Rosenthal: D-backs want to add two starting pitchers

Diamondbacks GM Dave Stewart (left) would like to get manager Chip Hale two new starting pitchers this off-seaosn.

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FOX Sports’ Kevin Rosenthal is in Boca Raton, Fla., for this week’s MLB GM meetings and had a couple notes on the Diamondbacks today.

The Diamondbacks ideally want to add two starting pitchers, but do not expect to play at the top of the market. Even Jordan Zimmermann could prove too expensive if he tops $20 million per season — the D-backs would prefer a free agent in the $15 million to $18 million range, and perhaps another starter in a trade. Rival clubs are "all over" the D-backs’ outfielders in trade discussions, according to one club official, and the team also is drawing interest in its young infielders. The D-backs have talked previously about adding a closer, but now seem content to keep Brad Ziegler in that role and build the bullpen in front of him.

Read more from Rosenthal here.