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Diamondbacks sign minor leaguer Andrés Chaparro

On November 22nd, the Arizona Diamondbacks signed free agent Andrés Chaparro to Triple-A, according to Jon Heyman at the New York Post. Chaparro, age 24, has spent seven seasons in the Yankees minor league system.

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2023 Diamondbacks Reviews: #44 Carlos Vargas

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A potential bullpen option to start the year, but Vargas struggled with control issues in the majors and minors left him on the outside looking in.

Overview Rating: 3.30 2023 stats: 5 G, 8 IP, 5.79 ERA, 9.04 FIP, 1.929 WHIP, 1.75 SO/BB, 81 ERA+ Date of birth: October 13th, 1999 (24 years old)

2023 earnings: $69,768 (via Spotrac)

2024 status: Traded to the Seattle Mariners (11/22)Introduction & 2023 review

After a season in which...

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Arizona Diamondbacks sign LHP Jose Castillo to a minor league deal

On Monday, the Arizona Diamondbacks signed 27-year-old left-handed pitcher Jose Castillo to a minor league deal, per Tim Dierkes at MLB Trade Rumors. Since 2019, Castillo has pitched in only three games in the major leagues.

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The Eugenio Suarez Trade

Eugenio Suarez celebrates! | Photo by Steph Chambers/Getty Images

After my initial negative reaction, I looked deeper.


For years, third base has been an issue for the Diamondbacks. Last offseason, I wrote five articles about the Diamondbacks’ need for a better player at third base. Last season, the Diamondbacks platooned at third base. Whether the team improved at third base depends on the perspective.

Although Wins-Above-Average (WAA) at third base fell from...

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2023 Diamondbacks Reviews: #45 Tyler Gilbert

Tyler Gilbert may have deserved better from the fans this year, but at least he gets his picture in the purple and teal for this article | Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

Wherein the fans are a bit unfair

2023 statistics Rating: 3.30 2023 stats: 11 G, 17.1 IP, 5.19 ERA, 1.500 WHIP, 19:5 K:BB, 0.0 bWAR Date of birth: December 22, 1993 2023 earnings: league minimum 2024 status: Removed from 40-man roster November 6, elected free agency Voting breakdown 2023 review

The highlight...

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Diamondbacks Sign José Castillo To Minor League Deal

The Diamondbacks have signed left-hander José Castillo to a minor league deal with an invitation to major league Spring Training, reports Tim Dierkes of MLB Trade Rumors.

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Jim McLennan

Snake Bytes, 11/27: Leftovers

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I've almost had my fill of honeybaked ham. ALMOST...

Team news

[SI] Diamondbacks 2023 Season Review: NL Championship Series - Despite being outscored 30-21 and out homered 11-5, the D-backs showed their toughness and resiliency. After the big win, Lovullo had this to say: "I think the big part of this culture is resiliency, adaptability, and understanding you're going to have some good and bad days. You got to budget...

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2023 Diamondbacks Reviews: #46 Peter Strzelecki

The image banks didn’t have an image of Peter Strzelecki in a Diamondbacks uniform, so we took one from MLB.tv | MLB.tv

The return for Andrew Chafin.

Overview Rating: 3.18 2023 stats: 1 G, 1.1 IP, 0.00 ERA, 7.76 FIP, 2.25 WHIP, 0.00 SO/BB Date of birth: October 24, 1994 (29 years old) 2023 earnings: $3,905 (via Spotrac) 2024 status: On 40-man roster. Pre-Arb. 1 option remaining. Introduction

MLB teams decided to pass on Peter Strzelecki in the 2018 MLB amateur draft, after the starting...

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Jim McLennan

2023 SnakePit Awards: Game of the Year nominations open

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Once more, with a regular and post-season subcategory

No shortage of meaningful and fun games in the regular season for Arizona this season. 84 wins, plus a loss which saw the team still make the playoffs for the first time since 2017. So, as defeats go... This was then followed by ten more post-season wins, all of which had their moments! As before, we will be splitting this award up to honor both parts of the schedule. However, with regard to the...

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Gabirel Moreno shows off a new look with dyed hair

Few baseball stories in 2023 captivated fans as much as the emergence of the 23-year-old catcher for the Arizona Diamondbacks. Following his trade from the Blue Jays to Arizona in December of the previous year, Moreno wasted no time proving that the move was a sheer steal for the D-backs.

