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Snake Bytes 1/22: Prospects Making Waves

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With only 28 days until pitchers and catchers report, Diamondbacks prospects Archie Bradley and Peter O'Brien are seeing their names come up more frequently.

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Diamondback Digest

Chip Hale's Competitive Nature

Diamondbacks' new skipper has a history of competitive intensity, even in fantasy camp.

Archie Bradley Fourth on MLBPipline.com's RHP prospect list

At only 22 years of age, the Diamondback's prospect makes his fourth appearance on the list since being drafted in 2011. 2015 should see him graduate off the list.

Peter O'Brien's Time Could Be Now

With each passing day, Arizona inches closer to the post-Montero era of Diamondback baseball. Though considered raw and in need of work when he was acquired at the trade deadline last season, Peter O'Brien may be the team's new starting catcher sooner rather than later.

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Brewers Sign Dontrelle Willis to Minor League Deal

The 2003 NL ROY winner has landed yet another opportunity to return to the mound.

Pete Rose: I'd vote for Rocket, Bonds

The poster-child for Cooperstown exclusion speaks out about the absence of two of baseball's most dominant figures.

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