Found August 31, 2012 on Fox Sports Arizona:
PHOENIX -- It has been apparent for some time now that the Diamondbacks must to find a new path to the postseason. Advancing from ahead is so last year. So they are trying the St. LouisTampa Bay way. Beating NL Cy Young winner Clayton Kershaw on Thursday was, if nothing else, a good sign. The D-backs broke a six-game losing streak behind Ian Kennedy and a bullpen featuring the Pied Piper of double plays, Brad Ziegler, to beat the Dodgers 2-0. After their seventh straight victory over the Dodgers, the D-backs (65-67) are 9 12 games behind the Giants in the NL West and 6 12 behind the Cardinals for the second NL wild card. Right in the race? Recent history cannot say a peep. D-backs manager Kirk Gibson has held up the 2011 World Series-winning Cardinals as the standard for powering through the tough times, and Tony La Russa is with him. "The Diamondbacks are right," La Russa said while taking in a game at Chase Field last week. "It is all about refusing to give in...
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