Originally written July 28, 2013 on Fox Sports Arizona:
PHOENIX -- At about 2 a.m. Monday, the Diamondbacks' decision makers will start to gather in their Tampa hotel for what Kevin Towers likes to call the "lighting round," the final few days before the Wednesday trade deadline. Before leaving town Sunday, Towers made it clear that he does not expect major changes as the D-backs prepare for the final two months 2 12 games behind the Dodgers in the NL West and 4 12 behind the Reds for the second wild card spot. Towers likes the roster composition, even if it seems heavy with outfielders. He likes the team chemistry a lot. Now that Brandon McCarthy and Trevor Cahill are close to returning, he likes his starting pitching depth. The main focus will be finding a second left-handed reliever to pair with Tony Sipp, one who is more of a situational specialist. "Most clubs are always looking to fortify the bullpen and make it better, as we will," Towers said. "Other than being very right-handed in our bullpen, we...
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