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Mar 04

VenomStrikes.com: Arizona Diamondbacks: Robbie Ray unconcerned about high pitch count

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Lefty Robbie Ray of the Arizona Diamondbacks says he wants to perfect another pitch to land in the strike zone Left-hander Robbie Ray of the Arizona Diamondbacks seemed to pick up right where he left off last season. Despite one of the top strikeout pitchers in the National League last season, Ray’s essential malady dealt …

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Feb 28

VenomStrikes.com: Arizona Diamondbacks and Jake Barrett: Timetable for Return Unknown

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Reliever Jake Barrett of the Arizona Diamondbacks is*on a different timeline to start spring training On Sunday, Jake Barrett informed the media that he had experienced shoulder stiffness since the start of spring workouts with the Arizona Diamondbacks, and he has not thrown a bullpen session. Before Sunday’s game against the Colorado Rockies, Manager Torey …

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Jul 22

VenomStrikes.com: The Progress of Archie Bradley

Archie Bradley. Do you remember him? He was the toast of the Arizona Diamondbacks’ Minor League system earlier this year. The fact he started the season at Triple A Reno didn’t dampen anyone’s enthusiasm. However, toward the end of April, Bradley was diagnosed with a flexor strain in his right elbow. The injury put […] …

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Mar 01

VenomStrikes.com: The Versatility of Chris Owings Could Get Him Traded By AZScott

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He maybe competing for the starting shortstop job for the Arizona Diamondbacks but that is not the only position that Chris Owings will be playing this Spring. He will also see time at second base which is what happened during the D’backs first game. Manager Kirk Gibson says that it is an opportunity for Owings …

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Feb 12

VenomStrikes.com: Have the Arizona Diamondbacks Traded Away Too Much Talent?

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When evaluating a Major League team’s offseason its important to look at how the General Manager did building the team to win now and in the future. The job of GM in Major League Baseball is always hard especially in the offseason because you have to find the balance point between acquiring proven Major League …

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Feb 09

VenomStrikes.com: Signing Bronson Arroyo Makes Perfect Sense

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I admit it, I am a little biased. In more than one post, I have advocated for the Arizona Diamondbacks to sign Bronson Arroyo. Now that the deal is a reality, I have not wavered in my support. Some might think committing at least $23.5 million dollars to a soon-to-be 37-year old pitcher with a …

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Dec 28

VenomStrikes.com: With or Without Tanaka, D’backs Can Contend in 2014

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The Arizona Diamondbacks have made it perfectly clear that Masahiro Tanaka is currently their top priority. However, the D’backs are going to have to outbid teams like the New York Yankees, Texas Rangers and Chicago Cubs who will also be gunning for the Japanese right-hander. Ryan Morrison at insidethezona lists (which you can check out …

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Jun 14

VenomStrikes.com: These Suspensions Don’t Make Any Sense!

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The suspensions were finally handed out today for the melee that occurred at Dodger Stadium on Tuesday. Over the last two days, I have been giving out “mock suspensions” in my head on what I thought might be the outcome. I was way off! Ian Kennedy has been suspended 10 games, which makes sense because …

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