Over the last two years, Zac Gallen has enjoyed what he deemed the best spot in the Diamondbacks’ clubhouse: in the far corner, next to the lost-and-found, where few people would bother him.

That changed this year, when home clubhouse manager Roger Riley assigned Gallen to a new spot, on the southwest side of the Diamondbacks clubhouse, next to teammate Merrill Kelly. Gallen was a good sport about it.

“Alright,” he told himself. “Maybe there’s some good mojo over here.”

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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.