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Snake Bytes, 7/9: A.R.E. You Kidding Me?

The diamondbacks took a 1-0 lead into the 9th inning after Vidal Nuño threw the best game of his career. Addison Reed surrendered his 9th home run of the season. The Diamondbacks lost 2-1.

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Reed watches Ozuna's bomb to dead center
Reed watches Ozuna's bomb to dead center
AP PHoto/Matt York

Quick Quotes

"He's done a lot of good things," first baseman Paul Goldschmidt said. "He works hard, he plays hard. He's always doing early work, I see him out in the outfield working with [outfield coach] Dave McKay working on stuff."

-Paul Goldschmidt on David Peralta

"He threw 21 pitches and he threw two offspeed pitches," Gibson said of Reed. "I mean he's got to mix his pitches. Ozuna's a very good fastball hitter. He was trying to get the ball down and away and it was basically middle-third in and he got it all."

-Kirk Gibson on Addison Reed

"They made three errors, we didn't capitalize on it," Gibson said. "So it makes everything else look magnified. We had a lot of great opportunities and we didn't capitalize on them."

-Kirk Gibson

Daily Digest

Miami 2, Arizona 1: A.R.E. you kidding me?

Vidal Nuño was brilliant. Addison Reed was not. After walking a man to lead off the 9th, Reed surrendered his 9th home run of the season, a straight-away center field shot to Marcell Ozuna.

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The newly acquired Nuño pitched the best game of his career on Tuesday, but Arizona was unable to hang on. Welcome to the Diamondbacks Nuño.

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