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Snake Bytes 8/19: So Close

Down two, the Diamondbacks came back in the ninth inning against the Pirates in Pittsburgh, only to lose the game in 15.

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"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."

-Chip Hale

"I just turn around and throw it hoping one of them is going to be there."

-Paul Goldschmidt

"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.


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