One of the great feel good stories for the 2009 Arizona Diamondbacks was the emergence of left-handed reliever Clay Zavada. I’ve previously written an article entitled Modeling Clay that described Zavada’s journey to the big leagues.

Although it is a great story of a kid who beat the odds and realized his dream, it would be rather meaningless if Zavada was unable to do the job. Instead he has shown a lot of promise and the Diamondbacks will be counting on him to be part of what they hope will be a resurgence of the Arizona bullpen.


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