Ken Rosenthal reports that the Arizona Diamondbacks are considering making a managerial change. The rumor is that Chip Hale would be replaced by Phil Nevin, who currently manages the Reno Aces, the Diamondbacks’ Triple-A affiliate. Dbacks General Manager Dave Stewart told Rosenthal, “I can’t comment on rumors.” Which isn’t exactly on the “vote of confidence” side of the ledger.
This will warm your heart.
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. -- To glance around this small upstate town is to understand that Hall of Fame weekend is about a couple franchises unaccustomed to being represented on baseball's ultimate stage. For the last three days, thousands of fans adorned in the hats and shirts of the Seattle Mariners and New York Mets have descended upon Cooperstown to celebrate the induction of Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza into the Hall of Fame. The two men will be officially enshrined Sunday afternoon at the Clark Sports Center. Griffey will be the first inductee to wear a Mariners hat into the Hall of Fame, though the Hall considers Randy Johnson -- who went in last year wearing the cap of the Arizona Diamondbacks