Dan Strittmatter

  • joined Apr 22, 2009
  • last login Dec 23, 2013
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Who's On Third? I Don't Know!


GM Kevin Towers is looking for a way to bolster third base this off-season - where might he find an upgrade?

Payroll and the 2013 D-backs


Is Arizona's checkbook already stretched beyond its limits for 2013, or is there room to add to what Arizona has in place?

Give Me Justin Upton Over Elvis Andrus


"Excellent value" will be inherently less for Andrus than it will be for Upton, and you can chalk me up as someone who believes in Justin Upton's ability to once again provide excellent value to...

Doin' The Shortstop Shuffle (Now With tl;dr!)


Over the last few years, teams have gone to seemingly-desperate lengths to find an everyday-caliber player at shortstop. With Arizona looking to fill their everyday shortstop hole this off-season,...

Diamondbacks Farm Round-Up 5/23: Sophomore Slumps Edition


It was the second appearance for Trevor Bauer at Triple-A Reno, and although Bauer wasn't as near-perfect as he was the last time out, he was awfully impressive in his five innings. Check out...

Diamondbacks Farm Round-Up 5/22: Gray Skies Edition


It was a depressing day at the big-league-level, which mucked up the mood over a decent day on the farm for Arizona. See who impressed and who struggled throughout the D-backs' minor-league system...

Diamondbacks Farm Round-Up 5/21: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Slugger Edition


He hasn't received much attention in 2012 due to the presence of Matt Davidson, but Double-A Mobile slugger Marc Krauss has been absolutely mashing the ball. He had perhaps his best day of the...

Diamondbacks Farm Round-Up 5/20: Dominant Edition


The Hi-A Visalia Rawhide were dominant on Sunday night, shutting out Bakersfield 8-0. Check out the impressive stat lines from the team's day in today's Farm Round-Up!

Diamondbacks Farm Round-Up 5/19: Graduation Edition


With three wins on the farm on Saturday night, all four of the D-backs' full-season minor league affiliates jumped over the .500 mark on the season. See who shined on the farm on Saturday to help...

Diamondbacks Farm Round-Up 5/18: Bauer Hour Edition


If you follow anything Diamondbacks-related or minor-league-related on Twitter, then you've undoubtedly heard about Trevor Bauer's awesome Triple-A debut on Friday. If you haven't, come out from...


OT: The (Literally) Thankless Job of a Hitting Coach

Mickey Hatcher's firing by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim was another bit of evidence that suggests that teams view hitting coaches as expendable. Yet, with so many millions invested in players...

Diamondbacks Farm Round-Up: Promotions Edition


Yesterday marked the first big wave of in-season within-the-minors promotions made by Arizona in 2012. Yet, even with Trevor Bauer's outing pushed back another day, there was plenty of action to...

Diamondbacks Farm Round-Up 5/16: One More Time Edition


The Rawhide finished up their three-game set at High Desert with another predictably-wild offensive contest, with a combined 20 runs crossing the plate on 27 hits. Just two teams were active on...

Diamondbacks 1, Rockies 6: The More Things Change, The More They Stay The Same


Jamie Moyer became, again, the oldest starting pitcher in baseball history to win a game, the Diamondbacks scoring one run against him. Arizona lost to Colorado 6-1 at Coors Field; John McDonald...

Diamondbacks Farm Round-Up 5/15: High Desert "Baseball" Edition


After a calm day in the bandbox of High Desert on Monday, things got absolutely crazy on Tuesday. In a game with 37 runs and 50 hits, who won? Me, of course, because I get to recap the craziness in...

Diamondbacks Farm Round-Up 5/14: Rehab Assignment Edition


There was a whopping 46 innings of action on the farm yesterday for the D-backs, including the start of a rehab assignment for center fielder Chris Young. See how CY - and the rest of the D-backs...

Double-A Mobile Round-Up 5/13: The Loneliest Number Edition


There was just one game of action on the farm on Sunday, but the Mobile BayBears and slugger Matt Davidson made it count with an extra-inning win. See Davidson's incredible line and the rest of the...

Diamondbacks Farm Round-Up 5/12: Completed Early Edition


The action in Arizona's farm system was shortened on Saturday due to a pair of games being called early, but there was still a dominant pitching performance at Hi-A Visalia from a less-heralded...

A Dose of Relaxation: Justin Upton and J.J. Putz


The 2012 Arizona Diamondbacks are off to a rough 14-18 start, fresh off of a sweep at home at the hands of the St. Louis Cardinals. With two of their key cogs from 2012 - Justin Upton and J.J. Putz...

Diamondbacks Farm Round-Up 5/11: Killer B's Edition


It was another good day on the farm for Arizona, with right-hander Trevor Bauer turning in perhaps his best outing of the season thus far. Check out the details behind Bauer's great day in another...

Diamondbacks Farm Round-Up 5/10: Low Profile Edition


It was a great day to be a pitcher on the farm in the Arizona Diamondbacks organization on Thursday. Each of the four full-season affiliate starters allowed either zero or one earned run in their...

Diamondbacks Farm Round-Up 5/9: Help Available? Edition


Arizona has been scuffling as of late, particularly with their latest sweep at the hands of St. Louis. However, there might be help available on the farm, as two close-to-the-majors players had...

Diamondbacks Farm Round-Up 5/8: Climbing Out Edition


It was a solid day on the farm despite the highest-profile prospect in action - Archie Bradley - scuffling for the first time in his pro career. A pair of starters shined in the system and a hitter...

Diamondbacks Farm Round-Up 5/7: Pitchers Who Rake Edition


Amid the hype surrounding Trevor Bauer and the buzz over Patrick Corbin's call-up to the major leagues, it seems that southpaw Tyler Skaggs hasn't received as much attention as he's deserved....

Diamondbacks Farm Round-Up 5/6: Finals Week Edition


It was another good day on the Arizona farm despite just three active clubs. One of the top pitching prospects in the system in Trevor Bauer was on the mound, with several bats posting solid games...

Diamondbacks Farm Round-Up 5/5: Tall Edition


It was a day full of relatively so-so performances throughout the D-backs farm system. However, one pleasant surprise came from last year's Rule 5 pick, who shined in his second start for Double-A...

Diamondbacks Farm Round-Up 5/4: Walk It Off Edition


It was a wild day on the farm on Friday for the D-backs, with three walk-off victories and another game that was swung by an eighth-inning grand slam. See who the heroes were in today's...

Diamondbacks Farm Round-Up 5/3: Just Short Edition


Triple-A Reno was the only affiliate to lose on Thursday, as the system combined to go 4-1, with Double-A Mobile sweeping their two-game set. With a three of Arizona's top young arms on the hill,...

Diamondbacks Farm Round-Up 5/3: Depressing Edition


The action on the farm for the D-backs minor-league affiliates fit the end-of-game mood of the night at the big-league level - depressing. The three affiliates to complete their games wound up...

Diamondbacks Farm Round-Up 5/1: 46 Innings Edition


In the midst of a repeat year at Hi-A Visalia, infielder Chris Owings is turning in one of the more unheralded performances throughout the Arizona farm system, over-shadowed by the plethora of...

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