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SnakeBytes 11/30: What a great Thanksgiving!

As if turkey and pie wasn't enough treats, the diamondbacks picked up Cuban outfielder Yasmany Tomas on a 6 year deal.

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Quotes

"He's a guy who could have some pretty big impact on our team and in our lineup."

- Dave Stewart

"I think he's a good hitter and has a really good approach. I think he has a chance to hit .280 with 25 homers."

- American League scout

Daily D'backs

Tomas, D-backs agree on six-year deal - dbacks.com

Cuban outfielder Yasmany Tomas and the D-backs have agreed to a six-year deal worth $68.5 million.

D-backs agree to terms with Cuban slugger Yasmany Tomas - Fox Sports Arizona

General manager Dave Stewart said the Diamondbacks' were high on Cuban power bat Yasmany Tomas during this month's general managers meetings, and now we know how high.

Tomas contract would be record for D-backs - dbacks.com

Yasmany Tomas' six-year, $68.5 million deal will become the largest contract given to a free agent in D-backs history. The previous high contract given to a free agent by the D-backs was the four-year, $52.4 million deal that brought left-hander Randy Johnson to Arizona prior to the 1999 season.

Arizona Diamondbacks' reported deal with Yasmany Tomas turning heads - azcentral.com

For the past two years, nearly every Diamondbacks transaction has been met with raised eyebrows throughout the baseball industry. Their latest move drew the same reaction — only in a good way.

Around Baseball

Blue Jays Acquire Josh Donaldson From Athletics For Brett Lawrie, Three Others - mlbtraderumors

The Blue Jays have officially struck a deal to acquire third baseman Josh Donaldson from the Athletics. Heading back to Oakland are infielder Brett Lawrie, righty Kendall Graveman, shortstop Franklin Barreto, and lefty Sean Nolin.