D-backs claim Edwin Escobar, outright Matt Buschmann

PHOENIX — The Arizona Diamondbacks continued their flurry of April bullpen moves by claiming left-hander Edwin Escobar from the Boston Red Sox on Friday. Escobar was optioned to Triple-A Reno, but the way the D-backs have gone through their relievers during the first three-plus weeks of the season, it may not be long before he moves up. Right-hander Matt Buschmann was designated...
Via Today's Knuckleball
April 29, 2016

At long last, Matt Buschmann makes his big-league debut

Since being the 453rd player taken in the 2006 MLB First-Year Player Draft by the San Diego Padres out of Vanderbilt University, Matt Buschmann has been around the block more times than the ice cream man. Buschmann has played for six different organizations and 12 different minor league teams. He pitched 1,408 innings in 296 minor-league appearances. Sunday, he finally got a taste...
Via Arizona Sports
April 11, 2016

After 10 years, Buschmann reaches Majors

Matt Buschmann admitted there were times he doubted whether this day would ever come, which is understandable after you've spent 10 years and thrown 1,326 2/3 innings in the Minor Leagues without a promotion to the big leagues.
April 08, 2016

D-backs select Buschmann from Triple-A Reno, designate Drabek for assignment

The Arizona Diamondbacks, in need of some fresh arms in the bullpen, selected the contract of right-handed pitcher Matt Buschmann from Triple-A Reno on Friday. In a corresponding move, the team designated pitcher Kyle Drabek for assignment. The 32-year-old Buschmann went 8-10 with a 4.08 ERA in 23 starts last season for Triple-A Durham, Triple-A Louisville and Triple-A Norfolk. He...
Via Arizona Sports
April 08, 2016

Arizona Diamondbacks to call up Matt Buschmann

A feel-good story is emerging in Arizona, with a 10-year minor-leaguer potentially set to make his major league debut. The D-backs are calling up Matt Buschmann to replace Kyle Drabek on their 25-man roster. This is especially significant because the 32-year-old Buschmann has never pitched in the majors despite holding the minor league record for strikeouts with 1,098 — a total...
Via Today's Knuckleball
April 08, 2016

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