Diamondbacks at Rockies: 5 Players to Watch

By Thomas Lynch
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Jun 18, 2015; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Arizona Diamondbacks starting pitcher Allen Webster (27) throws in the first inning against the Los Angeles Angels at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Rick Scuteri-USA TODAY Sports

1-Allen Webster

With Patrick Corbin getting closer to a Major League return, this could be one of the final opportunities for Webster to show he deserves to stay in the rotation. Control has been a big issue in Webster’s first two D’backs’ outings with eight walks issued in 11 1/3 innings of work. That could spell disaster for any pitcher, let alone one that has not previously pitched in Coors Field.  Not only does Corbin loom but there is also former Rockies’ pitcher Jhoulys Chacin who is also in the background, having just signed a Minor League deal and is now at Triple A Reno. An outing like last Wendesday’s vs. the Angels (5 1/3 innings, six earned runs, five walks, two home runs) and Webster’s start on Wednesday could be his last one with Arizona for a while.