Found June 23, 2012 on Fox Sports Arizona:
PHOENIX -- Diamondbacks left-hander Joe Saunders, who missed his scheduled start Friday, was placed on the disabled list Saturday with shoulder inflammation and will miss at least one more start. Is this the opening that brings phenom Trevor Bauer to the major leagues? Time will tell. Bauer, who leads the minor leagues with 111 strikeouts, and Patrick Corbin are the candidates to replace Saunders when his turn in the rotation rolls around Thursday in Atlanta, D-backs manager Kirk Gibson said Saturday afternoon. "Wed consider all options," Gibson said. The right-handed Bauer has displayed the skill set that made him the third player taken in the 2011 draft in his first full minor league season. He is 11-1 with a 2.19 ERA in 15 starts, the first eight for Class AA Mobile and the last seven for Class AAA Reno. His 111 strikeouts have come in 90 13 innings, and opponents are hitting a composite .221 against him. He has walked 46, though, and his pitch counts have been on t...
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