There are times throughout the season when I have tidbits of information or small subjects that do not warrant an entire blog post be devoted to them. In most cases these ideas get jotted down on a piece of paper that litters my desk until I finally clean them off at the end of the season and throw them away.

With the Diamondbacks in the middle of a four city road trip that begins on the east coast; I have had a lot of time on my hands. In an effort to avoid my wife’s “honey do” list I have focused my attention on my desk and the computer. The result was that I came across my stack of short subjects. I thought that instead of letting them go, I would consolidate some of these into some sort of potpourri of blog subjects.

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