Arizona rocked former Diamondback, Ian Kennedy in the second inning. Unfortunately, another former Diamondback, Greg Holland, pitched well enough to vulture a win; hanging yet another loss on Arizona even though he is no longer with the team to blow saves.
After an hour-long delay to the start of the game, Arizona’s offense came out firing on all cylinders for once. Still, it was not enough to overcome some pitching difficulties, as the Diamondbacks dropped their seventh spring contest in a row.
Early in his career, David Peralta needed to leave everything he had on the field just to get noticed. Then he made it to the Majors. Once there, he continued to be a hard worker, always sweating, always giving his all. This impressed his first manager, Kirk Gibson. This led to more playing time. Now, the hard work has paid off in the form of a life-altering extension. David Peralta is still grinding it out, putting in the work and taking nothing for granted as he tries to improve on the player he is and to make sure he keeps his place on the field.
Through the Most Valuable Teachers program, the D-backs and the Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation recognize local teachers each month who have gone above and beyond and want to help tell those special and unique stories.
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An in-depth look at the pros and cons of the reported Yelich extension that is in the works.
Can you name the active hits leader for each of MLB’s 30 teams? Some of the answers are obvious. Others might just surprise.