The Arizona Diamondbacks have taken some big swings and misses with free-agent contracts in their short history as a franchise. While spending on marquee names brought them early glory, their luck has taken a turn for the worse lately. Zack Greinke’s contract may not have had the return on investment that the team was seeking, but it could hardly be…

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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.