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Snake Bytes 4/12: Goldy Returns

Goldy reassures while Ray concerns in D-backs latest victory

Arizona Diamondbacks  v San Francisco Giants Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images

Diamondbacks 7, Giants 3

After a rough start to the season, questions were asked. He hasn’t produced since August 2017, why? Is Goldy’s elbow fine? Maybe being on the wrong side of 30 is an issue? To his detractors, Goldy doesn’t use “Lovullo Language”, he hits monster home runs to make his point. He’s been too good for too long to worry too much. As for Robbie Ray, we’re still waiting to see his 2017 version of himself. His track record isn’t quite as long. But so far as a team, the D-backs keep winning the series against their opponents. Great start to the season so far.

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