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Snake Bytes 4/29: The Aftermath

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The world of baseball continues on in the wake of last night's scary incident involving a line drive and Archie Bradley's face.

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Quick Quotes

"We got the ball up a little bit and we were able to get the ball up and we were able to do some damage early and then continue to do it during the game. That's a good sign for me, because sometimes you score runs early and shut it down, but we just kept having good at-bats."

-Chip Hale on Diamondbacks' offensive outburst

"I tried to throw a curveball in there for a strike. I saw the pitch going toward the plate and then I woke up, and I was laying down, and I was like, 'Oh, crap, what just happened?' I got myself together, opened my eyes, and I could see, wiggle my feet, and then the next thing I know the trainer was there, and they walked me through it from there."

-Archie Bradley on the play that silenced the stadium

"We'll go from there and hopefully everything goes well. One month away from now seems pretty short to me."

-Patrick Corbin on his projected return

It Happened Last Night

Rockies 5, Diamondbacks 12

It was supposed to be a big night for Archie Bradley and the Diamondbacks. Bradley took the mound against the Colorado Rockies looking to play the role of skid-stopper. He cruised through a 1-2-3 first inning on 13 pitches and took the mound in the second inning with a three-run lead. Then things went terribly wrong with one out in the top of the second as Carlos Gonzalez turned a Bradley curveball around at 115 mph. The line drive struck Bradley in the face and rendered him temporarily unconscious. Bradley left the field under his own power before the Diamondbacks' offense continued to slug their way to a 12-5 victory with homers from Peralta and Trumbo (who finished a double short of the cycle).

Recap

By the Numbers

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