Diamondbacks fans blew a collective sigh of relief this winter when 2021 saves leader Mark Melancon signed a two-year, $14 million deal as their team’s new closer. Melancon hasn't been as advertised, which is a familiar story for D-backs fans.
Following the Diamondbacks’ ninth win in their last 12 games, valley sports fans are starting to feel what it’s like to root for a winning baseball team again. It’s been a while.
Here are five things that stood from from the D-backs’ series win over the Rockies.
Baseball’s 2021 saves leader Mark Melancon is joining the Arizona Diamondbacks, the team announced Wednesday. The deal came down less than eight hours before the start of a league-wide lockout that has now suspended major league transactions indefinitely. Melancon will make $6 million in both 2022 and 2023. The deal also includes a $5 million mutual option for 2024 with...