PHOENIX Trevor Bauer might return to the Diamondbacks this season and Willie Bloomquist might not, although nothing is definitive in either case.
Bauer made his final minor league start for Reno in the Triple-A championship game against Pawtucket on Tuesday, and the D-backs were interested enough that general manager Kevin Towers caught a red-eye flight to the East Coast to attend the game at Durham, N.C.
Bauer scuffled in his time with the D-backs this season, going 1-2 with a 6.06 ERA in four starts between June 28-July 17 butwas outstanding in the minors, going 12-2 with a 2.42 ERA in the regular season and winning his first two postseason starts.
I think we kind of feel it would be beneficial for him to come back, D-backs manager Kirk Gibson said.
Things didnt go as planned the first time Bauer was in the majors, Gibson said. I think of Bryan Shaw. Patrick Corbin. They go down and get to work on some things, and they come back. Its usually beneficial. Were not only thinkin...