John Baragona

  • joined Jun 11, 2011
  • last login Jul 23, 2014
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I've been a Diamondbacks season ticket holder since day one, sitting in the front row of section 118. I own my own construction and maintenance business and spent a few years as a sportswriter back in the early '90s. I currently cover the Dbacks minor leagues and prospects for azsnakepit.com.

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2014 Dbacks Draft Signing Status


The Dbacks have begun signing their draft picks in earnest and are making quick progress.

Dbacks MiLB Round-Up 6/9: Brewer Ks 13


Charles Brewer struck out 13 in Mobile's 8-0 win.

Dbacks MiLB Round-Up 6/8: Andy Marte Homers Twice


Andy Marte homered twice in Reno's 10-7 loss.

Dbacks MiLB Round-Up 6/7: Think Socrates


Socrates Brito has 11 hits in his last 21 at bats for Visalia

Dbacks MiLB Round-Up 6/6: Shipley Sharp in Loss


Braden Shipley had a good outing but his defense and bullpen ultimately cost him the victory.

Dbacks MiLB Round-Up 6/4: More Lamb Please


Jake continues to tear up the Southern League with another 4 for 5 game.

Dbacks MiLB Round-Up 6/2: Flores Hits Walkoff HR


Rudy Flores clubbed a pair of homers including a walkoff job.

Dbacks MiLB Round-Up 6/1: Lamb Rakes for 5 Hits


Jake Lamb went 5 for 6 in a big Mobile win.

Dbacks MiLB Round-Up 5/31: Stites Needs Promotion


Matt Stites picked up his 5th save this month for Reno.

Dbacks MiLB Round-Up 5/30: Drury the Real Deal


Gerson Montilla just missed the cylce with a double, a triple and a home run.

Dbacks MiLB Round-Up 5/28: Velazquez on Fire


Andrew Velazquez is having a monster May.

Dbacks MiLB Round-Up 5/26: Pitching Rules


Mike Bolsinger led Reno to a 1-0 win with 7 shutout innings.

Dbacks MiLB Round-Up 5/24/14: Palka Shines


A short and belated edition today, as John was having internet issues.

Dbacks MiLB Round-Up 5/23: Chafin Nice AAA Debut


Andrew Chafin had a solid AAA debut allowing 3 runs over 7 innings.

Dbacks MiLB Round-Up 5/21: Griffin Clubs 4 Homers


Mobile's Jon Griffin slammed four home runs in a single game last night.

Dbacks MiLB Round-Up 5/19: Velazquez and Triples


Andrew Velazquez delivered 2 triples and a double in a South Bend rout.

Dbacks MiLB Round-Up 5/18: The Larussa Effect?


Mike Jacobs led a host of potent hitters with a 7-RBI game for Reno.

Dbacks MiLB Round-Up 5/17: Montilla Red Hot


Gerson Montilla has 14 hits in his last 7 games.

Dbacks MiLB Round-Up 5/16: Shipley Ks 8


Braden Shipley fanned 8 in South Bend's 4-3 win.

Dbacks MiLB Round-Up 5/14: Lamb Hits GW Homer


Jake Lamb hit a game-winning 3-run homer to lead Visalia to a 6-4 win.

Dbacks MiLB Round-Up 5/12: Beating the Dead Horse


Nick Evans had another big game going 4 for 5.

Dbacks MiLB Round-Up 5/11: Marzilli Homers Again?


Evan Marzilli hit his 4th home run in his last 9 games.

Dbacks MiLB Round-Up 5/10: Sinnery CG Shutout


Brandon Sinnery delivered a complete game shutout in Visalia's 5-0 win.

Dbacks MiLB Round-Up 5/9: Clean Slate for Darrah


Jesse Darrah tossed 7 shutout innings in Visalia's 3-0 win.

Dbacks MiLB Round-Up 5/7: Why Not Nick Evans?


Nick Evans continues to hit the ball well as he makes a push for a major league call-up.

Dbacks MiLB Round-Up 5/5: Marshall Called Up


J.J. Putz goes on the DL and Reno's Evan Marshall gets promoted to take his place.

Dbacks MiLB Round-Up 5/4: Runs, Runs, Runs


All four Dbacks affiliates won in blowouts on Sunday.

Dbacks MiLB Round-Up 5/3: Everyone Loses


All four affiliates lost in minor league action last night.

Dbacks MiLB Round-Up 5/2: Jose Martinez Debuts


Pitching prospect Jose Martinez made his debut for South Bend in a 10-3 win.

Dbacks MiLB Round-Up 4/30: Lamb Heating Up


Jake Lamb hit his 4th homer of the season to help lead Mobile to an 8-3 win.

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