Luke Lapinski has five questions about the future of the Diamondbacks, including whether or not Ziegler is the team's closer.
Plenty of challenges await the dup of Tony La Russa and Dave Stewart as they enter the 2015 postseason.
In a ranking of all 122 big four professional sports franchises, the Arizona Diamondbacks received an overall ranking of ninth when rated in seven categories.
The Arizona Fall League kicked off its 24th season on Tuesday night. This year's league features 11 players from the MLB top-100 prospects. The top Diamondback prospect taking part in the league is right-hander Yoan Lopez, who threw on opening night.
Off to the LCS
The Cardinals struck early with a two-run home run by Stephen Piscotty in the top of the first inning before the Cubs were ever able to tally an out. It was Kyle Schwarber's home run in the seventh though that would go on to be remembered. The powerful Cubs' slugger added an insurance run in the seventh inning by launching a massive bomb that landed atop the scoreboard behind the bleachers to help send the Cubs to a 6-4 victory over the rival Cardinals.
For the first time ever, the Chicago Cubs clinched a postseason series at home.
The Toronto Blue Jays advanced to the ALCS the same way they reached the playoffs, on the strength of their bats, in this case, Joey Bats.
A pitchers' duel through six innings, the deciding game five between the Toronto Blue Jays and the Texas Rangers featured one of the strangest, longest innings in memory when the circus antics broke out, followed by poor behavior both on and off the field, leading to five runs and 53 minutes of play.
Johnny Cueto turned in one of the more dominating postseason pitching performances on the books to send the Kansas City Royals back to the ALCS.
Johnny Cueto's season after getting traded to Kansas City did not go exactly the way either Cueto or the Royals had planned. None of that mattered though when Cueto took the mound for Wednesday's deciding game five of the ALDS against the Houston Astros. After giving up a two-run homer in the second inning, the hard-throwing righty proceeded to send the next 19 batters he faced back to the dugout empty-handed.
In a series not without its own drama, the Mets will send their stud, Jacob deGrom to the mound to take on Zack Greinke and the Dodgers in Chavez Ravine for the chance to head to the NLCS against the Cubs.