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Snakebytes 9/23: #Winapalooza

Josh Collmenter does it again with another fabulous outing and junk.

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Diamondbacks break losing skid, win opener in Minnesota

Mark Trumbo hit his third homer in the past two days and Josh Collmenter turned in another impressive outing as the Diamondbacks snapped a six-game losing streak with a 6-2 win over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night at Target Field.

Nolasco rocked in Twins' 6-2 loss to Diamondbacks

Nolasco was knocked out of the game during Arizona's five-run fifth inning that propelled the Diamondbacks to a 6-2 victory over the Twins, who clinched last place in the AL Central with the defeat.

(Editors note: Looks like we aren't the only team trying to find the basement)

Collmenter pitches 6 strong innings for career-best 11th win as Diamondbacks beat Twins 6-2

Josh Collmenter sympathized with the Minnesota Twins after stifling their batters.

"Sometimes you can get them to take not desperation swings, but almost frustrated swings just because they want to hit something," the Arizona left-hander said after holding the Twins to two runs and five hits in the Diamondbacks' 6-2 win Monday night.

Other DBacks News

Gary LaRocque off Diamondbacks' list of GM candidates

Cross another name off the Diamondbacks' list of general-manager candidates after St. Louis Cardinals farm director Gary LaRocque took himself out of the running on Monday.

Report: Diamondbacks to name next general manager on Thursday

According to Bob Nightengale of USA Today, the Diamondbacks plan to announce their next general manager on Thursday. Former major league pitcher and current player agent Dave Stewart is viewed as the overwhelming favorite for the job, but Dodgers assistant general manager DeJon Watson is still in the running. CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman hears that Red Sox vice president of player personnel Allard Baird is also under consideration.

Kevin Towers' tenure in Arizona: Four years of poor trades

Other Baseball News

Bud Selig announces panel to study pace of baseball games, MLB will look to shorten length of games

Viewpoint: Why baseball is lacking black ball players

Richard Becher, Holbrook youth sports backer, dies at batting practice after being hit by ball

(Editors note:  It's a dangerous sport people.  Be careful.)

Other Things

After > 1,000 games in the minor leagues, 31 year-old Texas Rangers team mentor Guilder Rodriguez gets first MLB hit in front of his parents, who traveled all the way from Venezuela

Alfredo Simon—57 mph pitch

High School Football Player Gives Inspiring Postgame Interview

Snake Pit Fictional Handegg Standings