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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.

Abdias De La Cruz and Yerald Nin headline the D-backs 2022 International signing class

2021 Diamondbacks Reviews: #4 RHP Merrill Kelly

In a year where the rotation completely fell apart, Merrill Kelly’s consistency stood out.

2021 Diamondbacks Reviews: #5 3B Eduardo Escobar

Escobar bounced back nicely in 2021, but also saw his tenure with the Diamondbacks end in July.

2021 Arizona Diamondbacks Player Reviews, #9: Zac Gallen

Gallen struggled with injuries for the first half of the season, but had a strong finish to the season.

2021 Arizona Diamondbacks Reviews, #14: Taylor Widener

An up and down season further clouded what long term value Widener brings to Arizona.

2021 Arizona Diamondbacks Reviews, #19: OF Jake McCarthy

McCarthy made his MLB debut with the Diamondbacks in 2021

2021 Arizona Diamondbacks Reviews, #22: LHP Caleb Smith

An up and down year for Smith likely cements his future as a reliever with Arizona.

2021 Arizona Diamondbacks Reviews, #30: J.B. Wendelken

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.

Diamondbacks non-tenders and contract deals: Christian Walker stays, Taylor Clarke leaves

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.