Arizona Diamondbacks spring updates, 2/23


  • Torey LovulloBumgarner threw live BP today from the mound today. Torey spoke with him, and said he felt good and looked sharp for first time facing live hitters Joakim Soria reminds Torey a bit of Zack Greinke in how he prepares https://www.arizonapetsstore.com/Pavin_Smith_Dog_Jersey-38. Lovullo used the word recise to describe his habits in comparison to ZG His first bullpen, Soria was pinpoint with his fastballs to either side of the plate. His next bullpen he worked on a mix of changeups. Today he was spinning breaking balls No injury or COVID-19 updates to report https://www.arizonapetsstore.com/Josh_Vanmeter_Dog_Jersey-24. But Yoan Lopez, who had missed the previous two days passing a kidney stone, was back in camp today.Lovullo audio [link for mobile]Your browser does not support the HTML5 Audio element.Asdrubal CabreraWhat did he like about ArizonaHe heard they like to have fun in Arizona and also he played for Torey in Buffalo back in the day, so those were positives for him when considering the Diamondbacks Like the veteran he is, Cabrera likes and is ready to play all around the diamond. First-base, third-base, second - it doesn matter to him.On the difference between Spring Training in Arizona and Florida and his preference. He feels, for a rookie, playing in Arizona is better because there is less travel needed and more time to focus and practice. He lives in Florida for now though https://www.arizonapetsstore.com/Keury_Mella_Dog_Jersey-26, so being here for Spring is like a long road trip, but he is just focused on getting prepared. He said he was friends with and had talked to Eduardo Escobar a lot when Escobar was in Minnesota and was happy to see him get a chance in Arizona and succeed.