I have to admit, the Diamondbacks starting the season 1-7 has taken more of an affect on me than I had expected. I’ve been in baseball long enough to know that the baseball season is a marathon and not a sprint so I get that a slow spot does not necessarily mean that the season will continue in a perpetual death spiral.

As I read the comments on social media and hear the fans sitting around me proclaiming the sky is falling in their best Chicken Little impersonations I tend to chuckle and suggest they might want to add 1-800-SUICIDE to their cellphones to get help before taking a step off the ledge.

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