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DIAMONDBACKS: Trevor Bauer, the No. 3 pick in last year’s draft, will make his debut for Arizona on Thursday against Atlanta.

Diamondbacks manager Kirk Gibson said Tuesday the 21-year-old Bauer, a right-hander and former UCLA standout, will be called up from Triple-A Reno and join the team today.

Bauer is 4-0 with a 2.82 ERA in eight starts at Reno. He was 7-1 with a 1.68 ERA at Double-A Mobile.

PHILLIES: First baseman Ryan Howard will be examined by team doctors today. If cleared, he will play for Single-A Lakewood on Thursday. That would officially begin his minor-league rehab assignment.

Howard, sidelined by a ruptured Achilles and subsequent infection in the surgical wound, would have a maximum of 20 days to spend in the minors. If he plays Thursday, it’s reasonable to expect him in uniform when the Phillies begin a homestand July 20 or maybe earlier.

ROCKIES: Pitching coach Bob Apodaca asked to be reassigned Tuesday and will serve as a special assistant to general manager Dan O’Dowd.


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