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Snake Bytes 5/27: Taking a Lost One Back

Much has been made around here of some of the games in the early stretch of the season that the Diamondbacks probably should have won but didn’t. Last night the Diamondbacks took one back in Milwaukee.

Arizona Diamondbacks v Milwaukee Brewers Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images

Arizona 4, Milwaukee 2

Chris Iannetta was the story for the Diamondbacks in this one. After recovering a wild pitch in time to gun down Eric Thames trying to score in the sixth, he went to work with the bat in the ninth. With two outs in the top of the ninth and the Diamondbacks down one, the Arizona catcher deposited one in the seats to send the game into extras.

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