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D-backs recall Anthony Banda from Triple-A Reno

The Arizona Diamondbacks recalled LHP Anthony Banda (BAHN-duh) from Triple-A Reno and optioned RHP Matt Koch to Reno. Banda, who will wear No. 50, will start tonight's game and make his Major League debut.
July 22, 2017

The Arizona Diamondbacks recalled LHP Anthony Banda (BAHN-duh) from Triple-A Reno and optioned RHP Matt Koch to Reno. Banda, who will wear No. 50, will start tonight's game and make his Major League debut.Banda, 23, entered 2017 as the D-backs' No. 1 Prospect by both Baseball America and MLB.com. He

The Arizona Diamondbacks recalled LHP Anthony Banda (BAHN-duh) from Triple-A Reno and optioned RHP Matt Koch to Reno. Banda, who will wear No. 50, will start tonight's game and make his Major League debut.
Banda, 23, entered 2017 as the D-backs' No. 1 Prospect by both Baseball America and MLB.com. He went 7-5 with a 5.08 ERA (57 ER in 101.0 IP) in 18 starts for the Aces, including 17 strikeouts and just 3 walks over his last 4 starts. Banda threw 5.0+ innings in his last 13 starts and held lefties to a .231 average (24-for-104).
He was the D-backs' 2016 Minor League Pitcher of the Year after going 10-6 with a 2.88 ERA between Double-A Mobile and Reno.
Koch, 26, was recalled from Reno on Thursday and did not make an appearance. He has gone 1-1 with a 8.47 ERA (16 ER in17.0 IP) for the Aces this season.