No. 10: Arizona Diamondbacks

Ultimate Standings 2012

Updated: September 7, 2012, 10:57 AM ET
By Anna Katherine Clemmons | ESPN The Magazine

Last year's rank: 33 Title track: 36 Ownership: 49 Coaching: 15 Players: 40 Fan relations: 28 Affordability: 9 Stadium experience: 32 Bang for the buck: 5

A division title goes a long way in our standings, as last year's NL West champs proved by jumping up 23 spots overall this year. Manager Kirk Gibson found his groove (and a 57-point jump in players) with strong performances from a core of returning vets (Ian Kennedy), new yet familiar faces (Aaron Hill and Chris Johnson) and rookies ...

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