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Diamondbacks' Pavin Smith's turnaround spurred by 'blending' of philosophies

Diamondbacks' Pavin Smith's turnaround spurred by 'blending' of philosophies

The Arizona Diamondbacks' Pavin Smith got back on track with the help of traditional hitting coaches and new-school movement optimization techniques.       
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Diamondbacks 8, Royals 6: Luplow had a good PH appearance...

Diamondbacks 8, Royals 6: Luplow had a good PH appearance...

Rick Scuteri-USA TODAY Sports 1st inningWhit Merrifield lead of the ballgame with a double down the 1B line. On 1-1 to Benintendi, Gallen steps off and looks at Merrifield. Benintendi lines out to Perdomo, who doubles off Merrifield easily. Maybe don’t be dancing around back there like that. Bobby Witt Jr, son of former Dback Bobby Witt (14 games, 43 innings pitched), pops up to Thomas in shallow CF. Varsho to lead it off for us. Long fly to straight=away CF and it’s gone! (444 feet) That was the first ever leadoff homer by a Dback catcher. Pavin Smith with a 3-1...
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Diamondbacks Game Preview #45: 5/24 vs. Royals

Diamondbacks Game Preview #45: 5/24 vs. Royals

Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports How good has Zac Gallen been this year? Today's Lineups ROYALS DIAMONDBACKS Whit Merrifield - RF Daulton Varsho - C Andrew Benintendi - LF Pavin Smith - DH Bobby Witt - SS Ketel Marte - 2B Hunter Dozier - 1B Christian Walker - 1B MJ Melendez - C David Peralta - LF Carlos Santana - DH Jake McCarthy - RF Kyle Isbel - CF Alek Thomas - CF Emmanuel Rivera - 3B Geraldo Perdomo - SS Nicky Lopez - 2B Jake Hager - 3B Jonathan Heasley - RHP Zac Gallen - RHP Gallen is certainly having a hell of a season. At...
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Pavin Smith, Christian Walker homers spoil Greinke's return to Arizona

Pavin Smith, Christian Walker homers spoil Greinke's return to Arizona

Christian Walker and Pavin Smith homered and Ketel Marte's two-run double broke a fourth-inning tie when Arizona beat Kansas City 9-5 in Zack Greinke's return to Chase Field.       
AZ Snake Pit May 23, 2022
Diamondbacks Game Preview #44: 5/23 vs. Royals

Diamondbacks Game Preview #44: 5/23 vs. Royals

Photo by Norm Hall/ Will our Zach be better than their Zack? Today's Lineups ROYALS DIAMONDBACKS Whit Merrifield - RF Daulton Varsho - DH Andrew Benintendi - LF Pavin Smith - RF Bobby Witt - SS Ketel Marte - 2B Hunter Dozier - 1B Christian Walker - 1B MJ Melendez - C David Peralta - LF Carlos Santana - DH Jake McCarthy - CF Emmanuel Rivera - 3B Geraldo Perdomo - SS Kyle Isbel - CF Drew Ellis - 3B Nicky Lopez - 2B Grayson Greiner - C Zack Greinke - RHP Zach Davies - RHP It’s strange to realize it has been almost three years since...
AZ Snake Pit May 22, 2022
Diamondbacks Game Preview #43: 5/22 @ Cubs

Diamondbacks Game Preview #43: 5/22 @ Cubs

Photo by Katelyn Mulcahy/ Can the D-backs finish off a four-game road sweep, to counter the one inflicted on them? Today's Lineups DIAMONDBACKS CUBS Daulton Varsho - C Rafael Ortega - CF Jordan Luplow - LF Jonathan Villar - 2B Ketel Marte - 2B Seiya Suzuki - RF Christian Walker - DH Ian Happ - LF Pavin Smith - 1B Patrick Wisdom - 3B Jake McCarthy - RF Frank Schwindel - DH Alek Thomas - CF Alfonso Rivas - 1B Geraldo Perdomo - SS Andrelton Simmons - SS Drew Ellis - 3B P.J. Higgins - C Merrill Kelly - RHP Wade Miley - LHP Roster...
AZ Snake Pit May 19, 2022
Diamondbacks Game Preview #40: 5/19 @ Cubs

