Diamondbacks

D-backs Look for Rock 'n' Roll Pitching From Bronson Arroyo



It's not difficult to imagine that Bronson Arroyo lives life like a rock star.

The Arizona Diamondbacks' new pitcher has long blond hair, makes millions of dollars, likes to party, and actually has a rock album that reached Billboard charts.

The reality is quite different.

In the clubhouse at the Diamondbacks' spring training facility at Salt River Fields. Arroyo reached into his locker and pulled out an old black flip-phone.

"This is very significant to me," he says.

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Matthew Hendley
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