clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Snake Bytes 6/2: Astros Blast-Off Diamondbacks in 11

The Astros downed the Diamondbacks on Wednesday courtesy of George Springer's 2-out home run in the 11th inning.

If you buy something from an SB Nation link, Vox Media may earn a commission. See our ethics statement.

MLB: Arizona Diamondbacks at Houston Astros
George Springer sends the Houston faithful home happy with 11th inning blast.
Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

Diamondbacks 4, Astros 5

Robbie labored through 5 innings of work, finally being undone by a 2-run homer off the bat of Evan Gattis. Ray left the game having surrendered three runs over five innings. The Diamondbacks offense also struggled, giving Ray only one run of support before Jake Lamb helped tie things up in the ninth. Tyler Clippard, working a multi-inning outing was hung with the loss when he surrendered a solo home run to George Springer with two out in the 11th.

Related: Ray hits bump in 5th

Related: Bourn puts on a show in hometown

Related: Lamb clutch

Diamondback Want Corbin to Tighten Shoulder

Patrick Corbin’s last few outings have not gone according to plan. The Diamondbacks have some ideas on that.

Franz: Keep Hale for Now

The window for replacing Chip Hale this season has already passed unless the team is hiring the permanent replacement when they dismiss him.

Boivin: Diamondbacks Should Hold the Course

Echoing sentiments proposed on this site two weeks ago, Paula Boivin still thinks the best solution is to soldier on.