"Even when we sent him down I wanted to start him."
-Chip Hale on Zack Godley
"He's been pretty locked in for a while now. He can change the game at any time."
-Walt Weiss on Carlos Gonzalez and his 7 RBI
It Happened Last Night
The perfect record in the month of September didn't last long. Carlos Gonzalez plated seven Rockies, including four from a grand slam off Keith Hessler as the Diamondbacks fell to the Rockies in Colorado.
The Diamondbacks have been upping their aggression when getting on base this season, and it is starting to show dividends.
After a brilliant debut, Zack Godley will get another shot at starting for the Diamondbacks on Friday when the team visits Chicago, the team that traded him for Miguel Montero.
Thanks to the Washington Nationals' epic letdown, the race for MVP in the NL has opened up somewhat.
Paul Goldschmidt was a healthy scratch from a game in Coors Field. Usually that comment would likely have manager Chip Hale in hot water. In this case though, it is a good thing. Paul Goldschmidt returned to Phoenix on Wednesday due to the impending birth of his first child.