Title it a de ja vu if you want to but it rests to be realized how the Arizona Diamondbacks will match up versus Mexico’s World Baseball Classic crew this year in March. It feels like just yesterday but it’s genuinely been an whole year given that the D-Backs crushed the Chicago White Sox by a score of 7-6 at Hector Espino Stadium.
This time, Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico will yet once more be the scene for the March 6 exhibition game towards Group Mexico. But initial the D-Backs will host Team Mexico in Tucson for the initial of two games in an exhibition sequence among the clubs that is designed to get Mexico wound-up for Mexico’s WBC team’s international tournaments that will consider spot in Mexico City.
The two followers and President Derrick Hall are searching forward to seeing the D-backs play versus crew Mexico in the Hector Espino Arena. “We are eager about going back again to Hermosillo as soon as far more in 2009,” D-backs’ CEO Derrick Hall stated, “…fans attending the exhibition game can cheer for the two of their preferred teams on March 6.”
In the meantime, as you might previously know, the D-Backs’ fourth annual Fantasy Camp started early in January this yr at the team’s spring coaching complex in Tucson. Just two days in, soreness was knocking on a lot more than a number of doors. Although the morning and afternoon games are split up with a meal and speaker, it doesn’t cease the discomfort from registering.
Due to the fact the Fantasy Camp doesn’t final six weeks, players get a type of immersion version of factors with playing as a lot of games as they can get going. And with that mentality permeating the grounds, you can picture that the two rookies and vets are taking matters into their individual hands and opting for different treatments to preserve the soreness at bay or at least minimizing it.
By the conclude of the week, stories have been traded and selling prices paid for the lessons discovered but in the midst of good enjoyable, excellent stories, and out of the park baseball (even if it’s batting practice in the cages), the sentiment seems to be hey, let’s do this once again!
Issues really should be quieting down once more soon and the house front is scheduled to remain that way until finally about the finish of February when the D-Backs play a couple of away games, initial towards Colorado, then towards Cleveland. And that’s just a begin as they turn proper close to and take on CWS and Texas to round out the month. From there, March is an explosion of residence, away and house once again games as the MLB season goes complete swing.
Let’s consider the reel back again to April, 2008. It’s the D-backs house opener and a win 9-3…and one more…and another. At the very least, it will be intriguing to see how the D-Backs pursue their target to get back to the Entire world Series once more this year. It seems like the heat will be on for President turned CEO Hall.