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Snake Bytes 7/28: Hot Stove at a Boil

The Diamondbacks were one of a number of teams to make a major move in the past 36 hours or so.

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Arizona 6, San Diego 2

Zack Greinke continued to do Zack Greinke things. A.J. Pollock continued to remind Arizona why it missed him. Matt Andriese highlighted the concerns some evaluators had over acquiring him. All-in-all, the showcase led to a 6-2 victory for the Snakes.

Greinke Dominant Versus San Diego

Other than Greinke himself, it’s unlikely anyone else is going to remember those precious few moments when the Padres actually led in the game. It’s more likely that many will remember a stretch where Greinke recorded six outs with 14 pitches.

Diamondbacks Score Six in Third - Cruise to Victory

The Diamondbacks only managed to score in one frame of the game against the Friars, but that frame was good for six runs, more than enough to support Zack Greinke, who was once again dialed in.

Diamondbacks Acquire Escobar from Twins

The Diamondbacks just traded for the AL leader in doubles to fill in at third base while Jake Lamb returns to the DL.

Diamondbacks Trade for Escobar to Play Role of Lamb

The Diamondbacks are replacing one third baseman with some questionable defensive skills but some real pop with another thrid baseman with some questionable defensive skills but a surprising increase in power numbers.

Hazen on Escobar: He complements what we’re trying to do

Mike Hazen spoke to the media on Friday after Arizona made the move for the Minnesota infielder.

Diamondbacks Add Escobar for Stretch Run

Joshua Inman gives his hot take on the deal that may define the Diamondbacks for the season.

Around MLB

Phillies Acquire Asdrubal Cabrera

Righty Franklyn Kilome is headed to the Mets to complete the exchange.

Brewers Bag Their Moose

Mike Moustakas is on the move from the Royals. Milwaukee obtained the services of the third baseman in exchange for outfielder Brett Phillips, and righty Jorge Lopez.