On Wednesday — despite reports that owners and the Players Association were closer than ever to a new collective bargaining agreement — MLB announced they would be removing another week of games from the schedule through April 14. This is the second wave of cancellations by Major League Baseball affecting regular-season games, but the wording from commissioner Rob Manfred still…

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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.