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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: The AZ Diamondbacks trade Didi Gregorius

With plenty of infield depth and a need for young starting pitching help, the Arizona Diamondbacks traded fan favorite Didi Gregorius last week in a three team trade. The Detroit Tigers sent left-handed pitcher, Robbie Ray, and infielder, Domingo Leyba, … Continue reading

MLB: A look at some AZ Diamondbacks Prospects

The Arizona Fall League season ended last month with the Salt River Rafters completing an excellent season by defeating the Peoria Javelinas, 14-7, in the Championship game. The Arizona Diamondbacks’ had seven players from their minor league system contribute to … Continue reading

NCAA: AZ State Sun Devils Basketball Preview

No team in the Pac-12 will have a more drastic roster turnover than the Arizona State Sun Devils for the 2014-2015 college basketball season. The Sun Devils lost Jahii Carson, to the NBA draft, seniors Jordan Bachynski and Jermaine Marshall … Continue reading

MLB: AZ Diamondbacks Hot Stove

It’s going to be another interesting hot stove season for the Arizona Diamondbacks. They have already made moves under the new leadership of Tony La Russa, Dave Stewart and De Jon Watson. Chip Hale was named Manager in October and … Continue reading

MLB: Off-Season for the AZ Diamondbacks

The odds to win the 2015 World Series were released last week and the AZ Diamondbacks’ were listed as 100/1. That puts them at number 30, which is last in all of baseball. That is attributed to a terrible 2014 … Continue reading

NBA: Phoenix Suns 2014-15 Preview

*****UPDATE*****Phoenix Suns rookie forward T.J. Warren has a small crack in a bone in his left thumb. The Suns said the injury would be treated with a split and rest. The team said there is no timetable for his return. … Continue reading

NHL: AZ Coyotes Preview

For the last two seasons, the recently renamed Arizona Coyotes have seen no post-season play. Hopefully that will change this season, but there are a few issues that they must address in order to make a playoff run for 2014-15. … Continue reading

MLB: 2014 AZ Fall League

Who said that live baseball is over and that you have to wait over four months for the Cactus League to start to see a baseball game? What do the names David Wright, Albert Pujols, Dustin Pedroia, Ryan Howard and … Continue reading

MLB: Predictions for CY Young Award

The NL CY Young Award for 2014 seems to be an easy decision with the Dodgers Clayton Kershaw the clear-cut favorite to win the award. No one was more dominating on the mound this season. In fact, no one has … Continue reading

MLB: AZ Diamondbacks Have a New GM

*****UPDATE***** The Arizona Diamondbacks announced that team manager Kirk Gibson and bench coach Alan Trammell have been relieved of their duties. The Arizona Diamondbacks continue to make changes in their front-office with the hiring of former player, coach and sports … Continue reading