Quotes of the Day
"She said, ‘What is that? She doesn’t like it."
"Get your mojo back, and you are on your way."
"Like I was saying before the game, it's contagious. When things are going bad you just gotta get it turning the other way so hopefully we can build on that and today will mean nothing if we don't come back and back it up tomorrow."
It looked like more of the same from the Diamondbacks. The Snakes made Travis Wood look like vintage Kerry Wood for the first 5 frames, with Martin Prado's solo homerun accounting for the only offense. Then something miraculous happened, the Diamondbacks began to hit. And hit they did, adding 11 hits in three innings. Unsurprisingly, Patrick Corbin turned in another solid start for the Snakes, improving to 12-1 on the year with a 2.31 ERA.
Some Grade-A mustache analysis, plus more on Eric Chavez's return.
Reinforcements are coming with Brandon McCarthy and Trevor Cahill on the path to recovery. While there is still no timetable for Cahill's return, he's throwing bullpens and expects to pitch in AZL games later this week.
Around the League
Is A-Rod facing a lifetime ban for his involvement in the Biogenesis scandal? According to one report, that penalty is on the table.
The Red Sox locked up former Sun Devil Dustin Pedroia for 7/100.
The O's acquire Francisco Rodriguez for Nick Delmonico.