"It's something that I've been working for, to have a start like that where things kind of rolled together and clicked for me. I've been searching for a start like that, working my tail off. For it to come together today is a good feeling."
- Archie Bradley
The Diamondbacks made another addition to their front office on Thursday, hiring Bryan Minniti as their new assistant general manager. Minniti had been in the same position with the Washington Nationals the previous five seasons before surprisingly resigning earlier this month.
Add another name to the list of outstanding young infield prospects for the D-backs. Brandon Drury is determined to find himself a spot on the big league roster sooner rather than later.
Diamondbacks manager Chip Hale knows what he likes when constructing a baseball team, and he sees a lot of it in the first group he will take to spring training.
After a rough start to the Arizona Fall League, Archie Bradley's dominant arsenal of pitches finally came to life. The right-hander turned in his best performance of the AFL as the Salt River Rafters won their fifth-straight game and defeated the Glendale Desert Dogs, 8-1, on Friday afternoon.
Joe Maddon won't be returning to the Tampa Bay Rays. Maddon has managed the Rays for nine seasons, compiling a 754-705 record. He led Tampa Bay to the playoffs four times, won two AL East titles and one World Series appearance.