Arizona has work to do this offseason after bottoming out last year with a 64-98 last-place finish in the National League West.
The Diamondbacks' front office shakeup continued Friday with the departure of well-regarded scouting director Ray Montgomery, who left the organization to accept a high-ranking position with the Milwaukee Brewers, according to multiple baseball sources.
Right-hander Daniel Hudson and left-hander Matt Reynolds, pitchers who spent most of this year working their way back from Tommy John surgery, will be back with the Diamondbacks next season.
Let the signings begin. By Tuesday, the major league free-agent pool will be finalized, with teams having had to make their final decisions on player options by Monday night.
The Chicago Cubs, while feeling some remorse, perhaps even guilt, announced Friday that they have fired manager Rick Renteria after just one season, clearing the way for the hiring of Joe Maddon.