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Snake Bytes: 11/30 Yesterday was my 13th work anniversary

Joshua Trees in Arizona Photo by Tayfun Coskun/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

Team News


Diamondbacks sign LHP Jose Castillo to minor league deal

https://arizonasports.com/story/3538956/diamondbacks-sign-jose-castillo-minor-league-deal/

Diamondbacks Player Review: Peter Strzelecki

https://www.si.com/mlb/diamondbacks/analysis/diamondbacks-player-review-peter-strzelecki

Diamondbacks 2023 Player Review: Diego Castillo

https://www.si.com/mlb/diamondbacks/analysis/diamondbacks-2023-player-review-diego-castillo

Other Baseball


Reds, Nick Martinez Agree To Two-Year Deal

https://www.mlbtraderumors.com/2023/11/reds-nick-martinez-agree-to-two-year-deal.html
Luis Severino, Mets Agree To One-Year Deal

https://www.mlbtraderumors.com/2023/11/luis-severino-mets-reportedly-nearing-deal.html
Latest On Dylan Cease

https://www.mlbtraderumors.com/2023/11/latest-on-dylan-cease.html

Cease trade talks intensifying, deal could happen soon (sources)

https://www.mlb.com/news/mlb-rumors-trades-and-signings?t=trades-and-transactions

Baltimore Orioles Closer Wins AL Reliever of the Year Award

https://www.si.com/mlb/orioles/news/baltimore-orioles-closer-wins-al-reliever-of-the-year-award-jon9

Rule 5 Draft targets: one prospect from each team

https://www.mlb.com/news/one-intriguing-rule-5-draft-prospect-for-each-team?t=mlb-pipeline-coverage

Anything Goes


This day in history:
https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/day/november-30

This day in baseball:
https://www.baseball-reference.com/bullpen/November_30

The bent joint in the legs of the flamingo is its ankles.

Flamingos have long legs that they use to balance all day. However, scientists reveal that they stand on their tiptoes and not their feet. Their knees are also hidden by their feathers which are located closer to the body of the bird.

The foil seals on medicine bottles were placed due to poisoning incidents.

The Tylenol poisonings of 1982 was a widespread crisis that involved U.S. consumers dying or falling ill from Tylenol. It was later found that the bottles had been laced with potassium cyanide. To restore the faith of the public in the product and the company, Johnson & Johnson patented the seal to prevent further tampering incidents. This is also the thought behind the “Do not accept if seal is broken.” warnings that we see with other products.