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A dusty, old English scholar that occasionally pulls his head out of the books in order to take in a Baseball game or seven.

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Snake Bytes: 4/17

Arizona team President Derrick Hall says it's still too early to be talking about drstic changes to the striuggling Diamondbacks.

Snake Bytes 4/16: Can It Really Get Worse?

The Diamondbacks dropped their fifth game in a row, being blown out 9-0 on Tuesday night.

Bradley's Agent is Making Waves

Seems Bradley's agent disagrees with how the Diamondbacks are treating their top prospect.

The Bard's Take: Mark Trumbo

Looking at the cost of Mark Trumbo and how the Diamondbacks have chosen to pay it.

Diamondbacks Ink Randy Wolf

In an effort to address problems of starting pitching depth, the Arizona Diamondbacks have signed veteran lefty Randy Wolf to a minor league deal.

Diamondbacks 6, Giants 5: Extras on Get Away Day

Tony Campana and Cliff Pennington totaled 7 hits to lead the Diamondbacks to their first series victory of the season.

Snake Bytes 4/10: Pink Slip Edition

Paul Goldschmidt exercised his ownership of Tim Lincecum again in the first inning, blasting a three-run opposite field shot to right in the first inning. Bronson Arroyo pitched five strong innings...

Snake Bytes 4/5

The Diamondbacks were rocked by Charlie Blackmon and company in Friday's home opener for Colorado.

The Bard's Take: Daniel Hudson Special Edition

What does Daniel Hudson's recovery and subsequent conversion to bullpen arm mean for both his future and the future of the Diamondbacks?

Snake Bytes 4/3

Daily rundown of news for the Diamondbacks and around MLB

The Mulligan

Kevin Towers opened the offseason taking a do-over on his acquisition of Heath Bell. Was it the right move? And what was the real cost?

2014 Expectations: Brad Ziegler

Concluding our look at Diamondback player expectations for 2014.

Diamondbacks Searching for Answers

Trevor Cahill and the Arizona Diamondbacks had a rough night at the park, less than 12 hours after it was announced that they would be without set-up man David Hernandez's services in 2014. Meanwhile, Mother Nature shifted in her sleep, creating extr

What's Next for the Diamondback Bullpen?

With the loss of David Hernandez for 2014, what does the future hold for the Diamondbacks' bullpen?

Does Tommy John Bite the Snakes Again?

It looks like the UCL may have bitten the snakes again

Snake Bytes 3/27

The Diamondbacks teed-off against the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday to the tune of 14 runs while Brandon McCarthy threw a quality start

Schuster Being Returned

The first pick of this year's Rule 5 Draft has been told he won't make the 25-man roster and will be returned to AZ if he clears waivers.

Are Diamondbacks and Pirates Talking Didi

Are the Pirates interested in Gregorius for pitching? Or is this more pie-in-the-sky speculation?

2014 Expectations: Joe Thatcher

Continuing the preview of the Diamondbacks' 2014 roster with a look at their left-handed specialist, Joe Thatcher.

2014 Expectations: Cody Ross

Taking a look at the expectations for Arizona's 4th outfielder.

Snake Bytes 3/23

Daily wrap-up on all things Diamondback and MLB

Let the Games Begin!

The 2014 season is officially underway.

2014 Expectations: Addison Reed

Continuing our pre-season examination of the 2014 Diamondbacks with a look at the team's young new closer.

2014 Expectations: J.J. Putz

Looking at the future of J.J. Putz for the Arizona Diamondbacks.

Didi for Pitching?

Is Didi's time in the desert already over?

Diamondbacks Near Deal with Oliver Perez

Looks like the Diamondbacks will have another lefty in the bullpen this season.

An Offseason Review

MLBTR does their annual offseason review.

Towers on Tradings a SS

Towers has spoken publicly about Drew blocking up the shortstop market and how it alters the trade pool. Let the wild and unfounded speculations begin.

One Less Target

The Diamondbacks are going to find one less TOR-type arm available via FA come next off-season.

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