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Snakebytes 5/12: Rodney Doesn’t Blow It

Yes, unfortunately that’s my main takeaway from last night.

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Diamondbacks News

Sedona Red Recap: Zack Greinke falls short of history in D-backs’ win over Pirates - Zack Greinke stood on the doorstep of doing something no Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher had done before him at Chase Field: Throw a no-hitter.

Former Diamondback Daniel Hudson happy to return to Phoenix - When he walked into Chase Field on Thursday afternoon, Daniel Hudson swears he didn’t even think about popping his head into the Diamondbacks’ clubhouse.

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Zack Godley makes compelling case to be D-backs’ fifth starter - On the day Shelby Miller underwent Tommy John surgery, the Arizona Diamondbacks continued their search for his replacement as the team’s number-five starter.

D-backs activate Barrett and option him to Triple-A - A former third-round pick from the 2012 MLB Draft, Barrett made his major-league debut in 2016 after throwing 191.1 innings over five seasons in the minors. He pitched 59.1 innings in 68 appearances with the D-backs last year, posting a 3.49 ERA while striking out 8.5 batters per nine innings and walking 4.2 per nine.

Lovullo unconcerned with catchers’ lack of hitting - While the numbers boarder on the frightening, there is little concern for manager Torey Lovullo of the Arizona Diamondbacks. That would be catchers for his team and the obvious lack of production in front of the plate.

Arizona Diamondbacks plan home run of a game for Mother's Day! - The Arizona Diamondbacks are planning a special game for moms at Chase Field on Mother's Day.

Arizona Diamondbacks Down on the Farm Report: May 11 - With two short season affiliates set to begin the 2017 seasons in June, the four Arizona Diamondbacks affiliates in action are rolling along. All four teams are either in first or second place in their division.

Dr. Neal ElAttrache performs Tommy John surgery on Arizona Diamondbacks' Shelby Miller: 5 observations - Neal ElAttrache, MD, of Los Angeles-based Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic performed Tommy John surgery on Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Shelby Miller.

ESPN mocks up hydro-dipped Diamondbacks helmet - The Atlanta Braves may start a trend this season with their new batting helmets, which will be unveiled Friday.

Ron Gardenhire Returning to Diamondbacks Despite Prostate Cancer Diagnosis - Arizona Diamondbacks bench coach Ron Gardenhire will return to the team despite being diagnosed with prostate cancer in February.