"We should have had enough pitching to get through that game," Diamondbacks manager Kirk Gibson said. "We just didn't play well."
- Kirk Gibson on loss to Phillies
"It just happened so quick," Cahill said. "I think I was overthrowing. It's embarrassing. Bronson threw a great game. I should be able to come and get three outs without letting them take the lead back."
-Trevor Cahill on his outing
The D-backs wasted Arroyo's six innings of two-run, seven-hit ball and lost, 6-5, to snap a modest three-game winning streak. They had a 5-0 lead at one point, but their record dropped to 8-19 and 2-12 at home.
The Phillies fell behind 5-0 in the first three innings as Lee struggled. Philadelphia rallied by scoring two runs off Bronson Arroyo in the seventh and four more in the eighth against Joe Thatcher and Trevor Cahill (1-5).
Bronson Arroyo gave the Diamondbacks a chance, extending their recent streak of quality starts. A shaky outing by the bullpen and some costly mistakes led to another disappointing loss.
It has been a long road trip for the Phillies.It has been any even longer road back to respectability for the D-backs. On Sunday, the two teams will square off in the series finale with Brandon McCarthy on the mound for the D-backs and A.J. Burnett on the hill for the Phillies.
Mark Trumbo is unlikely to play again until early June, and the Diamondbacks understand exactly what they will be missing
The D-backs unveiled their Move It! exhibit at the downtown Children's Museum of Phoenix on Saturday and the Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation donated $100,000 to the museum as part of its Grand Slam Grants program. Kirk Gibson corroborated the prognosis of left fielder Mark Trumbo, specifying that the length of his absence due to a stress fracture in his left foot might be even longer than the six weeks Trumbo predicted.
When Kirk Gibson arrived at Chase Field Friday, he entered a ballpark that his team had played to a 1-9 record in thus far this season. "Home" -- meant to be a welcome sight -- was instead an albatross for the skipper.
Diamondbacks catcher Miguel Montero isn't specifically trying to draw more walks this season. He's just trying to swing at fewer bad pitches.
Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish reports that veteran Chad Tracy has decided to retire from baseball after a nine-year career in the big leagues.
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So that happened.
Nothing seemed to go right for one New York Yankees fan in the top of the sixth inning Saturday. In a matter of seconds, he whiffed while trying to catch a foul ball, lost his hat and couldn't connect on a high-five with another fan.