Do the Diamondbacks Extend Torey Lovullo

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With another lackluster season coming to an end for the Arizona Diamondbacks, the question for owner Ken Kendrick and president Derrick Hall is do they extend Manager Torey Lovullo? On the other hand, do they let him go and find a new Manager for 2022, and start all over again which is looking more and more […] READ MORE



Ejection Inspection, Week Seven: Dave Martinez Throws Base over Another Runner’s Lane Interference

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Dave Martinez Throws Base over Another Runner’s Lane Interference Call Welcome to Week Seven of Ejection Inspection! The premise and ground rules are detailed here. The condensed version: each ejection from the previous week (Thursday through Wednesday) is listed in a table. The author – a former player/coach/umpire – analyzes each ejection and assigns it […] READ MORE


Ejection Inspection, Week Six: Two Diamondbacks Ejected in Relatively Quiet Week

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Two Diamondbacks Ejected in Relatively Quiet Week Welcome to Week Six of Ejection Inspection! The premise and ground rules are detailed here. The condensed version: each ejection from the previous week (Thursday through Wednesday) is listed in a table. The author – a former player/coach/umpire – analyzes each ejection and assigns it an entertainment rating […] READ MORE



Diamondbacks Spring Training Notes, 2021: March 20

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Arizona Diamondbacks Spring Training Notes: March 20, 2021 When Saturday began, there were 11 days left in Diamondbacks spring training. Here are the news and highlights from March 20 in Diamondbacks spring training… Ketel Marte’s ankle is doing better. He probably could have played Saturday, but they wanted to rest him for another day before […] READ MORE



Arizona Diamondbacks Spring Training 2021 Notes: March 18

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Arizona Diamondbacks Spring Training Notes for March 18, 2021 News from Arizona Diamondbacks spring training with 13 days left before Opening Day… Diamondbacks Spring Training Health/Injury Updates Shortstop Nick Ahmed appeared in Thursday’s game, a seven-inning, 7-7 tie against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Pre-game, manager Torey Lovullo said he’s done a great job keeping himself […] READ MORE



For Arizona Diamondbacks, Baserunning Is a Staple

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Arizona Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo takes pride in his team’s baserunning. “That’s Diamondbacks baseball,” he has said in dozens of press conferences. While 2020 was a tremendously disappointing season, it was not due to baserunning. Every season since the arrival of Torey Lovullo, the Diamondbacks have been toward the top of the National League in […] READ MORE