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Snake Bytes: 7/2 Team win #50

Last year the Dbacks didn’t get win number 50 until August 9th. The year before October 1st.

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MLB: Arizona Diamondbacks at Los Angeles Angels Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Team News

RHP Ryne Nelson solid as Diamondbacks take series vs. Angels

“That one felt good,” Nelson said. “I think that I was kind of just building off the last one. We switched up the game plan a little bit and it ended up paying off. Everything felt really good tonight.”

Nelson’s mix the right blend vs. the best

Nelson is Nails Against Ohtani, Trout and the Angels

“You try not to get star struck. When I’m out there I don’t really see the hitter in the box. I see the catcher and I see what we’re trying to execute so for me it’s blocking out that extra noise”

Torey Lovullo Gives Corbin Carroll and Merrill Kelly Updates

Does Texas Trading for Chapman Create Urgency for D-backs?

Corbin Carroll, Geraldo Perdomo among those to receive most from $50 million pre-arb bonus pool

D-backs sign RHP Nabil Crismatt to minor league contract

Other Baseball

Arraez goes 1-for-4 as AVG drops to .388

Acuña, Braves continue to put up historic 1st-inning numbers

Phillies erupt with 19-run outburst in win over Nats

Cat surprises 2 fans in stands. And they weren’t just any 2 fans

After Finding Closer, Could Max Scherzer Be Texas Rangers Stopper?

Anything Goes

Career appearances for Dbacks tracker:
Ziegler: 377

Chafin: 373

This day in history:

Continental Congress voted for Independence from UK in 1776. President Garfield was shot in 1881. Amelia Earhart disappeared in 1937. LBJ signed the Civil Rights Act in 1964.

This day in baseball:

In 1941, Joe DiMaggio broke Wee Willie Keeler’s 1897 major league record hitting streak of 45 with a three-run homer off Red Sox hurler Dick Newsome.
Bob Brenly got fired as manager on this date in 2004. (Yesterrday’s date, in 2010, the Dbacks fired AJ Hinch and Josh Byrnes. )

Coaching Up

In an effort to help grow diversity behind the benches, the Kraken are partnering with the NHL coaches’ association to welcome Lennie Childs, Katelyn Parker to development camp

Yellow and red stimulates hunger.

Picture all the major fast food joints in your country. What does McDonald’s, KFC, Popeyes, and Chick-fil-a have in common aside from being fast food giants? All of their logos and branding have elements of red and yellow. This is because red and yellow psychologically stimulate hunger.

Leonardo Da Vinci only has 15 existing paintings.

Despite being one of the most proliferous painters of the Renaissance, Leonardo Da Vinci’s portfolio isn’t too extensive. Because of his tendency to procrastinate and experiment, Da Vinci only had a record of 15 finished paintings.

Sunset the other night from my bed room window.