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).