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PHOENIX – – The Arizona Diamondbacks have taken the right-handed Matt Andriese from the Tampa Bay Rays.
The team gave catcher Michael Perez and right-handed Brian Shaffer to take over Andriese.
Backs 40-man roster, the club RHP Randall Delgado for use.
Andriese, 28, is 3-4 with a 4.07 ERA (27 ER in 59.2 IP), .240 opponents average and 59 strikeouts in 27 games (four starts) for the Rays this season.
In his 23 relief appearances, he has scored 16 times more than 2.0 times in innings, the second highest total in baseball.
He has a limited number of lefties. 174 average (16-for-92) /. 245 OBP / .261 SLG in 2018, the best opponent's average and slugging percentage among the top league relievers, while his .245 on-base percentage stands second.
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Andriese has gone 19-22 with four saves, one ERA 4.30 (162 ER in 339.0 IP), .261 opponents average and 293 strikeouts in 99 career games (48 starts) with Rays.
He was joined by Tampa Bay, along with RHP Brad Boxberger, INF Logan Forsythe, RHP Matt Lollis and INF Maxx Tissenbaum, by the San Diego Padres for RHP Jesse Hahn and LHP Alex Torres on January 22, 2014.
The 6-foot-2, 225-pounder was originally selected by the Padres in the third round of the 2011 First Player Draft of the University of California, Riverside.
Perez, 25, hit .284 (62-for-218) this year with nine doubles, one triple, six home runs and 29 RBI in 58 games for Triple-A Reno. He was a non-roster invited to D-Back's spring training in 2018.
Shaffer, 21, was 7-5 with a 2.70 ERA (32 ER in 106.2 IP) in 19 starts for Single-A Kane County in 2018. He was selected by the D-backs in the sixth round of the first year of 2017 draft.
Delgado, 28, was 2-0 with a 5.14 ERA (4 ER in 7.0 IP) in 6 games for Arizona this season