He originally came to the D-Backs when the franchise was awarded to the region, serving as Sr. Vice President & General Manager of the club through the 2005 season, helping guide the team to division titles in 1999, 2001 and 2002 as well as the first major championship for a sports franchise in the state of Arizona.
Upon learning nobody is at work because the team is off for the holidays, Hall begins some innocuous hijinks—rummaging through the chief revenue officer’s office, announcing his name on the PA system and driving the bullpen cart—until embarking on a series of darker quests in his isolation. Video in link.
The Arizona Diamondbacks have promoted Nona Lee to Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer. The longtime sports executive will be entering her 20th season with the D-backs in 2019.
A name that has come up recently in trade talks is starting pitcher Zack Greinke. The 35-year-old still has three years remaining on his contract worth a total of $104.5 million and $35 million per season.
The initial deal will run through Oct. 31, 2021, and will allow Cuban players to sign under rules similar to those for players coming from Japan, South Korea and Taiwan, MLB and the Cuban Baseball Federation announced.
The team on Wednesday announced the agreement, which takes effect Jan. 1 and runs through December 2043.
Hector Sanchez is the former catcher.
La cosa se descontroló en el universitario entre los Leones y La Guaira, qué locurapic.twitter.com/A6DMLexEWR— Óscar C. (@oscarcallest) December 20, 2018
Off topic snake news:
In the guts of a Central American coral snake (Micrurus nigrocinctus), herpetologists have found the remains of a snake unknown to science.