D-Backs call up Allen, 3 others
PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks have recalled power-hitting first baseman Brandon Allen and added three others as September call-ups.
Infielder Tony Abreu and right-hander Carlos Rosa also were recalled from Triple-A Reno on Wednesday, and right-hander Leo Rosales was reinstated from the 60-day disabled list.
Allen, 24, had 25 homers and 86 RBIs in 107 games with the Aces, hitting .261. He hit .202 with 40 strikeouts in 32 games late last season with Arizona.
Abreu, 25, hit .237 in 60 games for Arizona this season before being optioned on Aug. 4. He hit .351 with 17 runs scored, two home runs and 21 RBIs in 24 games in Reno.
Rosa, 23, pitched 15 games for the Diamondbacks, going 0-3 with a 6.75 ERA. He had a 1.63 ERA and 13 saves in 25 games at Reno.
Rosales, 29, was 2-0 with an 8.10 ERA in nine games before going on the DL April 28 with a stress fracture in his right foot.