• My Scores
  • NFL
  • MLB
  • Golf

Diamondbacks designate JJ Putz for assignment

By Dayn Perry | Baseball Writer

J.J. Putz's day with the Diamondbacks appear to be over. (USATSI)
J.J. Putz's day with the Diamondbacks appear to be over. (USATSI)

More MLB: Power Rankings | Expert Picks | Latest news & notes | Fantasy news

The Diamondbacks on Friday designated reliever J.J. Putz for assignment. That means that Putz will soon be claimed by another team, released or outrighted to the minors.

Putz, 37, has a 6.59 ERA in 18 appearances this season and has spent time on the disabled list with forearm tightness. For his career, he owns an ERA+ of 138 and a K/BB ratio of 3.26 across parts of 12 major-league seasons. In 2011, Putz notched 45 saves for the D-backs. He's in the final season of a four-year, $22-million contract.

To take Putz's spot on the active roster, the club has activated outfielder Ender Inciarte from the 7-day concussion DL.

CBSSports Facebook Google Plus
COMMENTS
Conversation powered by Livefyre

mlb Video

August 27, 2015
Justin Verlander's performance (1:09)
August 27, 2015
Will the Mets fall apart?
(3:09)
August 27, 2015
Is Girardi making the right calls?
(1:35)
August 27, 2015
MVP candidates
(2:06)

Latest

Most Popular

CBSSports.com Shop

Men's Nike Scarlet Ohio State Buckeyes No. 15 Limited Football Jersey

College Sideline Gear
Get your favorite school
Shop Now