D-backs Press Release
D-backs Langwell Reports to Club, Transfer Ross to 60-Day Disabled List
Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) right-handed pitcher Matt Langwell reported to the club today and the team transferred outfielder Cody Ross to the 60-day disabled list (dislocated right hip) to make room for Langwell on the 40-man roster, according to D-backs' Executive Vice President & General Manager Kevin Towers.
Langwell, 27, will wear No. 43. He was acquired yesterday from the Cleveland Indians to complete the August 30 trade for outfielder Jason Kubel.
Langwell appeared in 5 games with the Indians this season, going 1-0 with a 5.06 ERA (3 ER in 5.1 IP) and 6 strikeouts. In 42 games (41 relief appearances) with Triple-A Columbus this season, he was 3-4 with 2 saves, a 2.24 ERA (15 ER in 60.1 IP) and 52 strikeouts
The 6-foot-2, 220-pounder has gone 18-15 with 17 saves and a 2.92 ERA (115 ER in 354.0 IP) in 234 appearances (9 starts) over 6 Minor League seasons in the Indians organization (2008-13). Langwell was selected by Cleveland in the 11th round of the 2008 First-Year Player Draft.
D-backs active roster is at 28 players.