#Rays have acquired INF Ryan Roberts from Arizona for Double-A INF Tyler Bortnick. Roberts will be here tommorrow.— Joe Smith (@TBTimesRays2) July 25, 2012
Bortnick, who was batting .253 in 95 games with 4 HR and 18 RBI for the Montgomery Biscuits, will report to the D-backs Triple-A affiliate, the Reno Aces.
Roberts was batting just .250 in 83 games for Arizona, with 6 HR, 9 doubles and 34 RBI.
He was designated for assignment Tuesday to make room for SS John McDonald, who was activated off the disabled list.
Arizona recently recalled third baseman Ryan Wheeler from Reno, where he was scorching pitchers to the tune of a .351 average with 15 HR, 27 doubles and a minor-league leading 90 RBI. So far with the D-backs he is 2-for-9 (.222) in three games—two ...
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