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SnakeBytes 9/13: An Eye Toward 2014

With our shot at the playoffs dwindling by the day, the D-backs face the Rockies as we see what the young kids can do. Hear what Kevin Towers has planned for the off-season and how Martin Prado broke out of his slump.

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Mom, he bit me!
Mom, he bit me!
Justin Edmonds

Quotables

I don't even know. I'm just being the same guy, having fun. I guess I've got a little more confidence at home plate.

I was thinking [early on] that we could win the game [with] just me doing good. Now I realize that we're nine guys, it's not like I have to do everything. So I just realized that we've got to win as a team and it's not about me.

- Martin Prado

Diamondbacks Daily

Thinking big: Goldy, D-backs return home to face Rockies | foxsportsarizona.com
D-backs need wins, Goldy needs numbers for impressive milestone as Rockies visit for three-game set.

Kevin Towers desires another big bat | azcentral.com
With his team in the midst of a miserable offensive slump, Arizona Diamondbacks General Manager Kevin Towers said he might look to add a "prototypical, corner bat" to his lineup for next season, either in the form of an outfielder or a third baseman.

FOX Sports Arizona, D-backs team up on 'gold rush' for Phoenix Children's Hospital
For the fourth straight year, FOX Sports Arizona is teaming up with the Arizona Diamondbacks for their annual fundraising broadcast. This year's collaboration, during the Tuesday, Sept. 17, broadcast against the Los Angeles Dodgers, will support Phoenix Children’s Hospital and Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month.

Martin Prado can't explain his turnaround at the plate | dbacks.com
Martin Prado has bounced back from a slow start and is now among the game's hottest hitters. Just don't ask him to explain the turnaround.

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It was an off-day, I'm sorry.