"I'm probably going to play one of them each day," D-backs manager Kirk Gibson said. "Not sure how I'm going to do it yet."
In other words, the shortstop battle is still ongoing. And it could continue through the reopening of the regular season on March 31 against the Giants.
That's because with Cody Ross starting the season on the disabled list, Arizona would have room to carry both shortstops initially.
Steve Gilbert is a reporter for MLB.com. Read his blog, Inside the D-backs, and follow him on Twitter @SteveGilbertMLB. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.