The Arizona Diamondbacks saw many of their players perform better than they ever had before in 2011, helping the franchise to secure a division title. Rather than rely on those players to repeat their unexpected performances, the D-backs made additions this offseason to account for possible regression to the norm.
February 11, 2012
The Arizona Diamondbacks bought themselves another month-and-a-half to work out a long-term contract extension with their All-Star catcher by signing Miguel Montero to a one-year deal just before their scheduled arbitration hearing. Montero has imposed a March 20 deadline to finalize an extension, at which point he will focus all of his energy on the upcoming season.
February 4, 2012
Four years ago, the Arizona Diamondbacks dealt six top prospects for Oakland A's pitcher Dan Haren on the heels of a surprise division championship. The result was the second-worst three-year span in D-backs history. This December, the D-backs have traded three top prospects for A's hurler Trevor Cahill on the heels of another shocking NL West title. Is this a case of history repeating itself?
December 9, 2011