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SnakeBytes 5/17: Even the Phillies can go on winning streaks?

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The season is slowly starting to unwind for the Diamondbacks....

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Quotes

"He's going to catch. He and Peter O'Brien are kind of splitting time there catching. Reno manager Phil Nevin] and everybody who's there will evaluate where Salty is and whether he's ready to come here and help us win."

- Chip Hale on Jarrod Saltalmacchia

"I'm grateful to them. I got an opportunity to play with the big guys they had on their team and they changed my career. They made the other 29 teams look at me. I'm grateful to them."

- Ender Inciarte

Daily D'backs

Goldy, Tomas homers not enough as D-backs fall - dbacks.com

Before Friday, the Phillies didn't have a three-game win streak in 2015. Now the streak is four. The Phillies, who improved their record to 15-23 with the win, defeated the D-backs 7-5 in an offensive affair Saturday that saw a combined 23 hits and 11 pitchers used.

D-backs' Archie Bradley shown no mercy in rocky return to the mound - Arizona Sports 620

After suffering a sinus fracture following a line drive he took to the face versus Colorado on April 28, Bradley's return from the 15-day DL was a welcomed one, as the D-backs were searching for a much needed shot in the arm having dropped five of their last seven games. Bradley would provide no such lift, however.

Nuno sent down, Saltalamacchia joins Triple-A - dbacks.com

With Bradley coming off the disabled list, the D-backs wanted Nuno to go back to starting at Reno so that he could be prepared should the need arise again for a starter. Veteran catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia has joined Triple-A Reno after spending the past week in extended spring training.

Is Aaron Hill Back? - VenomStrikes

Is Aaron Hill back? That’s one of the questions that Dbacks faithful have been asking themselves. And unlike questions about the bullpen or Addison Reed, this one has been full of optimism and hope.

Ender Inciarte grateful for his brief time with Phillies - dbacks.com

Outfielder Ender Inciarte says he doesn't have any hard feelings toward the Philadelphia Phillies, the team that took him in the Rule 5 draft two years ago before eventually returning him to the Diamondbacks.

Around Baseball

Miggy passes Big Cat with 400th homer - mlb.com

Stanton hits 478-foot HR; fan barehands it - mlb.com