As reported here briefly yesterday, the Diamondbacks have added another former associate of GM Dave Stewart to the front office, Joe Carter, Stewart's teammate in Toronto during the 1993 and 1994 seasons.
Shipley (19), Bradley (21), and Blair (37) all make ESPN journalist Keith Law's list of the top
100 50 prospects in baseball.
Of the 30 farm systems in baseball, Keith Law ranks the Diamondbacks' 14th overall, but ranked their pitching among the very best.
A Radical Suggestion for Manfred
Dave Cameron at Fangraphs has a radical idea for a rule change that could address the seemingly conflicting goals of new Commissioner, Rob Manfred, to both shorten games and increase offense.