The Diamondbacks Opted Not to Tank—and Turned Into Contenders

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The Diamondbacks Opted Not to Tank—and Turned Into Contenders

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When Mike Hazen took over as the Arizona Diamondbacks’ general manager in October, he inherited the type of dire situation that often results in a full-blown teardown.

Despite considerable hype heading into 2016, the Diamondbacks finished with a dismal record of 69-93, failing to top the .500 mark for the fifth consecutive season. Even worse, they faced payroll constraints in the wake of the $206.5 million mega-deal…

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