2015 Projected Starters
As of 4/6/2015;
Catcher: TUFFY GOSEWISCH R/R Age 31
First Base: PAUL GOLDSCHMIDT R/R Age 27
Second Base: CHRIS OWINGS R/R Age 23
Third Base: JAKE LAMB L/R Age 24
Shortstop: NICK AHMED R/R Age 25
Left Field DAVID PERALTA L/L Age 27
Center Field: A.J. POLLOCK R/R Age 27
Right Field: MARK TRUMBO R/R Age 29
Batter Bench Notable: ENDER INCIARTE (OF) L/L Age 24
Starting Pitcher 1: JOSH COLMENTER R/R Age 29
Starting Pitcher 2: RUBY DeLaROSA R/R Age 26
Starting Pitcher 3: JEREMY HELLICKSON R/R Age 28
Starting Pitcher 4: CHASE ANDERSON R/R Age 24
Starting Pitcher 5: ARCHIE BRADLEY R/R Age 22
Closer: ADDISON REED L/R Age 26
Pitcher Bench Notable: MATT REYNOLDS L/L Age 29
NOTABLE INJURIES: BRONSON ARROYO on the 60 day DL still recovering from Tommy John surgery may be back as early as June.
PROJECTION IN NL WEST: 5Th in the NL West, lucky to get 75 wins
MVP: PAUL GOLDSCHMIDT
POTENTIAL ROOKIE IMPACT: ARCHIE BRADLEY and JAKE LAMB will start the season in the majors. BRADEN SHIPLEY should be on the roster by midseason.
COMMENTS: On 4/5 the Diamonbacks released veteran OF CODY ROSS. Potential closer DAVID HERNANDEZ coming off Tommy John Surgery will start the year as a setup man when he comes off the DL in mid April. Challenging for a rotation spot down the road will be rooklie lefthander VIDAL NUNO.