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5 Arizona Diamondbacks Who Won’t Make it Through 2014 Spring Training

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5 Arizona Diamondbacks Who Won’t Make it Through 2014 Spring Training

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For every week of early offseason, it seemed like things just got better and better for the Arizona Diamondbacks. They without a doubt are among the teams that did the best to fill their needs during the Major League Baseball offseason. As they get ready for Spring Training they actually have too many players for their needed spots.

Of course it isn’t rare for a MLB team to head into the spring stacked at nearly every position. From time to time a team will enter camp with a huge need left unfulfilled but that is not the case in 2014 for the DBacks. The team’s GM Kevin Towers went out and got a big power hitter in Mark Trumbo and even completed a deal for a closer as well.

In spite of these no-brainer type situations there are still several players that will be in camp that will not make it through Spring Training to the Opening Day roster. Some of these are no-brainers as well because inevitably there will be minor leaguers that get some MLB exposure during the spring but everyone knows they have more minor league time left before being ready.

There is some of that and some of the other end of the spectrum for the DBacks as well this spring. Here are five players that it seems fairly clear will not make it through Dbacks Spring Training. Feel free to let your voice be heard below with a comment in the appropriate section.

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Henry Blanco

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Blanco is a very quality veteran catcher and will probably be on someone’s roster at least soon after opening day. All the same, the DBacks probably would have him third ranked on the depth chart and I doubt they would want to carry three straight up catchers.

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Shelley Duncan

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With the addition of Mark Trumbo the DBacks won’t have a starting spot for Cody Ross, much less the list they have available heading into the spring season. Duncan will be one of a few that don’t make the cut there.

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Daniel Hudson

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Hudson has been with the team before and is coming off of an injury. The fact that the DBacks went hard after Masahiro Tanaka was not because they needed another starter. If they add another starter it will only be a big name one. If they do not add a big name they still are fairly well set there without Hudson. That said, he could get some time in the minors and return later on in the season if he proves healthy enough.

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Ender Inciarte

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As previously stated the DBacks have plenty of options in the outfield, proven MLB names that can start. They for sure won’t see minor leaguers making the cut here. It will be a Triple-A start for Inciarte.

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Alfredo Marte

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It seems a little repetitive but the DBacks flatly do not need anyone else in the outfield. Their backup fourth outfielders will be proven starters from MLB. For certain guys like Marte will see the minors at the start of the season.