Although the Diamondbacks’ season may be over, for the third game in a row (at home no less), the offense has come alive as though there was still something left to prove. Jean Segura had his second consecutive two-homer game, also tallying five hits. Owings and Drury joined in on the homer fun as well. From the mound, Braden Shipley had another night of looking both good and bad, but did enough in relief of De La Rosa and Delgado to secure the victory.
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This is my shocked face. Raise your hand if you didn’t see this one coming. Rubby De La Rosa didn’t reach his pitch limit on Wednesday, or even as many pitches as his last outing before being pulled for the night, and quite possibly the season. Said De La Rosa about his lack of progression in recovery, “Everything I do that’s supposed to (work) is not working.”
While I’m not entirley sure how or why this was a thing, it still has nothing on the Koreans.
Learning to control the glave-side delivery of his 97 mph heat has helped Ray refine his ability as a pitcher, resulting in his 200K season.
Those that attended “Take Your Daughter to a Game Day” on September 4 had the opportunity to get an advance viewing of the new show on the stadiums diamond vision screen.
With home run numbers up acorss the game, August Fagerstrom over at Fangraphs compiled a list of those experiencing an increase in power numbers that might just be a bit deceptive.