Bobby Crosby joins Diamondbacks after tradePosted: Updated:
NEW YORK -- Bobby Crosby has joined the Arizona Diamondbacks, who are still waiting on outfielder Ryan Church after their trade with the Pittsburgh Pirates.
The Diamondbacks optioned outfielder Cole Gillespie to Triple-A to make room for Crosby, a former American League Rookie of the Year who can play multiple infield positions.
He was not in the starting lineup but available off the bench Sunday against the New York Mets.
Church is expected to join the team Monday or Tuesday, while right-hander D.J. Carrasco has already arrived.
The Diamondbacks shipped catcher Chris Snyder, minor league shortstop Pedro Ciriaco and cash to the Pirates in the trade Saturday.
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