Arizona Diamondbacks News: Brad Ziegler, Addison Reed Progressing

By Joseph Jacquez
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Brad Ziegler will make his debut tomorrow in a minor-league game. Credit: Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports

We are now just three weeks away from Opening Night at Chase Field against the Giants, and the Arizona Diamondbacks are trying to get the whole team healthy as they sort out the 25 man roster.

More specifically the bullpen is missing some key arms. The good news is the pen should be near full strength come Opening Day according to a report by Steve Gilbert of

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Right-hander Brad Ziegler is scheduled to make his first Cactus League appearance tomorrow in a minor-league game, and provided that he doesn’t have any setbacks, Ziegler should be ready to go on April 6th as a late inning reliever.

Closer Addison Reed is in a similar situation. He threw a bullpen session today, and he will throw live BP today. Reed, who has been sidelined by shoulder soreness, is expected to see his first game action next wee according to Jack Magruder of Fox Sports Arizona.

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