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Diamond Tools: Infield Arms

Diamond Tools: Infield Arms

Strong, accurate infield throws can mean the difference between ending an inning or surrendering runs. They are particularly important for prospects hoping to someday play behind Brandon Webb. Inside, we rank the top five Diamondback prospects in terms of the strength and accuracy of their throwing arms.

Frankly, the Arizona Diamondbacks' infield defense was terrible last season.  Orlando Hudson (uncharacteristically) and Stephen Drew each posted the worst Revised Zone Rating (percentage of plays made on balls hit to their zone) at their positions among all starting middle infielders.  Mark Reynolds "only" finished sixth worst in RZR among major league third basemen, but ranked first in...

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