I remember like it was yesterday. The Arizona Diamondbacks had just come off a season that saw the team finish with a record of 76-86. In most seasons ending the year with 76 wins would be a disappointment but most fans were ecstatic. Arizona had the worst season in franchise history in 2004 losing 111 games so now just two seasons removed things were definitely looking up. Arizona had hired Bob Melvin as their new manager and had a young core of position players that were starting to reach their potential.

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