Diamondbacks place Peralta on paternity leave list
PHOENIX (AP) The Arizona Diamondbacks have put outfielder David Peralta on the paternity leave list after the birth of his first child.
Arizona also recalled right-hander J.J. Hoover from Triple-A Reno on Monday.
Peralta turned 30 on Monday and became a father when his wife, Jordan, gave birth to a girl named Sofia.
Peralta is hitting .303 with 12 homers and 41 RBIs in 103 games this season.
Hoover, who turned 30 on Sunday, is 1-1 with a 4.82 ERA and 40 strikeouts in 36 appearances with the Diamondbacks this season. He had a 1.13 ERA with eight strikeouts in six games with Reno.