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Snakebytes 8/19: No Good News (Except For AJ)

Will they finally make a change in the FO?

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Arizona bullpen gives up lead in 9-8 loss to Padres - Arizona manager Chip Hale expected games just like this with an inexperienced bullpen. The Diamondbacks had a lead in the eighth inning, but relievers Jake Barrett and Enrique Burgos couldn't hold it as the San Diego Padres rallied for a 9-8 win to snap Arizona's four-game winning streak.

ESPN’s Keith Law: Diamondbacks’ ‘front office is a laughingstock’ - The Diamondbacks’ record, salary dumps that have cost them prospects and talent-bleeding trade packages to acquire supposed stars have put their front office on the hot seat.

Heyman: D-backs’ Stewart could be on hot seat - Normally, a new front office regime wouldn’t be under the gun in the first two years. But the folks in Arizona are taking their implosion hard. When the word “rough” was used to describe this season, D-backs general manager Dave Stewart interjected that “that’s an understatement.”


Arizona Diamondbacks to talk to private group about Chase Field sale - A prominent attorney representing the Arizona Diamondbacks in its fight with Maricopa County over Chase Field plans on talking to a private group that has offered to buy the ballpark for $60 million.

Will D-Backs Exercise Veto Over Chase Field Sale? - With the Maricopa County Stadium District Board voting to move forward with a sale of Chase Field to private investors, the Arizona Diamondbacks are exploring their options and plan on sending a lawyer to meet with the potential new owners.

How should Diamondbacks, taxpayers feel about possible Chase Field sale? - It was announced Tuesday that the Maricopa County Stadium District has entered into a letter of intent with a private third party for the sale and purchase of Chase Field for around $60 million.

Tipsheet: La Russa not fearing the reaper in Arizona - Arizona Diamondbacks managing general partner Ken Kendrick has until the end of the month to decide the fate of his struggling front office.

Diamondbacks' A.J. Pollock: Expected to join Reno on Friday - Pollock (elbow) is expected to join Triple-A Reno on Friday, Jody Jackson of FOX Sports Arizona reports.

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