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Snake Bytes 8/9: To Los Angeles we go

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Following an off day after a very successful Phillies series, the team travels to LA to take on the 1st place Dodgers

Dodger Stadium Photo by Getty Images

Diamondbacks News

(Arizona Sports) Despite consistent .500 play, 2019 Diamondbacks are a success

They are back over .500. They have a new and different momentum. They just completed a series victory over the Phillies, which followed a series victory against the Nationals, which followed a trade deadline that started off as a bake sale. They defied their garbage record at Chase Field, a home-field disadvantage that might be fueled by the humidor and the synthetic turf.

(azcentral.com) Arizona Diamondbacks Stadium: Could a smaller Chase Field be option to keep team in Phoenix?

As questions continue to swirl around the future of the Arizona Diamondbacks in Arizona, one writer has offered a potential solution to the team’s stadium situation: Reducing the capacity of Chase Field.

MLB News

(Denver Post) Bo Bichette becomes first MLB player to double in 9 straight games as Blue Jays lose to Yankees

Playing in Toronto for the first time, Bichette became the first player in major league history to double in nine consecutive games. He also homered, giving him an unprecedented 13 extra-base hits in his first 11 career games. Bichette is the first rookie to have an extra-base hit in nine straight games since Ted Williams in 1939, according to STATS.

(CBS Sports) Padres’ Fernando Tatis Jr.: Sets slew of records in victory

The rookie sensation entered the record books when he led off the game with a solo blast, becoming the youngest player in major-league history to accomplish the feat in consecutive games. With his 22nd overall home run, Tatis also established the record for a shortstop before turning 21 years old.

(SI.com) Yankees and White Sox to Play on ‘Field of Dreams’ Diamond in 2020

Under a backdrop of corn as high as an elephant’s eye, the New York Yankees and Chicago White Sox will play a regular season game Aug. 13 next season on the diamond in Dyersville, Iowa, where the movie “Field of Dreams” was shot in 1988, multiple sources told SI. The game will be broadcast by Fox.

Snake Bite

(azcentral.com) This popular Mexican seafood chain opened it’s first U.S. location in Phoenix. Here’s what to expect

Los Arbolitos specializes in seafood and steak. Dominguez sources the restaurant’s seafood from his hometown in Sinaloa and Sonora and drives it up to the restaurant himself.

The menu’s starring dishes are carne asada steaks, grilled octopus and filete campesina, a thick cut of fish grilled or broiled and served with a cheese-stuffed chili pepper.