible. When Towers was the general manager in San Diego, the Padres came within an injury and a volatile argument of becoming the first team in the history of the d...
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