Dbacks recalls INF Roberts from Triple-A RenoPosted: Updated:
DENVER (AP) -- The Arizona Diamondbacks recalled infielder Ryan Roberts from Triple-A Reno to fill the roster spot vacated by Felipe Lopez, who was traded to Milwaukee on Sunday.
Roberts was in the Diamondbacks' lineup Monday night, batting second and playing second base against the Rockies. Arizona manager A.J. Hinch said he will play a lot at second.
Roberts began the season with Arizona and batted .257 with seven doubles and five RBIs in 53 games. He was optioned to Reno on July 4 and hit .310 in 10 games for the Aces.
Lopez was traded to the Brewers for minor league outfielder Cole Gillespie and right-hander Roque Mercedes. Gillespie was assigned to Reno and Mercedes was sent to Double-A Mobile.
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