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Snake Bytes 3/30: About That ‘Quick’ Game...

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Only the second game of the year and the Diamondbacks are already making history again. This time, the snakes decided to play the lo9ngest game (by time) to ever be played in Chavez Ravine, clocking in at a brisk 6 hours and change.

Arizona Diamondbacks v Los Angeles Dodgers Photo by John McCoy/Getty Images

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Arizona 5, Los Angeles 4

Robbie Ray struck out nine in five innings of work. But then, he also walked five. A.J. Pollock had a banner night for the Dodgers, driving in three runs and scoring two. MAtt Andriese walked four in 2 13 innings of work, but managed to strand them all. Christian Walker provided some “late-game” heroics, hitting a 3-run homer to tie the game in the seventh. It wasn’t until the 13th though, when Carson Kelly flared a double to right that the Diamondbacks were able to finally bring an end to the marathon game which ran a Chavez Ravine record six hours and five minutes.

Kelly’s First AB dor Arizona a Big One

Arizona came from behind twice in the game in order to send this marathon game into extra innings. Carson Kelly logged his first official at-bat as a Diamondback when he came into the game as a pinch-hitter in the 13th inning. Kelly flared a double to right field, scoring the winning run and bringing the Diamondbacks their first taco-game of the season.

Kelly’s RBI Lifts Diamondbacks

Pinch-hitters were the story of the night for Arizona’s offense on Friday. Carson Kelly,who was the last man standing for the Diamondbacks, got the final hurrah with a 13th inning double.

Robbie Ray Hung with No-Decision

Robbie Ray continues to rack up the strikeouts against the Dodgers, tallying nine more in his five innings of work. Unfortunately, Ray also walked five batters and allowed three runs. Ray’s night had already been over for an hour before Arizona finally managed to score, letting Ray off the hook.

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