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Arizona Diamondbacks Spring Training Gameday Thread, #33: 3/31 vs. Cleveland Indians

And, so - it ends...

Los Angeles Dodgers v Arizona Diamondbacks Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images

Diamondbacks line-up

  1. A.J. Pollock CF
  2. David Peralta RF
  3. Paul Goldschmidt 1B
  4. Jake Lamb 3B
  5. Yasmany Tomás LF
  6. Brandon Drury 2B
  7. Chris Owings SS
  8. Jeff Mathis C
  9. Robbie Ray P

Still no decision on the final roster spots. Will it be an outfielder? An 8-man bullpen? We will only know after the end of the last exhibition game tonight at Chase Field. Which is quite a contract to the sentiment expressed by Torey Lovullo on March 21:

"On the last few days of Spring Training, we don't want it to be a fire drill. We want it to be laid out so these guys can start to let their minds relax a little and get ready for Opening Day. So, it won't be the last day, it probably won't be the second to last day, but it will be sometime in the next week."

There’ll be no relaxing tonight for the likes of Silvino Bracho and Jeremy Hazelbaker, whose positions are apparently very much on the bubble. But let’s take a quick look at the overall spring stats for our hitters and pitchers. Combining performance and sample size, who produced best for the 2017 pre-season Arizona Diamondbacks?


  1. J.J. Hoover: 10 IP, 7 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 2 BB, 12 SO, 0.00 ERA
  2. Taijuan Walker: 27.1 IP, 28 H, 13 R, 10 ER, 2 BB, 32 SO, 3.29 ERA
  3. Tom Wilhemsen: 9.1 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 5 BB, 8 SO, 0.96 ERA


  1. Jake Lamb: 49 AB, .347/.418/.735 = 1.153 OPS, 4 HR, 14 RBI
  2. Brandon Drury: 59 PA, .356/.377/.593 = .970 OPS, 1 HR, 6 RBI
  3. Chris Iannetta: 26 AB, .346/.438/.731 = 1.168 OPS, 1 HR, 4 RBI
    Honorable mention: Reymond Fuentes: 18 AB, .556/.600/.944 = 1.544 OPS, 2 HR, 8 RBI

But after tonight, everything will be reset to zero. For next time - it counts...