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Diamondbacks hire Dave Stewart as GM, De Jon Watson as a senior VP
Diamondbacks hire Dave Stewart as GM, De Jon Watson as a senior VP

Matt Kemp needs a new agent after Dave Stewart, his current (or previous) one, was hired as general manager and vice president of the Arizona Diamondbacks on Thursday. Stewart will be bringing along De Jon Watson, the Dodgers’ vice president of player development, as his senior vice president of baseball operations. Both will report to Tony La Russa, the team’s new chief baseball officer, completing a major front-office revamping for the last-place Diamondbacks. If Dodgers fans thought ex-Diamondbacks GM Kevin Towers could be an angry boy, they should know he could prove a mere buildup to Stewart. The Diamondbacks’ would-be rivalry with the Dodgers might just have...

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