Some stuff to tide you over the final five hours until first pitch...
- Power Rankings: MLB - Yahoo! Sports - D-backs #18, fourth in NL WestD-backs #18, fourth in NL West
- A flashback to Jon Garland's struggles at Chase last year - "So far, the numbers say I hate it," he said. "Flat-out, it doesn't seem like I've pitched well here at all. That and I still vote to have it (the roof) closed. They won't close it for me." And guess what state the roof will be in today? Not closed...
Keys to success from 1 to 9 - Fox Sports Arizona's Jack Magruder describes what's needed for an Arizona return to the postseason. Dessert not included.
- Arizona Diamondbacks' Conor Jackson, Rusty Ryal looking forward to Opening Day - Said Jackson, "There were times last year that I didn't think I was going to play baseball again, especially with the Diamondbacks. So this is going to be very special for me. "
- Diamondbacks Team Report - MLB - Yahoo! Sports - Not much new, but a decent summary of the season.
- Arizona Diamondbacks emphasize defense in 2010 - Two Arizona Diamondbacks outfielders overthrew relay men during a game late in spring training. "You can guess what we did on the back fields today," manager A.J. Hinch said the following morning.
- The D-blog: D-backs Insider, Issue No. 1- A sneak peek inside the D-backs Insider program from Greg Salvatore, with an excerpt of the feature on Edwin Jackson.
- Arizona player poll: Diamondbacks evaluate themselves - 24 of the Diamondbacks were asked who'd be the team MVP, best bench player, breakout candidate, etc.
Haren ready for fun of Opening Day - "Hopefully I'll go out and set the tone for the series," said our ace.
- Q&A with Arizona Diamondbacks owner Ken Kendrick - Nick Piecoro talks to Ken Kendrick about deferred salaries, payroll and the direction of the organization.
- And if you thought we had it bad in the quake, here's the Petco foulpole shaking.