Trevor Bauer – SP – Arizona Diamondbacks
The twenty-one year-old righty allowed a run on two hits in just 2 2/3 innings before being taken out of the game against Salt Lake. At AAA Reno, Bauer was 4-0 with a 2.82 ERA, striking out 56 batters in 44 2/3 innings, while walking 22. He was 7-1 with a 1.68 ERA in eight starts at Double-A Mobile.
Bauer was the Diamondbacks #1 (3rd overall) pick out of UCLA and went 1-2 with a 5.96 ERA in seven minor-league starts at high-Class A and Double-A. Bauer appeared in four games in spring training, putting up a 3.60 ERA in 10 innings, striking out nine.
Joe Saunders was placed on the 15-day disabled list on Saturday, leaving a spot open for Arizona’s rotation.