A Change of Direction in the Desert (Part 2)

This is the second of a two-part installment analyzing the decisions made by the Diamondbacks organization since hiring Tony La Russa and Dave Stewart. You can find Part One here. The 2015 D-Backs were a major improvement, going 79-83 on the year and placing third in the NL West, but they made one serious head-scratcher…

A Change of Direction in the Desert (Part 1)

This is the first of a two-part installment analyzing the decisions made by the Diamondbacks organization since hiring Tony La Russa and Dave Stewart. May 17, 2014: The Arizona Diamondbacks convince legendary Hall of Famer Tony La Russa to come out of retirement and assume the title “Chief Baseball Officer” Since the position was brand new,…

The Cubs Killer Offseason

This MLB offseason has already featured plenty of action, and with still more than a week to go until the new year. We’ve seen David Price sign a record-setting deal with the Red Sox, Jerry Dipoto has already managed to replace more than half of his projected 25-man roster, and the Yankees haven’t signed a single player…