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You'd be forgiven if you didn't know there was a game played yesterday.

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Mostly Real Quotes

"I don't have a bunch of time today.  Sorry, no special quotes today." - Xipooo

"No, really.  I knew there was a game yesterday but I forgot halfway through typing up the article." - Xipooo

"Fireworks!" - Xipooo on last nights Republican Debate


Yesterday's Business

Nationals power past the Diamondbacks in series finale; Joe Ross keeps rotation spot - Hours before the Washington Nationals took the field Thursday afternoon, with questions swirling about their uneven play in the final third of the season, Manager Matt Williams gave the team a message. Since he took over as manager, he has preached aggressiveness on the base paths, in the batters' box and on the mound.

Snakepit Recap


Diamondback News

Matchup favors Frazier vs. Diamondbacks - The Cincinnati Reds and Arizona Diamondbacks are both struggling offensively, and their star hitters are at the forefront of those slumps.

Arizona Diamondbacks vs Cincinnati Reds MLB Odds - In the first of a three-game series between the Arizona Diamondbacks (52-54) and the Cincinnati Reds (48-58) at Chase Field, Robbie Ray (3-6, 3.01 ERA) and Raisel Iglesias (2-3, 5.13 ERA) get the start. The game starts at 6:40 p.m. ET on Friday, Aug. 7 and will air on FSOH and FSAZ.

Concussion keeps Swanson out of action, awaiting professional debut - Dansby Swanson continues to experience symptoms of a concussion two weeks after he was hit in the face by a pitch during a simulated game.

Evan Marshall Hit in the Head During Last Nights Aces Game - Arizona Diamondbacks right-handed reliever Evan Marshall was struck on the right side of the head while pitching for the Reno Aces last night.

Arizona Diamondbacks Q&A with Josh Collmenter

Chase Anderson to come off DL, start Friday against Reds - Arizona right-hander Chase Anderson will come off the disabled list to start Friday against Cincinnati.

Catcher Castillo Finds Home With Diamondbacks - What happens when you have an organization that's already thin at the catching position, combined with an injury to the prospective starter and up and down play from the other backups? You have a golden opportunity, and it's an opportunity that Welington Castillo has taken full advantage of and has relished as a member of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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