The trade deadline is tomorrow. The Diamondbacks have been sellers since early June. No one is wondering where the Diamondbacks stand in this whole equation. Let’s just start by establishing who’s been traded:

And let’s just follow that …

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As the trade deadline draws near, we’ve already seen two closers traded, and that may not be the last of them. Bullpen help is always in high demand come this time of year as contenders are intent on making sure that they can hold on to whatever precious leads they may be able to generate. After all, nothing stings like …

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The trade deadline looms on Thursday, and with 2014 a completely lost season, there is (and should be) pressure on GM Kevin Towers to cash in as much as he can. It seems from the rumors, however, that players other teams want aren’t the players Towers most wants to move. I know that seems obvious, but it’s not. We’re not …

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In an article posted earlier this week, Jon Heyman wrote that the D-backs have seemed to other teams’ executives that the D-backs “seem just a little bit more cautious than usual now.” That could be more a consequence of the organization’s command structure than a change in philosophy, but with notes coming out that the D-backs are not hot to …

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At a time in baseball when it seems like everyone is swinging and missing, Martin Prado is doing the opposite. We have noted several times on this site, the strange counter-nature of Prado’s approach at the plate. He is like a Dos Equis commercial; he doesn’t swing very often, but when he does, he prefers to make contact.

Of course …

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Tuesday I posted the first half of the Diamondbacks’ Midseason Top-10 Prospect List and this will serve as the second and final installment. If you missed yesterday’s work, I’d suggest revisiting it before diving in here. If you’re the wild and crazy type, well, just keep reading! First the prospects, then the capsules:

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*Note: OFP (overall future projection) is

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We all know the story from last year: after the Derek Jeter comparison, Didi Gregorius took the National League by storm, only to see his batting average drop each consecutive month for the rest of the season. But lost with his .182 batting average in September was this: he was actually an above-average hitter. It was just 40 plate appearances …

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There’s always more than one way to accomplish a goal. Most often, we hear people asking if the Diamondbacks can get back to contention. The short answer is yes, but the real question isn’t if they can become contenders again, it’s how do they get there. As we all know, there are multiple routes to NL West competitiveness. We’ve weighed

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