The Arizona Diamondbacks were able to overcome two lopsided losses to split their Opening Week four-game series with the Los Angeles Dodgers at Chavez Ravine. The bullpen held strong for the D-backs in two close games, and manager Torey Lovullo made some savvy moves that led to the split.


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.