D-backs agree to terms with Miguel Castro on a 1-year contract; claim Ali Sánchez off waivers; Sean Poppen claimed by Padres

December 2nd, 2022

The Arizona Diamondbacks agreed to terms with RHP Miguel Castro on a 1-year contract with an option for 2024. MLB bio.

  • Appeared in 34 games with the Yankees in 2022, going 5-0 with a 4.03 ERA (13 ER in 29.0 IP) and 31 strikeouts.
  • On the injured list from July 13-Oct. 3 (strained right shoulder).
  • Has gone 16-22 with a 4.12 ERA over 8 Major League seasons from 2015-22 with the Blue Jays (2015), Rockies (2015-16), Orioles (2017-20), Mets (2020-21) and Yankees (2022).

The D-backs claimed C Ali Sánchez off waivers from the Pirates. MLB bio

  • Began the 2022 season with Triple-A Memphis, hitting .255 (28-for-110) with 5 doubles, 4 home runs and 12 RBI in 30 games before being designated for assignment on June 15.
  • Claimed off waivers by the Tigers on June 18 and batted .268 (38-for-142) with 9 doubles, 2 homers and 21 RBI in 44 games with Triple-A Toledo.
  • Claimed off waivers by the Pirates on Oct. 18.
  • Appeared in 7 Major League games between Mets (2020) and Cardinals (2021).

RHP Sean Poppen was claimed off waivers by the Padres.

The D-backs’ 40-man roster is at 40.