Shelby Miller came out the gate in rough fashion, taking 31 pitches to get out of the first inning, allowing a walk, three hits, and two earned runs. TO his credit, he limited the damage to the two runs and settled down to keep it at only two runs allowed through six innings of work. The offense was unable to solve Matt Moore though, and the Diamondbacks fell to the Giants.
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After getting roughed up in the rotation, right-hander Zack Godley is looking to right the ship by throwing some quality innings out of the bullpen as a long man in middle relief.
Lugo and Westbrook headline the selecttions made to represent Arizona in the upcoming Arizona Fall League season.
In newws that is not entirely surprising in a lost year, the Dodgers apparently called Arizona, to inquire about relieving the struggling Diamondbacks of their high-priced starter.
Jake Lamb needs no reminders that he has had a rough year with the glove. He takes the short-coming personally. Recent work with coach Matt Williams may finally be paying off here in September though.
Just who is allowed to be on the postseason roster anyway?
For over a year now, many have expected that Shohei Otani may become the biggest name to ever come out of Japan if and when he is ever eventually posted by the NPB. Pitching like Jose Fernandez, hitting like Anthony Rizzo, and only 23 years old (11 months younger than Mike Trout), this kid is something to behold.