Brad Ziegler goes back to the Arizona Diamondbacks, who have acquired the veteran helper for a minor league pitcher on Tuesday in a deal with the Miami Marlins, a source told ESPN, affirming several reports.
The trade was first reported by The Athletic.
Miami receives 24-year-old right-hander Tommy Eveld, who is 3-2 this season with an ERA of 1.11 in two levels in the Diamondbacks' system. He is currently with Double-A Jackson.
Ziegler, 38, spent part of six seasons with the Diamondbacks from 2011 to 2016, a 2.49 ERA and 62 saves over this distance.
Ziegler got off to a rough start this season with the Marlins and was eventually removed from the role of the nick, but the right-handed has thrown in his last 28 appearances at .64 ERA. He is 1
Ziegler joins an already deep Diamondbacks Bullpen, who shortens Brad Boxberger (25 saves, 3.49 ERA), Archie Bradley (3 saves, 3.02 ERA), TJ McFarland (1 Save, 1.78 ERA) and Yoshihisa Hirano (2.33 ERA).
Ziegler will be a free agent after this season.
Jerry Crasnick of ESPN contributed to this report.