The Arizona Diamondbacks recalled right-handed pitcher Matt Stites from Triple-A Reno Tuesday, the organization announced.
The D-backs optioned Monday night’s starter, Allen Webster, to Triple-A in a corresponding move.
Stites went 0-1 with three saves and a 3.00 ERA in nine innings with Reno this season.
This isn’t the 25-year-old’s first stint with the D-backs, as he struck out 26 and had a 5.73 ERA in 37 games last season.
Webster, 25, lasted just 3.2 innings in Monday’s 10-6 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers, giving up three home runs and four runs total en route to a no decision.
Webster went 1-1 with a 7.11 ERA in four starts for Arizona.
“He’s got a plan to get better, and we’re going to get him better,” manager Chip Hale told Burns and Gambo Tuesday on Arizona Sports 98.7 FM. “He’s got good enough to stuff to pitch here — he showed that against the Giants (on June 13).
“He just needs to work on some things. That’s what Major League Baseball is all about, and that’s why we have a minor league system.”
The D-backs play the Dodgers again Tuesday night at Chase Field. First pitch is scheduled for 6:40 p.m. and the game can be heard on Arizona Sports 98.7 FM.