Blow up the D-Backs? Not likely

By Ken Rosenthal

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Let me get this straight: The Diamondbacks just hired an interim general manager, one who is closely tied to the previous GM, whom the team fired with five years left on his contract.

And now the D-Backs are going to allow that interim GM, Jerry Dipoto, to blow up their roster when they probably will not even employ him after this season?

Not likely.

The Diamondbacks obviously have a measure of confidence in Dipoto, whom they’ll consider for their permanent GM position. But unless they plan to dramatically reduce payroll