Author Archives: Benjamin Sutton

Arizona Diamondbacks Acquire J.D. Martinez

On Tuesday, July 18th at about 3:40 pm MST the Arizona Diamondbacks acquired J.D. Martinez from the Detroit Tigers in exchange for Dawel Lugo, Sergio Alcantara, and Jose King. The Diamondbacks will take on the nearly $5 million remaining on … Continue reading

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Diamondbacks Approaching the Deadline

As we inch closer to the July 31st Trade Deadline, the Diamondbacks find themselves in quite a favorable situation. The team has an outstanding record, despite their recent play, and are still firmly in the driver’s seat for the NL … Continue reading

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King Archie the Bearded One

Archie Bradley has had a rollercoaster on the way to his current position as a dominant setup man, to say the least. Drafted in the First Round in the 2011 First Year Player’s Draft, Archie had committed to the University … Continue reading

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The Impact From the Top Step and A View of the Successes so far

At the time of this writing, the Arizona Diamondbacks are 34-25, two games back of the Colorado Rockies, and with a 3.5 game lead in the Wild Card above the Brewers. Yes, those Brewers. It is early June and there … Continue reading

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Opening Day Remarks & Review of The ‘Pen and Up the Middle

Before going into any review, just a few remarks on Opening Day, which I was lucky enough to have attended. First things first, what a game. Both teams were out there battling, a pitcher hit two homers, and a “non-hitting” … Continue reading

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What Is Going On Up the Middle?

Currently, according to the Diamondbacks’¬†official depth chart, we are operating with five people in the middle infield positions. Chris Owings, Brandon Drury, Daniel Descalso, Nick Ahmed, and Ketel Marte are all stuck out there in the middle, and question marks … Continue reading

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Looking on to The New Hori-Hazen

Please forgive the bad pun; I couldn’t resist with our newly installed General Manager’s name. Yes, the ¬†Dave Stewart experiment is over now, and with his exit leaves a lot of the “hardball, rub some dirt in it” attitude. I … Continue reading

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