"A week ago I hit a few balls hard, or you can't get a call or stuff like that -- it's just funny how the game works. And then a day like today, there's balls like that you don't hit real well that end up being RBIs, doubles and triples and stuff like that. There's not really an answer for it. I guess that's part of the reason the season's 162 games and you get 500 or 600 at-bats."
- Paul Goldschmidt
"This one's on me. I mean, I felt good out there, I just wasn't as sharp out there. You want to be consistent. I felt today I wasn't as consistent."
- Chase Anderson
It Happened Last Night
The Diamondbacks were unable to complete the sweep of the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday afternoon. Chase Anderson struggled on the mound, and despite racking up 16 hits, the Diamondbacks' offense missed a number of opportunities to seal the deal.
Chris Owings has been improved since the non-waiver trade deadline. Is the team's confidence in him paying off?
Dansby Swanson went 0-for-2 with a walk and a run scored in his first action since being drafted number one overall by the Diamondbacks back in July.
Hisashi Iwakuma's career as a Seattle Mariner survived the non-waiver trade deadline. On Wednesday, the 34-year-old right-hander rewarded them for Seattle for their patience with him by tossing the team's fifth no-hitter.
Call the position what you will, seven teams in baseball now have a baseball executive to whom the GM answers to.