Diamondbacks Choose Anthony Swarzak, Place Chris Devenski On Restricted Listing
The Diamondbacks introduced this night they’ve chosen the contract of reliever Anthony Swarzak. Fellow bullpen arm Chris Devenski has been positioned on the restricted listing in a corresponding roster transfer.
Swarzak signed a minor-league cope with the Arizona group in early March. The 35-year-old is now in line to make his return to a significant league mound after not pitching final season. Swarzak broke out with 77.1 innings of two.33 ERA ball between the White Sox and Brewers in 2017, however he was much less efficient after signing with the Mets within the ensuing offseason. He struggled between a pair of injured listing stints in 2018, and New York shipped him off to Seattle that winter. Apart from a minor IL stint for shoulder irritation, the veteran righty stayed wholesome with the Mariners and Braves in 2019, however he solely managed a 4.56 ERA/4.65 SIERA throughout 53.1 innings.
Devenski has pitched in two video games for the D-Backs this season. He has been positioned on the restricted listing for unspecified private causes, supervisor Torey Lovullo instructed reporters (together with Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic). No different updates are but obtainable, however Lovullo stated Devenski’s scenario just isn’t associated to COVID-19.