D-backs part ways with Jason Kubel
PHOENIX -- The Arizona Diamondbacks have designated outfielder Jason Kubel for assignment.
The move made room for the team to select David Holmberg from Double-A Mobile in time for the left-hander to start Tuesday night's game against the San Diego Padres.
Kubel, in his ninth major league season, was struggling at the plate and had seen his role limited mostly to pinch hitting. The31-year-old left-handed batter was hitting .220 with five home runs and 32 RBIs.
Kubel was signed ...
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