Robbie Ray gutted out a five-inning performance and Welington Castillo had a big, four-hit night at the plate as the Diamondbacks continued their mastery of the New York Mets.
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Chip Hale spent time discussing the constantly shifting state of the Diamondbacks’ pitching staff.
Dave Stewart and De Jon Watson’s contracts must be renewed by the end of the month if they are going to be. CBO Tony La Russa is unsure of the status of his contract. Derrick Hall is publicly feuding with Maricopa County. Meanwhile the Diamondbacks want fan support for a losing team and taxpayer support for continued improvements to Chase Field.
Yasmany Tomás has seen an uptick in his power numbers this season, making him a difficult to find 25 HR threat. Thanks to the spacious confines of Chase Fiewld, he is also on pace to be one of 10 players since 2011 to hit 25 or more home runs without reaching even one full fWAR.