Arizona Diamondbacks

PAUL GOLDSCHMIDT TAKES HIS GAME TO THE GATEWAY TO THE WEST

Diamondbacks fans knew the day was coming. They were well aware that Paul Goldschmidt has only one year remaining on his contract. Many thought Goldschmidt...More

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ROUNDING THIRD AND HEADING HOME

It happens every year. The National Football League as well as college football roll into action just as the major league pennant races heat up....More

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THE DUST IS SETTLING

Well, friends, the non-waiver trade deadline has passed, and the earth is still spinning. It really was an exciting week or two, but the fun...More

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NOTES FROM AN EXCITING WEEK

This past week, we witnessed an obvious lack of hustle on the part of Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez. There are two distinct incidents that helped...More

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READING MY MIND

Well, if you could have read my mind a couple days after the All-Star festivities, you would find what I was thinking in the words...More

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FIRST HALF OBSERVATIONS OF THE NATIONAL LEAGUE

SO HOW’S IT GOING? Last week I offered my observations of the first half of play in the American League. This week I take a...More

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CAPSULE COMMENTS-NATIONAL LEAGUE WEST

The West is my last National League division in this six-part analysis of every club in baseball. For my review of the NL East and...More

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TRYING TO FIX THEIR FLAT TIRES; PLAYERS OFF TO BAD STARTS

I get it. The weather in much of the country in April was more conducive to playing football than baseball. The cold, damp weather can...More

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FUNDAMENTALS? WHAT FUNDAMENTALS?

As I continue to add years to my life and get further and further away from the days when there were only 16 major-league teams...More

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A LOOK AT CAREER UNDERACHIEVERS

There are some players that entered the major league baseball phase of their career with great expectations and high hopes for success.  These players were...More

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