It would be a stretch to call the Arizona Diamondbacks “good” over the last decade. But there’s one thing no team in baseball has been better at in that span: defense. In fact, it’s not even close. From 2010 through 2019, the Arizona Diamondbacks posted 445 defensive runs saved (DRS). This suggests that, in the 2010s, the D-backs’ defense prevented…

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Born and raised in Phoenix metro, Jesse’s sports broadcasting career began at the age of 12 when he impersonated D-backs radio voice Greg Schulte on FOX Sports Arizona as the Arizona Diamondbacks Kidkaster. He started writing and podcasting about the Diamondbacks shortly thereafter, and has been doing it ever since. Now, Jesse is a podcast host and writer for PHNX Diamondbacks. Jesse has a math degree and a journalism minor from Azusa Pacific University in Southern California.