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SnakeBytes 3/14: Young players impress

Near halfway through spring training, and we have now really started to see the players who are for real and who are not.

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"I feel good. I'm looking for my pitch to hit. I'm getting it right now, so I'm just trying to not do too much, and take advantage of the pitches I'm getting."

- Brandon Drury

"It's not the most important thing in spring. But definitely don't like to go out and do what I did today. I felt fine, but it does [stink] to get pulled at 50-something pitches and not even two innings."

-Jeremy Hellickson

Daily D'backs

D-backs' Hale says Drury has been 'really impressive' -

It's hard to have a better Spring Training, both offensively and defensively, than the one Brandon Drury is having.

Decision on Daniel Hudson's role coming soon for Diamondbacks -

What everyone will be eager to see is how the 28-year-old feels Saturday morning. Hudson is working back from two Tommy John surgeries in as many years, and pretty soon the team needs to decide whether he'll be a starter or reliever this season. That call could be made before his next outing.

Hellickson not happy with inability to make adjustments -

Jeremy Hellickson is healthy and was able to get his work in, but other than that, Friday's Cactus League start against the Indians was one to forget.

Arizona Diamondbacks SS Chris Owings tweaks swing - Arizona Sports 620

Officially, Chris Owings singled in four at-bats in an Arizona Diamondbacks 'B' game against the Cincinnati Reds on Thursday at Salt River Fields. It marked his first spring game, signaling the unofficial start of a new swing approach at the plate.

D'Backs Expressing Interest In Dioner Navarro -

It’s no secret that catching depth for the Arizona Diamondbacks has been a cause for concern this spring and it looks like that the club might be interested in addressing it.

Around Baseball

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