Despite scoring more runs in the series, the Arizona Diamondbacks lose three out of four to the San Diego Padres at Chase Field over the weekend. With their two biggest foes now in their rear view mirror until August, we look ahead at a much easier portion of the schedule for the D-backs. We also have answers to your Mailbag Monday questions and more!


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.