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Salt River Fields in Scottsdale.
Kevin Towers poses the question that baseball fans have
asked for months.
"What's the method to his madness?" the Arizona Diamondbacks general manager asks of himself before a recent spring training game at Salt River Fields in Scottsdale.
After the D-backs finished a perfectly mediocre season last year -- 81 wins and 81 losses -- Towers traded the team’s marquee player, right fielder Justin Upton, and one of the top prospects in all of baseball, starting pitcher Trevor Bauer. The trades and other moves Towers made during the off-season have sparked the fury of many fans and criticism from local and national media. Read the full story here.
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Photos by Jamie Peachey
Published on March 27, 2013