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SnakeBytes 8/30: The curse of Reed

The first game of the post Reed era didn't go so well, as the D'backs loss 3-2 to the A's.

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"I think after Robbie's last outing, everybody talking from the top down, we felt like it would be good to give him an extra day."

- Chip Hale

Daily D'backs

Chacin impresses but D-backs edged by A's -

Stephen Vogt drove home all three runs as the A's snapped a three-game losing streak by edging the D-backs, 3-2, on Saturday night at Chase Field.

Diamondbacks go down quietly against Athletics -

Stephen Vogt atoned for mistakes from the previous game, hitting a splashdown homer into the Chase Field swimming pool and driving in three runs as the Oakland Athletics beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 3-2 on Saturday night.

D-backs shift rotation to give arms a break -

In an effort to give their starting pitchers extra rest, the D-backs have adjusted their rotation. Instead of Robbie Ray getting the start in Sunday's series finale against the A's, the D-backs plan to call up a Minor Leaguer, while Ray will get the ball in Monday's series opener in Colorado.

Arizona Diamondbacks' Danny Dorn Claimed by the Blue Jays -

On Friday, Dorn was claimed by the Toronto Blue Jays and sent to their top farm club. The news was tweeted by Sportsnets’ Shi Davidi.

Paul Goldschmidt expresses frustration following strikeout Saturday - Arizona Sports 620

Goldschmidt, who finished the night 0-for-3 with two strikeouts, took his aggression out on a bat rack resting inside the D-backs’ dugout.

Change is coming to major-league ballparks -

Attending a Major League Baseball game can be very deceiving. The slow pace lulls you into a sleepy comfort zone. An announcer encourages you to stretch in the seventh inning. It feels like a giant family picnic with better food and fewer insects. Until a line drive or a shattered bat whizzes over your head, and you realize the following:

Reed Trade

Mets Acquire Addison Reed From Diamondbacks - mlbtraderumors

The Diamondbacks will receive 24-year-old pitcher Matt Koch and 23-year-old pitcher Miller Diaz, tweets Bob Nightengale of USA Today. Koch has a 3.46 ERA with 5.60 K/9 and 1.53 BB/9 at Double-A. He’s split his time between starting and relief. His fastball plays up to the mid-90’s out of the bullpen.

Source: D-backs deal reliever Reed to Mets -

The D-backs have dealt reliever Addison Reed to the Mets in exchange for a pair of Minor Leaguers, a baseball source confirmed Saturday evening.

Diamondbacks trade Addison Reed to New York Mets - Arizona Sports 620

On the year, Reed has posted a 2-2 record with a 4.20 ERA in 38 appearances this season for Arizona.