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Hard to tell if that was Zack Godley, opener, or Zack Godley, business as usual

MLB: San Francisco Giants at Arizona Diamondbacks Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

On the fifteenth anniversary of the greatest pitching performance in Diamondbacks history, Zack Godley was not exactly perfect. While he lasted longer than his last start, you'd be hard pushed to say it was much better, and this matchup against Madison Bumgarner went about as well as most would have predicted. Godley went 3.1 innings, allowing four runs on six hits and two walks, with three strikeouts. He left in the fourth with Arizona in a 4-0 hole, and though the D-backs did occasionally threaten, they never got closer than two runs down the rest of the way.

Arizona did get home runs from Carson Kelly and Eduardo Escobar, numbers four and ten respectively. But they got only six hits in total. T.J. McFarland and Matt Andriese each allowed two runs over multi-inning appearances, but there was a scoreless inning from Archie Bradley. Justin will be along with the full recap, but he has a long journey to get home, so that'll probably not be until tomorrow. In the meantime, discuss alternatives to Zack Godley.