Archive for the 'Diamondbacks' Category

Arizona has been baseball’s busiest team this offseason, but what does it all mean for their future?

Aaron looks at the big names that came off the market this week.

Aaron breaks down the second wave of free agent signings, from Boomer Wells to Carl Pavano.

Aaron breaks down the first wave of free agent signings, from Troy Glaus to Elmer Dessens.

Aaron’s crystal ball was a little hazy this year.

From the hitter’s haven in Colorado to a couple of pitcher’s paradises on the West Coast, Aaron takes a look at how the ballparks around baseball have played this year.

Aaron takes a look at the top performers of the second half and complains again about the illogical nature of the All-Star process.

Randy Johnson’s and Steve Carlton’s Win Shares, and the Win Share totals for each team this year.

Aaron talks disappearing walk rates, swinging and missing, and the seemingly mysterious nature of park factors.

The second installment checking up on how the best prospects in baseball are doing this season.

Aaron looks back at what happened in the first-half, with an eye towards what might happen in the second.

Join Aaron, Larry, Studes, Craig, Vinay, Lee and Bryan as they watch the All-Star game.

Roberto Alomar was once a lock for 3000 hits and the Hall of Fame. The last few years have seriously hurt his chances for both, but he’s had a great career. Matthew looks back at a player whose greatness may be forgotten.

What exactly is an All-Star, anyway? Aaron tackles the yearly question, and then gives his picks for the AL and NL teams.

Aaron crunches the numbers from this week’s draft and finds some things that might surprise you.

Dave looks at this year’s managers, and how often they use their favorite strategies.

Old pitchers have been in the headlines lately, but Matthew takes a look at the old position players who are still getting the job done.

JC examines the relationship between the size of a team’s market and its ability to win games.

Studes looks at the unbalanced schedules of each team, and how they might affect the pennant races.

They have a new 1-2 punch in the rotation, a slugging first baseman and an old second baseman who used to be great. Robert examines five key questions for the D-Backs heading into 2004.