"I think everyone is turning the page and really grinding," the 23-year-old said. "I think good things are going to start happening."
Scoring runs on a consistent basis remains an issue, but approaches are improving and players are feeding off each other.
"I think it all starts really going up there from the first pitch and being ready to play and grind and compete," Dietrich said. "Guys notice. We're starting to play better baseball. These last couple of games have been close. I know we haven't gotten wins, but we're playing good ballgames. We've just got to keep competing. We play hard every day, for sure."
Joe Frisaro is a reporter for MLB.com. He writes a blog, called The Fish Pond. Follow him on Twitter