I mentioned this in a game thread during the ARZ series, but my favorite moment of the offseason was when, after getting Miller and Greinke and a couple other pieces, Fangraphs ran an article that had them projected at one fewer win than 2015. Stewart did a few "no, no, I'm not mad, nerds gonna nerd" type interviews.
Ah - this is my favorite part of the year....the dog days of summer when the dirt comes out about the most dysfunctional franchises. Last year, it was the Nationals and their warring clubhouse. I think this easily tops that one, though - I've seen a toxic clubhouse before, but I never heard of a team whose front office needed MLB rules explained to them by other front offices.
"We are very grateful to Dave and Chip who are widely respected throughout the game of baseball," said Arizona managing partner Ken Kendrick. "Ultimately, the results have not been what we had hoped and while that responsibility is shared by all of us, we have decided that a change is necessary. We are still discussing what the appropriate role for [chief baseball officer] Tony La Russa will be going forward."
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