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D-backs select Shaw from Reno, option Kroenke to Reno06/10/2011 4:03 PM ET
(PHOENIX) - The Arizona Diamondbacks announced today they have selected right-handed pitcher Bryan Shaw from Triple-A Reno and optioned left-handed pitcher Zach Kroenke to Reno, according to D-backs' Executive Vice President and General Manager Kevin Towers.
Shaw, 23, was a combined 4-1 with 10 saves, a 2.37 ERA (8 ER in 30.1 IP) and .207 opponents average (23-for-111) with 11 walks and 24 strikeouts in 23 games at Reno and Double-A Mobile. In 8 games for Reno, he went 1-0 with 3 saves, a 5.59 ERA (6 ER in 9.2 IP) and a .222 opponents average (8-for-36) with 3 walks and 9 strikeouts. In 15 games at Mobile, he went 3-1 with 7 saves, a 0.87 ERA (2 ER in 20.2 IP) and a .200 opponents average (15-for-75) with 8 walks and 15 strikeouts. He most recently pitched on June 7 vs. Salt Lake, tossing 2.0 scoreless innings with a hit and walk in picking up his first Triple-A win, 8-7, in 10 innings. In 4 minor league seasons, he is 11-19 with 14 saves and a 4.36 ERA (135 ER in 278.2 IP) in 107 games (32 starts). This will be Shaw's first stint in the Majors. He will wear No. 37.
Kroenke, 27, is 0-1 with a 9.00 ERA (4 ER in 4.0 IP) and .333 opponents average (6-for-18) with a walk and 3 strikeouts in 4 games for the D-backs.
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