For the past 137 days, 20 hours, and 32 minutes I have been waiting for exactly this moment. The 2009 off-season is now officially over. We can stop thinking about a lost season where the Diamondbacks lost 92 games.

We can forget about all the shattered expectations. We can put behind us the injuries to Conor Jackson and Brandon Webb. We can erase the memories of Chris Young’s dismal season, and blot out the thoughts of Bob Melvin being fired.


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