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Snakebytes 3/7: Trump Edition

Cause, ya know, news isn't worth anything unless you report on Donald Trump somehow. (says the guy who brings a #Goldie4Prez sign to the games)

Who dat?
Who dat?
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Mostly Real Quotes

"Corbin looked good, threw the ball well. You can tell when you don't make the plays, give the other team four outs, it gets tough. He gets a first-pitch groundball to third and we threw the ball away." - Chip Hale

"Goss will play some third. We'll move them around. I think the split squad (on Tuesday) I'm switching. Nick will play with Jean. Nick will play at short and Jean will play second." - Chip Hale

"If Yas can keep in this shape I think he has a solid chance at starting at catcher." - Chip Hale

"That was just a dog whistle to racists before the southern primaries. Dictators arose because good people did not stand up and say, ‘It's wrong to scapegoat minorities.' This is threatening to the fabric of our country." - Randy Kendrick

Yesterday's Game

Fowler homers, Corbin solid as Diamondbacks beat Cubs 8-3 - Dexter Fowler showed with one big swing how happy he is to be back with the Chicago Cubs.

Corbin solid as D-backs beat Cubs - Arizona starter Patrick Corbin went two innings, allowing two unearned runs and two hits Sunday in an 8-3 win over the Chicago Cubs.

Related (Bleed Cubbie Blue) - This is likely going to be a minority opinion around here, but I think the Arizona Diamondbacks are well-positioned to, at the very least, be in the wild-card conversation in 2016.

Diamondback News

5 Arizona Diamondbacks to watch during Spring Training - The games don't count in the standings, but for young prospects looking to make an impression, Spring Training carries a ton of importance.

5 Teams that You Need to Follow this Season - This offseason has been exciting for the Diamondbacks that will definitely produce an exciting season. In December they revealed their 8 new uniforms for this upcoming season.

D-Backs are going for it now while also keeping an eye on the future - Recently, someone in baseball relayed to me an interesting theory that would help explain the Diamondbacks' aggressive off-season strategy.

Chip Hale will be front and center this season - In his first season as a manager in Major League Baseball, Chip Hale flew under the national radar despite taking the Arizona Diamondbacks from 64 wins in 2014 to 79 wins in 2015. Thanks to the earthquake that was the D-backs offseason, Hale's development as a manager isn't the story in 2016 either.

Diamondbacks spring training: Jean Segura has been on fire - The Diamondbacks acquired Jean Segura and Tyler Wagner from the Brewers this January in exchange for Chase Anderson, Aaron Hill and Isan Diaz. Arizona was criticized by some for giving up too much for a player who has not posted an on-base percentage over .300 in two years.

Other Stuff

An Idea for Television Directors: Show Us the Throws!

Randy Kendrick, wife of Arizona Diamondbacks owner, works to mobilize conservative donors against Donald Trump