PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks are absolutely amazing at being average.
In a strange Major League Baseball record that’s the epitome of OK, the Diamondbacks have been within two games of .500 — plus or minus — for more than two months. They lost to the Colorado Rockies on June 18 to fall to 38-36 and have remained a middle-of-the-road club since.
The 60-game streak has beaten the Oakland A’s mark of 56 straight games set in 2007, according to STATS.
It’s a run that’s partly encouraging and partly frustrating for Arizona manager Torey Lovullo.
“I’ve talked about it being like a dune buggy on a sandy road in the Sahara Desert,” Lovullo said. “Even though I’ve never been to the Sahara Desert, I