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Arizona Diamondbacks recall Andrew Young, release Bryan Holaday

Jul 25, 2021; Chicago, Illinois, USA; Arizona Diamondbacks second baseman Andrew Young (15) in action against the Chicago Cubs during the ninth inning at Wrigley Field. Mandatory Credit: Kamil Krzaczynski-USA TODAY Sports
Jul 25, 2021; Chicago, Illinois, USA; Arizona Diamondbacks second baseman Andrew Young (15) in action against the Chicago Cubs during the ninth inning at Wrigley Field. Mandatory Credit: Kamil Krzaczynski-USA TODAY Sports

The Arizona Diamondbacks recalled infielder/outfielder Andrew Young from Triple-A Reno and released catcher Bryan Holaday on Sunday.

Young, 27, is batting .228 with six homers and 14 RBIs in 45 games this season with Arizona.

The second-year utility player has mostly played second base in 2021, but also has big-league experience at third base, in left field and as the designated hitter.

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Holaday, 33, batted .194 with one RBI and 15 strikeouts in 13 games this season with Arizona.

He is a lifetime .236 hitter with 10 homers and 79 RBIs in 301 games with the Detroit Tigers (2012-15, 2017), Texas Rangers (2016), Boston Red Sox (2016), Miami Marlins (2018-19), Baltimore Orioles (2020) and Diamondbacks.

–Field Level Media