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James Attwood

Snake Bytes: 7/6 - Giant Killers

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It took a while. It wasn’t always pretty. But, in the end, the Diamondbacks walked away with a series win versus the Giants.

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San Francisco 2, Arizona 6
Tyler Gilbert was given the 5th starter nod for this one, which was actually more a bullpen game than anything. Arizona’s offense took most of the game to come around. But, once they started making their way through the Giants’ bullpen, they found their stroke and posted a...

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C.Wesley Baier

Minor League Recap 7/2+7/4: Fourth of July Bonus Baseball; Lawler Makes Hops Debut

The Minor Leagues have Tuesday off this week instead of Monday

Diamondbacks Affiliates won all four games played on Saturday. Jim recapped Sunday's games. There were actual baseball games played on the fourth of July, however the affiliates all had Tuesday off.

AAA Reno Aces 10 Sacramento River Cats 9

Corbin Martin got the start, pitching 4.0 innings and allowing six earned runs on eight hits and two walks, with a pair of home runs allowed. Martin was solid enough at first, posting...

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Diamondbacks 6, San Francisco 2: Late-Breaking News

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The offense slept late again, but once they finally woke up, oh my.

So it was fifth starter roulette again tonight for our Arizona Diamondbacks, and for good or ill we wound up with lefty Tyler Gilbert, he of last year’s flash-in-the-pan no-hitter, taking the mound for us, facing off against Giants lefty and familiar foe Alex Wood. I wasn’t expecting good things from Gilbert, honestly—after two decent starts in April, he was utterly...

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Jim McLennan

Gameday Thread, #81: 7/5 vs. Giants

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On this day in 1937, Spam, the luncheon meat, is introduced by the Hormel Foods Corporation.

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Game #81: 7/5, Diamondbacks vs. Giants

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[Fireworks not available in some years...]

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Diamondbacks Game Preview #81: 7/5 vs. Giants

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Joe Mantiply talks about his stellar season, and we ask, is 2022 the death of the offensive catcher?

Today's Lineups Austin Slater - CF Jordan Luplow - RF Wilmer Flores - 1B Cooper Hummel - LF Darin Ruf - LF Ketel Marte - DH Evan Longoria - 3B Christian Walker - 1B Joc Pederson - RF Buddy Kennedy - 2B Yermin Mercedes - DH Carson Kelly - C David Villar - 2B Alek Thomas - CF Brandon Crawford - SS Geraldo Perdomo - SS Austin Wynns - C Jake Hager -...

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Diamondbacks claim Sergio Alcantara, designate J.B. Wendelken

The Diamondbacks initially signed Sergio Alcántara as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic a decade ago.

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Dallas Keuchel’s First Two Starts in the Diamondbacks’ Rotation.

Dallas Keuchel smiles as a Diamondback. | Michael Chow/The Republic / USA TODAY NETWORK

His first start was amazing. His second start might have been amazing.

Did Brent Strom make a difference?

Albeit in his first game as a Diamondback Keuchel’s ERA+ was similar to his season average, Dallas Keuchel has the right stuff to be in the Diamondbacks rotation.

It is the track record, it is the reputation that helped him get to this point [to competing for the fifth starter...

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Daulton Varsho drives in 3 to lead Diamondbacks past Giants

Daulton Varsho went 3-for-4 with three RBIs to lead the Arizona Diamondbacks to an 8-3 victory over the slumping San Francisco Giants Monday in Phoenix.

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Diamondbacks RHP Ian Kennedy (calf) placed on 15-day IL

Arizona Diamondbacks right-handed reliever Ian Kennedy was placed on the 15-day injured list Monday with right calf inflammation. Arizona recalled right-hander Keynan Middleton from Triple-A Reno in a corresponding move.

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Jim McLennan

Diamondbacks 8, Giants 3: Windependence Day

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Beer, hot dogs and a Diamondbacks victory. Happy Fourth of July!

Record: 36-44. Pace: 73-89. Change on 2021: +14.

After falling behind early, it looked like this was going be a rocky Independence Day for the D-backs. But they battled back, helped by some particular ineptness on the part of the Giants, to take the opening game of the series. While there may have been no fireworks after this contest, the Diamondbacks provided plenty during proceedings, with some...

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Madison Bumgarner went all-out with his Fourth of July look

Though not in full Uncle Sam outfit with James Brown singing “Living in America,” Madison Bumgarner still looked very patriotic on Monday.

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Report: Diamondbacks Zac Gallen 'not going anywhere'

One player the D-backs “would love to move” is Madison Bumgarner, but that is a tougher sell to suitors.

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Jim McLennan

Gameday Thread, #80: 7/4 vs. Giants

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On this day... Nope, nothing much happened as far as I know

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Diamondbacks place Ian Kennedy on 15-day IL due to calf inflammation

Ian Kennedy had to make a quick departure from Sunday’s game due to the injury and was scheduled to undergo an MRI today.

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Game #80: 7/4, Diamondbacks vs. Giants

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Diamondbacks Game Preview #80: 7/4 vs. Giants

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The team will lean on Madison Bumgarner to come up big on the nation’s birthday

San Francisco Giants 40-37 vs Arizona Diamondbacks 35-44

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Carlos Rodon 7-4, 2.62 ERA vs. Madison Bumgarner 3-8, 3.63 ERA

Today is a big game. It’s the 4th of July, and a big holiday crowd is expected. (Big for here, perhaps 26-30K). The team will surely wish to put on a good performance and win a game in front of more fans than we’re used to seeing at...

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Meme Monday 7/4: Let Freedom Meme

The latest and greatest

Found Memes: City Correct?MY MEMES: Totally Looks LikeNot baseball related, but I think we can all relate.

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James Attwood

2022 Draft Preview: Brooks Lee - SS

The best college bat in the draft may be available for the Diamondbacks at #2.

Age: 21 (14 February 2001)
Height: 6’2”
Weight: 205 lbs.
B/T: S/R
School: Cal Poly - Previously drafted in the 35th round (1046) by SF

Scouting Grades

Position: Shortstop

Hit: 70 | Power: 55 | Run: 55 | Arm: 55 | Field: 50 | Overall: 60

The Skinny

Brooks Lee is easily the best all-around college bat in the draft this year and is likely second only to Termarr Johnson in terms of overall bats in the draft....

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Series Preview #26: Diamondbacks vs. Giants

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For the first time this season, the Diamondbacks face off against the Giants

If it seems like it’s been a while since the Diamondbacks last played the Giants, you’d be correct. The last time was September 30, 2021, or just a tick over nine months ago. One big change, of course, is that Buster Posey is doing whatever it is Busters do after they retire. That alone is a massive change after him being the face of the Giants for so long. The other...

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