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Snake Bytes 8/6: Diamondbacks Win Big in DC

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It started out ugly, but Rubby De La Rosa made the necessary adjustments, and the Diamondbacks rolled to an 11-4 win.

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Quick Quotes

"Every now and then he'll have a little spell where he doesn't feel quite right. So that slows it down a little bit. I think we're almost there, but we're waiting for that one day where he's completely symptom-free."

-Mike Bell on Dansby Swanson

"Kept fighting. Sometimes that's our game -- single them to death."

-Chip Hale

"I think they tried to jump me right away when I tried to throw my four-seam fastball. From there, I had to switch my plan and figure something out so I could give the opportunity to my team to compete and get the 'W.'"

-Rubby De La Rosa

It Happened Last Night


Diamondbacks 11, Nationals 4

The Diamondbacks survived a shaky first inning from Rubby De La Rosa, who then shut down Washington through five. Meanwhile, the Diamondbacks' offense rapped out 17 hits on the night, taking a three-run lead into the eighth inning before they really piled on in the final two frames with six more runs.

Recap

By the Numbers

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