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Dbacks drop 2nd straight, are shut-out by trophy fish

MLB: Arizona Diamondbacks at Miami Marlins Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

Diamondbacks News:

Diamondbacks 0, Marlins 8

The Dbacks offense was on vacation while Luke Weaver threw BP with his 2 pitch repertoire. Also Joakim Soria returned and wow...... that was worth all the wait. Dbacks were shutout by the Miami Marlins, and only scored 3 runs against 16 in the last 2 games.

Weaver searching for form: ‘it’s unbearable’

From the article: When it’s good, it’s real good,” D-backs manager Torey Lovullo said. “He can spoil us. We just want more of that. We know that there’s going to be some bumpy roads or rough waters, however you want to categorize it. We just want to limit that to one or two runs instead of five or six runs.”

Poll

How many more starts do you give Luke Weaver ?

This poll is closed

  • 38%
    Many more starts, what choice do we have? MKelly is out and Widener is out.
    (17 votes)
  • 38%
    1 or 2, the team is going to have to make some changes to the rotation even with the injuries - next man up.
    (17 votes)
  • 22%
    NONE. The team either needs to bring up some more talent, or go out and pickup a starter either in a trade or find an free agent
    (10 votes)
44 votes total Vote Now

Diamondbacks to drop covid-19 seating restrictions May 25th

From the article: We continue to hear from our season ticket holders that they want to return to their original seats and we feel that they can do so safely,” D-backs president and CEO Derrick Hall said in a release. “While the seating restrictions will no longer be in place, we believe seat selection for the majority of games should still allow fans to spread out.

Baseball News:

Orioles’ John Means pitches no hitter, misses perfect game with wild pitch on strikeout

Inside Minor League Baseball’s experimental rules: Oversize bases, robot umps, and moving the mound

From the article: “There’s a whole team at MLB that is thinking through how to collect the right kind of data, how to analyze the data and dissect it in ways that will allow us to understand the impacts of the rule changes,” Epstein said recently in a phone interview. “We also want to understand how they interrelate to one another and make sure we’re avoiding unintended consequences.”

Angel Hernandez ‘blinded by scoreboard’ in MLB’s ump latest blunder

Snek Byte:

Do snakes have ears? | Live Science

From the article: “If you were swimming and went underwater, and somebody standing next to the pool shouted to you, you would hear them,” Ruane said. “You might not be able to make out the details ... That’s sort of what snakes are hearing at higher frequencies.”