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Diamondbacks recall pitcher Edwin Uceta

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Jun 10, 2022; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Edwin Uceta (66) throws a pitch against the Philadelphia Phillies in the fourth inning  at Citizens Bank Park. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Ross-USA TODAY Sports
Credit: Kyle Ross-USA TODAY Sports

The Arizona Diamondbacks made a swap of right-handed pitchers on Sunday, recalling Edwin Uceta from Reno and optioning Sean Poppen to the Triple-A team.

Uceta, 24, has a 5.00 ERA in four games with the Diamondbacks this season, giving up six runs (five earned) in nine innings.

With Reno, he was 4-0 with a 4.15 ERA in 17 games (two starts), throwing 30 1/3 innings.

Poppen, 28, has appeared in 46 games for the Diamondbacks over the past two seasons. Arizona is his fourth team since 2019, when he made his major league debut. In his career, he is 2-3 with a 4.92 ERA.

This season, he is 1-2 with a 3.91 ERA. He has surrendered 12 runs (11 earned) on 24 hits and 11 walks in 25 1/3 innings over 26 games, all in relief. He has struck out 19.

–Field Level Media