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Snake Bytes 10/2: D-backs End Season with Flipped Record

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It is a whole lot more fun winning 93 than losing 93.

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Royals 2, Diamondbacks 14

Raise your hand if you thought this would be the last game of the season. The D-backs finish the REGULAR season with a win to give them 93 wins. Home runs by Ianetta and Hazelbaker, along with 4 RBIs by Ildemaro Vargas lead the way for a strong final game. Not that it matters. In two days, we will see if the magic continues.

An injury did occur to Marte, a tight hamstring. Lovullo doesn’t seem too concerned so I’m not going to be too concerned.

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