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,…