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Diamondbacks designate RHP Zach Davies for assignment

Field Level Media
28 Sep 2023, 04:19 GMT+10

(Photo credit: Joe Rondone/The Republic / USA TODAY NETWORK)

The Arizona Diamondbacks designated veteran starting pitcher Zach Davies for assignment on Wednesday.

The 30-year-old right-hander had a $5.5 million mutual option for 2024 that included a $300,000 buyout.

Davies finished 2-5 with a career-high 7.00 ERA in 18 starts this season as opponents batted .295 against him.

He is 60-58 with a 4.36 ERA in 200 games (all starts) with the Milwaukee Brewers (2015-19), San Diego Padres (2020), Chicago Cubs (2021) and Diamondbacks.

Arizona recalled right-hander Justin Martinez from Triple-A Reno in a corresponding move.

Martinez, 22, made his debut on July 7 and has a 14.63 ERA in nine relief appearances for the Diamondbacks.

--Field Level Media

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