Cody Ransom will be returning to the Arizona Diamondbacks after the team claimed the utility infielder off waivers from the Milwaukee Brewers Friday, according to the D-backs Twitter account.
Ransom will be rejoining the D-backs once rosters expand Saturday, according to the team. The 36-year-old Ransom hit .269/.345/.577 in 58 plate appearances with Arizona earlier this season before the Milwaukee claimed him off the waivers. As a Brewer though, Ransom hit an uninspiring .196/.293/.345 line in 194 plate appearances, striking out 41% of his at-bats.
Still, Ransom has shown the ability to hit for power for Arizona in the past, stroking five home runs in just 85 at bats as a reserve over the past two seasons in a D-backs uniform. Ransom can also play four infield positions and should see the occasional start down the stretch at third base and shortstop.
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