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Chris Young Returns To D-Backs, A.J. Pollock Optioned To Triple-A Reno

The slumping Arizona Diamondbacks will be betting one of their big bats back in the lineup as the team announced Friday afternoon that they have reinstated outfielder Chris Young from the 15-day disabled list and optioned outfielder A.J. Pollock to Triple-A Reno, according to D-backs' Executive Vice President & General Manager Kevin Towers.

Young was placed on the 15-day DL after suffering a right shoulder contusion back on April 18. He played four rehabilitation games with Single-A Visalia and Triple-A Reno, going 4-for-15 (.267) with 3 doubles, 1 home run (a grand slam) and 8 RBI. Before going down with injury Young was .410 (16-for-39) with 4 doubles, 5 home runs and 13 RBI for Arizona.

As for Pollock, 24, was had an up-and-down time with theD-backs, hitting .229 (11-for-48) with 2 doubles, 1 home run and 4 RBI in 20 games with Arizona.

The D-backs begin interleague play this weekend with a three game set with the Kansas City Royals.

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