When the Diamondbacks signed Zach Davies shortly before the 2022 season, the 29-year-old was coming off the worst season of his career. His league-leading 75 walks and 43.3-percent hard-hit rate in 2021 were severe outliers for a pitcher known as a control specialist and soft contact artist. His 5.78 ERA didn’t exactly stand out in last year’s free-agent class. The…

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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.