Going into Spring Training the Arizona Diamondbacks coaching staff had a set of priorities they wished to address with the team. Among those was the subject of defense. The Diamondbacks last season were atrocious in the field committing numerous errors that ultimately cost them games.

Some of these errors were attributed to the young and inexperienced players on the Diamondbacks roster. Others were simply a break down in concentration that led to mental lapses. Regardless of the reasons, the coaching staff was confident they could address this area and the team would be better in the field in 2010.


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