Tampa Bay’s Corey Dickerson slugged two home runs on the afternoon and the Diamondbacks squandered multiple chances to push across extra runs as the Rays took the Wednesday matinee at Chase Field. Archie Bradley once again struggled with his command and with putting batters the opposition away after getting two out, going 5 2/3 innings but allowing four earned runs while walking four as well.
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After controlling the draft board in 2015, the Diamondbacks are now at the mercy of almost every other team in baseball, not making their first selection until the 39th pick in the draft.
It seems Shelby Miller will get one more rehab outing before rejoining the 25-man roster.
With the word coming down that Shelby Miller will get one more rehab start before returning to the 25-man roster, the new focus turned to who would start Saturday’s game against the Marlins. Diamondbacks CBO says the team already knows who will get the nod, but refused to divulge details during an interview with Doug and Wolf Wednesday morning.
It’s time that Bradley stayed in the rotation and that the coaching staff help the powerful righty learn to consistently control his stuff. Too much of the rotation’s future rests on his shoulders to do anything less.
The 2016 draft will begin at 3pm Arizona time. It can be followed online at MLB.com. The Diamondbacks’ first pick will be in the supplemental round at #39.
Sometimes when too many pieces start moving about, mistakes are made. IN this case. The results are comical.