Diamondbacks option left-hander Slaten to Triple-A, recall right-hander BucknerPosted: Updated:
PHOENIX (AP) -- The Arizona Diamondbacks optioned left-hander Doug Slaten to Triple-A Tucson on Sunday, recalling right-hander Billy Buckner for the third time this season.
Buckner was optioned to Tucson when Slaten was activated from the disabled list on August 13th.
Slaten was 0-3 with a 4.30 ERA in 38 appearances this season.
Buckner is 1-0 with a 4.00 ERA in nine innings over six games.