Just before the end of the season, Inciarte, who missed the final three games with a right shin contusion, sat down with MLB.com to discuss his season and his plans for the offseason.
MLB.com: How would you assess your season?
Inciarte: I feel like I've done what I expected. Of course I'm always asking a lot of myself and am never satisfied. Really, I'm just trying to get better every day. But I'm happy with the way I've performed. I don't think I've ever had more than 500 at-bats in my career [he had 524 this season], but this year I didn't feel tired and I'm just happy that I've been able to play and get so many at-bats.
Anything in particular you're going to work on this offseason?
I'm always trying to get better. I'm going to work on my offense, my defense, everything. Every year I think that the next year is going to be even more important. I need to keep working hard and trying to get better. It's just how I am.
When do you usually start on your offseason program?
I'm going to try and take October off, and then in November, I'm going to start a weight program and speed program. I don't know if I'll come to Phoenix in January or not, but I'm definitely looking forward to getting better for next year.
MLB.com: In the past you've played Winter Ball, do you plan on doing that again this year?
Inciarte: Right now, today, I'm not really sure because I had a lot of at-bats this year, but playing there in the past has made me the player that I am and I am thankful for the opportunity to do that.
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.