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Snake Bytes 6/1: Here Comes June

After starting depressingly bad, the Arizona Diamondbacks enter play today unable to afford a June swoon.

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Astros 8, Diamondback 5

Patrick Corbin and the Diamondbacks suffered one of the worst starts of the left-hander's career as the Houston Astros rolled to a fairly easy win over the Diamondbacks at Chase Field. Paul Goldschmidt added the one possible highlight by continuing to turn things around at the plate, notching his first three-hit game of the 2016 season.

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Putz: Team Needs to Take a Breath

Former Diamondbacks closer, J.J. Putz thinks the team is starting to play a bit too tight, and feels the team needs to loosen up some and let the game happen.

David Peralta Nearing Return

On the good news front, it seems David Peralta could be ready to return to action as soon as this weekend against Chicago.

Pollock: I'll be back!

A.J. Pollock will resume baseball activities on July 1st.  With that date in mind, Pollock already has a specific date in his head that he expects to return to the 25-man roster before this season is out.

Ray Looking to Get Back on Track

After starting the season with promising results, Robbie Ray's last two outings have been of concern. He looks to change that when he toes the rubber in Houston tonight.

What Now?

In the first of what is likely to be many articles to hit the Internet in the next few weeks, Dave Cameron looks at possible avenues for the Diamondbacks moving forward in 2016.