Blake Swihart

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    • Swihart was sent outright to Triple-A Reno on Wednesday, Zach Buchanan of The Athletic reports. Swihart was designated for assignment by the Diamondbacks earlier in the week, but he'll remain with the organization after passing through waivers untouched. Prior to being removed from Arizona's 40-man roster, Swihart compiled an unsightly .163/.222/.304 slash line in 45 games (99 plate appearances) with the Red Sox and Diamondbacks.

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    • Diamondbacks' Blake Swihart: Loses roster spot
      By RotoWire Staff

      The Diamondbacks designated Swihart for assignment Monday. Swihart has no minor-league options remaining, so any team that puts in a waiver claim for the 27-year-old switch hitter would have to keep him in the majors. During his time in Arizona, the former elite catching prospect saw all of his action at first base or in the corner outfield. He failed to find a rhythm at the dish while seeing inconsistent work and struggling to stay healthy, batting just .163 with a 36.4 percent strikeout rate across 99 plate appearances.

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    • Swihart (oblique) was activated from the 60-day injured list Wednesday. Swihart will take the roster spot of Greg Holland, who was designated for assignment Wednesday. Prior to landing on the shelf with an oblique injury at the beginning of June, Swihart compiled a .167/.227/.311 slash line across 42 games with Boston and Arizona. He figures to reclaim his utility role with the Diamondbacks now that he's healthy.

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    • Diamondbacks' Blake Swihart: Moved to 60-day IL
      By RotoWire Staff

      Swihart (oblique) was shifted to the 60-day injured list Wednesday. Swihart has already been sidelined for 60 days, so this move won't have an effect on his return date. He's currently on a minor-league rehab assignment and is closing in on a return. In a corresponding move, Zac Gallen, who was acquired from the Marlins in exchange for Jazz Chisholm on Wednesday, was added to Arizona's roster.

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    • Swihart (oblique) did not play Tuesday's rehab game because of back soreness, Drake Hills of the Arizona Republic reports. Swihart recently moved his rehab assignment from High-A Visalia to Triple-A Reno, so he had been getting close to a return. The back soreness may be a minor setback, but it stalls any momentum. Swihart has gone 4-for-19 over five rehab games.

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