Found February 25, 2012 on Fox Sports Arizona:
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- The Diamondbacks were almost universally consigned to the depths of the NL West at this time last year, but the script has flipped. They are held in much higher esteem after winning a division title and upgrading their roster this offseason. Still, there is something to prove. Last year, we were going to prove you guys wrong, said Geoff Blum, criticizing the general world view. This year, you guys are picking us, and were going to prove you right. Were always listening. It was a good season to be a D-back, and the easy camaraderie built in NL Manager of the Year Kirk Gibsons first full season in 2011 was evident in the clubhouse after their first full-squad workout at Salt River Fields on Saturday, when the position players joined the pitchers in camp in preparation for the first spring training games next weekend. As in every year, goals are high. This time, a division title in seen as a weigh station. Our expectations last year were to go to the World Se...
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