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Diamondbacks recall infielder Yonny Hernandez

Sept. 25, 2021; Baltimore, Maryland, USA; Texas Rangers second baseman Yonny Hernandez (65) flips his bat after drawing a walk against the Baltimore Orioles during the seventh inning at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Mandatory Credit: Daniel Kucin Jr.-USA TODAY Sports
Credit: Daniel Kucin Jr.-USA TODAY Sports

The Arizona Diamondbacks recalled infielder Yonny Hernandez from Triple-A Reno on Tuesday.

The move comes one day after Arizona optioned infielder Drew Ellis to Reno.

The Diamondbacks acquired Hernandez from the Texas Rangers last Thursday in exchange for minor league outfielder Jeferson Espinal.

Hernandez, 23, was hitless in 13 minor league at-bats this season. He was 0-for-3 in one game for Triple-A Round Rock before Texas dealt him to the Diamondbacks and he went 0-for-10 in three games for Reno.

Last season, Hernandez reached the majors for the first time and batted .217 with no homers, six RBIs and 11 steals in 43 games for the Rangers.

Ellis, 26, batted .125 (1-for-8) in three games this season. He had one RBI and struck out four times.

Ellis batted .130 with one homer and five RBIs in 28 games for Arizona last season.

–Field Level Media