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Snake Bytes 2/7: Fan Fest Approaches

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Turambar calls for an end to the off-season.

“This off season there has been too much violence, too much pain. None here are without sin. But I have an honorable compromise. Just show up to fan fest. Give into the fandom, buy a beer, line up for autographs, and bring the whole family, and I’ll spare your lives. Just show up to fan fest; I will give you safe passage to opening day. Just show up to fan fest and there will be an end to the horrors of the off season.”

D-back’s News:

Diamondbacks release details for Saturday’s Fan Fest.

The event will begin at noon and end at 4 p.m. The event is free, but a ticket is required for entry. Tickets can be downloaded here.

Here are some details:

-Fans will have a chance to take some swings in the batting cages at Salt River Fields

-Autograph and photo sessions with current and former D-backs players, including Randy Johnson, Luis Gonzalez, Nick Ahmed, Archie Bradley, Jake Lamb and David Peralta

-A series of Q&A sessions. The schedule:

12:20 p.m. – D-backs president Derrick Hall, general manager Mike Hazen and manager Torey Lovullo

1 p.m. – Jake Lamb, David Peralta and Nick Ahmed

1:30 p.m. – A Spanish-language Q&A with Yoan López, Eduardo Escobar and Ketel Marte

2 p.m. – Luke Weaver, Merrill Kelly and Carson Kelly

2:30 p.m. – A Q&A exclusively for kids with Archie Bradley, Zack Godley, Andrew Chafin and Robbie Ray

3 p.m. – Luis Gonzalez, Randy Johnson and Bob Brenly


Will you be attending Fan Fest 2019?

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Diamondbacks unveil Haboob Globe for 2019 giveaway.

Thicc Haboob Globe

Torey’s extension is a bit of stability on a volatile team.

It’s an older story, Sir. But it checks out.

“I’m honored that the ownership, team and front office felt that I’m the right person to lead this team from the dugout level,” Lovullo said. “I’m humbled by the offer and the extension. It offers a little bit of stability and in this game that’s always what you’re searching for. It gives us an opportunity to continue to press on with our concepts over these future years until we hopefully win a world championship.”

Interview with D-backs prospect Kristian Robinson.

At 6’3″, nearly 200 pounds, Robinson has all the tools to make it to the Bigs one day, but the D-Backs will take their time with him to let him develop and mature.

Click the link for the interview.

Around Baseball:

Baseball labor talks not progressing smoothly.

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Proposed MLB rule changes ranked from best to worst.

DH in the NL? That’s going to be a no from me, dogg.

Visalia man believes his $2 Babe Ruth card is worth millions.

”The only way I would sell this card is for the bidding to start at two million dollars because to me I found the Mona Lisa.” Ball said.

Off Topic Snake News:

Name a venomous snake after your ex.

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