Grace, Sutton not returning as D-backs announcers

Mark Grace and Daron Sutton will not return as television

announces for the Arizona Diamondbacks next season.

The club confirmed that it is seeking replacements for the


Grace, the popular former major leaguer and the team’s color

analyst, left the crew voluntarily in August after his second

driving-while intoxicated arrest in 15 months. Sutton, the

play-by-play announcer, was suspended on June 30 for unspecified

”philosophical differences.”

Greg Schulte, who had taken over the television play-by-play

duties, will return to his role as radio announcer.