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The Diamondbacks are offering a steal on season tickets

Typically, after a lengthy postseason run that brings in thousands of new fans, ticket prices are expected to rise substantially the following season. However, this will not be the case for the Arizona Diamondbacks, at least if you buy the season ticket package.

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Jim McLennan

2023 Arizona Diamondbacks Reviews: #47, Buddy Kennedy

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A blistering start to the year proved a false dawn, despite good plate discipline.

2023 Overview Rating: 3.02 2023 MLB Stats: .167/.310/.208 = .519 OPS (47 OPS+) in 10 games + 29 PA, 0.0 bWAR Date of Birth: October 5, 1998 2023 Salary: League minimum 2024 Status: Currently on the Cardinals’ 40-man roster Vote breakdown 2023 review

Clifton Lewis Kennedy, to give Buddy his driving license name, came to the D-backs in the 2017 draft, when he was picked...

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Jim McLennan

2023 SnakePit Awards: Performances of the Year

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Well, the regular season poll at least unfolded pretty much as expected. For the third time in four years, it’s the Milkman

Regular season: Zac Gallen complete game versus Cubs, September 8

Zac Gallen’s complete-game shutout of the Cubs on September 8th ran away with it, polling 91% of the votes, with nobody else getting anything significant to speak of. It was a great performance in a number of ways. Let’s start off by simply...

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What Does Buying Big Look Like for the Arizona Diamondbacks?

When it comes to answering the question of whether or not the Arizona Diamondbacks will be big spends this offseason, let’s start by looking back to general manager Mike Hazen’s postseason presser the morning after his team had just lost the World Series to the Texas Rangers.

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James Attwood

Snake Bytes 11/25: Offseason Saturday

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With turkey consumed, we now prepare for the winter meetings.

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If I was a Dbacks fan and lived in Phoenix, I’d be at every game pic.twitter.com/2wyNFvcz2S

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Did the Diamondbacks Improve with Increased Payroll?
Trading for Eugenio Suarez increased Arizona’s payroll outlay, but did the trade improve...

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2023 Diamondbacks Reviews: #48 Anthony Misiewicz

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Lefty depth option for a month.

Overview Rating: 3.00 2023 stats: 7 G, 8 IP, 5.63 ERA, 4.51 FIP, 1.75 WHIP, 2.00 SO/BB, 81 ERA+ Date of birth: November 1, 1994 (29 years old) 2023 earnings: $150,969 (via Spotrac) 2024 status: Designated on June 12, 2023. Introduction

Anthony Misiewicz is an 18th round draftee in 2015 out of Michigan State, where the Spartan mainly pitches in relief, combined with regular starts. Not a high profile pick, the Mariners, who...

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2023 Diamondbacks Reviews: #49 Nabil Crismatt

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He’ll be a trivia question some day: who had more losses than earned runs allowed as a Diamondback?

2023 overview Rating: 2.75 2023 stats (with Arizona): 0-1, 0.00 ERA, 1.000 WHIP, 2.0 IP, N/A ERA+, 0.1 bWAR Date of birth: December 25, 1994 2023 earnings: League minimum 2024 status: Unrestricted free agent Vote breakdown 2023 review

In a matter of months, if not already, people will have forgotten that Nabil Crismatt pitched for the 2023...

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An Unorthodox Diamondbacks Prospect Ranking

Run as hard as he might, Jordan Lawlar is unlikely to ever find himself atop this prospect ranking | Photo by Daniel Shirey/MLB Photos via Getty Images

Will Santa ever come to town?

There are approximately 952 various rankings of prospects in the world, and it seems entirely superfluous to add yet another to the mix. Plus, it is the day before Thanksgiving. I can barely remember what day of the week it is, let alone expect people to read much of what I have written, especially if it...

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Snake Bytes: 11/23 Happy Thanksgiving!

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Arizona Diamondbacks trade for 3B Eugenio Suarez in deal with Mariners


Mike Hazen Pulls off Good Trade Getting Eugenio Suarez

Hazen ticked off the qualities that Suarez brings to the table. “We feel like this is a guy that adds a power element, good defender, everyday player at position that we’ve been platooning for a few years now. He adds stability to...

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Diamondbacks fans thrilled after acquisition of Eugenio Suárez

The Arizona Diamondbacks made their first big splash of the offseason by trading for Eugenio Suárez, a veteran third baseman who had spent the past two seasons with the Mariners.

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