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Snake Bytes 9/28: No Spoilage

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The Arizona Diamondbacks sent Matt Kock to make his first major league start against Max Scherzer and the Washington Nationals. The end result was pretty much what one would expect.

Arizona Diamondbacks v Washington Nationals Photo by Matt Hazlett/Getty Images

Arizona 2, Washington 4

Arizona’s Matt Koch made his first start of his major league career and was impressive. The young right-hander, the return in the Addison Reed trade, went 5+ innings, allowing only two runs, those given up by Randall Delgado after Koch left the game with two on in the sixth inning. Unfortunately for Koch and the Diamondbacks, that was only good enough to earn a no-decision, as Max Scherzer did his typical thing and struck out 10 while only allowing two runs through six full innings.

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