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D-backs’ Archie Bradley participating in sporting goods, backpack drive

Sep 7, 2018, 6:44 AM

Arizona Diamondbacks relief pitcher Archie Bradley, right, celebrates with catcher Jeff Mathis, lef...

Arizona Diamondbacks relief pitcher Archie Bradley, right, celebrates with catcher Jeff Mathis, left, after the final out of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres Sunday, April 22, 2018, in Phoenix. The Diamondbacks defeated the Padres 4-2. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Arizona Diamondbacks relief pitcher Archie Bradley and the Negrete Law Firm will work together on a backpack drive and sporting goods giveaway for a West Valley middle school, the law firm announced.

Bradley, Negrete Law Firm and Dick’s Sporting Goods will give away 100 backpacks to Avondale Middle School.

In addition, 20 students will get to shop at Dick’s with Bradley.

The drive will take place at 9 a.m. at Dick’s Sporting Goods on Happy Valley Road in Phoenix.

There, they will give out backpacks, autographed baseballs and other items from Dick’s, the press release said.

Bradley also announced a program with Lyft to benefit the Phoenix Children’s Hospital in July.

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