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Snake Bytes 8/25: That’ll Do

Handed a three run lead, Zack Greinke managed to make it hold, but the bullpen was unable to make a five-run lead, hold up, giving up five across the wigth and ninth innings. Jake Lamb provided Brandon Drury the chance to play hero in the bottom of the 11th, with Drury coming through with a walk-off sac fly.

Atlanta Braves v Arizona Diamondbacks Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images

Braves 9, Diamondbacks 10

Zack Greinke had a rather pedestrian start, but left the game with a 5-4 lead after completing six innings. The Diamondbacks tacked on three insurance runs, and seemed headed for a comfortable win. Then the bullpen happened, this time in the form of Edwin Escobar and Enrigue Burgos. After Arizona surrendered four runs to allow the game to be tied in the ninth, some late night heroics from Jake Lamb and Brandon Drury sent the Diamondbacks faithful home happy in the 11th.

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