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D-Backs Trade Analysis: Nippert for Marte

D-Backs Trade Analysis: Nippert for Marte

The Arizona Diamondbacks and Texas Rangers swapped tall right-handed pitchers just before the start of the season: Dustin Nippert for Jose Marte.

Dustin Nippert stands 6-foot-7 and wields a fastball/curve combo that most pitchers can only dream about. Yet Nippert could never put it all together with the Arizona Diamondbacks. Out of minor league options and carrying a spring ERA of 14.40, the contending Diamondbacks had little choice but to...

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