Entering his sixth season with the team, Diamondbacks general manager Mike Hazen has dished out major league contracts to 24 free agents for a total of just over $204 million. That’s $2 million less than the team spent on Zack Greinke the year before Hazen’s arrival, but the Greinke deal was an exception. The D-backs may never give that kind…

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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.