Pfaadt's Return: Diamondbacks Rotation Challenges

Brandon Pfaadt has returned to the Diamondbacks' locker room after a month in Triple-A.

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Pfaadt's Return

Pfaadt is set to start tomorrow night's game, according to manager Torey Lovullo.

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Lovullo Confirms

He was originally drafted by the D-backs in 2020 and was called up in May to replace Madison Bumgarner.

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Drafted Rookie

However, Pfaadt struggled and was sent back down after five starts, posting an 8.37 ERA.

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Struggles, Demoted

The Diamondbacks' starting rotation has been a work in progress all season.

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Rotation Challenges

Despite having a strong overall record, Arizona's pitchers have a low team ERA.

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With three rookies in the rotation and Merrill Kelly on the injured list, the Diamondbacks will need other players to step up until the All-Star break.

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All-Star Break


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