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Pohlman's Tenacity Leads to Bright Future

Pohlman's Tenacity Leads to Bright Future

Since being drafted as a catcher by the Diamondbacks in 2004, Dan Pohlman has moved to starting pitcher, then to closer.  For the first time, he's entered Spring Camp knowing that the organization wants him to pitch rather than man a position.  "It's kind of nice to have an idea of what I'm going to be doing the entire year," says Pohlman. 

"At least until they change their minds again."  Dan sat down with FutureBacks and spoke about the different conditioning required of pitchers, who has helped him most with this transition, and some of his new-found strengths in the closer's role.    "As a pitcher there's a different workout schedule that you have to follow," explains Pohlman.  "Not only as far as weight lifting goes, but...

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