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Guest recaps for August open!

Fancy recapping a game for the D-backs?

MLB: Spring Training-Milwaukee Brewers at Arizona Diamondbacks The Arizona Republic-USA TODAY NETWORK via Imagn Content Services, LLC

Every weekend throughout the regular season, we open the doors of the ‘Pit to any member as a guest recapper, who can cover the game from their own unique perspective. You do the recap of the game as a Fanpost, however you want. It can be light-hearted or not; stats-heavy or not, detailed or atmospheric - it’s all about your own voice. One of the editors then takes it, adds the bells and whistles like roll-calls and Fangraphs and it will appear on the front cover of the SnakePit. It’ll also be submitted to Google News, Yahoo! and a bunch of other outlets, so you can amaze your friends and impress your family! We’ll be on hand to help if you have questions on the day.

This is open to everyone: lurkers, commenters or writers elsewhere on the ‘Pit who fancy their hand at recappage. [It’s how quite a number of regular writers here got their start, most recently SpencerSpice] Each weekend has one guest slot open - while mainly Sunday, check carefully, as which day will depend on various factors like Turambar’s beercappage! To sign up, just post a comment, with the date of the game you want to cover. When I spot them, I’ll cross the games off the list. You’ll then get an email, a day or so before, with details. If you haven’t done it before, you need to reply at that point, confirming you’re still up for it. I tend to have more faith in repeat recappers! We did have two no-shows last month, which is a bit disappointing.

Here’s the schedule for August. Note, the first one is for SATURDAY, not Sunday.

  • Sat, August 6: 5:10 PM, Rockies at D-backs
  • Sun, August 14: 12:10 PM, D-backs at Rockies - Rockkstarr12 [via GDT]
  • Sun, August 21: 1:10 PM, Cardinals at D-backs - DSmith1218
  • Sun, August 28: 11:10 AM, D-backs at White Sox