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Diamondbacks activate Cody Ross from the disabled list

Apr 18, 2014, 8:15 PM EDT

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Per the Diamondbacks official Twitter, the team has activated Cody Ross from the 15-day disabled list and designated pitcher Ryan Rowland-Smith for assignment to make room on the roster. Ross had been sidelined since last August after he dislocated his hip. He took one at-bat during spring training and struck out, and has recently been out on a rehab assignment.

The 4-14 Diamondbacks could use some offense. They rank in the bottom-third of the league in both on-base percentage and slugging percentage, and have had below-average offensive production out of all three of their regular outfielders. Ross portends to get the lion’s share of the playing time in left field now that he’s back.

  1. luz56 - Apr 18, 2014 at 8:21 PM

    The Diamondbacks are in serious trouble….. Kevin Towers you have destroyed this team with your idiotic trades… Take your grit and shove it up your…………

    • dcarroll73 - Apr 19, 2014 at 1:01 AM

      While I basically agree with your assessment of the D-backs and Grit, I wish both you as a fan and Cody Ross as a player all the best. He was a good guy for the Giants for a while, so I hope he does well for you (absolutely killing the Dodgers, but slumping against the Giants.)

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