Thursday, May 19, 2011

Fetters, Hemond to represent D-Backs at Draft

By Anthony Fenech / | 05/19/11

PHOENIX -- Mike Fetters and Roland Hemond will represent the D-backs at the 2011 First-Year Player Draft on June 6 in Secaucus, N.J.

Fetters is a D-backs radio analyst who has also served as a special instructor in Spring Training, and Hemond is a special assistant to team president and CEO Derrick Hall.

The pair is among a renowned group of baseball stars and front-office personnel that are scheduled to be in attendance at MLB Network's Studio 42. Arizona holds the third and seventh picks of the first round.

Live coverage of the 2011 First-Year Player Draft begins with a one-hour preview show on Monday, June 6, at 3 p.m. MST on and MLB Network, followed by the first round and supplemental compensation round. will provide exclusive coverage of Day 2 and 3, featuring a live pick-by-pick stream, expert commentary and Draft Tracker, a live interactive application that includes a searchable database of every Draft-eligible player. You can also keep up to date at Draft Central and by following @MLBDraft on Twitter. And get into the Draft conversation by tagging your tweets with #mlbdraft.

Fetters retired with the D-backs in 2004 after a 16-year career as a relief pitcher. In 620 games as part of nine teams, he compiled a 3.86 ERA with 100 saves.

Hemond is in his second stint with Arizona. He worked under former general manager Joe Garagiola Jr. from 1996-2000.

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