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Candidates for Third Base: Another Look

Who should play third base? Nominations are open.

Does Scoring the First Run Make a Difference?

The answer is interesting.

Hitting Homers

Diamondbacks homers are trending downward. Let’s focus on the impact of homers in the 2021 season and possible improvement next season.

Hitting Line Drives

Let’s look at 12 Diamondbacks position players who will likely continue to play for the Diamondbacks next season.

Book Review: Rod Carew’s Hit to Win

Have you discovered this book?

Christian Walker’s Tender Offer

Christian Walker’s tender off surprised many fans. Let’s look at the pros and cons of his tender offer.

Diamondbacks Batting: The Basics

After looking at a few top-level guiding principles, let’s look at a few statistics that reflect the general skill of Diamondback batters.

What Average Leverage Index Revealed About the 2021 Diamondbacks

By looking at this season, we observe ways to add wins next season.

Diamondback Fastball Trends

With better than average fastballs, in September cutter fastballs spiked.

Candidates for Third Base

Who will play third base for the Diamondbacks? In 2022, the status quo is not an option because Escobar and Cabrera are gone.

Rotation Candidates for the 2022 Diamondbacks

Candidates’ stats are compared to averages. Four role models are suggested.

Picking Position Players for 2022 Diamondbacks

Choices are explained, subject to caveats.

Hits & Misses in Stat Predictions

Some stat leaders were young new faces.

How High Will The Diamondbacks Bounce in 2022?

Although it’s not a sure thing, there are good reasons to expect the 2022 Diamondbacks to win more than 77 games.

Insights on Diamondback Relief Pitchers

Let’s look at seven aspects.

Does starting pitching make or break a team?

The Fourth Musketeer

All for one, and one for all.

More Insights on One-Run Games

The Diamondbacks could win more one-run games next season.

Mind Gym Book Review

Thinking ahead, I imagine that Mind Gym will become a timeless classic.

Insights on 1-Run Losses

Let’s look at eight possible causes.

Carson Kelly

First 30 Games With New Hitting Coaches

Did the Diamondbacks’ offense improve?

MLB Women’s Baseball Day

Who would I pick to play for the Diamondbacks?

Jake Arrieta

His career started slowly. A trade led to his success.

The Wonder of Positive Streaks

More wonderful than losing streaks.

Pavin Smith reflects upon ‘special’ first season with Arizona Diamondbacks

Smith savored every moment in the big leagues with goals to improve for next year and beyond.

Consistency is key: Riley Smith makes strides with Diamondbacks

After a steady rise in the D-backs’ farm system, Smith made his MLB debut in 2020 with plans to stay long term.

‘Our future looks very bright’: Josh Barfield has high hopes for D-backs farm system

Arizona's prospect pipeline has garnered high praise from farm director Josh Barfield.

‘It’s a different environment’: Examining the Diamondbacks’ alternate training site

In an unprecedented year, prospects gather at Salt River Fields.

D-backs prospect Daulton Varsho builds upon first MLB start

Arizona’s versatile catcher is eager to learn and improve.

A Guide to Experiencing the Diamondbacks on the Cheap

Baseball can be expensive for the fans. How can it be less expensive?

Goldy and Greinke Gold Glove Getters

The two Diamondback nominees won their Gold Gloves tonight