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Snakebytes 2-9: He's gone... oh why, oh why, what went wrong?

James Shields reportedly gets 4 year deal to the Padres.

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Not much in the way of Diamondback news other than this:

Local article on Brandon Shipley

However the big news of the day is that it looks like we'll be seeing a lot of James Shield, and not in a good way.

James Shields reportedly agrees to four-year deal with Padres

Free-agent right-hander James Shields reportedly agreed to a four-year contract with the San Diego Padres on Monday morning, according to various news outlets.

The deal reportedly is worth $75 million with an option.

So there you have it folks.  We didn't just miss out on the sweepstakes, it looks like we're getting the "Child of Adrian Peterson" treatment.  Too soon?