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Snakebytes 9/25: Missed It By That Much

With a 3-0 lead into the 5th, the Diamondbacks just couldn't hold off Kershaw's tirade.

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Mostly Real Quotes

"All our guys we want to be careful with, especially this time of year, we try to monitor as much as we can. But this was more of a baseball decision today; we're down three runs, we've got to try to score." - Don Mattingly

"We didn't feel it was right that we were left out of the yelling match.  We should be the ones yelling at Don." - Chip Hale

"I'm not going to talk about that at all. If you guys want to talk about the game, I'll be more than happy to talk about that." - Clayton Kershaw on being pulled in the 5th

Yesterday's Game

Rapid Reaction: Dodgers 6, Diamondbacks 3 - An emotional outburst by Clayton Kershaw was aimed at his own manager, but may have brought out the fight in his teammates.


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