Originally written on Fox Sports Arizona  |  Last updated 11/9/14
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PHOENIX -- With Josh Collmenter back in the starting rotation, the Diamondbacks addressed the need for a long reliever by adding newcomer Brad Bergesen on Sunday. Bergesen was acquired off waivers from the Orioles on Friday. Im really looking forward to it. There is definitely a little bit of nervousness, but a good nervousness, Bergesen said. The D-backs optioned Bryan Shaw to Class AAA Reno to make room for Bergesen, who was 4-3 with a 4.03 ERA at Class AAA Norfolk this season while splitting time a starter and a reliever. The previous three years, Bergesen was in and out of the Orioles starting rotation while working through leg and arm injuries. Really excited for a fresh start, Bergesen said. Its something I kind of got to that point with Baltimore, which is a great organization. At the same time, we want the best for our careers, and I think it was a point where it came to perfect timing to get a fresh start. Bergesen, 26, missed the final two months of his rookie season i...
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