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SnakeBytes 1/10: Hall of famer

The greatest pitcher in D'backs history became a member of the HOF, receiving 97.3 of the votes.

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"I picked up a lot.I don't know about him, but I was competing with him. That was what made it fun. R.J. was like, I guess I would compare him to like the early career of Tiger Woods -- every day you watched him, you were pretty sure you were going to see one thing you had never seen before. There were games that you saw a lot of things that you've never seen before."

- Curt Schilling on Randy Johnson

Daily D'backs

Schilling: Johnson greatest lefty hurler of all time -

2001 World Series was fans' favorite Randy Johnson Diamondbacks moment - Arizona Sports 620

A total of 841 votes were submitted, and 68 percent of voters chose the 2001 World Series as their favorite moment. Johnson went 3-0 with a 1.04 ERA and 19 strikeouts in two starts and one relief appearance against the New York Yankees in the D-backs' first and only World Series victory.

Dave Stewart: Price too high for catchers via trade -

On the day the Diamondbacks traded Miguel Montero, General Manager Dave Stewart said finding another catcher was something the club had to do. But after seeing the cost of catchers on the trade market, Stewart doesn't seem to feel that way anymore.

John McDonald calls it a career -

John McDonald, who willed his way through a 16-year career with eight different teams as a backup infielder, has decided to retire from the game at age 40. News of his decision spread Wednesday, when four teams -- the Indians, Blue Jays, D-backs and Angels -- offered up congratulations through their individual Twitter accounts. McDonald was that popular.

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Spring workout dates announced for all clubs

Yankees To Sign Stephen Drew -