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The Diamondbacks Enjoy Striking Out

While this has little to do with the actual team this year, this is about a division foe who, one day, will be a challenge again. Eventually.

Anyways, this year has not been a good year for the D'backs. First, Brandon Webb comes up injured to start the year and still hasn't thrown a pitch. Haren has been very 'meh'. The young offensive guys continue to... suck. The Diamondback hitters continue to strikeout at consistently high rates. They have 5 guys who strikeout at 23.8% rate or higher this season, including the top two in all of baseball, headed by Mark Reynold's 41.5% ratio...

However, this writeup is about a less-literal striking out. The Diamondbacks had the 6th pick in this year draft, and drafted a right handed pitcher out of Texas A&M, Barrett Loux. This pick was not liked by BA, as he was not a consensus 1st rounder. Well, even worse, Loux has failed his physical. He had injury troubles at A&M, including surgery to clean out bone chips from his elbow, but the Dbacks were convinced that he had been healed. However, in the end, not only did the D'backs choose a pitcher who was not a consensus 1st round pick, but their pick, like the Diamondback counterparts, just struck out.

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