John Baragona

  • joined Jun 11, 2011
  • last login Jul 30, 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 Prospect Previews 6-10


Future closer Jake Barrett heads a group of four prospect pitchers in our numbers 6 through 10 organizational prospects.

2014 Dbacks Prospect Preview 11-15


Four position players highlight our previews for number 11 through 15.

Dbacks 2014 Prospect Previews 16-20


Part 3 in our 6-part 2014 prospects preview features three shortstops and an up-and-coming international pitcher.

Dbacks 2014 Prospect Previews 21-25


This group is headlined by three pitchers, a young catcher and a Parra clone in the outfield.

Dbacks 2014 Prospect Preview 26-30


In the first of six installments previewing the Dbacks' Top 30 prospects, the names covered include pitcher Anthony Meo and outfielder Ender Inciarte.

Dbacks Rated #15 Farm System


The Dbacks farm system is rated mid-pack at #15 after the lost of Davidson and Skaggs in the off-season.

Dbacks Top 30 Prospects: After the Gutting


In spite of all the chatter that the farm system cupboard is now bare, that simply isn't the case.

Dbacks Rumored to be After Samardzija


The Diamondbacks are said to be in talks with the Cubs for starter Jeff Samardzija.

It's Matt Davidson's Time


Matt Davidson has done all there is to do and now is his time to show what he can do with some regular playing time.

Reviewing the 2013 Draft


The Dbacks were credited with the 2nd best draft by Baseball America in their 2013 draft review.

Dbacks Top 100 Prospects: Season's End


Here's a list of the Top 100 prospects in the Diamondbacks minor league system.

MiLB Round-Up 9/15: No Titles This Year


Mobile and South Bend lost their bids to win their respective championship series this weekend.

MiLB Round-Up 9/11: No Playoff Winners Tonight


All three affiliates lost in playoff action with Visalia getting eliminated.

MiLB Round-Up 9/9: South Bend to Championship


South will play Quad Cities for the Midwest League Championship in a best-of-five series after winning the Eastern Division title.

MiLB Round-Up 9/8: Mobile Set to Play for Title


Mobile knocked out Mississippi to win the North Division playoff series and will play for their third consecutive Southern League championship.

MiLB Round-Up 9/7: Playoff Teams Sweep


All three playoff teams won with victories by Mobile, Visalia and South Bend.

MiLB Round-Up 9/5: Playoff Power Pitching


Three Diamondbacks pitching prospects all played central roles in minor league playoff victories last night.

MiLB Round-Up 9/4: Blair Shines in Playoff Win


Aaron Blair led South Bend to a 3-0 playoff win with 6 shutout innings.

MiLB Round-Up 9/2: Six Affiliates Sweep


All six affiliates won with some offensive firepower across the board with 60 runs scored.

MiLB Round-Up 9/1


Next to last day of the season for most teams as minor league regular season play wraps up today.

MiLB Round-Up 8/31: Schepel Tosses No-Hitter


Hillsboro's Kyle Schepel came out of nowhere last night and delivered a complet game no-hitter with 8 strikeouts.

MiLB Round-Up 8/30: Williams to South Bend


Rookie Justin Williams earned his second promotion of the season to South Bend on Wednesday.

MiLB Round-Up 8/29


The AZL Rookie League team had a chance to scratch its way into the playoffs, but they laid an egg and missed out.

MiLB Round-Up 8/28


Visalia holds a 3-game lead in their push to hold onto the #2 seed for the California League Playoffs.

MiLB Round-Up 8/27: Six Dbacks to AZ Fall League


Jake Lamb was one of six Diamondbacks named to play in this year's prospect-filled Arizona Fall League.

MiLB Round-Up 8/26: 20 More Hits for Missoula


Missoula cranked out 20 hits for the second game in a row as they produced another laugher 13-6.

MiLB Round-Up 8/25: Mobile Wins 8th Straight


The BayBears are streaking toward the playoffs with a starting rotation featuring Archie Bradley.

MiLB Round-Up 8/24: Bullpen Candidates


Is David Hernandez or someone else headed back to Arizona with the bullpen in dire need.

MiLB Round-Up 8/23


Eric Chavez homered in a rehab stint with the rookie league Dbacks.

MiLB Round-Up 8/23


Jake Lamb hit a walk-off home for Visalia to highlight 2 other walkoff wins for affiliates.

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