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Snake Bytes: 7/9 - No Brooms Allowed

No one truly expected a Diamondbacks sweep, did they?

MLB: Colorado Rockies at Arizona Diamondbacks Rick Scuteri-USA TODAY Sports

Diamondbacks News

Colorado 9, Arizona 3

Jake Faria got the nod for the Diamondbacks, He actually kept the team in the game through five innings. In fact, thanks to Faria only surrendering two runs in his five innings of work, the Diamondbacks were able to take a 3-2 into the sixth inning. But then, the Arizona bullpen took over. Arizona’s offense just was not able to keep up with the runs haemorrhaged by the bullpen and Arizona dropped the game, despite scoring tacos.

Series Win a Bittersweet Silver Lining

The Diamondbacks took the field at Chase looking to sweep the worst road team in baseball. Unfortunately for the Snakes, that team is still 13.5 games better than them in the standings. The Rockies survived a mid-game push by the Diamondbacks and then took over once the bullpens became involved.

Bullpen Woes Continue

This is the 2021 Arizona Diamondbacks, is anyone shocked that the team let this one get away?

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Battle of Aces Takes Unlikely Twist

Max Scherzer took the mound to face off against Yu Darvish in San Diego on Thursday night. The Nationals jumped out to an 8-0 lead heading into the bottom of the fourth inning. Then, after scoring two runs, the Padres sent left-handed reliever, Daniel Camarena to the plate with the bases loaded. The unlikely hero launched a grand slam to spark a rally that eventually saw the Dads win the game 9-8.

MLB Extends Trevor Bauer’s Administrative Leave Another Seven Days

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