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Thursday, April 16, 2015

Hale keeping tabs on Tomas, O’Brien at Triple-A Reno |

He’ll probably get over the yips. He still won’t be a decent catcher.

“He’s playing the outfield, he’ll play a little first,” D-backs manager Chip Hale said. “I think they are waiting about a month to get him back in there. Just to kind of clear his head and let him get off to a good offensive start.”

O’Brien’s days behind the plate, though, are not necessarily over.

“He had come a long way catching-wise and gained the trust of the pitchers,” Hale said. “I really feel like at some point there could be a chance he’ll get back there again, and it will be a quick [transition].”

Jim Furtado Posted: April 16, 2015 at 06:41 AM | 1 comment(s)
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