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Snake Bytes 6/10: Ray of Hope Snuffed

Robbie Ray turned in his third consecutive strong starting performance in three tries for the Arizona Diamondbacks, but the offense was unable to support him as the Diamondbacks fell 3-1 in Los Angeles.

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Quick Quotes

"We're in that situation here where we're trying to win games and trying to develop guys along the way. He's a guy, with his stuff, his velocity and his change-up, he's worth the development."

-Chip Hale on Rubby De La Rosa

"Our theme was going to be pitching, as it was, especially early. We just need pitching, we need to get starters, and we feel like we got some of those."

-Diamondbacks Director of Scouting, Deric Ladnier

"Since last year, I've been trying to learn as much as I can in the outfield, working every day with Dave McKay. Those two catches helped the team, but we didn't win."

-David Peralta on his two run-saving catches

It Happened Last Night

Diamondbacks 1, Dodgers 3

Robbie Ray had another strong outing, but received no run support as the Diamondbacks dropped their eighth in a row at Chavez Ravine.


By the Numbers

Diamondback Digest

Diamondbacks take Gold Spikes Finalist at 3-1

Looking to bolster the depth of starting pitching in the system, the Diamondbacks selected excellent command and control pitcher, Taylor Clarke with the 76th overall pick.

Goldschmidt Takes Voting Lead

Paul Goldschmidt has erased Adrian Gonzalez's commanding early lead, and now leads all NL first basemen in the popular all-star vote.

De La Rosa Still Seen as Building Block

Despite a few recent shaky outings, the Arizona Diamondbacks still see the right-hander as a part of the future rotation.

Steve Benson and David Hernandez

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