One of the things I always give the Arizona Diamondbacks credit for is their policy of open communications with their fans. Since becoming the president of the team Derrick Hall has made himself available to the fans holding a monthly web chat through the Diamondbacks web site.

No matter how well or how poorly the team is doing Hall continues to take the forefront and answers questions from what has become a frustrated fan base this season. The timing of this chat could not be worse for Hall as the team had just fired general manager Josh Byrnes and manager AJ Hinch. To make matters worse the Diamondbacks were struggling during the current home stand and their record was worse in 2010 than it was in 2009.

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