Updated May 30, 2013 - 4:19 pm
Venom Vision: D-backs becoming reminiscent of 2011 team
Two-thirds of the D-backs' games have been decided by two runs or less, and they are winning a bunch of them. Arizona is tops in the big leagues in one-run wins and in extra-inning wins. It's still early, but this team is starting to look an awful lot like the 2011 squad that won the NL West.
In the Around the Diamond segment, the prospect of trading Ian Kennedy is raised. With Tyler Skaggs waiting in the wings in Triple-A Reno, Daniel Hudson set to come off the disabled list around July and Archie Bradley progressing through the farm system, it might be time for Kevin Towers to explore a deal with the team's Opening Day starter, who has not pitched well in 2013. Kennedy is under the team's control through 2015, but now is as good a time as any to make a move.
Dave Dulberg, Web Content Editor - ArizonaSports.com
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