Diamondbacks To Retain Gibson

The Diamondbacks are expected yo announce on Monday that they will retain manager Kirk Gibson with a two-year deal, according to Jack Magruder of FOXSportsArizona.com.  Meanwhile, GM Kevin Towers says that there will be changes to the coaching staff.

Dipoto will also stay with the Diamondbacks in a newly created position, Vice President of scouting and player personnel.  However, Dipoto has been given permission to speak with other teams about a general manager's position.  The Mets, in particular, are said to be interested in him.

Steve Gilbert of MLB.com first reported that a deal with Gibson was "expected" to be announced on Monday (via Twitter).



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