The Marlins announced on Monday that third baseman Martin Prado has been placed on the 10-day disabled list with a strained right hamstring. Shortstop J.T. Riddle has been recalled from Triple-A New Orleans.
Prado, 33, started the season with a hamstring injury and reaggravated it in the seventh inning on Sunday against the Mets. Through 73 plate appearances, he was hitting .290/.315/.406 with a pair of homers and six RBI.
This will be Riddle’s second stint in the majors thus far. The 25-year-old struggled in 17 plate appearances last month, hitting .143 with a homer and three RBI.
On Sunday, the Marlins signed utilityman Mike Aviles to a minor league contract, adding to their now-thin infield depth.
KTAR News is reporting that Diamondbacks outfielder Yasmany Tomas was arrested on Thursday morning for driving faster than 100 MPH, according to the Arizona Department of Public Safety. He was charged with reckless driving and criminal speeding.
The maximum sentence for a criminal speeding charge is up to 30 days in jail and a fine up to $500. It is considered a Class 3 misdemeanor. Tomas may also have his license suspended.
A Diamondbacks spokesperson said, “We are very disappointed to learn of this news. We are still gathering facts, and will refrain from further comment at this time as this is a pending legal matter.”
Tomas, 27, signed a six-year, $68.5 million contract with the Diamondbacks in December 2014 as an amateur free agent out of Cuba. He has mostly disappointed, owning a .769 OPS while playing subpar defense in the outfield as well as at third base, where the club briefly tried him. He battled a groin injury for most of the past season and ultimately underwent core muscle surgery in August.