D-backs roster moves

The Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) made the following roster moves today:

 

ADDED TO THE 40-MAN ROSTER

·         LHP Anthony Banda (23) - Is rated as the D-backs' No. 2 Prospect by MLB.com…named the D-backs' 2016 Minor League Pitcher of the Year after he went 10-6 with a 2.88 ERA (48 ER in 150.0 IP) in 26 starts between Double-A Mobile and Triple-A Reno…participated in the 2016 MLB All-Star Futures Game at Petco Park (Team USA), and was named to the Southern League midseason All-Star Team… acquired from Milwaukee with OF Mitch Haniger for OF Gerardo Parra on July 31, 2014… selected by the Brewers in the 10th round of the 2012 First Year Player Draft.

 

·         INF Dawel Lugo (21) - Is rated as the D-backs' No. 10 Prospect by MLB.com…currently playing with the Salt River Rafters in the Arizona Fall League, is hitting .267 (24-for-90) with 6 doubles and 13 RBI in 21 games and was named to the East Division Fall Stars Team…combined to hit .311 (152-for-488) with 23 doubles, 7 triples, 17 homers and 62 RBI in 127 games between Single-A Adv. Visalia and Mobile in 2016…named to the California League midseason All-Star Team and was tabbed by Baseball America as the Best Defensive Third Baseman in the CL…acquired from Toronto for INF Cliff Pennington on Aug. 8, 2015…signed with the Blue Jays as an undrafted free agent in 2011. 

 

·         INF Jack Reinheimer (24) - Is rated as the D-backs' No. 9 Prospect by MLB.com…was named a 2016 Pacific Coast League midseason All-Star and hit .288 (144-for-500) with 28 doubles, 7 triples, 2 home runs and 48 games for Reno… acquired by from Seattle on June 3, 2015, along with C Welington Castillo, RHP Dominic Leone and OF Gabriel Guerrero for OF Mark Trumbo and LHP Vidal Nuño…selected by the Mariners in the fifth round of the 2013 draft.

 

·         RHP Jimmie Sherfy (24) - Is rated as the D-backs' No. 14 Prospect by MLB.com…ranked second in the Minor Leagues in saves (30) in 2016 while going 3-4 with a 2.77 ERA (17 ER in 55.1 IP) and 79 strikeouts in 52 games between Visalia, Mobile and Reno…was also named to the Southern League midseason All-Star team…attended the University of Oregon, where he owns the Ducks' single-season (21 in 2013) and career (40) saves records… selected by the D-backs in the 10th round of the 2013 draft.

 

·         INF Ildemaro Vargas (25) - Combined to hit .305 (160-for-525) with 28 doubles, 6 home runs, 37 RBI and 21 stolen bases in 133 games between Visalia, Mobile and Reno in 2016…the Southern League midseason All-Star led professional baseball with 70 hits after July 26…was signed by the D-backs as a Minor League free agent on May 26, 2015…the Cariptio, Venezuela native signed with St. Louis as an undrafted free agent in 2008 and played in the Cardinals' system until 2014. 

 

 

DESIGNATED FOR ASSIGNMENT

·         Kyle Jensen

 

CLAIMED ON WAIVERS

·         Edwin Escobar - Cleveland Indians

·         Tuffy Gosewisch - Atlanta Braves

·         Dominic Leone - Toronto Blue Jays

·         Tyler Wagner - Texas Rangers

 

 

The D-backs 40-man roster is now at 40.