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Baseball is officially back for the Dbacks.

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His piercing eyes, they steal my soul.

Diamondbacks News:

A talk with GM Mike Hazen as the season begins.

Athletic article so maybe Jack can copy and paste some highlights for us since my credit is bad and I was not approved for a personal loan to buy The Athletic subscription. Times are tough.

Being vulnerable is key to Dbacks success in replacing veteran leaders.

Standard post Goldy article.

What they are saying about the 2019 Dbacks.

By the end of the season, Luke Weaver will be the team ace. He has all the tools, and at last, the opportunity. (Plus, Zack Greinke might be traded by then.)

Padres claim Socrates Brito.

San Diego has now announced the waiver claim. In order to open a spot on the 40-man roster, they’ve transferred Jankowski to the 60-day injured list.

Purple Row interviews azsnakepit.com’s James Attwood.

We asked James Attwood of AZ SnakePit to answer a few questions for us about the upcoming Arizona Diamondbacks season. You’ll find his answers below, edited for length and clarity.”

Opening Day game Diamondbacks vs Dodger - 1:10 p.m. Grienke vs Ryu on ESPN, FSAZ, and radio.

Around Baseball:

America’s pastime looks to the future by reaching new audiences.

Some good bar-graphs and other charts in this one. Lots of numbers that can be crunched in this Nielson article.

Bryce Harper responds to be voted most over-rated baseball player in MLB poll.

That is a clown poll, bro. “I knew ESPN did (a similar poll) a couple years back, and I won MVP the next year. So I don’t know. Maybe we’ll do that again this year. We’ll see.”

Poll

Is Bryce Harper the most over-rated player in MLB?

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    Yes
    (49 votes)
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    No
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    How can you NOT afford an Athletic subscription?
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$600 K worth of baseball memorabilia stolen from Scottsdale Restaurant.

Makes me wonder if the news piece on Don and Charlies earlier this year attracted some undesired attention to the baseball goodies that are on display at the restaurant.

MLB’s most popular jerseys.

Sadly, not ONE of our THREE catchers, or any Diamondback made the cut. Goldy came in at #11. If anyone needs me I will be plummeting from the river-winter bridge.

Off Topic Snake News.

Snake ‘hood surfs’ on a moving car.

Snake hitches ride on family's car

You've heard of snakes on a plane, what about snakes on the range?! This tree snake hitched a ride up the Kuranda Range with Rebecca Mills' family who took the video after the snake popped out from under the bonnet. They pulled over safely and sent the little guy on his way!

Posted by ABC North Queensland on Sunday, March 24, 2019