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Snake Bytes: 8/10 - Back for More

Tommy Henry picked made his second start and the Diamondbacks took yet another game from the lowly Pirates.

MLB: AUG 09 Pirates at Diamondbacks Photo by Zac BonDurant/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Diamondbacks News

Pittsburgh 4, Arizona 6
Tommy Henry notched his first big league win, allowing only one run through seven full innings of work. Arizona’s offense peppered in six runs to give Henry and the bullpen enough support to hold on to victory. Arizona will now try to secure the series win tonight.

Henry Earns First Win
Thanks to familiarity to calm his nerves and some astute tweaks made to Henry’s grip by pitching coach Brent Strom, Henry’s second outing went much better than his first. The 2019 second round selection allowed only one run on four hits and two walks through seven innings.

Arizona Starters Continue Strong Run
Tommy Henry kept the line moving, giving the Diamondbacks seven solid innings of one-run baseball on Tuesday night.

Rodolfo Castro Violates Rules, Exposed Sliding Into Third

It remains to be seen if he will be disciplined by MLB

Other Baseball News

Braves Select Vaugh Grissom
The Atlanta Braves are beefing up for their playoff run. They have selected the contract of their top infield prospect, Vaughn Grissom. Grissom has only 98 plate appearances in AA Mississippi, his only plate appearances above A-ball. He is the #77 overall prospect in baseball according to Baseball America. HE is expected to give injury relief to the club at second base for now, but is also seen as a potential replacement for free-agent-to-be, Dansby Swanson, should he prove capable of sticking at short.

Sho-time, the One-Man Show

Ohtani Joins Ruth - Again
Shohei Ohtani has joined Babe Ruth as the only other player in MLB history with both 10 wins and 10 home runs in the same season.

MLB New Postseason Format Explained
Here are the basics of how things will play out this October