D-backs continue to shift roster in preparation for season

Apr 5, 2015, 3:30 AM | Updated: 3:32 am
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The Arizona Diamondbacks are closer than ever to solidifying their 25-man roster in preparation for Opening Day Monday, and made several moves Saturday:

Andrew Chafin, a 24-year-old pitcher, had a 4.73 ERA through nine games and 13.1 innings pitched in Arizona’s 2015 spring training season.

Arizona also optioned infielder Yasmany Tomas to Triple-A Reno.

And selected three players to the 25-man roster:

Finally, Arizona released veteran outfielder Cody Ross.

Ross was with the Dimaondbacks since 2013. In total, he has been in the big leagues since 2003 with seven different teams.

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