D-backs’ Putz sees first Cactus League action

Mar 10, 2012, 12:42 AM | Updated: 12:50 am

Diamondbacks’ closer J.J. Putz made his first appearance
of the spring against the Seattle Mariners and gave up a
run on two hits in Arizona’s 8-5 win in Peoria.

“Felt good warming up. I went out there and pretty much
accomplished everything I wanted to do and get out of
there with a good feel,” Putz said after the game. “I
threw some good pitches, left one pitch kind of middle of
the plate to a guy that’s got a lot of power. It was one
that I kind of got around that didn’t really get in where
I wanted it to. It’s a work in progress, so a lot of
positives out today.”

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