"The guys kept at it, the attitude was good on the bench, and the one thing I kept harping on was you could see his pitch count was rising, and we knew at some point we would get him out of the game."
-Chip Hale on facing Tyson Ross
"I think maybe Chase needed a little break. He's been working with [pitching coach Mike Harkey] on some fundamental stuff and getting the ball down and all that stuff. But of course, you're not going to see that unless you pitch in a game. So we're going to try to get him in some games out of the bullpen."
-Chip Hale on Chase Anderson
It Happened Last Night
The innings are piling up for Chase Anderson this season, and it is starting to show. The Diamondbacks hope that a bit of rest and some work with pitching coach Mike Harkey can help Anderson finish the season strong.
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