July 28, 2014
DENVER (AP) - The Arizona Diamondbacks recalled infielder Ryan
Roberts from Triple-A Reno to fill the roster spot vacated by
Felipe Lopez, who was traded to Milwaukee on Sunday.
Roberts was in the Diamondbacks' lineup Monday night, batting
second and playing second base against the Rockies. Arizona manager
A.J. Hinch said he will play a lot at second.
Roberts began the season with Arizona and batted .257 with seven
doubles and five RBIs in 53 games. He was optioned to Reno on July
4 and hit .310 in 10 games for the Aces.
Lopez was traded to the Brewers for minor league outfielder Cole
Gillespie and right-hander Roque Mercedes. Gillespie was assigned
to Reno and Mercedes was sent to Double-A Mobile.