PHOENIX – The Arizona Diamondbacks announced today that they will host the eighth annual SUBWAY® D-backs FanFest on Saturday, February 11 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Chase Field. The free event will offer fans unprecedented access to current players, coaches, alumni and broadcasters, including autograph and photo sessions on the field at Chase Field. Last year’s event drew an estimated 12,500 fans to Chase Field.
Among the D-backs players currently scheduled to attend include Willie Bloomquist, Geoff Blum, Craig Breslow, Sam Demel, Stephen Drew, David Hernandez, Aaron Hill, Daniel Hudson, Ian Kennedy, Jason Kubel, John McDonald, Wade Miley, Joe Paterson, J.J. Putz, Ryan Roberts, Bryan Shaw, Justin Upton, Chris Young and Brad Ziegler. Coaches expected to participate include Manager Kirk Gibson, Bench Coach Alan Trammell and Bullpen Coach Glenn Sherlock. Broadcasters Daron Sutton, Mark Grace, Greg Schulte, Tom Candiotti, Oscar Soria, Miguel Quintana and Richard Saenz will also be in attendance, as well as D-backs legend Luis Gonzalez.