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The Diamondbacks just took two of four from the Dodgers in Los Angeles, which is really like taking two of three because facing Clayton Kershaw shouldn’t count. The D-backs now head to San Diego for a three-game slate with the Padres (as co-leaders of the NL West, nonetheless) at 9-5 for series that feels extremely important. It’s great that the …

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My goodness, there are a ton of relief arms in camp this spring. I know, I know. This isnโ€™t exactly unheard of as relievers, especially those not slated for late inning duty, are probably the most fungible assets in the game. Theyโ€™re also the most volatile. With performances fluctuating wildly and sample sizes small, evaluating relievers is difficult in the …

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