By signing A.J. Pollock to a two-year contract, the Diamondbacks have brought 2017's budget into starker focus.
Despite a track record that demonstrates success in the role of closer, newly acquired Tyler Clippard is not expected (yet) to fill that role. According to Dave Stewart, that role still belongs to Brad Ziegler.
Promotions to the 25-man roster and trades of top talents have caused the Diamondbacks' farm system to tumble in the rankings for 2016.
ASU officials said Selig will teach and will be the founding president of an advisory board to the program. He'll also spearhead an initiative to bring in speakers as part of the Bud Selig Speaker Series on Sports in America.
This 21-year old Japanese phenom throws 100 mph. He's also a threat with the bat, so the Nippon Ham Fighters use him as a DH on his non-pitching days