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Series preview: Who are the Diamondbacks and what do they want?

I love haircuts. I have to get one every three weeks or so just to look like a normal-ish person. Otherwise, it gets shaggy and weird and given the odd shape of my face it quickly combines to form a staggeringly unflattering portrait of a sad, talentless person.

This is why the Diamondbacks traded Paul Goldschmidt in the offseason.

While it’s true that teams could afford virtually any player for any salary and it’s true that teams have an incentive to lock up their marquee names for their entire careers, that doesn’t mean it’s always the best course of action to throw free agent or extension money at rosters and hope for the best.