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Snake Bytes 3/22: Please Stop the Madness

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A blowout, a small loss of confidence in Koch, and an injury to one of our newest members.

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D-backs 0, Giants 14

Yada, yada, yada. All that matters is that Souza has an apparent shoulder injury. An MRI soon will reveal the severity. Yasmany Tomas now has a realistic shot at the roster, if so, let’s hope he proves those of not in DC wrong.

Related: D-backs Steven Souza Strains Shoulder Attempting Catch

Hirano Finding Comfort Level with D-backs

He’s given up some runs this Spring Training, but Lovullo is satisfied, therefore so am I. When Ichiro first came to MLB, he didn’t do great, but the story was it was on purpose to not show his opponents too much. I look forward to seeing Yoshi in a real game.

Diamondbacks’ Zack Greinke: My Groin Is Pretty Good

I’ve noticed that with Zack, his lack of verbal skills is compensated by his abundance of honesty. Let’s hope he’s right.

Torrey Lovullo on Steven Souza Injury: ‘We’re Built for This’

It is actually true, the D-backs have depth in the outfield. Both Tomas and Fuentes have had strong springs. Owings is a super-utility hero. The D-backs have options for the first couple of weeks on the season. Keeping maybe four starters. More or less relievers. Tomas or Fuentes? Over a long season, everyone on the bubble will probably get their chance eventually.

Around MLB

Giancarlo Stanton Prepared for New York Scrutiny

Just make sure to hit at least 59 more home runs this year and the media will leave you alone.

Tanking Hasn’t Killed Baseball’s Hope and Faith

With farm systems and a long road to unrestricted free agency, baseball has a league full of hopes. The NBA has the Suns and others purposefully losing year after year. Which is better?