It wasn't the best of games for the D-backs yesterday - but, hey, that's why we have spring training. And it's still baseball, right? Here are some pics from the Cactus League opener at Salt River Fields, and a round-up of the other news of the day.
Part of the pre-season tradition involves all the players getting their pictures taken, for use by media during the upcoming year. Here's a selection of the more interesting ones to come out of the D-backs session.
Over on Beyond the Box Score, Justin Bopp used his mad Photoshop skillz to create these trading cards honoring the grittiest of the gritty. Naturally, the Diamondbacks' Willie Bloomquist was #1 in the set.