The D-backs are playing with a little more life and oomph and even some verve since trading their way through the Trade Deadline.â†µ
The thrilling ninth inning win on Saturday on "Gonzo Day". Last night's come-from-behind 10th inning defeat of the Brewers. There's a few things to be happy with and it's showing up in the rankings:â†µ
SBN Blog: AZ Snakepitâ†µ
2010 record: 44-69â†µ
Last week's rank: 27â†µ
Arizona had their first winning week since the second one in June, splitting a four-game series with Washington, and taking two of three from the division-leading Padres. However, Wednesday's loss to the Nationals was seen by a franchise-record low crowd of 15,670. Adam LaRoche already has four home runs in August: his 73 RBI leads the team, and looks set to pass his career high of 90, set in 2006.â†µ
How does that a$$ taste, Orioles, Cubs, Mariners and Pirates?