Originally written on Fox Sports Arizona  |  Last updated 11/19/14
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- After a stellar rookie season that saw Joe Paterson become the first Rule 5 Draft pick to make the Diamondbacks' Opening Day roster and compile a 2.91 ERA over 62 appearances, it was confounding for the D-backs and Paterson when he was completely ineffective early last season. Paterson didn't know what was going on and struggled to figure it out most of the season at Triple-A, but he's pretty sure now he knows what happened. "People start telling you you're a left-handed specialist, and I guess I maybe looked at that more like trying to trick people rather than just going right after them," Paterson said. "I think I got in trouble last year doing that." After getting back to what he does best, Paterson has rediscovered his form this spring and could be on the verge of forcing his way back into the D-back's bullpen picture. Manager Kirk Gibson this week expressed great confidence in Paterson's rediscovered aggressiveness and all but guaranteed Paterson will p...
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