Michael joined the AZ Snake Pit writing staff after the 2015 season and primarily focuses on the Minor Leagues and the team's farm system. Coverage includes daily minor league recaps, MLB Draft coverage, and coverage of the team's prospects. Michael also writes about the New England Patriots on Pats Pulpit.
In a year where the rotation completely fell apart, Merrill Kelly’s consistency stood out.
Escobar bounced back nicely in 2021, but also saw his tenure with the Diamondbacks end in July.
Gallen struggled with injuries for the first half of the season, but had a strong finish to the season.
An up and down season further clouded what long term value Widener brings to Arizona.
McCarthy made his MLB debut with the Diamondbacks in 2021
An up and down year for Smith likely cements his future as a reliever with Arizona.
Wendelken joined the Diamondbacks late in the season as a waiver claim from Oakland and managed to be slightly better than a dumpster fire over 20 games.
A busy kinda day on both ends of the spectrum.
Diamondbacks add pitcher Ryan Weiss and catcher Cooper Hummele to 40-Man Roster, outright 3 pitchers to AAA
November 19th was the deadline for teams to add players to the 40-man roster ahead of the 2021 Rule 5 Draft.