May has been an eventful month for Lourdes Gurriel Jr. for two reasons. First, because on May 8, he obtained his United States citizenship in a moment that he deemed “one of the most important days of my life.” He was even able to celebrate with his brother, Yuli Gurriel, who happened to be in Arizona immediately afterward as the…

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Born and raised in Phoenix metro, Jesse’s sports broadcasting career began at the age of 12 when he impersonated D-backs radio voice Greg Schulte on FOX Sports Arizona as the Arizona Diamondbacks Kidkaster. He started writing and podcasting about the Diamondbacks shortly thereafter, and has been doing it ever since. Now, Jesse is a podcast host and writer for PHNX Diamondbacks. Jesse has a math degree and a journalism minor from Azusa Pacific University in Southern California.