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Snakebytes 4/4: Opening Day

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IT'S HERE!!! #Goldy4Prez

Larry Fitzgerald will be throwing out the first pitch.
Larry Fitzgerald will be throwing out the first pitch.
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Mostly Real Quotes

"Yes, they approached me in the off-season, but I wasn't interested in becoming President." - Paul Goldschmidt

"It wasn't a dive, it was more kind of [on] the pop-up, I felt something. I've done it before, so I kind of didn't have a freak-out. I knew what happened. Lot of frustration." - A.J. Pollock

"I haven't seen a mistake in the field yet all the times I've watched, and it seems we score at least five runs a game and the pitching staff's better than it was last year. So all the good things that were going on last year are still going on and then the parts that needed improvement have been improved." - Zack Greinke

"Aggressive, and I would say family, very family oriented. These guys take care of each other. I think this is an aggressive team." - Chip Hale


Diamondbacks News

Arizona Diamondbacks spring training: By the Numbers - It's a day that baseball fans have been looking forward to since the last out was made in last year's World Series — Opening Day.

5 insane facts about the Arizona Diamondbacks' 2016 player salaries - Not all Major League Baseball salaries are created equal. And sometimes, they seem to make no sense whatsoever.

With Goldschmidt and Greinke, Arizona Diamondbacks look to contend - There are 206.5 million reasons the Arizona Diamondbacks expect to contend this season.

Unique Greinke brings D-backs instant credibility - In the midst of his fantastic scoreless streak last season, Zack Greinke was named starter for the National League in the All-Star Game. The day before, he showed up for a press conference.

Pollock Injury Cripples Arizona Diamondbacks Outfield - The roster was practically set, lineup in place, moves made, and the Arizona Diamondbacks were prepared to coast into Opening Day.

A.J. Pollock's Injury Could be Crippling for Diamondbacks - Bad news hit the Arizona Diamondbacks' camp Friday, as it was announced that outfielder A.J. Pollock had fractured his elbow while sliding headfirst into home plate in Spring Training. The injury requires surgery and Pollock will miss an extended period of time.

Report: D-backs considering OF Michael Bourn - It looks like the D-backs are reportedly moving quickly to find someone to fill in while Pollock is out.

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