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Mark Brown

Mark Brown is a former sports editor for daily newspapers in the Philadelphia and Cincinnati markets. He was named Best Sports Columnist, honorable mention 2004 by the Associated Press Society of Ohio. He is a contributor to major daily newspapers, including the Chicago Sun Times, Philadelphia Inquirer, Honolulu Star-Bulletin, Milwaukee Journal, Arizona Republic, Nashville Tennessean and the Associated Press. Mark graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Superior and earned a Master of Arts from Old Dominion University. He is currently writing a scholarly account of the American decision to participate in the 1936 Olympic Games.

Ketel Marte's inside-the-park homer propelled the Diamondbacks on Wednesday. (Jennifer Stewart / Getty Images)

Arizona Diamondbacks: Corbin needs to maintain current success

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After hitting his first major league home run, Taijuan Walker is greeted by manager Torey Lovullo. (Norm Hall / Getty Images)

Arizona Diamondbacks: Bullpen implodes, allowed three home run in loss

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J.D. Martinez continues his transition to the Arizona Diamondbacks. (Duane Burleson/Getty Images

Arizona Diamondbacks: Martinez transitioning to new team, new league

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Zack Greinke is now 7-0 in July with a 0.93 ERA. (Rob Carr / Getty Images)

Arizona Diamondbacks: Greinke demonstrates value as ‘stopper’

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During the course of the season, Daniel Descalso says teams will go through ups and down. (Norm Hall / Getty Images)

Arizona Diamondbacks: Despite current skid, there is little concern

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Robbie Ray was unable to escape a challenging first inning Sunday. (Harry How/Getty Images)

Arizona Diamondbacks: Ray cannot overcome early trouble

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Though impressive. Anthony Banda suffered the loss in his major league debut Saturday. (Jennifer Stewart/Getty Images)

Arizona Diamondbacks: Banda impressive in debut

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J.D. Martinez sees 'a hunger' in his new Arizona Diamondbacks teammates. (Adam Glanzman/Getty Images)

Arizona Diamondbacks: Martinez sees ‘hunger’ in new teammates

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Brandon Drury is showered by teammates after his walk-off single Friday night against Washington. (Jennifer Stewart/Getty Images

Arizona Diamondbacks: Drury’s walk-off beats Nats

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Paul Goldschmidt's attitude reflects manager Torey Luvullo insistence that the team play

Arizona Diamondbacks: Approaching and playing on an even keel

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Starter Zack Greinke, along with outfielder J. D. Martinez, both experienced difficult times Wednesday night in Cincinnati. (Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Arizona Diamondbacks: Martinez ‘era’ off to rough start

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In J.D. Martinez, the Diamondbacks acquired a power, right-handed bat. (Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Arizona Diamondbacks: Martinez added for the stretch run

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If Jake Lamb does not match his first-half production, he could feel some heat. (Norm Hall / Getty Images)

Arizona Diamondbacks: Buyers or sellers for the stretch run?

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To help pick up the offense, Jake Lamb needs to be more productive at the plate. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Arizona Diamondbacks: Losing streak hits five games

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In the second half, Paul Goldschmidt needs to pick up his RBI production. (Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Arizona Diamondbacks: Second half off to a poor start

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Torey Lovullo, greeting Gregor Blanco (5), has created a positive clubhouse environment. (Jennifer Stewart / Getty Images)

Arizona Diamondbacks: Report card at mid-season

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