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Snake Bytes 10/1: A Fitting End

Losing games late became a familiar story to finish 2018.

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Padres 4, Diamondbacks 3

Robbie Ray started to come on later in the season, but in this one, he had a typical stat line for him. Four innings (93 pitches), four walks, eight K’s and a pair of runs. The D-backs could have won it in the 9th, but Archie Bradley continued his struggles. The 10th inning ended in a walk off for the game and season also.

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Questions Loom for D-backs

How will Pollock and Corbin be replaced? What about a new contract for Goldy? Time to rebuild? What should we do with a bullpen so inconsistent? All questions we’ve been asking on this site for quite some time.

Torey Lovullo Takes Blame for Goldschmidt’s Poor Finish

Managers keep saying they want more days off for Goldy, but never fulfill that promise. With a man like Goldy, I’m doubtful days off would matter. He is the type to be a wreck when not on the baseball field.

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Rockies, Dodgers, Cubs, Brewers All Win to Force Game 163

It has turned out to be an exciting finish to the season in the NL. It has seemed that it might end very closely for months. Just was hoping the D-backs would have been part of it.

Your Fantasy Season May Not Be Over

Game 163 stats count as regular season stats. I’m sure that fact will make many fantasy owners either happy or mad.