Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Eric Byrnes continued to make news this week. For the past several days news reports have been surfacing that the colorful outfielder is looking to sign a contract extension and is hoping that he can work out a deal with the team to keep him in Sedona Red for the foreseeable future. This is a very interesting circumstance as Byrnes has shown that last season was no fluke where he was listed among team leaders in most categories. This season Byrnes picked up where he left off and is again leading the team in batting average, RBI, and stolen bases. Byrnes has made it known his desire to stay a Diamondback and has offered to give the team a “hometown discount”.

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