Atlanta, Georgia 2021-08-05 16:55:07 –
Arizona Diamondbacks appointed veteran outfielder Josh Reddick before the match against the San Francisco Giants on Thursday afternoon.
The 34-year-old Reddick hit .258 with two home runs and 21 RBIs in 54 games against Diamondbacks.
“This is the direction we were going and we want to give young players a chance,” Arizona manager Torey Lovullo told reporters. “Hopefully this will give him the opportunity to catch up with someone in conflict.”
Red Dick has an average of .262 careers with 146 home runs and 575 RBIs in 13 big league seasons with the Boston Red Sox, Oakland Athletics, Los Angeles Dodgers, Houston Astros and Diamondbacks.
Arizona has reinstated first baseman / outfielder Pavin Smith (COVID-19 contact trace) and right-handed Taylor Clarke (shoulder) from the 10-day injured list, and triple-A right-handed JB Bukauskas. Completely revived Reno and right-handed Thai Thais. To Reno.
Diamondbacks also revived right-handed Riley Smith (COVID-19 contact tracing) from Illinois and chose him as Reno.
Pavin Smith hit .269 with 9 home runs and 32 RBIs in 96 games against the Diamondbacks, while Clark was 1-0 with 3.74 ERA in 30 relief appearances.
Riley Smith is struggling, with 24 appearances and a 6.01 ERA of 1-4 (6 starts).
Bukauskas was 2-2, with a 7.79 ERA in 21 appearances, but Tyce hasn’t yet pitched to Diamondbacks since he was recently claimed to be exempt from the Atlanta Braves.
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