SnakeBytes 9/23: Time To Shine

You do know you're supposed to take the weight off the bat right Chris? - Dustin Bradford

Patrick Corbin struggled but Matt Davidson hit a three-run homer for the second straight day Sunday as the Diamondbacks opened an early six-run lead before hanging on to beat the Rockies 13-9.

Quotables

I'm trying to keep it the same game that it was in the minor leagues and, no matter what the situation is, take the same approach. That's what I've been doing, and that's why I've been having success.

- Matt Davidson

I've felt like I've been seeing the ball pretty well since I've been up here. I just got a couple of good pitches to hit and took advantage of them. It was one of those days when nobody was giving in and everybody was up there swinging. It was nice to get a few more runs there late.

- Chris Owings

Diamondbacks News

D-backs hold on for wild win over Rockies
After an early six-run lead, the D-backs cruised to a 13-9 win in Colorado. Matt Davidson had a 3-run homer, Chris Owings doubled twice, and the D-backs had 19 hits total.

D-backs earn series victory over Rox in slugfest
In keeping with tradition, the D-backs rookies were forced to dress up for the team's final road trip of the year. The rookies wore superhero costumes to breakfast in downtown Denver and then walked to the ballpark.

Goldschmidt, D-backs look to even score with Padres
Paul Goldschmidt appears to have one part of the triple crown locked up as the Diamondbacks begin a four-game series in San Diego on Monday. Goldschmidt has 123 RBIs, and it will take an awful lot to catch him with one week remaining in the regular season. The Reds' Jay Bruce (107), the Braves' Freddie Freeman (105) and the Reds' Brandon Phillips (102) are the only other NL players in triple digits.

D-backs ride hot streak into San Diego
The D-backs are on a tear offensively as they enter the final week of the season, while the Padres have seen their bats go cold. Arizona, which opens a four-game series in San Diego on Monday, is hitting .332 with 32 doubles, 11 home runs and 70 runs scored in its last 11 games.

To help fielding, Cahill plans to tweak mechanics | dbacks.com
After being struck on the right hip by a line drive for the second time this year, D-backs right-hander Trevor Cahill said he will look to tweak his mechanics during the offseason so that he finishes his delivery in better position to field the ball.

D-backs have fun with rookie hazing in Denver | dbacks.com
In what is a tradition throughout baseball, the D-backs veterans had the rookies dress up in costume during the final road trip of the season. This year's theme was superheroes with players sporting costumes ranging from the Green Lantern to Superwoman.

Extra Innings

Babe getting carried off the field
Teammates finally do the heavy lifting for once.

Mariners/Angels game delayed due to bees
No word on whether bees died of boredom.

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