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Snakebytes 8-17-15: We Killed The No-No

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And that's really the only good thing about yesterday.

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Mostly Real Quotes

"I know what these guys are going through." - Sir Edmund Hillary

"That play is one of the best catches I've seen ever playing baseball. Guys were diving all over the place for us. That's how this team is. Obviously we're not where we want to be in the division, but this team is still playing its heart out." - Shelby Miller

He threw the ball really well," manager Chip Hale said. "We're talking about whether we should add him going forward with this long stretch of games." - Chip Hale on Randall Delgado's rehab

"I felt like I made a pretty good pitch. He just made a better swing and hit it well." - David Hernandez on giving up the game winner

Yesterday's Game

Miller takes no-hit bid into 8th, Braves top Arizona in 10th - After losing his no-hit bid in the eighth inning, Shelby Miller's winless streak now sits at 16 games and extends over three months.

Arizona Diamondbacks break up no-hit bid but lose on walk-off homer in 10th inning - Miller struck out 10, but again the Braves didn't give him much run support. He had a 3.15 ERA for the first 15 games of his skid, and hasn't won since May 17. He's lost eight times during his drought.

Snakepit Fanpost Recap

Diamondback News

ARIZONA AT PITTSBURGH (preview) - Win No. 15 has been hard to come by for Gerrit Cole, in part because of the defense behind him but also due to a dip in command.

Related (odds)

Diamondbacks' Injury Updates on Hernandez and Tomas - Arizona Diamondbacks reliever David Hernandez was hit by a line drive off the bat of Andres Blanco in the left ankle in Wednesday's game against the Phillies. He threw a few warmup pitches attempting to stay in the game, but the D'backs decided to take him out as a precaution. He allowed 2 hits in 1/3 of an inning.

A.J. Pollock expresses interest in long-term deal with Diamondbacks - A.J. Pollock is having an excellent season for the Arizona Diamondbacks this year, which has almost certainly made the D-backs' brass eager to lock the centerfielder up with a long-term contract.

Archie Bradley throws sim game, could return as early as September - Archie Bradley might make it back onto the mound for the Arizona Diamondbacks this season.

Scouting Dansby Swanson Badly - I live in Portland, Oregon which is a beautiful city of rivers and mountains and beer and pine trees and beer. About the only thing it doesn't have that I wish it had is professional baseball. The closest pro team is the Hillsboro Hops, the short-season Single-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks, and they're about a half hour away by car. In case you are not familiar, here is a hop.

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