It feels like some sort of alternative universe where up is down, down is sideways, and everyone believes in the Designated Hitter. Is this Hell? No but it is a reasonable facsimile for a town this side. After celebrating Opening Day and a home game that was played 7,792 miles away followed by a second regular season game that was played on the same day but not really the same day because half a world away it was a different day, the Diamondbacks boarded a plane and arrived home 3 hours before they left. No seriously, you can’t make this stuff up.

The Diamondbacks then had two days off or three days off if you are still in Australia without a watch or a calendar. Now today they have a game against the Chicago Cubs. Not a regular season game, a Spring Training game.


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