The Diamondbacks introduced this morning they’ve designated reliever Anthony Swarzak for project. Proper-hander J.B. Bukauskas has been recalled from the alternate coaching website, whereas outfielder Tim Locastro was positioned on the 10-day injured listing as anticipated.
Chosen to the D-Backs’ roster per week and a half in the past, Swarzak went on to log 4.2 reduction innings throughout six appearances for Arizona. The veteran righty allowed 5 runs on seven hits, struck out 4 and issued a stroll. That marked his first MLB motion since 2019, when he pitched to a 4.56 ERA/4.65 SIERA over 53.1 frames.
He’ll get replaced on the energetic roster by Bukauskas, a former first-round decide now slated to make his main league debut. The 24-year-old was drafted fifteenth total by the Astros in 2017 popping out of the College of North Carolina. He wound up dealt to Arizona as a part of the four-player return for Zack Greinke on the 2019 commerce deadline. Baseball America positioned Bukauskas twenty sixth within the Arizona system coming into the 12 months, lauding his three-pitch combine however noting that he’s usually tormented by below-average management.
Locastro dislocated his finger making an attempt to steal a base yesterday and was recognized to be headed to the injured listing. The recently-acquired Nick Heath is getting the nod in middle this afternoon in opposition to Nationals righty Paolo Espino.
Extra to come back.