Tag "Arizona Diamondbacks"

MLB Best Hitters Of The Week April 18-25

We just ended the last full week of April. The first month of the season has been outstanding and we’re seeing established stars continue their rise, but new ones are starting to emerge. Here are the best hitters of this past week

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Exclusive: Brett Lorin’s Journey and Life After baseball

Brett Lorin is a name that may not be familiar to many baseball fans. Lorin was drafted by the Seattle Mariners in the fifth round of the 2008 MLB Draft. The California native never appeared in a major league game but spent time in the Mariners, Pittsburgh Pirates, and Arizona Diamondbacks organizations. He retired in 2015 but has a unique story.

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What’s Next for Josh Reddick After Signing a Minor League Deal

Monday, April 12th was a pretty busy day. There were a ton of MLB, NBA, and NHL games, while the latter had their trade deadline. There was also social news in Minnesota, which had its impact on some sporting events.

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Dorcas Diamond Picks: Monday April 12 2021

The beginning of a Major League season is usually filled with surprising stories, many of which get “corrected” over the course of the year. The Cincinnati Reds are scoring runs at a high clip and winning more often than not. Meanwhile, the Oakland Athletics have struggled mightily over their first 10 games.

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MLB DFS: Tuesday Throwdown, COL vs. AZ

The Major League Baseball season is in its infancy, but we will not hold back from gambling. Today’s DFS features the Colorado Rockies versus the Arizona Diamondbacks in a DraftKings showdown.

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2021 Arizona Diamondbacks Top 5 Prospects

The Arizona Diamondbacks have been trying to rebuild their farm system since 2016 when they had one of the worst systems in the league due to bad trades and top prospects moving onto the show. Their drafting has been steady and has helped them to have four of these top five in MLB Pipeline’s Top 100 prospects. Let’s take a look at those top five.

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Hall of Fame Case: Curt Schilling

Curt Schilling is on the Hall of Fame ballot for the ninth time this year after falling just short last year with 70 percent of the vote. It’s time to take a deeper look at his numbers as a player (which is what the voters should do) to see if he has a legitimate case.

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Hall of Fame Case: Dan Haren

Dan Haren is on the ballot for the first time this year. The big right-hander pitched 13 years in the majors and was about as durable as they come. Let’s take a look at his Hall of Fame case.

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MLB Offseason Preview: Arizona Diamondbacks

The Arizona Diamondbacks finished the season 25-35, the second-worst record in the National League. Certainly a bad season, but they are only three years removed from a playoff appearance. What do the D’Backs need to do to get back to the postseason?

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MLB Free Agent Profile: Didi Gregorius

After the New York Yankees let him walk, Sir Didi Gregorius signed a one-year, $14 million contract with the Philadelphia Phillies last offseason. The shortstop will turn 31 prior to the 2021 season. He could be putting on the fifth new threads of his career.

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