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Snake Bytes 7/22: Well, that was exciting!

The Diamondbacks dropped five runs on Max Scherzer before he managed to record five outs. Then Brandon Drury came through in the clutch, foiling Washington’s come-back bid, by walking the team off in the ninth.

Washington Nationals v Arizona Diamondbacks Photo by Jennifer Stewart/Getty Images

Washington 5, Arizona 6

The Diamondbacks started the game by launching three home runs off of Washington starter, Max Scherzer, with Peralta, Pollock, and Lamb, going back-to-back-to-back. Washington’s tenacious offense clawed their way back to all even at five after eight innings. That set the stage for Pollock to triple (ending the night a single short of the cycle), and for Brandon Drury to play hero after the Nationals intentionally passed Lamb and Goldschmidt.

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