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Michael became a huge baseball fan at the age of 6 after getting a game-used bat from Minor Leaguer Heath Hayes at a Round Rock Express game. He 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.

Snake Bytes - 8/9: Zac Gallen locks the Pirates in the brig

Gallen’s outstanding outing keyed a shutout win for the Diamondbacks.

Deyvison De Los Santos, Jamison Hill named Diamondbacks Minor League Player and Pitcher of the Month for July 2022

A pair of Hillsboro Hops are honored for their strong performances in the previous of the month.

Mark Melancon is the 5th straight dud at closer for the Diamondbacks

Melancon’s performance in close and non-save situations has taken him out of the closer’s role in the bullpen, making it the 5th straight failure for a buy-low closer signing.

Diamondbacks 6, Rockies 5: Geraldo Perdomo’s late heroics key comeback win

The Diamondbacks gritted out a huge comeback win over a division foe.

Diamondbacks Farm Report: August 5, 2022

Reporting news, prospect performances, and box scores from the Diamondbacks Minor League affiliates for August 5, 2022.

Humberto Castellanos to undergo Tommy John surgery

Castellanos taking the surgical route to repair an injured elbow, will be out through nearly the end of the 2023 season.

Diamondbacks Farm Report: August 4, 2022

Brandon Pfaadt was electric in his first start with the Reno Aces.

Diamondbacks Farm Report: August 3, 2022

Reporting the news and performances from the D-backs Minor League affiliates for August 3, 2022.

How did the rest of the NL West do at the deadline?

Recapping the moves made by the Diamondbacks divisional opponents.

Diamondbacks Farm Report: August 2, 2022

Tommy Henry called up and other stuff happening in the Diamondbacks full season affiliates on August 2, 2022.