PHOENIX -- In a minor bullpen shakeup Tuesday, the Diamondbacks recalled Mike Zagurski and Joe Martinez from Triple-A Reno.
In corresponding moves, the team optioned Joe Paterson to Reno and designated Jonathan Albaladejo for assignment. The right-hander Albaladejo, recalled Saturday when starter Daniel Hudson went on the disabled list, made his lone appearance Monday night, tossing a scoreless inning against the Phillies.
After a strong rookie season last year, the left-handed specialist Paterson has scuffled so far this season. His struggles came to a head Monday night when he allowed five runs on five hits, including two home runs, in the ninth inning of the D-backs' 9-5 win. In 2 23 innings of relief over six appearances this year, Paterson has given up 11 earned runs and three walks while posting a 37.13 ERA.
"Joe Paterson has struggled, he's not throwing the ball well," D-backs manager Kirk Gibson said. "We need to try to get him back on track, and we felt the best place t...