The Los Angeles Dodgers today recalled infielder/outfielder Zach Walters (#48) from Triple-A Oklahoma City and placed outfielder Trayce Thompson on the 15-day disabled list with lower back irritation, retroactive to July 10.
Walters, 26, was acquired by the Dodgers in a deal with the Indians on April 10 and has spent the entire season with Triple-A Oklahoma City. With the OKC Dodgers, Walters is batting .298 (82-for-275) with 10 homers, 47 RBI, 15 doubles and four triples, with an .836 OPS in 77 games. The Wyoming native was originally selected by the Diamondbacks in the ninth round of the 2010 First-Year Player Draft out of the University of San Diego. In 82 Major League games for the Nationals (2013-14) and Indians (2014-15), he has hit 10 home runs, including seven with the Indians in 2014, while playing just 30 games.
Defensively in 2016, the jack-of-all trades has seen time at first base (25 games), third base (19 games), shortstop (14) second base (13), left field (5), center field (1), right field (1) and pitcher (1).
In 80 games, Thompson was hitting .225 with 13 homers, 11 doubles and 32 RBI.