PHOENIX – The Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks)placed right-handed pitcher Bronson Arroyo on the 15-day disabled list withright elbow tendinitis and recalled outfielder Roger Kieschnick from Triple-AReno, as announced by D-backs' Executive Vice President & General ManagerKevin Towers.
Arroyo, 37, is on the disabled list for thefirst time in his career and his 369 career starts without going on thedisabled list were second most among active pitchers behind the Blue Jays' MarkBuehrle (443 starts) and ahead of the Tigers' Justin Verlander (280), Royals'James Shields (266) and Giants' Tim Lincecum (234), courtesy Elias SportsBureau.
Arroyo had won his last 3 starts, going 3-0with a 2.95 ERA (6 ER in 18.1 IP), and in 14 starts overall this season, is 7-4with a 4.08 ERA (39 ER in 86.0 IP). He signed as a free agent on Feb. 12, 2014.
Kieschnick, 27, appeared in 4 games for theD-backs (0-for-7) from April 24-29. He hit safely in 10 of 14 games for theAces since June 1 at a .316 clip (18-for-57) with 7 doubles, 1 homer and 9 RBI.In 59 games for Reno, he has batted .280 (63-for-225) with 17 doubles, 2triples, 9 homers and 29 RBI. He was claimed by the D-backs off waivers fromthe San Francisco Giants on April 4.
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