Author Archives: Benjamin Sutton

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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The Deep Dark Depths of the ‘Pen

We are finally out of the cold winter season filled with the loneliness of no baseball. Well, cold if you’re anywhere outside of the Grapefruit or Cactus Leagues. With the thawing process underway, let’s begin to look at the glaring problems … Continue reading

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