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Snake Bytes 7/12: Even Once Again

Have yourself a night, Jeremy Hellickson. The Diamondbacks' right-hander went eight innings, allowing only one run. At the plate, the pitcher provided all the offense he would need by tallying two hits and three RBI in the second inning as the Diamondbacks cruised to a 13-1 drubbing of the Philadelphia Phillies.

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Quick Quotes

"The last couple games, I wasn't throwing enough strikes and getting ahead of guys. The game plan was just get strike one and I thought my curveball was pretty good tonight, too, but I can't throw that when I'm not getting ahead of guys."

- Jeremy Hellickson

"I know he [Hellickson] wasn't throwing at him [Franco], but that's how the game goes. No one knows that — no one can get inside our guy's head. So they properly hit Goldy. That's fair."

- Chip Hale

"There's not a lot to talk about," Philadelphia interim manager Pete Mackanin said. "We were out of it after the second inning."

- Phillies Interim Manager Pete Mackanin

It Happened Last

Phillies 1, Diamondbacks 13

Jeremy Hellickson had a career night, going eight innings allowing only one run from the mound while also tallying two hits and three RBI in the same inning of a rout of the floundering Philadelphia Phillies. David Peralta added a grand slam in the same frame, as the Diamondbacks put up an 11-spot on for the second inning of the game.


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