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BTF's Baseball Primer
Keri: MLB Trade Value Rankings, Part 1
Welcome to the second edition of Grantland's MLB Trade Value Rankings, where we'll try to make sense of it all by addressing the question that fuels so many bar-room debates: Would you trade this guy for that guy? Answering that requires engaging in a thought experiment.
12 hrs ago
What next for the Diamondbacks?
Well, that was more interesting than the usual Tuesday between the end of the off-season and the winter meetings, wasn't it? Now, breathe... The dust settles on the Diamondbacks trade of Heath Bell , and it seems that most Diamondback fans are breathing a sigh of relief as our former closer heads for pastures Floridian once again.
Diamondbacks on verge of naming Mike Harkey as new pitching coach
Towers and Harkey have a history. That goes back when Towers was a special assignment scout for the Yankees in 2010 and Harkey was a coach under manager Joe Girardi in Bronx.
Statistical Breakdown: Jason Vargas
Signed: A 4 year contract for $32 million which works out to $8M a year. One key to this signing, compared to some other starting pitchers, no draft pick compensation will be attached.
Player Profile: Todd Frazier
In 2012 the NL Rookie of the Year was Bryce Harper . Wade Miley of the D'backs came in second, but guess who came in third? That's right, of course it's Todd Frazier of the Reds.
Arizona Diamondbacks 2014 Wish List
The 2013 Arizona Diamondbacks had another ho-hum mediocre season finishing 81-81, 11 games behind the NL West Champion Los Angeles Dodgers .