If you look back 60 years, you'll find the three most popular sports are baseball, boxing and horse racing," Diamondbacks managing partner Ken Kendrick said. "We're the one that has actually survived and is still thriving.
We feel this year specifically we're going to have to score a lot of runs to win ballgames. We felt having his bat in the lineup, there's power there, it's quick. We decided to go with, in our eyes, the guy we thought was a better offensive player.
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