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Snake Bytes 6/12

The Diamondbacks learned first-hand on Wednesday what the AL has been learning all year, Dallas Keuchel is pretty good.

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"It was what we saw on tape," manager Kirk Gibson said. "He didn't give us many pitches to hit."

-Kirk Gibson

"He pretty much did what we saw on video," Nick Evans said. "You've just got to look for something you can handle and try not to miss it."

-Nick Evans

"He's throwing lights out," McCarthy said. "You realize early that once we're in a deficit, it's going to be hard to climb out of it."

-Brandon McCarthy

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