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D-backs spring training, begins February 12

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Twenty-two non-roster invitees will be present

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SCOTTSDALE, AZ - MARCH 04: General view of action between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Oakland Athletics during the spring training game at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick on March 4, 2016 in Scottsdale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images

The Arizona Diamondbacks’ 23rd Spring Training and 10th at the award-winning Salt River Fields at Talking Stick begins on Wednesday, February 12, with the first workout for pitchers and catchers, followed on Monday, February 17 by the first full-squad workout. Beginning on February 12, workouts are open to the public, and fans may park in the Desert Lot on the north side of the complex, which is best accessed via 90th Street off of Via de Ventura.

The D-backs open their Spring Training slate, featuring 16 home games and 32 games overall, on February 22 at Salt River Fields with a road contest against the Colorado Rockies. Arizona will play its home opener the following day on February 23 against Oakland. The D-backs have 10 games against their National League West rivals with 3 games against the Colorado Rockies and San Francisco Giants and 2 games against the San Diego Padres and the Los Angeles Dodgers. The D-backs will also play an exhibition game vs. Grand Canyon University at Salt River Fields as part of a split-squad doubleheader on March 17. For more information and to purchase tickets for Spring Training, visit dbacks.com/spring.

Torey Lovullo returns for his fourth season as manager. The coaching staff features Luis “Pipé” Urueta as bench coach (first season, third overall), Matt Herges as pitching coach (first season), Mike Fetters as bullpen coach (fourth season, eighth overall), Darnell Coles as hitting coach (second season), Eric Hinske as assistant hitting coach (second season), Dave McKay as first base coach (seventh season), Tony Perezchica as third base coach (fourth season) and Robby Hammock as quality control/catching coach (fourth season).

As well as the 40-man roster, the following 22 non-roster invitees will be taking part

Right-handed pitchers (9)

  • Jeremy Beasley
  • J.B. Bukauskas
  • Mauricio Cabrera
  • Josh Green
  • Eduardo Jiménez
  • Damien Magnifico
  • Keury Mella
  • Matt Peacock
  • Jimmie Sherfy

Left-handed pitchers (3)

  • Miguel Aguilar
  • Matt Grace
  • Joe Mantiply

Catchers (2)

  • Dominic Miroglio
  • Daulton Varsho

Position players (8)

  • Seth Beer
  • Ben DeLuzio
  • Drew Ellis
  • Geraldo Perdomo
  • Juniel Querecuto
  • Pavin Smith
  • Travis Snider
  • Yasmany Tomás