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Meme Monday 6/21: Well ShTT

The Dbacks are debris, and someone else is always sweeping

In the latest week of Diamondbacks fandom what have we had to look forward to? Nothing. Torey is checked out, the team is checked out, and Carson Kelly has been added to the IL with a fractured wrist courtesy of Walker Buehler and Dodger-evil. FTD. Props to Caleb Smith for his fine start, though.

At this point The Diamondbacks are like the USS Reliant with Kahn and his bro at the helm just constantly getting blasted-on by...

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Makakilo

Series Preview # 24 : Diamondbacks vs Brewers

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The hot batters for the Brewers prior to the last series between the Diamondbacks & Brewers were Willy Adames and Kolten Wong. If you like interesting success stories, I recommend this AZ Snake Pit article about Kolten Wong.

Although 3 RBIs on 17 June by Luis Urias was impressive, the hot batter for the Brewers prior to this series was Christian Yelich. As of 17 June, his OPS was .854 with 2 Homers and 11 RBIs in...

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Snake Bytes: 06/21 - There is always something worse

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AJ Pollock feels sorry for the D-Backs and we have to feel sorry for Dodger Andrew Toles. In the end we are all human.

Diamondbacks News [dbacks.com] D-backs show fight with 6-run rally in 8th [AZ Central] Six-run rally not enough as Diamondbacks’ losing streak hits 17 [Arizona Sports] D-backs’ 8th-inning comeback falls short in loss to Dodgers on Father’s Day

Granted, there was some excitement, but in the end it was yet another sad day in...

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SnakePit Round Table: Welcome to the ‘Pits

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Can it get worse? And other questions...

So, how’s it going…?

James: I’ve had better weeks. On the other hand, I am doing a million times better than the Diamondbacks are over the last six weeks, so I have very little room to complain.

ISH95: Going pretty alright. Promoted a new shift manager at work, so hopefully after a little training, I’ll have a little less work on my plate. Other than that, uneventful.

Makakilo: I am grateful for many...

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Diamondbacks 8, Dodgers 9. A Tough Dads’ Fight.

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The D-Backs are surviving at the moment. Today they showed a late glimpse of life by putting up a good fight.

I can imagine Jim’s reaction when I wrote him: “I might need a back-up if the game goes extra innings”. Maybe he thought I was being sarcastic. That would be the most logical explanation for making that remark. Only I wasn’t. I don’t know what had gotten in to me when I wrote that. Extra innings? Jeez. We got close though, but...

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Jim McLennan

Gameday Thread, #73: 6/20 vs. Dodgers

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On this day in 1982, E.T. The Extra Terrestrial was #1 at the North American box-office.

Be good...

From ET’s lips...

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Game #73, 6/20: Diamondbacks vs. Dodgers

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D-backs Preview #73: 6/20 vs. Dodgers

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Happy Father’s Day

Today's Lineups DODGERS DIAMONDBACKS Chris Taylor - CF Josh VanMeter - 2B AJ Pollock - LF Ketel Marte - CF Justin Turner - 3B Eduardo Escobar - 3B Albert Pujols - 1B David Peralta - LF Andy Burns - 2B Asdrubal Cabrera - 1B Steven Souza - RF Josh Reddick - RF Gavin Lux - SS Daulton Varsho - C Austin Barnes - C Nick Ahmed - SS Tony Gonsolin - RHP Corbin Martin - RHP Roster move

The Arizona Diamondbacks made the following...

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Keegan Thompson

Snake Bytes 6/20: I Still Have The Hiccups

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Had to sleep on the couch as to not disturb my fiance which is why Snake Bytes is late. That and I kinda feel how the recapper did last night.

Arizona Diamondbacks 3, Los Angeles Dodgers 9

[D’backs.com] D-backs lose 16th straight; Kelly breaks wrist - It was the 16th straight loss for the reeling D-backs, who also will be without the services of Carson Kelly, as the starting catcher suffered a fractured right wrist in the second inning when he was hit by a...

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Diamondbacks 3, Dodgers 9: Everything is awesome

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Sixteen defeats in a row. Oh, and we've lost Carson Kelly.

Record: 20:52. Pace: 45-117. Change on 2004: -7.

