SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- As would be expected with any player relocating after seven Major League seasons with the same team, new Diamondbacks outfielder Jason Kubel still has a few things to get used to.
"It hasn't been too tough an adjustment," Kubel said. "Its obviously something new, but everyone's made it really easy for me coming over here."
The routine of spring training in Arizona hasnt been much different from Florida yet, save the humidity and rain that comes with the Grapefruit League, but there's one welcome adjustment coming this weekend when the D-backs open their Cactus League schedule: travel.
While the longest "road trip" in the Cactus League is less than 50 miles, the average trip in the Grapefruit League can be more than 100 miles.
Kubel says he's looking forward to short bus rides and less traffic on state highways.
"The travel is really bad in Florida," Kubel said. "You kind of wait around forever. Those games take awhile, and then there's a two- or three-hour...