Putz, who has been on the disabled list since May 4, is scheduled to throw for Triple-A Reno on Thursday and Friday before returning to extended spring for a final tuneup.
• D-backs outfielder A.J. Pollock had surgery repair the fracture in his right hand Monday. A plate and screws were inserted into the hand by Dr. Don Sheridan.
Pollock could resume baseball activities in eight weeks.
• Triple-A Reno infielder Mike Jacobs and Double-A Mobile right-hander Bradin Hagens were named the organization's Minor League Player and Pitcher of the month for May.
Jacobs, 33, hit .345 with 14 doubles, seven homers and 34 RBIs during the month.
Hagens, 25, was 3-0 with a 2.48 ERA in five starts.
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