It’s funny, Spring Training baseball games have been going for a little more than two weeks and Opening Day is still over two weeks away and yet a day does not go by that I don’t get asked the question, “What is wrong with the Diamondbacks?” Oh what a difference a year makes. Last season everyone was wondering how many games below .500 the Diamondbacks would be at season’s end and whether the team would miss former fan-favorite Luis Gonzalez. The team was in the midst of a full-blown youth movement and expectations were relatively low. But after the Diamondbacks shocked the baseball world by accumulating the best record in the National League and making it as far as the NLCS; all eyes are on the Diamondbacks every move. That being said, the concern is just a touch premature.


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