SAN DIEGO -- Kirk Gibson made it clear before Saturday's game: It's time to stop talking about last year.
"We need to redefine who we want to be," Gibson said.
The new Diamondbacks got off to a good start with a 4-2 victory over the Padres in a game that offered plenty to build on.
Daniel Hudson made the best start of his injury-shortened season, Willie Bloomquist and Paul Goldschmidt continued their remarkable hitting runs and Gerardo Parra did a little bit of everything, including showing that there is life without Justin Upton in the lineup.
It was exactly the kind of game the D-backs (24-29) needed as they look to get back on track, with the belief that things can turn around being reinforced by action.
"All the guys have that feeling, but its not the feeling. We have to start doing it," catcher Miguel Montero said.
"Everybody is just comfortable thinking we that we are going to come back. But yeah, its time to come back. Its not like we are going to come back at some poin...