The Hank Aaron Award has been a precursor to the MVP in the past, and 2022 may be no different. Also, the Automated Ball/Strike technology and challenge system is expanding as we inch closer to robot umps in MLB.

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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.

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