When baseball’s existing Collective Bargaining Agreement expired on Dec. 1 and the owners proceeded to lock out the Players Association, we were led to believe that a negotiation for a new CBA would take place. Unfortunately, that’s not what is happening. Instead, we’re seeing a very rigid MLB standing firm on any requests by the union while time slips away….
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.