D-backs put Joe Saunders on DL

Updated: June 23, 2012, 10:08 PM ET
Associated Press

PHOENIX -- The Arizona Diamondbacks have placed left-hander Joe Saunders on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left elbow, a move that could open the way for top-pitching prospect Trevor Bauer to make his major league debut.

Saunders (4-5, 3.44 ERA) was unable to make his start Friday night against Chicago after experiencing soreness during warmups. The team recalled right-handed reliever Jonathan Albaladejo from Triple-A Reno to take Saunders' roster spot. Albaladejo was 3-1 with ...

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