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With manager Chip Hale and general manager Dave Stewart out the door in Arizona, the Jason Castro Jersey Diamondbacks are interested in Washington Nationals general managerand president of baseball operationsMike Rizzo to replaceStewart and head the searchfor a new manager.According to ESPN.com, the D-backs have placedRizzo at the top of their listto be their next president of baseball operations, a role formerly occupiedby TonyLa Ru sa, who was demoted to a newposition in the front office.D-backs president and CEO Derrick Hallsaid last week the new general manager « (will be)somebody that has significant experience and obviously when it comes to player evaluation and analytics, a combination of all. »MORE: Each team’s worst postseason memory revisitedRizzo, whohas two years remaining on hiscontract with the Nationals, deflected comment when asked byESPN, sayinghe remainsfocused on winning an NLDS matchup with the Dodgersand nothing else. The 55-year-old joined the Natsas an a sistant general manager in 2006 and was promoted to generalmanager when Jim Bowden resigned in March of 2009.In sevenfull seasons https://www.twinsedge.com/minnesota-twins/brian-dozier-jersey with Rizzo at the top, the Nationalshave been among Major League Baseball’s most succe sful franchises, registering fiveyears of .500-plus finishes, including threewith 95or more winsand three playoff appearances.MORE: MLB postseason scheduleThe Diamondbacks went 148-176 the past two years with Hale and Stewart despitepredictions to battle for the NL West crown this season after acquiring https://www.twinsedge.com/minnesota-twins/justin-morneau-jerseyaceZack Greinke, pitcherShelby Miller, reliever Tyler Clippardand shortstopJean Segura overthe winter.Instead, the clubfinished the season at69-93, good for fourth in the NL West as their attendance dropped to thelowest lowest in franchise history.