Despite some unclarity about their intentions in free agency, the Arizona Diamondbacks are currently among the teams in pursuit of free-agent relief pitcher Kirby Yates, per Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic. Yates missed the entire 2021 season after being diagnosed with a flexor strain that required his second Tommy John surgery. Sources: Dbacks among teams in mix for free-agent reliever…

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Derek Montilla, occasionally known as The Mayor of PHNX, has covered the Arizona Diamondbacks beat for over 10 seasons. He's a career .093 hitter as an amateur with more errors than runs scored, so everyone decided that the press box was a better fit. The Arizona native is a diehard fan of all Valley sports and can also be found roaming free ringside at local pro wrestling shows.