|Mar. 22 10:50 PM PT11:50 PM MT12:50 AM CT1:50 AM ET1:50 ET5:50 GMT13:50 10:50 PM MST12:50 AM EST1:20 AM VEN9:50 UAE11:50 PM CT-Arizona manager Torey Lovullo says Souza Jr. likely will open the season on the disabled list after straining his right pectoral muscle while diving for a baseball in a spring training game Wednesday night.
Analysis: Lovullo says Souza will be out "a couple of weeks at least." The extent of the injury was discovered in an MRI on Thursday. Lovullo said the top two internal candidates to replace Souza in right field are Chris Owings and Jarrod Dyson.
|Feb. 20 5:15 PM PT6:15 PM MT7:15 PM CT8:15 PM ET20:15 ET1:15 GMT9:15 6:15 PM MST8:15 PM EST8:45 PM VEN5:15 UAE (+1)7:15 PM CT-Souza was traded to the Diamondbacks on Tuesday as part of a three-team deal that also involved the Yankees.
Analysis: Souza helps fill the outfield power void left in the Diamondbacks' lineup by J.D. Martinez's departure. Souza batted .239 with a career-high 30 home runs and 78 RBIs last year.