Baseball notes

  • Follow Baseball

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.

loading...
Top headlines

Schools look to curb crime rise

While area schools are prepping for the upcoming year, administrators say they're keeping an eye on an area that could impact student achievement - crime.
Search Augusta jobs