Originally written on Fox Sports Arizona  |  Last updated 2/23/12
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- When it comes to all the changes that took place in the National League West this offseason, Diamondbacks pitcher Daniel Hudson might have put it best. "It's hard not to notice everything," Hudson said. "I think a lot of guys would be lying if they said they didn't pay attention to it at all." While they remain primarily focused on their own goals, the D-backs are well aware of the improvement that happened within the division as teams try to dethrone them as NL West champions. In the age of Twitter, the MLB Network and seemingly endless outlets for sports news online, hot stove news travels far and fast. Accordingly, the D-backs are conscious of the fact that their shot at repeating as division champions got even tougher this winter. "Everybody knows that every team in the division got better this offseason, and I think that's really got to motivate everybody to play better," Hudson said. The D-backs enter the season with a target on their backs, and the N...
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