Opening Day Lineup - 2017

The openingday2017previous the year saw the Diamondbacks struggle to a disappointing 69-93 record. The team would be managed by Torey Lovullo who is in his first year as D-backs manager.

On April 2, 2017 the Diamondbacks hosted the San Francisco Giants at Chase Field in Phoenix AZ.

Right-handed pitcher Zack Greinke would make his second Opening Day start with the Arizona Diamondbacks.

The Opening Day line-up featured two changes from the previous season and one position change.

Chris Owings would get his fourth Opening Day start this year at shortstop after playing center field last season. Brandon Drury made his first Opening Day start for the Diamondbacks playing second base. Paul Goldschmidt played first base for the sixth consecutive year.  Greinke was the Opening Day starting pitcher for the second time for the Diamondbacks.

Besides Drury, the new Opening Day starter was Jeff Mathis who started at catcher. David Peralta started at right field for the second straight year, Yosmany Tomas in left field, and Jake Lamb was the starting third baseman for the second time.

For the tenth time in franchise history the Diamondbacks won their season opener. The final score Diamondbacks 6 - Giants 7 in front of 49,016.

 

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2017
Order Name Position
1. A.J. Pollock CF
2. Chris Owings SS
3. Paul Goldschmidt 1B
4. Jake Lamb 3B
5. Yosmany Tomas LF
6. Brandon Drurys 2B
7. David Peralta RF
8. Jeff Mathis C
9. Zack Greinke P

 

 

Opening Day Lineup - 2016

The openingday2016previous the year saw the Diamondbacks improve to a respectable 79-83 record. The team would be managed by Chip Hale who is in his second year as D-backs manager.

On April 4, 2016 the Diamondbacks hosted the Colorado Rockies at Chase Field in Phoenix AZ.

Right-handed pitcher Zack Greinke would make his first Opening Day start with the Arizona Diamondbacks.

The Opening Day line-up featured six changes from the previous season and one position change.

Chris Owings would get his third Opening Day start this year at center field taking over for the injured A.J. Pollock. Jean Segura made his first Opening Day start for the Diamondbacks playing second base.  Nick Ahmed got his second career Opening Day start at shortstop while Paul Goldschmidt played first base for the fifth consecutive year.  Greinke was the Opening Day starting pitcher for the second time in his career.

Besides Segura, the new Opening Day starters were Wellington Castillo who started at catcher, David Peralta who started at right field, Yosmany Tomas in left field, and Jake Lamb who was the starting third baseman in his young career.

For the ninth time in franchise history the Diamondbacks lost their season opener. The final score Diamondbacks 5 - Giants 10 in front of 48,165.

 

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2016
Order Name Position
1. Jean Segura 2B
2. Chris Owings CF
3. Paul Goldschmidt 1B
4. Wellington Castillo C
5. David Peralta RF
6. Yosmany Tomas LF
7. Jake Lamb 3B
8. Zack Greinke P
9. Nick Ahmed SS

 

 

Opening Day Lineup - 2014

For openingday2014the second consecutive season the Arizona Diamondbacks finished the 2013 season with an 81-81 record and made changes to the team in hopes to get back to their winning ways.

On March 22, 2014 the Diamondbacks hosted the Los Angeles Dodgers at the Sydney Cricket Grounds in Sydney Australia.

This was the first time the Arizona Diamondbacks would start the season out of the United States. They would play a two-game series with the Dodgers then return to the USA to resume Spring Training before re-starting the regular season again on March 31, 2014 at Chase Field.

Left-handed pitcher Wade Miley would make his first Opening Day start taking the mound for the Arizona Diamondbacks in place of the injured Patrick Corbin.

The Opening Day line-up featured three changes from the previous season.

Chris Owings would get the Opening Day start at shortstop for the first time in his young career. Mark Trumbo who came to the Diamondbacks in a trade during the off-season made the start in left field. Miley was the Opening Day starting pitcher for the first time in his career.

For the seventh time in franchise history the Diamondbacks lost their season opener. The final score Diamondbacks 1 - Dodgers 3 in front of 38,266.

 

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2014
Order Name Position
1. A.J. Pollock CF
2. Aaron Hill 2B
3. Paul Goldschmidt 1B
4. Martin Prado 3B
5. Mark Trumbo LF
6. Miguel Montero C
7. Chris Owings SS
8. Gerardo Parra RF
9. Wade Miley LHP

 

 

Opening Day Lineup - 2015

The openingday2015previous the year was a complete disaster for the Diamondbacks losing 98-games, the second most in franchise history. As a result the Diamondbacks fired their manager replacing him with Chip Hale.

On April 6, 2015 the Diamondbacks hosted the San Francisco Giants at Chase Field in Phoenix AZ.

Right-handed pitcher Josh Collmenter would make his first Opening Day start taking the mound for the Arizona Diamondbacks.

The Opening Day line-up featured four changes from the previous season and several position changes.

Chris Owings would get his second Opening Day start this year at second base. Mark Trumbo made his second Opening Day start this year in right field. Aaron Hill started at third base after playing second base in last year's opening game.  A.J. Pollock played center field in his third consecutive game and Paul Goldschmidt played first base for the fourth consecutive year.  Collmenter was the Opening Day starting pitcher for the first time in his career.

Besides Collmenter, the new Opening Day starters were Ender Inciarte who started in left field, Tuffy Gosewisch who started at catcher, and Nick Ahmed who was the starting shortstop in his young career.

For the eighth time in franchise history the Diamondbacks lost their season opener. The final score Diamondbacks 4 - Giants 5 in front of 49,093.

 

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2015
Order Name Position
1. A.J. Pollock CF
2. Ender Inciarte LF
3. Paul Goldschmidt 1B
4. Mark Trumbo RF
5. Aaron Hill 3B
6. Chris Owings 2B
7. Tuffy Gosewisch C
8. Nick Ahmed SS
9. Josh Collmenter RHP

 

 

Opening Day Lineup - 2013

The openingday2013 Arizona Diamondbacks struggled the 2012 season settling for an 81-81 season out of the playoffs

On April 1, 2013 the Diamondbacks hosted the St. Louis Cardinals at Chase Field in Phoenix AZ.

Right-handed pitcher Ian Kennedy would make his third consecutive Opening Day start taking the mound for the Arizona Diamondbacks.

The Opening Day line-up featured four changes from the previous season.

Gerardo Parra made his second Opening Day start for the Diamondbacks this time in Right Field for the traded Justin Upton. Martin Prado started at third base. Rookie A.J. Pollock got the start in center field for the injured Adam Eaton. Cliff Pennington was the starting shortstop.

For the tenth time in franchise history and the seventh consecutive year the Diamondbacks won their season opener. The final score Diamondbacks 6 - Cardinals 2 in front of 48,023.

 

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2013
Order Name Position
1. Gerardo Parra RF
2. Martin Prado 3B
3. Aaron Hill 2B
4. Miguel Montero C
5. Paul Goldschmidt 1B
6. Jason Kubel LF
7. A.J. Pollock CF
8. Cliff Pennington SS
9. Ian Kennedy RHP