Despair and tragedy are usually just one or two relievers away when talking about the Arizona Diamondbacks. This fact was validated over the past road trip where the Diamondbacks went 2-8 getting swept by both the Colorado Rockies and the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Watching your team go winless versus an opponent is never easy. It’s bad enough when that opponent is a divisional foe such as the Rockies but you can at least justify it by rationalizing that the Rockies are the hottest team in baseball.

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