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Robbie Ray had another rough outing. So did Arizona’s offense. The bullpen struggled too.

Arizona Diamondbacks v San Francisco Giants Photo by Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images

Diamondbacks News

Arizona 2, San Francisco 6

After working to climb two games over .500, the Diamondbacks now find themselves once again looking up at that mark. Robbie Ray continued to struggle. Arizona’s offense was ineffective against the GiantsLogan Webb.

Ray Fans Eight, Walks Five

The good news is, Robbie Ray was able to make it through five full innings. The bad news is, he still allowed five free passes and two home runs.

Ray’s NIghtmare 2020 Continues

Ray has now walked 25 batters in 27 innings. His hard-hit percentage is up. His innings are down. The tweaks to the delivery that were supposed to elevate his 2020 look to be a trainwreck. So far, 2020 has not given Ray much to feel good about.

Baseball News

Phillies Acquire Brandon Workman, Heath Hembree

THe Philadelphia Phillies and Boston Red Sox have completed a deal that looks to bolster Philly’s horrific bullpen while allowing them to stay under the luxury threshold.

Seven Prime Trade Candidates

Old friend alert. Taijuan Walker is positioning himself for a trade to a contending team.

Five Questions to Define the Trade Deadline

This year’s trade deadline will be unlike any other. The answers to these five questions could hold the key to how it plays out.