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Tyler Clippard loves what’s brewing with Diamondbacks

BY: ED COLE GLENDALE, Ariz. – Tyler Clippard really enjoys his job, and he genuinely loves his new Diamondback teammates. In watching Clippard during his first week of workouts at Salt River Fields, you could tell he’s bringing something special to the table, just by how hard he hustled and the smile he had on his face every single day ... Read More »

Paul Goldschmidt doesn’t need to tweak much in his game

BY: ED COLE GLENDALE, Ariz. – Paul Goldschmidt had a monster 2015 season for the Arizona Diamondbacks. He set career-highs in batting average (.321), walks (118), intentional walks (29), stolen bases (21), on-base percentage (.435), slugging (.570) and OPS (1.005), to go along with his 33 home runs and 110 RBI. There’s not much Goldschmidt needs to do to take ... Read More »

Mike Bercovici’s going through the process of becoming a professional

BY: ED COLE GLENDALE, Ariz. – The practice bubble at the Cardinals facility isn’t too far from the practice bubble at Arizona State. Maybe that’s why former Sun Devil quarterback Mike Bercovici performed so well at the NFL Regional Combine over the weekend. “Absolutely. There’s something about being home right now. You kind of walk with some confidence and some ... Read More »

Welington Castillo’s family kept his baseball dreams from dying

BY: ED COLE GLENDALE, Ariz. – If it wasn’t for Welington Castillo’s family, he might not be with the Arizona Diamondbacks today. “I’m not supposed to be here honestly,” Castillo said. “I was about to retire (from) baseball because I didn’t want to catch. It’s a long history, but my family is really proud of me, because I stepped in ... Read More »