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SnakeBytes 6/13: Failing in Extras

MIguel Montero gave the D-backs new life, but Chris Carter had other plans as he hit his 3rd homer to give the Astros the victory and the series win. The D-backs fly back to the West Coast to face the Dodgers.

I don't know what to do with my hands.
I don't know what to do with my hands.
Bob Levey


You've got to keep the ball in the ballpark. We didn't do a very good job of that tonight. Three home runs sunk us.

You suck it up. You want to -- and you expect to -- win that game. Carter got the home run on us, and they had the last at-bat.

- Kirk Gibson

He put a pretty good swing on it. You just have to tip your hat to him. There's nothing else to say.

- J.J. Putz

I saw it off the bat, paused for a second, thought it was going to fall in there. I didn't think there was any chance he was going to catch it, but he did. He made an unbelievable play.

- Paul Goldschmidt

Daily D-backs

Given new life, D-backs fall in extras |
J.J. Putz said that the pitch was down and on the corner. Still, the Astros' Chris Carter got his bat on it, rendering a D-backs comeback moot by hitting a game-winning homer in the 10th inning for Houston in its 5-4 win over Arizona at Minute Maid Park on Thursday.

Anderson looks to maintain spotless record | Preview
Coming off another strong road trip, the Dodgers will begin a six-game homestand on Friday, looking to improve on a 13-19 record at Dodger Stadium. Los Angeles took two of three from Colorado last weekend and split four games in Cincinnati, improving its road record to 22-14.

D-backs pick up infielder Pacheco, designate Evans |
The D-backs announced the addition of Jordan Pacheco to the club on Thursday, claiming the infielder/catcher from the Rockies and designating utilityman Nick Evans for assignment.

Inciarte exits as precaution after collision |
A collision on a stolen-base attempt led to Ender Inciarte's early exit from Thursday's game against Houston.

Hill says sweat the key to DH success |
Aaron Hill got the idea from Frank Thomas, learning that when serving as DH, as he did on Thursday night against the Astros, it's a good idea to keep loose and break a sweat.

Arizona signs four more Draft picks |
The D-backs on Thursday announced that they have agreed to terms with four more picks from the 2014 First-Year Player Draft: Matt Railey, Kevin Simmons, Mike Abreu Jr. and Tyler Bolton.

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