“Life is not a spectator sport.” It’s interesting how much truth you can glean from a bumper sticker. Looking back over the past month of my life, I had to agree with the bumper. As I walked last night from the Diamondbacks parking garage towards the gates of Chase Field I was having a hard time comprehending all that has happened over the past month and what was about to happen.

The game should have been like any other game. The Diamondbacks were struggling and with a win they would even the four-game series against the Washington Nationals. There were questions regarding the offense and whether the team could become more consistent at the plate.

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