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Snake Bytes 2/11: The Final Countdown

It is now less than one week before pitchers and catchers report for first workouts.

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Pollock's Deal Brings Cost Certainty

By signing A.J. Pollock to a two-year contract, the Diamondbacks have brought 2017's budget into starker focus.

Related:Pollock's deal an atypical one.

Clippard to Bolster Bullpen, Ziegler Still to Close

Despite a track record that demonstrates success in the role of closer, newly acquired Tyler Clippard is not expected (yet) to fill that role. According to Dave Stewart, that role still belongs to Brad Ziegler.

Law: Diamondbacks have 24th-best Farm

Promotions to the 25-man roster and trades of top talents have caused the Diamondbacks' farm system to tumble in the rankings for 2016.

Bud Selig to in SASU's Sports Law and Business Program

ASU officials said Selig will teach and will be the founding president of an advisory board to the program. He'll also spearhead an initiative to bring in speakers as part of the Bud Selig Speaker Series on Sports in America.

Shohei Ohtani Is Really Good at Baseball

This 21-year old Japanese phenom throws 100 mph. He's also a threat with the bat, so the Nippon Ham Fighters use him as a DH on his non-pitching days