Speedy Jarrod Dyson, who finalized a two-year, $7.5 million contract Monday, will be more than a fourth outfielder, Lovullo said.
Souza said he has connections with several Diamondbacks players — Goldschmidt, Jake Lamb, Robbie Ray and Nick Ahmed.
There’s a lot of guys I know, and great dudes actually, Souza said.
Souza said he met Goldschmidt through a mutual friend and the two took part in a leadership retreat, going hunting together.
Denny Hamlin passed pole-sitter Alex Bowman to lead the opening lap of the Daytona 500. Rookie Darrell Wallace Jr. continued his strong Speedweeks and is running second to Hamlin, with Erik Jones third, Kurt Busch fourth and Ryan Blaney fifth.
Corey LaJoie broguht the first caution on the afternoon when the engine in his No. 72 Chevrolet suffered a failure. During the caution period the field pitted where leader Denny Hamlin overshot his pit stall and was subsequently penalized one lap for getting service while the car was outside the pit stall.
It was very difficult to not play last year and to have something that you love to do taken away from you, he said. And it makes you sort of turn the proverbial mirror on yourself and look at, you know, ‘Who am I? What am I? What do I truly love to do?’ And one of the many great things, blessings, of what I’ve gone through, one of them is that I truly, I can look at myself and I love football, and I want to play so bad. I love throwing a football. I love my teammates.
Game Kids Quintin Demps Jersey And when that’s taken away from you — I probably didn’t appreciate it, how much joy I Alex Tuch Jersey got out of that from my first five years in the league, and then to have that taken away from you gives you a perspective, and I think I’ll be a better quarterback and a teammate because of that perspective.
Toews, whose $10.5 million cap hit is tied with Kane for highest in the league, is on pace for a bit over 50 points this season. He remains a strong two-way center who can play in all situations, but his offensive decline over the past few seasons has become a problem given how much of their cap space he eats up.