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Diamondbacks Camp Continues, Questions Remain

The Diamondbacks camp continues with pitchers throwing every other day and guys continuing to work on various other aspects of game when they are not throwing. Today, the pitchers took up positions in the infield and worked on various bunt plays. By standing in on the bases (and rotating around) they were able to get a full appreciation for how different plays work and what the timing needs to be.

After five days of camp now, guys are feeling sore which is to be expected according to Kirk Gibson. Tomorrow will be a light day for the pitchers with no throwing and of course that also gives the catchers a break as well. 

The position players officially report tomorrow but many have been here for some time getting in their stretching, lifting and some hitting. With the formal arrival of the full team -- minus Russell Branyan who will be given an extra day to report because he is driving across the country -- the team's front office will address the team.

As Gibby has said repeatedly, he has no idea what the batting order, rotation or bull pen roles will look like and plans on using the Spring Training games to sort that out. His desire is to have those questions answered going into the season.

"I think in general, if people understand roles they play better, they're more productive for your team. If that's not possible, and it's not all the time, then you have to change things around," Gibson said.

Audio: Gibby 021811

Galarraga and Owings throwing...


Kelly Johnson hitting off the tee...

Justin Upton in the cage...


Gutierrez throwing...