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Arg! There Be Barnacles in Yer Beard

With Diamondbacks ace Ian Kennedy on the mound to face the San Francisco Giants, fans throughout Chase Field hoisted signs proclaiming the right-hander’s dominance against the other team. In his first start since winning 20 games, Kennedy would be facing … Continue reading


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A Fleeting Victory

“Is he going to do it?” “Is today going to be the day?” “Will they let him win today?” These questions and many others greeted me almost as soon as I walked through the turnstiles at Chase Field for the … Continue reading


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In Deference to Gonzo

Almost as soon as I entered the gates at Chase Field I began hearing fans talking about the pre-game festivities for tonight’s game. Tonight marked the retirement of number 20 by the Diamondbacks to celebrate the career of Luis Gonzalez. … Continue reading


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Boxed Like a Chocolate

Prior to the game the Diamondbacks Legends walked the race course in what has become a pre-game ritual. Each of the Legends was checking out footing and traction making sure they had the proper footing for tonight’s big race. After … Continue reading


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