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Diamondbacks Set MLB Record for Longest Road Game Losing Streak

Arizona secured its place in the record books Thursday, but not the way anyone would want to. 

The Diamondbacks (20-50) suffered a 10-3 loss to the Giants, marking their 23rd straight loss on the road. That's the longest such losing streak in MLB history, a record previously held by the 1943 Athletics and the 1963 Mets. The defeat is also Arizona's 14th straight in all contests, a franchise record.

The D-Backs, who are 9–31 on the road, haven't won away from home since April 25, when Madison Bumgarner threw an unofficial no-hitter against the Braves. Nick Piecoro of The Arizona Republic notes that the losing streak began on May 4 against the Marlins, when the Arizona gave up six runs in the eighth inning. 

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Arizona won't get another shot at snapping its streak until next Friday in San Diego. For now, they return home for a six-game homestand against the Dodgers and the Brewers. 

Perhaps the only good news for Arizona is that their record may not stand for long. The Baltimore Orioles currently possess a 19-game losing streak after losing at Cleveland on Thursday.

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