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Snake Bytes 8/13: Another Slide

The Diamondbacks let a key game get away from them when pitching struggled and the offense failed to capitalize on a number of golden opportunities on Wednesday afternoon.

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Quick Quotes

"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

Phillies 7, Diamondbacks 6

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.


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