The crown jewel of the free agency class is staying far away from the NL West as Aaron Judge reportedly will sign a new 9-year, $360 million deal with the Yankees. Meanwhile, the dice came up snake eyes for the D-backs in the inaugural MLB Draft Lottery.


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.