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Snake Bytes: 5/25 - Ugly Win, Beautiful Sweep

Snake Bytes: 5/25 - Ugly Win, Beautiful Sweep

Photo by Norm Hall/ Sure, it was just a mini-sweep, but beggars can’t be choosers. Diamondbacks News Kansas City 6, Arizona 8Daulton Varsho’s eighth home run of the season was of the leadoff variety. That made it the first time in franchise history a catcher had ever hit a leadoff home run for the Diamondbacks. The early lead did not last long as Zac Gallen struggled to complete 5 1⁄3 innings. The game became a see-saw affair that the Snakes managed to survive. Ian Kennedy and Mark Melancon both had good nights, holding the Royals scoreless in the eighth and...
AZ Snake Pit 22 hours ago
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...
AZ Snake Pit May 20, 2022
Snake Bytes: 05/20 - Winning at Wrigley

Snake Bytes: 05/20 - Winning at Wrigley

Kamil Krzaczynski-USA TODAY Sports Thanks to Varsho and some good pitching the Snakes took Wrigley with a big Win to break the losing streak. Diamondbacks News [AZ Central] Zac Gallen pushes through tough 5th, helps Diamondbacks stop 6-game losing streak “I knew it was a moment that I kind of had to rise to the occasion,” he [Gallen, DBE] said. “The emotions started to build up a little bit. The crowd gets loud here. They were fighting for the momentum. It was good to get out of there and (my emotions) kind of came out as I was coming off the...
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Zac Gallen pushes through tough 5th, helps Diamondbacks stop 6-game losing streak

Zac Gallen pushes through tough 5th, helps Diamondbacks stop 6-game losing streak

Zac Gallen pitched five effective innings, Daulton Varsho homered and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Chicago Cubs 3-1 on Thursday night, stopping a six-game slide.       

Zac Gallen, Daulton Varsho lead Diamondbacks past Cubs 3-1

It was a grind for Zac Gallen. An impressive one.
AZ Snake Pit May 19, 2022
Diamondbacks 3, Cubs 1 - Beaming Bullpen

Diamondbacks 3, Cubs 1 - Beaming Bullpen

Kamil Krzaczynski-USA TODAY Sports A good start by Gallen was backend by a solid bullpen performance as the D-backs took game 1, 3-1. Right from the get-go, both Marcus Stroman and Zac Gallen looked to have it going on. Gallen of course has been excellent this season, allowing only 4 earned runs en route to the lowest ERA in the MLB. Stroman was coming off his best start of the year, a 7 inning, 2-hits allowed against the Brewers to start May. But Stroman hit the COVID IL, and it was a toss-up as to how he’d pitch coming back. As we’ve seen from Melancon, it’s...
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 15, 2022
Diamondbacks 2, Chicago (NL) 4: Same Again, Bartender?!??

Diamondbacks 2, Chicago (NL) 4: Same Again, Bartender?!??

Photo by Zou Zheng/Xinhua via For the second Saturday in a row, we had a pitcher’s duel, anemic offense, and then Mark Melancon blowing it in the top of the ninth. I gotta say I’m kind of demoralized at the prospect of writing this one up, because aside from it being a different team and different players we were facing, I think I could kinda cut-and-paste last Saturday’s recap into this space, and it would be broadly accurate. Anyway. Zac Gallen takes the mound against Kyle Hendricks. Both righties. Our righty has far better numbers this season than theirs....
rssfeeds.azcentral.com May 14, 2022
Diamondbacks waste strong Zac Gallen outing, fall to Cubs

Diamondbacks waste strong Zac Gallen outing, fall to Cubs

With the game on the line in the top of the ninth inning, closer Mark Melancon faltered for the third time in his last five appearances and allowed the go-ahead runs in the ninth inning of a 4-2 loss to the Chicago Cubs Saturday night.       
AZ Snake Pit May 14, 2022
Diamondbacks Game Preview #34: 5/14 vs. Cubs

