"The guys battled. Did a heck of a job against their closer, one of the best in the game right now and scored some runs late. It got in the extra innings and nothing really materialized for us."
"I just turn around and throw it hoping one of them is going to be there."
"His path to where he's at — the pitching to hitting for three years to doing this — this is the kind of thing you make a movie about. It just doesn't happen. You don't just become a hitter and then hit fourth in a major-league lineup. I don't get it. I don't understand it. I hit my whole life, and he's hit for four years now."
-Diamondbacks' Farm Director, Mike Bell on David Peralta
It Happened Last Night
Diamondbacks 8, Pirates 9 (15)
The Diamondbacks pushed two unearned runs across in the ninth inning to force extras, but were unable to capitalize on the opportunity, finally surrendering the winning run in the 15th inning.
The Diamondbacks' farmhand and former big league relief pitcher has left the hospital and returned to Phoenix after successful skull surgery related to being struck in the head by a line drive last week.
Keith Law: "Goldschmidt Has Best Hit Tool"
ESPN's Keith Law put together a list of five of the best hitters in the game.
Arizona manager, Chip Hale talked with Burns and Gambo, discussing David Peralta and the improved bullpen. Among things discussed was the plan to use a spot starter in the near future to give the rotation a breather.
Diamondbacks Mining the Independent League for Talent
David Peralta's rags-to-riches story of coming up through unaffiliated ball is becoming well known. However, he isn't the only player the Diamondbacks have plucked from that particular talent pool.
Patrick Corbin Is Back
Making his way back from Tommy John Surgery, Diamondbacks' left-hander Patrick Corbin is giving the fans a great deal of hope that the "old" Patrick Corbin is returning and will be ready for a full schedule in 2016.
Diamondbacks Games No Longer Blacked-out in 2016 (sort of)
An agreement has been reached between MLB and Fox that will allow in-market streaming of all Diamondbacks games. There is a catch though, streamers must still be subscribed to Fox Sports AZ.