Diamondbacks Game Preview #40: 5/19 @ Cubs

Photo by Daniel Shirey/MLB Photos via The D-backs are so far churning roster members even faster than last season. Today's Lineups DIAMONDBACKS CUBS Daulton Varsho - C Rafael Ortega - CF Pavin Smith - RF Willson Contreras - DH Ketel Marte - 2B Ian Happ - LF Christian Walker - 1B Seiya Suzuki - RF Josh Rojas - 3B Yan Gomes - C David Peralta - LF Frank Schwindel - 1B Jordan Luplow - DH Patrick Wisdom - 3B Alek Thomas - CF Christopher Morel - 2B Geraldo Perdomo - SS Andrelton Simmons - SS Zac Gallen - RHP Marcus Stroman - RHP Roster...
AZ Snake Pit May 18, 2022
Game #39, Diamondbacks 3, Dodgers 5

Game #39, Diamondbacks 3, Dodgers 5

Seriously guys?! ...sweep. not the fun kind Intro It’s getaway day in LA! I don’t think I’m alone in being excited about this. It has not been a great series. Let’s not get swept? **Narrator Voice: They did in fact get swept out of LA** Lineups Today's Lineups DIAMONDBACKS DODGERS Daulton Varsho - C Mookie Betts - RF Jordan Luplow - RF Freddie Freeman - 1B Pavin Smith - DH Trea Turner - SS Christian Walker - 1B Will Smith - C Josh Rojas - 3B Max Muncy - 3B David Peralta - LF Justin Turner - DH Geraldo Perdomo - SS Cody Bellinger - CF Alek...
AZ Snake Pit May 18, 2022
Diamondbacks Game Preview #39: 5/18 @ Dodgers

Diamondbacks Game Preview #39: 5/18 @ Dodgers

Photo by Norm Hall/ The D-backs try to avoid the sweep in Los Angeles Today's Lineups DIAMONDBACKS DODGERS Daulton Varsho - C Mookie Betts - RF Josh Rojas - 3B Freddie Freeman - 1B Pavin Smith - RF Trea Turner - SS Christian Walker - 1B Will Smith - C David Peralta - LF Max Muncy - 3B Cooper Hummel - DH Justin Turner - DH Geraldo Perdomo - SS Cody Bellinger - CF Alek Thomas - CF Chris Taylor - LF Jake Hager - 2B Gavin Lux - 2B Zach Davies - RHP Walker Buehler - RHP It is probably fair to say that yesterday’s nightcap was the...
AZ Snake Pit May 18, 2022
Snake Bytes: 2/18 - Double Whammy

Snake Bytes: 2/18 - Double Whammy

The Diamondbacks lost both games of their season’s first double-header to the Dodgers on Tuesday. It was not a pretty sight. Diamondbacks News Arizona 6, Los Angeles 7The Diamondbacks jumped out to a three-run lead against Ryan Pepiot and the Dodgers courtesy of third inning RBI single by Pavin Smith followed by and a Christian Walker two-run home run. The Snakes allowed a solo run in the fourth, but entered the sixth inning still in control of the game. Then the wheels fell off. Arizona’s double-header call-up starter, Tyler Gilbert, who last pitched in a game on 6 May,...
AZ Snake Pit May 17, 2022
Diamondbacks Game Preview #38: 5/17 @ Dodgers

Diamondbacks Game Preview #38: 5/17 @ Dodgers

Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports Let’s play two! Today's Lineups DIAMONDBACKS DODGERS Cooper Hummel - LF Mookie Betts - RF Jordan Luplow - RF Freddie Freeman - 1B Ketel Marte - 2B Trea Turner - SS Christian Walker - 1B Edwin Rios - DH Josh Rojas - 3B Chris Taylor - LF Pavin Smith - DH Max Muncy - 3B Geraldo Perdomo - SS Cody Bellinger - CF Alek Thomas - CF Austin Barnes - C Jose Herrera - C Gavin Lux - 2B Merrill Kelly - RHP Tyler Anderson - LHP This afternoon’s loss against the Dodgers dropped the Diamondbacks back below .500,...
AZ Snake Pit May 17, 2022
Diamondbacks Game Preview #37: 5/17 @ Dodgers

Diamondbacks Game Preview #37: 5/17 @ Dodgers

Tyler Gilbert starts. Another no-hitter, please... Today's Lineups DIAMONDBACKS DODGERS Daulton Varsho - C Mookie Betts - RF Josh Rojas - 3B Freddie Freeman - 1B Pavin Smith - RF Trea Turner - SS Christian Walker - 1B Will Smith - C David Peralta - LF Max Muncy - 2B Cooper Hummel - DH Justin Turner - DH Alek Thomas - CF Cody Bellinger - CF Geraldo Perdomo - SS Chris Taylor - LF Jake Hager - 2B Hanser Alberto - 3B Tyler Gilbert - LHP Ryan Pepiot - RHP We hit the first bump caused by the lockout today, with a pre-scheduled double-header at...
AZ Snake Pit May 15, 2022
Diamondbacks Game Preview #35: Cubs @ Diamondbacks

Diamondbacks Game Preview #35: Cubs @ Diamondbacks

Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports The Diamondbacks will try to win their fourth consecutive series today. The Lineups Today's Lineups CUBS DIAMONDBACKS Rafael Ortega - CF Cooper Hummel - LF Willson Contreras - C Jordan Luplow - RF Ian Happ - LF Ketel Marte - 2B Seiya Suzuki - RF Christian Walker - 1B Alfonso Rivas - 1B Pavin Smith - DH Patrick Wisdom - 3B Daulton Varsho - C Frank Schwindel - DH Nick Ahmed - SS Jonathan Villar - 2B Josh Rojas - 3B Ildemaro Vargas - SS Alek Thomas - CF Justin Steele - LHP H. Castellanos - RHP With a...
AZ Snake Pit May 13, 2022
Diamondbacks Game Preview #33: 5/13 vs. Cubs

Diamondbacks Game Preview #33: 5/13 vs. Cubs

Photo Illustration by Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Another day, another streaming service... Today's Lineups CUBS DIAMONDBACKS Rafael Ortega - RF Cooper Hummel - LF Willson Contreras - C Jordan Luplow - CF Ian Happ - LF Ketel Marte - 2B Patrick Wisdom - 3B Christian Walker - 1B Alfonso Rivas - 1B Pavin Smith - RF Frank Schwindel - DH Daulton Varsho - C Jason Heyward - CF Josh Rojas - 3B Jonathan Villar - 2B Seth Beer - DH Ildemaro Vargas - SS Geraldo Perdomo - SS Drew Smyly - LHP Zach Davies - RHP So, tonight’s...
AZ Snake Pit May 11, 2022
Diamondbacks Game Preview #32: 5/11 vs. Marlins

Diamondbacks Game Preview #32: 5/11 vs. Marlins

Photo by Bob Levey/ The D-backs have a shot at a season sweep against an NL opponent. It has been a while... Today's Lineups MARLINS DIAMONDBACKS Jazz Chisholm - 2B Daulton Varsho - C Garrett Cooper - 1B Pavin Smith - RF Jorge Soler - DH David Peralta - LF Joey Wendle - 3B Christian Walker - 1B Avisail Garcia - RF Josh Rojas - 3B Miguel Rojas - SS Ketel Marte - 2B Jesus Sanchez - CF Seth Beer - DH Bryan De La Cruz - LF Geraldo Perdomo - SS Jacob Stallings - C Alek Thomas - CF Sandy Alcantara - RHP Merrill Kelly - RHP The...

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