At long last, a D-back rode the bullpen cart -- the team's newest reliever, Brad Ziegler
Before the start of the 2018 season, the D-backs dropped some news: They'd have a bullpen cart for use at Chase Field for home games. A real, live (OK, not live) bullpen cart, complete with D-backs coloring, a motor, a driver, the whole bit.
Several pitchers enjoyed a casual ride in to the mound as the season rolled along, among them the Astros'
On June 1, then-Marlins reliever
Are you realizing the trend, though? Every pitcher listed above was not a D-back. Until this week, no Arizona reliever used the cart. It was only members of the opposition who took the team up on the offer.
That changed, technically, when
But now all of that is in the past, as a real, actual D-back used the cart ... Ziegler, who obviously enjoyed it so much the first time around with Miami that he felt compelled to do so for his 2018 Arizona debut in Thursday night's 8-1 loss to the Giants: