The Arizona Diamondbacks have called up MLB’s #51 prospect Brandon Pfaadt to make his debut against the Rangers on Wednesday.
Pfaadt was drafted in the fifth round of the 2020 draft by the Diamondbacks and was pulled up to triple-A last year.
In Spring Training, Pfaadt recorded a 3.75 ERA throughout his four starts.
So far this season in triple-A, the 24-year-old has allowed 11 earned runs in 25.1 innings. He also has 30 strikeouts.
After releasing Madison Bumgarner and having Zach Davies enter the 15-day IL, the D-backs are in desperate need of some more starting pitching.
Pfaadt’s major league debut will be against a tough Rangers lineup that is currently 5th in the MLB with a .876 OPS.
First pitch will be at 11:05 a.m. at Globe Life Field in Arlington.
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