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Snake Bytes 9/3: Well, That Escalated Quickly

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After being swept in Tuesday's double-header, Carlos Gonzalez and the Colorado Rockies responded by downing the Diamondbacks in grand fashion on Wednesday.

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Quick Quotes

"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

Diamondbacks 4, Rockies 9

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.

Recap

By the Numbers

Diamondbacks Digest

Aggression on base paths paying off

The Diamondbacks have been upping their aggression when getting on base this season, and it is starting to show dividends.


Godley to start in Chicago

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.

Paul Goldschmidt and the NL MVP

Thanks to the Washington Nationals' epic letdown, the race for MVP in the NL has opened up somewhat.

Goldschmidt misses game (for good reason)

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.