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Snake Bytes 4/6: One Win Down

Things started off rough for a second night in a row, but the Diamondbacks' offense lifted the team to victory with a strong performance.

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Goldy Gets First homer, Diamondbacks Get First Win

The Diamondbacks sent their second shiny offseason acquisition to the mound to start the game Tuesday. The results were not much better than they were in Monday. This time though, the offense came through, picking up the battered Shelby Miller and coming back from a 6-2 deficit to win the game 11-6.

Related: Diamondbacks Storm Back Big for First Win

Pollock Has Successful Surgery, No Timetable for Return

A plate was placed on the olecranon fracture (tip of the elbow), and no timetable has yet been given for Pollock's return

What Happened to Greinke?

Inside the ‘zona looks at Zack Greinke's inauspicious Diamondbacks Debut

Hale: Greinke Not Suffering Flu

Despite numerous reports that opening day starter Zack Greinke was suffering from the flu in his brutal outing, manager Chip Hale says the reports are inaccurate.

Related: If Greinke Had Flu, Hale Unaware

Diamondbacks to Host 5 Throwback Thursdays

The first Thursday will be tomorrow, April 7th.

Breaking Down the Diamondbacks' Payroll

The good news: the team managed to come in essentially on the $100 million target, despite signing Greinke. The worrisome news: the team's payroll is 22nd in baseball and last in the NL West, though Goldschmidt's deal helps to make this a bigger gap than one might expect.

Corbin Ready to Showcase New Pitch

Already blessed with a devastating slider, Patrick Corbin has cultivated an above average changeup to add to his mix of pitches.

Ahmed Continues to Hit

It's only two games into the season, but Nick Ahmed looks as comfortable at the plate as he did during spring training, and was key to the first victory of the season.

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Bautista Slide Begins New Rule Enforcement

That didn't take long.  Only two games into the season, MLB already has its first controversy surrounding the new slide rule.