The Diamondbacks introduced this afternoon that they’ve launched right-hander Seth Frankoff. Frankoff had been on optionally available task to Triple-A Reno. The transfer clears a spot on Arizona’s 40-man roster.
Frankoff inked a minor league cope with the D-Backs over the offseason and was chosen to the large league membership in mid-Might. The 32-year-old made 4 appearances (three begins) and tossed 14 2/3 innings of 9.20 ERA ball earlier than touchdown on the injured checklist with forearm soreness. He’s labored 21 frames with Reno, posting an 8.14 ERA on the minors’ high stage earlier than being let go.
Whereas Frankoff has seen MLB motion in elements of three seasons, he’s solely pitched a complete of 19 1/3 innings on the huge league stage. Frankoff spent the 2018-19 seasons with the Doosan Bears of the Korea Baseball Group, posting a 3.68 ERA with a wonderful 22% strikeout price and a robust 7.6% stroll proportion. That stable work abroad ought to get Frankoff a glance from one other membership on a minor league deal regardless of his struggles this season.