Zavada Heads to Arizona

Mobile BayBears

May 12, 2009 - Southern League (SL) - Mobile BayBears

News Release

MOBILE, Ala. (May 12) - Prior to tonight's contest between the Mobile BayBears and Montgomery Biscuits at Hank Aaron Stadium, the following roster move has been made by the Arizona Diamondbacks and the BayBears. LHP Clay Zavada has been promoted to the Diamondbacks where he's expected to work out of the bullpen in tonight's ballgame against the Cincinnati Reds at Chase Field. Zavada is a member of the D-backs' 40-man roster and was 1-0 with a 2.51 ERA in 9 relief appearances. In 14.1 innings, he had allowed 8 hits with 4 runs and 17 strikeouts. Zavada is the 96th BayBear to make the major leagues and the 4th to go straight from Mobile to Arizona since the BayBears became a Diamondback affiliate, joining Mark Reynolds, Justin Upton and Bryan Augenstein. There is no corresponding move at the moment. The BayBears have 22 active players on their roster...

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