Diamondbacks Game Preview #34: 5/14 vs. Cubs

Photo by Norm Hall/ Jeff Bannister talks Daulton Varsho and Catching Starting Pitchers: Zac Gallen, 2-0, 0.95 ERA vs Kyle Hendriks 2-3, 4.38 ERA Lineups: As good as the entire Diamondbacks rotation has been so far, Zac Gallen is emerging as the ace of the staff. He threw 7 shutout innings last time out against the Rockies and has allowed just 3 runs in 28.1 IP while allowing just 16 hits and more importantly walking just 4. Kyle Hendriks has had 3 rough starts in this young season that inflated his ERA, but don’t kid yourself, he’s still an...
AZ Snake Pit May 9, 2022
Game #30: 5/9, Diamondbacks vs. Marlins

Game #30: 5/9, Diamondbacks vs. Marlins

Photo by Chris Coduto/ Zac Gallen, Noe Ramirez and Joe Mantiply combined on a five-hit shutout of the Colorado Rockies, as the Diamondbacks won the rubber game of the series and climbed back over .500 again. Gallen scattered five hits over seven innings, walking none and striking out seven batters. He improved his record to 2-0, and dropped his season ERA below ons to 0.95. Ramirez and Mantiply then combined to retire the last six Rockies in order, three of them by the K. Arizona took the lead for good with a three-run second inning. Ketel Marte doubled, then Geraldo...
AZ Snake Pit May 9, 2022
Snake Bytes: 05/09 - Second Straight

Snake Bytes: 05/09 - Second Straight

Photo by Christian Petersen/ The D-Backs won their second series straight and Alek Thomas doubled in his MLB debut. Good times rolling in Arizona. Diamondbacks News Where is the guest recap? Not on the AZSnakePit, so let’s go with these... [AZ Central] Zac Gallen continues strong form, Diamondbacks blank Rockies for 2nd straight series win “He’s on a good run,” manager Torey Lovullo said of Gallen. “It’s because of the hard work and everything he’s doing when nobody is watching. He’s executing. That’s the name of the game. He’s dotting up his...
Zac Gallen continues strong form, Diamondbacks blank Rockies for 2nd straight series win

Zac Gallen continues strong form, Diamondbacks blank Rockies for 2nd straight series win

Zac Gallen struck out seven in seven crisp innings and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Colorado Rockies 4-0 on Sunday.       
Purple Row May 8, 2022
Colorado Rockies game no. 28 thread: Germán Márquez vs Zac Gallen

Colorado Rockies game no. 28 thread: Germán Márquez vs Zac Gallen

Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports The Rockies need their struggling ace to turn things around for a series win on the road against a division rival Thanks to the late game heroics of Yonathan Daza and the offense, the Colorado Rockies have earned themselves a rubber match against the Arizona Diamondbacks. A win this afternoon means a third series win on the road and a second series win against a divisional foe to hang tough in the NL West race. The Rockies will need an offense that didn’t score a run in 16 2⁄3 innings before last night’s rally to come in hot and...
AZ Snake Pit May 8, 2022
Diamondbacks Game Preview #29: 5/8 vs. Rockies

Diamondbacks Game Preview #29: 5/8 vs. Rockies

Photo by Daniel Shirey/MLB Photos via The Alek Thomas era begins... Today's Lineups ROCKIES DIAMONDBACKS Connor Joe - DH Cooper Hummel - DH Yonathan Daza - CF Pavin Smith - RF Charlie Blackmon - RF David Peralta - LF C.J. Cron - 1B Christian Walker - 1B Ryan McMahon - 3B Ketel Marte - 2B Brendan Rodgers - 2B Geraldo Perdomo - 3B Sam Hilliard - LF Nick Ahmed - SS Jose Iglesias - SS Alek Thomas - CF Dom Nunez - C Jose Herrera - C German Marquez - RHP Zac Gallen - RHP Roster moves The Arizona Diamondbacks made the following roster...

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