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Snake Bytes 6/10: City of Toronto Might Not Care They Got Swept

Robbie Ray pitched into the 7th inning and the Diamondbacks had a smashing 8th to take the sweep.

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Arizona Diamondbacks v Toronto Blue Jays Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images

Blue Jays 2, Diamondbacks 8

Coming to Canada was just what the doctor ordered for the D-backs. Their winning streak is now 4 games and are 2 games over .500 for the year. Robbie Ray looked like the Robby Ray we need. The D-backs as a team hit two home runs and came up a double short of an inning cycle in an 8-run inning.

The Toronto Raptors are on the cusp to win an NBA championship, basically for the whole country of Canada. I’m sure Toronto Blue Jays fans are not losing sleep over this sweep in what has been a disappointing season so far for them.

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Nick Ahmed Exits Game with Foot Injury

Why can we never just enjoy a sweep? There was not an apparent cause of the injury and little information is available. Ketel Marte will have to play shortstop, hopefully not too long.

Clarke Starts Series Opener Against the Phillies

The D-backs took care of business against a team they should beat. The upcoming series against the Phillies will be more of a challenge. Clarke will have a chance to prove he can be a starter for a while longer.

Farm Rumblings: Visalia Clinches and Jimmy Sherfy Shines

Jimmy Sherfy will probably get more time in the big leagues this year. As for Visalia making the playoffs again this year, that’s nice. But it’s also a nice town I visited once before next to Sequoia National Park, worth it to go there.

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