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SnakeBytes 8/1: We've won more than 5 in a row!

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For the first time since August of 2011, the D'backs have went on a winning streak of more than 5 games.

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Quotes

"I don't want to talk about the number of prospects, but it was a good number. It was uncomfortable. That's the best way I can put it. When something doesn't feel right in my stomach, then I don't normally do it."

- Dave Stewart

Daily D'backs

D-backs rally, win sixth straight - dbacks.com

Welington Castillo and Jake Lamb launched back-to-back homers off reliever Pat Neshek to start the 10th inning and send the D-backs to a 6-4 win over the Astros in the series opener Friday night at Minute Maid Park.

Back-to-back homers power D-backs to 6th straight win - Fox Sports Arizona

Wellington Castillo and Jake Lamb homered to open the 10th inning, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Houston Astros 6-4 Friday night for their season-high sixth straight win. Castillo had three hits and finished a triple shy of the cycle. He hit the first pitch of the 10th from Pat Neshek (3-2) just inside the left-field foul pole for his 11th home run of the year.

Arizona Diamondbacks stand pat at MLB trade deadline - azcentral.com

The non-waiver trade deadline passed quietly for the Diamondbacks on Friday afternoon. Despite reports linking them to Cincinnati Reds closer Aroldis Chapman this week, the Diamondbacks did not consummate a deal for the hard-throwing left-hander. Nor did they complete a deal for anyone else.

Stewart: Padres asked for Goldschmidt in Kimbrel talks - Arizona Sports 620

"I don’t know that it was not wanting to trade within the division, but I can tell you the quality of players that they asked for — including our first baseman, Paul Goldschmidt…" Stewart couldn’t finish his sentence as he was interrupted by Gambo.

D-backs pursue Chapman, then stand pat - dbacks.com

The D-backs made a strong play for Reds closer Aroldis Chapman, but in the end felt the price was too high and stood pat as the non-waiver Trade Deadline passed Friday afternoon.

Bordow: Arizona Diamondbacks doing nothing at trade deadline was their best move - azcentral.com

But what if a team is in no-man’s land, not capable of making a run at the postseason but not so putrid that it should forfeit the season and trade anyone over the age of 30. You know, like the Diamondbacks.

Hale enjoys seeing the Diamondbacks’ young pitching staff grow together - Arizona Sports 620

Trade Deadline

Tigers trade Yoenis Cespedes to Mets: - cbssports.com

Blue Jays Acquire Ben Revere - mlbtraderumors.com

Haren dealt by Marlins to Cubs for 2 minor leaguers yahoo.com