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Archie Bradley to stay in minors

Updated: April 15, 2014, 1:06 PM ET
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Hard-throwing pitcher Archie Bradley, the Arizona Diamondbacks' top prospect, will remain in the minor leagues despite a push by his agent to have the 21-year-old brought up to the big league club, according to a report.

General manager Kevin Towers told Fox Sports that he didn't want to put unnecessary pressure on Bradley, who has a 1.50 ERA with eight strikeouts in two starts for Triple-A Reno. The Diamondbacks (4-12) have a major league worst 7.16 ERA from their starting pitchers.

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