Taylor Widener

#57 SP / Arizona Diamondbacks / EXP: 1YRS Height: 6-0 Weight: 230 lb Age: 26 College: None Bats/Throws -/-

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    Diamondbacks' Taylor Widener: Remains in rotation this week

    Taylor Widener is scheduled to make his next start Tuesday against the Rangers in Arlington.Summoned from Triple-A Reno on July 20 when the Arizona Diamondbacks required a fifth starter for the first time since the All-Star break, Widener lasted just 4.2 innings against a hapless Pirates squad, giving up five runs on eight hits and one walk. On a positive note, he struck out a season-high eight batters in the outing, and he still maintains a solid 3.55 ERA and 1.27 WHIP across seven starts with the big club on the campaign. Arizona isn't exactly overflowing with appealing alternatives for the rotation, so Widener should have some longevity as the team's fourth or fifth starter.

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    Diamondbacks' Taylor Widener: Blasted for five runs Tuesday

    Taylor Widener pitched 4.2 innings against Pittsburgh on Tuesday, allowing five runs on eight hits and one walk while striking out eight. He did not factor in the decision.The right-hander's strikeout total was a season high, but he was hurt by a pair of two-run home runs and gave up eight hits overall. Widener yielded five runs for the first time this season and saw his ERA rise by over a run to 3.55 as a result. Despite the disappointing outing, he is likely to stick in the rotation given his overall results on the campaign. His next start is tentatively lined up to take place at Texas early next week.

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    Diamondbacks' Taylor Widener: Officially recalled ahead of start

    Taylor Widener was officially recalled from Triple-A Reno ahead of his Tuesday start against the Pirates, Zach Buchanan of The Athletic reports.Manager Torey Lovullo announced earlier Tuesday that Widener would be the starter for the second game of the three-game set, and now the club has made room for him on the 26-man roster by optioning Alex Young to Reno. Widener will take an impressive 2.54 ERA into the outing.

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    Diamondbacks' Taylor Widener: Rejoining rotation

    Arizona Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo said Taylor Widener will be recalled from Triple-A Reno to start Tuesday's game against the Pirates, Zach Buchanan of The Athletic reports.After being reinstated from the injured list July 9, Widener stepped into the rotation and was effective while pitching with a restricted workload. He covered 4.1 innings in the outing, giving up one run on three hits and two walks while striking out five in a no-decision against the Dodgers. Though he was optioned to Triple-A following the outing, the transaction was merely for roster-management purposes, as Widener wasn't scheduled to pitch again prior to the All-Star break. Widener will now rejoin the rotation with the Diamondbacks requiring a fifth starter Tuesday for the first time in the second half.

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    Diamondbacks' Taylor Widener: Optioned to Triple-A

    Taylor Widener was optioned to Triple-A Reno on Friday.Widener returned from a groin injury Friday and pitched well in 4.1 innings against the Dodgers, allowing just a single run. His reward is a trip to the minors, though he wouldn't have been able to pitch again until after the All-Star break, so it makes sense that he'd be the one demoted to clear a space from Kole Calhoun to return from his hamstring injury.

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    Diamondbacks' Taylor Widener: Stymies Dodgers in return

    Taylor Widener got a no-decision in Friday's 5-2 win over the Dodgers, allowing one run on three hits and two walks with five strikeouts in 4.1 innings.Making his first start since May 23, Widener was tagged for an AJ Pollock solo home run in the third but held Los Angeles scoreless otherwise. The 26-year-old was bailed out after exiting with two on and one out in the fifth when reliever Brett de Geus induced consecutive outs to neutralize the threat. Widener now owns a 2.54 ERA in 28.1 innings.

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    Diamondbacks' Taylor Widener: Starting Friday in return from IL

    Taylor Widener (groin) was reinstated from the 10-day injured list Friday. Per Zach Buchanan of The Athletic, he will start Friday's game against the Dodgers.Widener has been out since suffering a right groin strain in late May. He pitched in two rehab games, most recently logging four innings for High-A Hillsboro on July 3. With that in mind, he could be on some sort of pitch count Friday and will have to be efficient to potentially qualify for his second win.

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    Diamondbacks' Taylor Widener: Needs more before return

    Taylor Widener (groin) will need to throw well in a rehab start before returning to the majors, Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic reports.Arizona manager Torey Lovullo was mum on the next step for Widener, but he did believe it was necessary for the right-hander to get a well-pitched game under his belt. This, despite downplaying the results in Widener's first two rehab starts, in which he's given up nine runs over 6.2 innings. This news suggests a return after the All-Star break.

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    Diamondbacks' Taylor Widener: Goes four innings in rehab

    Taylor Widener (groin) allowed four runs over four innings for High-A Hillsboro on Saturday, Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic reports.This was the second time in as many rehab outings that Widener posted unimpressive results. Earlier last week, he was touched for five runs in 2.2 innings, but manager Torey Lovullo is not interested in results as much as health. "The fact is, he got through the outing, he felt real good and he was throwing his fastball where he wanted to and with the velocity we would expect," the manager said. The Arizona Diamondbacks could activate him for one start before the All-Star break, but they have not divulged any plans for the right-hander's next step.

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    Diamondbacks' Taylor Widener: Second rehab start scheduled

    Taylor Widener (groin) will throw a second rehab start Saturday for High-A Hillsboro, Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic reports.Widener's first rehab start was Monday with the team's entry in the Arizona Complex League, and he was knocked around over 2.2 innings in that outing. However, results are less important than putting in the work, building arm strength and getting his pitch count up.

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