Well, here we go. I get the dubious honor of doing a recap, though I guess at this point every writer for this blog is in that boat. So here we go, going in to another game and set to keep adding to that historical loss record. Nice.

At least there is beer.

Beer 1: Queen of Fruits Sour Beer by Great Notion Brewing Co

I’ll be upfront with you all: ...

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Diamondbacks' Carson Kelly suffers fractured right wrist

It makes for yet another down note for Kelly and the Diamondbacks during what has become a nightmarish season in Arizona.

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Jim McLennan

Gameday Thread, #72: 6/19 vs. Dodgers

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On this day in 1998, The X Files was #1 at the North American box-office.

How many times have we been here before, Scully? Right here. So close to the truth and now with what we’ve seen and what we know to be right back at the beginning with nothing.

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Jim McLennan Jack Sommers

Game #72, 6/19: Diamondbacks vs. Dodgers

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D-backs Preview #72: 6/19 vs. Dodgers

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Another day, another new face.

Today's Lineups DODGERS DIAMONDBACKS Mookie Betts - CF Josh Rojas - 2B Gavin Lux - SS Ketel Marte - CF Justin Turner - 3B Eduardo Escobar - 3B Will Smith - C Christian Walker - 1B Matt Beaty - 1B Carson Kelly - C Chris Taylor - 2B David Peralta - LF AJ Pollock - LF Pavin Smith - RF Zach McKinstry - RF Nick Ahmed - SS Walker Buehler - RHP Matt Peacock - RHP Roster move

The Arizona Diamondbacks made...

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Diamondbacks Sign Jake Faria, Designate Ildemaro Vargas

The Diamondbacks announced the signing of right-hander Jake Faria.  Utilityman Ildemaro Vargas has been designated for assignment to open up a roster spot for Faria.

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Imstillhungry95

PYWs 2021: Week 12

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Let’s see how we’re going to be entertained between innings, shall we?

Last week, I asked you to help the Diamondbacks come up with some new, fun, and exciting activities for between innings. Of heck, maybe even during innings. Not like anything worth watching is happening then anyway, amiright?! /rimshot Anyway. Lots of good suggestions this week, with all three winners being turned red. Leading the way is MrMrrbi!

Absolutely. Even during the...

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Michael McDermott

Diamondbacks Minor League Recap 6/18/21: Varsho homers twice in one inning

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The Diamondbacks Minor League affiliates combined to a 2-2 record. Reno and Amarillo would pick up the wins.

Best Pitching Performance: Reno RHP Humberto Mejia - 6 IP, 3 H, 1 R (0 ER), 0 BB, 6 K, W (1-2)
Best Hitting Performance: Reno C Daulton Varsho - 3 for 5, 2B, BB, 2 HR (9), 6 RBI, 3 R

AAA: Reno Aces 15, Albuquerque Isotopes (COL) 2

Another close game that Reno put away late with some big offense. Humberto Mejia was very stingy in his 3rd start in AAA,...

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James Attwood

Snake Bytes: 6/19 - Revenge of the Former D-backs

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The Dodgers visited Chase Field on Friday night with three former Diamondbacks in the starting lineup. All three had productive nights, two of them made the difference.

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Los Angeles 3, Arizona 0

Caleb Smith had one hell of a start, shutting out the Dodgers through six innings. Unfortunately, Trevor Bauer was able to match and surpass that, shutting out the Diamondbacks through seven. The bullpens were less evenly matched as Joe Mantiply...

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Jack Sommers

Dodgers 3, Diamondbacks 0: 15th Consecutive Loss

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Steven Souza Jr’s Revenge a Bitter Pill for the D-backs

The Diamondbacks lost their franchise record 15th straight game to the Dodgers tonight. Steven Souza hit a dramatic homerun off lefty reliever Joe Mantiply to break a scoreless tie in the 8th.

Caleb Smith pitched a great game, tossing 6 scoreless innings allowing just one hit and walking 4 while striking out 5. He induced 3 double plays to get out of trouble in 1st, 4th and 6th innings. He...

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Jim McLennan

Gameday Thread, #71: 6/18 vs. Dodgers

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On this day in 2004, Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story was #1 at the North American box-office. How appropriate.

“If you’re going to become true dodgeballers, then you’ve got to learn the five d’s of dodgeball: dodge, duck, dip, dive and dodge!”

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