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Snake Bytes 9/14: That’s More Like It

Patrick Corbin bounced back from his woeful outing last week and A.J. Pollock had a big night. The two forces combined to help the Diamondbacks cruise past the Colorado Rockies in game three of the four-game set.

Colorado Rockies v Arizona Diamondbacks Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images

Colorado 2, Arizona 8

Patrick Corbin showed no lingering effects from the shellacking he took in his last outing. A.J. Pollock was a triple short of the cycle, including a three-run home run in the seventh, which effectively put the game beyond Colorado’s reach.

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Hazelbaker Homer Wrecks Havoc

Jeremy Hazelbaker’s BP home run makes a big mess.

Jake Lamb Should Not Bat Third

Joseph Jaquez opines that it is time to stop batting Jake Lamb in the premium slot in the lineup.