A day after the Arizona Diamondbacks parted ways with two of their coaches, General Manager Josh Byrnes and manager AJ Hinch met with the media at Chase Field. While the press conference did not unveil anything earth-shattering, it was interesting to hear what areas the team will focus on during this offseason. The underlying theme of the press conference was clearly that the front office was not accepting any excuses for the poor play that doomed the Diamondbacks to the National League Western Division cellar. The brass did not seem content with using excuses as a crutch for why the team underperformed. They quickly dismissed the suggestion that the team neither was too young nor would they acknowledge that injuries to key personnel were to blame for the teamÆs poor on-field performanc ...
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