The expiration of the MLB collective bargaining agreement on Dec. 1, and the inability to strike a new deal has shut down all baseball activity for the foreseeable future. Unfortunately for fans, this means that their favorite team will not deliver the hot free agent that they requested from Santa. When a new deal is reached by the owners and…

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Derek Montilla, occasionally known as The Mayor of PHNX, has covered the Arizona Diamondbacks beat for over 10 seasons. He's a career .093 hitter as an amateur with more errors than runs scored, so everyone decided that the press box was a better fit. The Arizona native is a diehard fan of all Valley sports and can also be found roaming free ringside at local pro wrestling shows.