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Snake Bytes 6/29: Another Early Grexit

Loss of Zack Greinke to injury par for the night in woeful outing.

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MLB: Philadelphia Phillies at Arizona Diamondbacks Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

Phillies 4, Diamondbacks 3

Zack Greinke left the game oblique soreness after only two innings of work. The Diamondbacks failed on numerous occasions to push runners across from scoring position, and Brad Ziegler blew a save opportunity by walking in a run. Yeah it was another one of those night.

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