While MLB may be on the verge of instituting robot umpires calling balls and strikes, the technology still doesn’t seem to be there for robots to decide who is the sexiest manager in baseball. So of course, our experts give their list. We also debate if Mad Bum’s career is HOF worthy.
The Arizona Diamondbacks may be underdogs in 2023, but a few of their stars are emerging with favorable betting odds for awards in the upcoming season. And we are all about that action, boss.
While the Diamondbacks were active this offseason, it may just be the players that have left the NL West that improve Arizona’s outlook for 2023. We also grade Alek Thomas’ 2022 season and take a look at our Young King’s projections for 2023.
In another twist to his offseason story, Carlos Correa is reportedly signing with the Minnesota Twins after his deal with the New York Mets fell apart due to more concerns about his physical. We also discuss if the Nashville Stars have a shot at being the next MLB expansion franchise and if any team is taking a chance on Trevor Bauer.
Per reports, Ken Kendrick and the Arizona Diamondbacks may be looking to sell a minority share of the team, so we speculate on potential investors for the franchise. We are also answering your Mailbag Monday questions!
In some ways, the Arizona Diamondbacks will benefit from the rule changes coming to Major League Baseball in 2023. In others, the D-backs could be hurt significantly. What we know for sure is that baseball will be more fun. We also discuss takeaways from Mike Hazen and Evan Longoria’s press conference and the latest on Carlos Correa’s deal with the New York Mets.
According to John Gambadoro of Arizona Sports, the Arizona Diamondbacks made a “substantial offer” to shortstop Dansby Swanson that was not far off from the deal he ultimately signed with the Chicago Cubs. Should the Diamondbacks have pulled the trigger? Meanwhile, the D-backs reportedly brought back Zach Davies on a one-year contract.
With the Dodgers and Padres spending twice as much as the Diamondbacks on payroll, can the D-backs realistically contend in the NL West? Patrick Lyons of DNVR Rockies joins the show to discuss. During the show, news broke that Zach Davies signed with the D-backs and that the team made a competitive offer to Dansby Swanson before he signed with the Chicago Cubs.
It’s PREDICTION SZN over at MLB.com, and we are breaking down all of the hot takes about the Arizona Diamondbacks and what their 2023 season could bring. Also, the Winter Classic is delightful and we stand in solidarity with our icy brothers from the NHL.