The offseason moves are slowly underway, with the D-backs declining the mutual option for Ian Kennedy, claiming Cole Susler off waivers, and making us all wonder what’s next. We also still aren’t over Zac Gallen being snubbed as an NL Cy Young finalist, so we are grading his 2022 season.


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.