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Jim Marshall

About Jim Marshall

I have lived in Phoenix for over 45+ years. I am an avid baseball, basketball, football and hockey fan. My favorite teams are the local professional sports teams yes even the Phx Mercury, as well as THE Arizona State Sun Devils. My favorite sport is baseball. I am a collector of baseball memorabilia. My favorite athlete of all time is Baseball Hall of Fame member Harmon Killebrew. I enjoy attending live sporting events and I am a season ticket holder for the Arizona Cardinals. I enjoy traveling the state of Arizona with my lovely wife Patti.

MLB: A Look at the AZ Diamondbacks Bullpen

September for baseball fans can be an entertaining time. Not only are pennant races reaching the peak of excitement for those teams still in the races, but it can even be enjoyable for teams that are already mathematically eliminated. Yes … Continue reading

MLB: The Final Month of the AZ Diamondbacks Season

As the month of September arrives, we can venture to say that the Arizona Diamondbacks will not be in contention for a playoff spot.  But, they should easily pass their predicted win total of 65 to 70 games set for … Continue reading


The MLB expanded roster period is less than two weeks away; that means any player on the 40-man MLB roster can be called up to play for the big league club. Look for the Arizona Diamondbacks to take advantage of … Continue reading

MLB: Have the AZ Diamondbacks solved their catching situation

As I have noted in previous articles, the catchers’ position for the Arizona Diamondbacks over the last few years has been weak and in need of a major overhaul.  With the trade of Mark Trumbo in June for Welington Castillo, … Continue reading

MLB: The AZ Diamondbacks Make No Moves at the Trade Deadline

The 2015 MLB Trade Deadline has come and gone and the Arizona Diamondbacks decided not to make any moves this season. The team did engage in trade talks, and even offered a few players for Cincinnati Reds closer Aroldis Chapman, … Continue reading

MLB: AZ Diamondbacks New Starter Zack Godley

When Chase Anderson went on the DL last Thursday everyone knew the AZ Diamondbacks were going to have to bring up a pitcher. Andrew Chafin or Josh Collmenter were considered for the starting rotation and, at the same time, several … Continue reading

MLB: A Look at the Second Half for the Diamondbacks

As MLB moves into the All Star break, let’s take a look at what the Arizona Diamondbacks need to do during the second half of the 2015 season to stay in contention for a playoff spot. Yes, a playoff spot!  … Continue reading

MLB: The AZ Diamondbacks Catching Situation

  The AZ Diamondbacks’ front office and their scouts have been working to rebuild their minor league system. What was once considered to be a top five system for talent, just a few years ago, was dwindling down due to … Continue reading

MLB: Are the AZ Diamondbacks Buyers, Sellers or Neither

When the 2015 season began for the AZ Diamondbacks this team was considered inconsequential by several MLB writers and many of the relevant baseball publications. They were picked to be the worst team in their division and by some in … Continue reading

MLB: AZ Diamondbacks A J Pollock

Paul Goldschmidt of the AZ Diamondbacks warrants all the local and national attention he has been given. With the outstanding numbers he has put up so far this season, he has kept this team around the .500 mark and recently … Continue reading