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Snake Bytes 7/27: What Pitching?

Starter Patrick Corbin surrendered four runs, only to be followed by Daniel Hudson doing the same again in the eighth.

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Arizona Diamondbacks v Milwaukee Brewers Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images

Diamondbacks 4, Brewers 9

Patrick Corbin had another poor outing but was let off the hook by the Arizona offense. Then Daniel Hudson happened, and the Brewers rolled to a comfortable win Tuesday night in Milwaukee.

Related: Five-run eighth sinks Diamondbacks

Hudson’s Struggles Continue to Frustrate

The Diamondbacks continue to lose games and trade partners when Hudson takes the mound. For Hudson, the frustrations are quite real too, as video, practice, and game-planning are not fixing the problems that have plagued him since the end of June.

Tomas Changing Routine

In an effort to bring his road success to Chase Field, Yamany Tomas is changing up his routine when preparing for home games.

Lamb Sitting with Bruised Hand

Just how long has the hand been an issue for Lamb? We may never know, but Chip Hale noticed some differences in Lamb’s swing and will be sitting him out for a few days to let the slugger’s hand heal up.

Related: Lamb to rest, Peralta to return, Greinke to throw

Boone: Arizona Playing ‘Bad Brand’ of Baseball

“I think one of the things we thought about this team heading into the year and what we saw last year was a team that seemed to play the game the right way, seemed to be a fun team to watch; very athletic, very good defensively. And that’s kind of gone by the wayside this year.”

“They’ve had some real nice, obviously, individual efforts, but collectively it’s just been a bad brand of baseball, unfortunately.”

La Russa: Everyone Needs to Prove They Belong

Diamondbacks CBO Tony La Russa continues to support Chip Hale as the team’s choice for manager, but points out that everyone, himself included, needs to prove they belong in the positions they are holding.

Ichiro Watch

Ichiro Suzuki went 1-for-5 out of the leadoff spot on Tuesday, putting his season average at .332 and leaving him three hits shy of 3,000 in his MLB career.